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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!…

Our Favourite Canine Enrichment Activities

April 23, 2020

Lockdown, extreme whether conditions, injured dogs – there are always times when we can’t get out and walk our dogs as much as we might like to. Having a few brain games and canine enrichment activities up your sleeve is a great way to occupy your dog at home. In fact, I’d recommend adding them…

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…

SLAM DUNK

February 22, 2020

Team FMDW draft promising young pup! Its been a big week at FMDW seeing Little Miss D (Daisy) the GWP join the main roster. Daisy showed real promise early on mastering the fundamentals during her puppy visits – quickly learning to settle on her mat, use her brain and nose to figure out enrichment games…

Super Dogs – Winners Announced!

December 7, 2019

The big moment is finally here – its time to announce the winners of the FMDW 2019 Team Awards. The Awards honour the special achievements, skills and contribution from individual team members and were judged by a panel of dog walking experts and enthusiasts – Mr FMDW, the Team Captain and Team Coach. So who…

Back to school

October 18, 2019

I was back in the classroom last month for a one day seminar delivered by Sian Ryan (of BBC’s “Me & My Dog” fame). Self Control in Dogs examined the terms – Self Control, Impulsivity & Frustration… looking at what they mean in relation to our dogs and how they can have an impact on…

New Signings at FMDW

August 9, 2019

The summer transfer window has been a busy one at FMDW. While we’re sorry to have lost some key players we’re delighted that several real class acts have decided to join the premier league and Team FMDW… Blaser the GSP made his team debut just a couple of weeks ago after relocating to Knaresborough. His…

Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

July 3, 2019

I’m a firm believer that you get out what you put in. And in the dog world there is always something new to learn.. Last week the amazing Positive Reinforcement Dog Trainer Craig Ogilvie was up north with his Communication, Arousal & Problematic Behaviours workshop. That meant another training day for this dog walker. I’ve…

Business Birthday for Knaresborough Dog Walker.

June 3, 2019

Big Business Birthday for FMDW. We’re celebrating eight years of providing busy dog owners in Knaresborough with a consistent, capable and caring dog walking service. This week Forest Moor Dog Walking turns eight years old! EIGHT WHOLE YEARS! They say time flies when you’re having fun and I can agree with that wholeheartedly. I’d dreamed…