DYSW Professional Dog Walker Mission Statement

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We are dedicated to providing professional dog care services. This code of conduct is our promise to you:

  • We chose this profession because we love dogs & healthy pursuits in the great outdoors.
  • We support you in providing a balanced and fulfilling life for your dog.
  • We dedicate our days to treating dogs with dignity and kindness.
  • We are licensed by the City of Toronto as Professional Dog Walkers.
  • We are trained in Pet First Aid with current St. John’s Ambulance certifications.
  • We have knowledge of dog behaviour & experience handling dogs.
  • We continue to improve our skills & knowledge of dog training & care by reading articles, books, expert lectures, videos & courses.
  • We carry 2 million dollars of insurance coverage to protect us, the dogs & the public.
  • We strive to preserve the safety & well being of everything & everyone we meet while dog walking.
  • We clean up after the dogs in our care and dispose of waste properly.
  • We abide by the animal criminal code stated by law.
  • We do not wilfully cause, or permit to be caused, cruelty, suffering, or injury to any animal.
  • We are concerned with the health, well being, safety and happiness of the animals in our care.
  • We ensure dogs are transported in a safe manner with climate control.
  • We ensure dogs in our care wear identification tags with owner/dog walker contact details.
  • We pay attention to the pets in our care and supervise their behaviour.
  • We do not walk dogs that display aggressive behaviour, to prevent harm to ourselves & others.
  • We advertise our services and credentials honestly.
  • We are friendly to fellow pet care professionals, as they are our colleagues.
  • We respect our client’s privacy and do not disclose confidential information.

Supporting you in providing a balanced & fulfilling life for your dog

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