How to set up a dog walking business : Complete Guide

How to Start a Successful Dog Walking Business in 10 Easy Steps

This complete guide to how to set up a dog walking business takes you through all the aspects you need to consider to go from your lightbulb moment to taking your first pooch out for a stroll.

Are you eager to start your own business and work with dogs?

This is my Step-By-Step System For Starting Your Own Successful Dog Walking Business to go from earning £0 to £3,000 in 6 months.

In this book, I’m going to show you how to start a successful dog walking business from scratch. You don’t need any prior experience and I’m going to break down everything you need to know step by step.

In this book you’ll learn:

  • How to quickly get up and running 
  • What rules and regulations you’ll need to follow
  • What paperwork you need (with free samples)
  • How to market your business for FREE
  • How much to charge to make a profit

Reliable dog walkers are always in demand. But to succeed in this competitive marketplace, you’ll need more than just dog knowledge; you’ll also need some business acumen.

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If you’re considering starting your own dog walking business, this book is for you. In it, I’ll teach you everything you need to know to get started, from finding clients and setting rates to creating a marketing strategy and managing your finances. I’ll also teach you how to walk dogs safely and effectively, so you can provide a top-notch service that will keep your clients coming back.

So whether you’re a recent graduate looking for your first job, a stay-at-home parent looking for some extra income, or just someone who loves dogs and wants to turn their passion into a business, this book is for you.

In this book, you’ll also learn:

  • How to start a dog walking business from scratch
  • How to find clients and build relationships with them
  • How to create a marketing strategy that will bring in new customers and keep them
  • How to set rates and manage your finances
  • How to walk dogs safely and effectively
  • How to live the life you want

There are a number of benefits to running your own business, chief among them being the freedom and flexibility it offers. With your own business, you can set your own hours, choose the clients you work with, and make as much or as little money as you want. You’re in control of your own destiny, and that’s an incredibly empowering feeling.

Imagine what it would be like to do all this! Well, you could have the dog walking business of your dreams if you use the methods outlined in this book.

Of course, running your own business also comes with its own set of challenges. You’ll need to be organised and self-motivated, and you’ll need to wear a lot of different hats (marketer, salesperson, bookkeeper, etc.). But if you’re up for the challenge, the rewards can be great.

So if you’re ready to start your own dog walking business, begin taking action today, scroll up and click the “Buy Now” button and you’re on your way to becoming a self-employed dog walking entrepreneur!


Walk the Walk is a series of books, written by award-winning businesswoman and leading pet brand owner, Sarah-Jane White. With years of experience in business operations and marketing, White offers insights into how to get started with your company’s setup, identify key marketing opportunities tailored for your industry, market effectively on social media and handle customer relations to offer an all around quality customer service.

So whether you’re looking to start a new pet-related business or grow it from the ground up, this series helps you walk the walk!

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