For the past few months I’ve been working with a local dog walking company. It’s been a rather interesting experience. My initial motivation was simply that I had never hired or worked for a dog walking company and yet at the shelter we constantly told people to use them when they worked the usual 60-80 workweeks that are so common in the District. This seemed as good a chance as any to learn and the best way to learn would be to work.
It’s definitely enlightened me and changed how I speak about dog walking. I adore the dogs I’ve gotten to know and have some clients who are truly wonderful human beings. Recently, when advising a friend about how to find a good walker for her new dog, I realized I had some basic advice beyond “ask your...Read More