Health benefits from regular dog walking

It is pretty well known and understood that regular exercise is beneficial to human health. Although you may not have realised that during the chore of taking your dog out for a walk to relieve itself, but this exercise is just as beneficial for your dog’s health too. If you have a timid or fearful ... Read more

Why your dog licks you

Many of us have either experienced it or seen it – a dog licking its owner is very common. There are many different reasons why a dog does this, but what is the psychology and meaning behind it? It is a natural instinct for a dog to lick and when they do it releases satisfying endorphins which ... Read more

Comfort breaks and why they are a good idea!

Recently I was asked why I offer a comfort break service as part of my dog walking business in York. “surely all you do is rub their head and then leave”   Well it’s a little more involved than that, comfort breaks can be an important routine for both young puppies and older dogs, this ... Read more

Attack of the drones

Since I set up as a dog walker in the Haxby, Wigginton and Strensall areas of York I have seen and heard a few changes in the countryside over the past 8 years of walking my customers dogs. Where I used to hear bird song, sheep and cows there has over the past year been ... Read more

Don’t just be a dog walker be a cani-cross one!

Cani-cross is becoming increasingly popular and is the sport of cross country running with dogs, you are harnessed to your dog and you run as a team. You are the driver, directing the dog from behind with voice commands. This is not only a great method to get fit but works your dog’s mind and ... Read more