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The Joy of a Dog Walker

Updated on July 20, 2018
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Laura is a self employed dog walker and a 31 year old worship dance pastor in training. She has a passion for people, nature and pets.

Why I Walk Dogs for A Living

I was previously working at Walmart fresh market. My grandmother got sick so we decided to go see her and that was when a family reached out to me about being their nanny for their 13 month old. They both worked in the health care careers.I was hired while still visiting my grandmother in Minnesota. I called my retail job and resigned from my maintenance job. As I returned back to North Carolina I started my training with the family. One day they call me on my first weekend off and told me not to come on Monday. I found out that they did not feel i was right for the family. I tried to tell them i had quit my retail job but they did not care. They told me I could probably be rehired right away. I had no job and was unemployed again. While i applied to different jobs that as when i found wag dog walker. I have always loved pets and grew up with them. Once I started walking dogs I found joy and that i wanted to do this for a living. I have always loved animals.

Laura Charlotte Dog Walker

me and Hammond enjoying our walk.
me and Hammond enjoying our walk. | Source

Because of the dog's joyfulness, our own is increased. It is no small gift. It is not the least reason why we should honor as love the dog of our own life, and the dog down the street, and all the dogs not yet born.

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— Mary Oliver https://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/mary_oliver_755651?src=t_dogs

Why Is There A Need For Dog Walkers

Many owners find conflict when they are away but there beloved dog needs to be let out. That is what dog walkers are for. In less then a year I have walked over thousand dogs. Many of the dogs I walk are very energetic and need to be taken out and exercised many times during the day or week. The most rewarding thing about my job is that i get to care and love this pets while the owners are away. This helps the owners be eased that their beloved dog or cat is well taken care. I also find that this job has benefits for me as the dog walker.

Positives Of Working With Pets

I love my job. It is the best career choice I ever made. I use to be so stressed working in the retail world. I could never get everything done that needed to be done. I was also getting physically injured and I am a dancer when I am not working. I did not want to give up dancing because of my job. When I started dog walking I became more realized and happy with myself. I was not stressed and was able to enjoy the fitness and caring for all breeds and ages of dogs. I even fell in love with a clients cats. Unfortunately this summer Poofy got attacked by someone or another dog and was badly injured. I was not watching the cats at the time. The owners were home. They had to put my favorite cat to take care of down. It was really hard but I know I have to move on and keep caring for clients pets. The dogs bring adventure, fun and protection in my life when I walk them. I get to know the clients really well.

More Pictures Of My Dog Walks

Going on another amazing walk with another dog
Going on another amazing walk with another dog | Source
Tuckered out after a 2 hour walk i wore him out  finally.
Tuckered out after a 2 hour walk i wore him out finally. | Source

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How To Request A Dog Walk

  1. Once you register at wagwalking.com it will ask you for you information and as you go through the sign-up you will see a box for promo code LAURA400036. This will give you 25 dollars credit and a free walk.
  2. Then Download the app wag dog walker in the apple store or the play store for Androids.
  3. Choose a walker and set when you want your first walk.
  4. Once the walker comes to your home they will use the the lock box if you have one to access the key or knock on your door. The walker pushes the button that they arrived.
  5. Once the walker gets the dog they lock up the residence and they take the dog on the walk, pushing start walk.
  6. You as the owner are able to see where we walk and where they poop and pee.

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