Walkers Code

The Professional Dog Walkers Code in Association with Brighton & Hove City Council.

In line with current Dog Fouling Legislations, Professional Dog Walkers agree
to clean up after dogs in their care.

All dogs should be kept under control, in line with the Dangerous Dogs Act
1991 and The Dogs Act 1871.

Professional Dog Walkers should be aware of the laws and bylaws relating to
dogs.

Other dog walkers, and members of the public, should be taken into
consideration, when dogs are being exercised

Contact details and company information should be attached to all dogs that
are being cared for.

Professional Dog Walkers agree to provide appropriate insurance cover for
their service.

Professional Dog Walkers agree to only exercise the number of dogs which
are covered by their insurance policy, and to use adequate control in line with
canine legislation.

Dogs should be transported in vehicles with adequate ventilation.

Vehicles should be fitted with adequate caging or containment, to ensure
dogs are transported safely.

Dogs should not be restrained by leashes or chains within vehicles, cage
doors should be fitted if necessary.

Professional Dog Walkers should have a good knowledge of dog training,
behaviour, and handling skills.