Experienced Dog Walker/Owner/Boarder for SW6 & W6


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About Richard

I am an experienced dog walker and owner of 15 years. I have a two year-old resident Scottie Dog who loves meeting all the dogs that come to stay and ride with us to Wimbledon and Barnes Commons every day for a minimum 75-minute walk. These walks allow the dogs to run, forage and chase squirrels without the worry of traffic. I also live opposite a park which is convenient for short walks and ball games with smaller dogs who don't want a five-mile hike. The river Thames is 300 metres from my home and so river walks between Putney and Barnes Bridges are easily accessible. I also care for elderly dogs where driving to the park and allowing a 30-minute off lead wander is more appropriate due to aging joints. I am fully insured for daycare and overnight stays and for conveying my maximum of four dogs to the commons and local parks as opppripriate. Personally, I am a fifty-five year-old single man who has spent 30 years working in marketing. Walking and looking after dogs is a whole lot more fulfilling and satifying than reading endless social media performance statistics and constructing pan-European marketing plans, trust me!

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  • Repeat clients: 24
  • Completed bookings: 178
  • Response rate: 100%
  • Response time: within an hour
  • Cancellation policy for dog boarding: Strict
  • Cancellation policy for other services: Flexible
If you have special time requirements, simply let Richard know.
Dog Boarding preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 5 p.m.
Dog Day Care preferred times:
Drop-off from 8 a.m.
Pick-up before 5 p.m.
  • Property type: Apartment
  • Resident dogs: One
  • Other Pets: None
  • Outdoor space: Garden, Terrace / Patio
  • I have a car for emergencies
  • I can administer oral medications
  • Dog care is my primary occupation
  • Lawrence

    Richard was great- start to finish. He is clearly confident with dogs and instantly I felt assured that Luna would be well looked after. Thank you very much - will definitely be using again

    27th February 2019

  • Kate

    Watson had a great weekend with Richard! I really appreciated the photos and updates, and came home at night to a happy, tired dog. Richard clearly cared about Watson and took great care of him while I was working. It was a huge relief to know that Watson was happy and well cared for while when I was away. I have already messaged to ask if he can watch Watson again.

    29th October 2018

  • Jason, dog sitter in London

    Our dog Leo has a great time staying with Richard. Richard sent plenty of pictures and videos and took Leo on plenty of nice long walks. Leo can’t wait to go back!

    15th October 2018

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  • 24/7 Emergency support & cancellation protection
  • Up to £1.7M public liability insurance
  • Free GPS tracked walks
  • Photo & video updates