TLC Dog Walking Code of Conduct
TLC Dog Walking Professional Dog Walkers Will...
Be Green Dog Walkers and clean up after the dogs in their care and dispose properly of all waste, thereby setting an example to members of the public and have available bags for others to use if needed.
Respect and promote all current animal control laws and by-laws
Generally walk no more than four dogs at any given time and minimise the impact walking multiple dogs has on others.
Ensure all dogs walked by them have identification tags displaying owners/handlers contact details
Ensure dogs are never left unattended in public places
Show care and respect for the public and the environment
Be courteous at all times to members of the public Not advertise falsely any service or similar credentials
Ensure dogs are transported in a safe and legal manner
Not use any form of corporal punishment on a dog
Not bring TLC Dog Walking into disrepute
Not to solicit the clientele belonging to another dog walking group
Have a good knowledge of dog behaviour and skills in dog training and handling
Not walk a dog off the lead without written permission from their owners
Ensure there is always clean water available for the dogs
To inform the dog warden immediately of any missing dogs by telephoning 01422 288001 or out of hours 288000