Why should you use a dog walker in York!

I don't want to stay home alone all day

Exercise isn’t just a nicety; it’s a necessity for maintaining your dog’s physical and mental well-being. As with people, obesity is becoming a major health problem in today’s dogs. When your dog is overweight it prevents them from enjoying themselves, it decreases their speed and stamina and makes it more difficult for them to regulate their ... Read more

For dog walkers, Autumn isn’t just about a kaleidoscope of autumnal colours…

autumn 2017

Thinking about cancelling your evening stroll because it could get dark? Don’t be put off from walking your dog as we transition to shorter days, when the evenings start to draw in and darkness falls halfway through your walk.  Be prepared the availability of affordable low-power, small LED torches, flashing collars and tracking devices now means ... Read more

Dog Walker Haxby, Wigginton, Strensall, Rawcliffe, and Clifton Moor – FAQ “Why do you limit the areas you cover in York?”

I love going out for walks with Walkabout Pet Services

I had a recent enquiry regarding my dog walking services, which unfortunately was not in an area of York that I cover. The enquirer asked why was I so short sighted that I only carried out my dog walker service in Haxby, Strensall, Wigginton, Rawcliffe and Clifton Moor. “surely this limits the amount of dog ... Read more

How to protect your dog during home improvements

Home renovations

When it’s time to do some refurbishment works on your property, you need to think about how much this will affect or upset your dog. Any negative associations with their home could have a long lasting affect on their behaviour so ensuring the safety and happiness of your dog is paramount before you commence any ... Read more

Is dog ownership right for you?


Having a dog in your life is a wonderful thing for many reasons they provide loyal companionship and there are well documented health benefits to owning a dog. As a dog walker in York I can certainly testify that they make you more sociable. However, deciding to bring a dog into your life needs serious consideration ... Read more