Hey! Thanks for visiting my profile. I'm Howard, and I'm doing this after quitting my boring office job last year to work with dogs. So I switched from using this site as an owner to a walker and although it took a few months to get going I am now happy to say I'm a full time dog walker/sitter and dedicated to it. I love this job!
Rain or shine I'll never let you down. I love the outdoors and spending time with my gang of four legged friends. I am patient, experienced and understanding with dogs. I carry a rucksack with water, toys, emergency kit and towels at all times and my car is insured for dog transportation purposes.
Previously, I'd volunteered as a walker at rescue centres before and always grew up around dogs so I didn't begin this job without experience. More recently, I found myself with a dog of my own whom I picked up off the street in Romania when she was just about a month old.
Long walks with active breeds are a speciality of mine - Blaise Castle, Stoke Park, Leigh Woods, Ashton Court & Snuff Mills are all frequent haunts of ours.
Currently my schedule puts me at Blaise Castle every Mon-Fri lunchtime for a long (2 hour+) walk. I have space for another dog or two for this awesome 4 mile trek around the grounds. If you want a healthy and happy dog this walk is highly recommended.
I am also available to do house-sitting rather than boarding for your dog. It's less disruptive for your dog(s) if they get to stay in their home environment whilst their humans are away. I have done this many times for existing clients and some of the reviews below mention this. I offer home boarding to existing clients.
I'm available for house-sitting and walking 7-days per week. Dog day care is tricky due to my walking schedule but if you have a particularly active and social dog who could join us for a day of walking then he/she would have an amazing time.
- Property type: House
- Resident dogs: Two
- Outdoor space: Garden, Terrace / Patio
- I have a car for emergencies
- I can administer oral medications
- I can administer injectable medications
- Dog care is my primary occupation
All DogBuddy bookings include:
- 24/7 Emergency support & cancellation protection
- Up to £1.7M public liability insurance
- Free GPS tracked walks
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