Always carry water for the dog.
Avoid familiar areas.
Keep dog walks shorter on very cold days.
Wear a uniform that advertises your business.
Never keep the dog on a lead.
Carry dog treats with you and a quick release umbrella.
Be pleasant to other members of the public.
Keep the dog out of still water lakes and ponds.
Slightly insecure dog
Friendly, confident dog
Road Traffic Act 1988
Animal Act 1971
Environmental Protection Act 1990
Dogs Act 1953
Praise good behaviour and ignore bad behaviour
Feed dogs in separate areas
Do excite the dog into a hyperactive mode
Some dog walkers like to carry a water pistol as protection
Do not allow tug-of-war games
Do give dogs highly prized treats like bones etc.
If the dog is likely to fight over a toy, do not use toys unless they are on their own
Avoid conflicts by staying alert and keeping the dog under control