Do not eat anything in front of your clients
Be clean, smart and sensibly dressed
Be well organised with your paperwork
Never remove your shoes when entering a client’s house
Do not moan about other clients to your new clients
Be understanding and interested
Rush your client
Listen to your clients
Treat the client’s animals with caution and care
Details of deliveries
Vehicles left on the property
You may want to state that you do not walk dogs that are in season.
It is not a good idea to refuse to work with any banned breeds, for example Pit Bull Terrier.
State that all dogs will remain on a lead at all times outside of the home.
Say that you will not walk more than eight dogs together, at any one time.
If the client returns early, for any reason, no reductions in fee will be made.
Dog walking cancellations should include a week's notice or the normal fee will be charged.
Ask that any dogs must be sociable with other dogs and children.
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