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New Recruit

September 1, 2020

Today we welcomed a new member to Team FMDW.  Handsome Rolo joined us for a couple of trial dog walks last month and passed with flying colours.  After a little holiday, he has taken up his position on our team, joining the main roster for daily walkies. Rolo is an unusual cross breed – a…

Summer CPD

August 10, 2020

As a professional dog walker keeping up to date with modern dog training methods is important. There are loads of resources available – books and studies to read and workshops and courses.  Covid19 has put a halt to the latter but I have been able to complete some online learning this year. I really enjoyed…

New Recruit

August 9, 2020

Hector the black lab has joined us for daily walkies. Hes loving exploring lots of our lovely tried and tested walking spots in and around Knaresborough.  So far I’ve learned he loves good sniffs, tasty treats and swimming! Hectors is a member of our Breakfast Club. Our Breakfast Club is a great solution for busy…

Five Fun Years

July 15, 2020

Happy Gotcha Day to our very own Team Captain Belvedere! We’re celebrating five years since we re homed our weimaraner Belle! Belle joined our family when she was just ten months old. Basically an over grown, excitable puppy! Belle is very, VERY food motivated and a quick learner so reward based, positive reinforcement training works really…

Cheers to Nine Years!

June 29, 2020

Its been pawty time at FMDW HQ this month (sorry not sorry).. June is always an exciting month for us. Its our Biz Birthday month. This year we’re celebrating nine years! Our custom made cake in our team colours from The Pupcakes Dog Bakery was a hit with all the dogs! http://www.thepupcakedogbakery.co.uk The pawty (again…

COVID Update

May 29, 2020

New Recruits provide much needed boost to team morale… So we’re back open and trying to adjust to our new, smaller team. I’m so happy and grateful to be able to safely return to work. Being reunited with some of my dogs has been amazing because lock down is the longest we’ve ever been apart!…

Fame at Last!

May 4, 2020

Last month I was very flattered to be asked to take part in a Q&A for The Petpreneur Network. The Petpreneur Network is an online community, resource centre and support network for those already in or looking to set up their own business within The Pet Industry. Founder Rachel built her own very successful dog…

Team Captain turns Lockdown Pro

April 23, 2020

“enrichment” – the action of improving or enhancing the quality or value of something Fewer dog walks combined with Mr FMDW and I being around all the time has meant our Team Captain (my own dog Belle), like many dogs during lockdown, has been getting less physical exercise and LESS SLEEP both of which are…

Garden Games at FMDW HQ

April 20, 2020

While our usual dog walks are presently limited, I’ve been finding new ways to keep both myself and my own dog Belle occupied while we spend the majority of each day at our home in Knaresborough. Thankfully there are loads of great online dog training resources available (many of them currently at discounted rates and…

COVID Update

April 3, 2020

Sorry we’re closed On Monday 23rd March I hung up my leads and (temporarily) closed FMDW in order to do our bit to STAY HOME – PROTECT THE NHS – SAVE LIVES. I feel lucky that I get to stay at home at the moment. I’m already missing the dogs Like crazy, however, I know…