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Canine 1st Aid

November 27, 2020

Its something you hope you’ll never need to use.. This year classroom based learning has been a no go so in order to keep my canine first aid knowledge refreshed and up to date I’ve turned to online study. I’d heard nothing but excellent things about the training provided by Sophie Bell from Animal Love…

Agility Dog Training

November 18, 2020

Mondays are definitely our Funday since Belle and I started weekly agility lessons at K9Fun! While I don’t think you’ll be seeing us at CRUFTS any time soon (and by that I mean EVER), we love it! Here’s a bit about our new hobby.. Location K9Fun Dog Training is based in Hopperton near Knaresborough. The…

Top 5 Tips for Dog Walking in lockdown

November 7, 2020

Lockdown 2.0 is here thanks to COVID19. If ever there were a time for getting out exploring and finding some new dog walks its now. Here are our top tips for dog walking in the countryside and finding new routes.. Take extra poo bags with you – you can use them to avoid touching gates…

Trick or Trick

October 24, 2020

Spooky Season is upon us. Trick or treaters door knocking, folk in fancy dress and fireworks going off – it can be a stressful time for our dogs.  What better way to help keep my dog walking team occupied this spooky season than Gruesome Goody bags stuffed with all natural ‘delights.’ All made with my…

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!…