I am a member of Narps-The National Association of Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers and I am currently in training with Clinical Animal Behaviourist Victoria Welsh (MSc), BSc (Cons) Full member of the Association of Pet Behaviour Counsellors.
Training my Own Dog
As soon as I got my own house ten years ago, the first thing I wanted was a dog of my own and so here is Riley Roo (The Black Lab). He still looks like a puppy but is now a senior dog. He regularly comes out on Waggydayz walks! Here you can see him with one of his best buds Bertie, who he met on WaggyDayz. I trained Riley to Level One Gun Dog training and many people comment on how well trained he is. He is such a placid dog that I often use him to help settle a pack or give confidence to more anxious dogs.
Animal First Aid
From previously being a Primary School teacher I have always had to keep up to date with First Aid but animals can be different so since changing careers I have completed an Animal Healthcare course with Narps. Please see my facebook page for my certificate.
As I was a teacher before becoming a dog walker, I have always had to have a clear DBS and when we have our first Meet and Greet if I don’t offer my DBS certificate straight away, please ask to see it. Please be reassurance that your pet and (if needed) your house keys are in safe hands.