Tag Archives: dog walkers

A False Sense of Security: No Official Oversight in the Pet Industry

Posted on: September 30, 2016 - 2 Comments

Without official regulations as well as professional oversight & a sad lack of requirements for well documented modern dog behavior knowledge, there is a risk.

Striving for Fear-Free Interactions in All Dog Care Fields

Posted on: June 21, 2016 - No Comments

Every dog behavior professional keeps a mental list of other dog care professionals such as dog walkers, pet sitters, boarding facilities, groomers, etc. that meet their own personal care standards. Those standards will likely mirror their own philosophy of how dogs should be treated. Those who practice behavior modification with modern scientific-based methods in their Read More

Walks Are Part of How Your Dog Connects With The Outside World

Posted on: October 5, 2015 - 2 Comments

If you are stuck in your own home for who knows how long, you'd likely go stir crazy pretty quickly. Yet so many people expect this exact scenario for their dogs.

Inmates as Dog Walkers–What’s Your Take?

Posted on: June 11, 2014 - 2 Comments

Inmates as dog walkers--is this the next great animal shelter idea? I recently read a story out of Florida about a local sheriff's department that will be using inmates to help the dogs at the county's animal control receive daily walks. The issue was brought to the Brevard County Commission after a volunteer at the Read More