I like to create a partnership with each pawrent to ensure their pet gets the best possible experience from their interaction with me. Following a free initial meeting to ensure that everyone is comfortable with me, we would organise a plan around you and your pet, with dogs this includes us all walking together to establish a bond before beginning regular visits.
I think it is vital, to be kind and compassionate when caring for any animal and to provide a stable, safe and happy environment. I believe in only positive rewards and actions. With dogs, all our walks are about physical and mental stimulation designed to enrich your dog's walking experience. Small animal care involves feeding, contact and play, where appropriate.
I am a member of NARPS, fully insured and crb/dbs checked and I have completed my first aid certificate with Animal Aiders and carry their first aid kits at all times. I also have excellent references.
As a very experienced dog owner and now a professional dog walker I would love the opportunity to help you to look after your dog and I can provide complete home from home care, giving you peace of mind. I walk through Crane Park, Bedfont Lakes Country Park, Gunnesbury Park, Cranford Park, Hounslow Heath and Hanworth Park regularly, as well as ad hoc trips to Richmond Park, Osterley Park, St Annes Hill, Virginia Water and Runnymede by the river, as it is important to stimulate all the senses with new places and new smells.
I have been around all sorts of animals from childhood, my family owned a working
farm and I have worked for an exotic animal importers and a pet shop. I have been
owned by and trained a deaf dog, and my dogs have been everything from a Jack Russell
to a Dalmation. I am currently pawrent to a Staffie X girlie and an English Bull
Terrier boy, both of whom are rescue dogs. I have walked family and friends dogs
for as long as I can remember -
I have been owned by cats, guinea pigs, rabbits, hamsters, snakes, goldfish and koi carp, tree frogs, Chinese water lizards and budgies so can provide care for other pets within the home, as required.
Qualifications & Training
First aid for dogs by Animal Aiders.
Narpsuk Registered Pet Sitter Course (91% pass)
Member of NarpsUK (National Association of Registered Petsitters and Dog Walkers)
Currently taking courses to qualify in Canine Behaviour
Currently taking courses to qualify as a Dog Trainer/Teacher