Group walks are a fantastic way for your dog to be exercised whilst giving them the opportunity to play and socialise with other canine companions. Following careful, safe and planned introductions, we find that social dogs really benefit from group walks: they are able to enjoy the time spent together and begin to form firm friendships.
Following a free initial consultation with you and your dog, all dogs are matched with suitable group companions (based on age, ability and temperament) so that they can really get the most from their walks. In order to ensure each dog receives plenty of care and attention we keep our group sizes small - usually taking no more than 4 dogs at a time.Group walks last an hour (not including the time spent collecting & dropping off dogs at home) so you can be certain your dog is recieving plenty of exercise and stimulation.
In the beginning we always walk new dogs on the lead, giving us a chance to get to know your dog and for your dog to feel comfortable with us. However in the long-term, with your permission and when we feel it is appropriate, we are happy to walk dogs off their leads giving them the opportunity to play, socialise and explore as much as possible.
Unfortunately we are unable to let unneutred males (over 12 months), females in season and very nervous or unsociable dogs join us on the group walks, for the safety of them and the rest of the pack. However we offer a Solo Dog Walking service so your pooch can come out and explore on a one to one basis with us.
Solo walks are perfect for pooches that do not particularly enjoy or may become overwhelmed in social situations involving other dogs. Unneutred males, females in season and dogs rcovering from injuries can also benefit from this service as walks can be altered to suit these requirements.
Following a free initial consultation, our solo walking service is tailored to your dog's needs to ensure they get the most from their walks. As with group walks, we begin by walking new dogs on the lead, giving us a chance to get to know your dog and for your dog to feel comfortable with us. However in the long-term, with your permission and when we feel it is appropriate, we are happy to walk dogs off their leads giving them the opportunity to explore as much as possible (Please note females in season will always be kept on the lead for the entire duration of their season).