Code of Conduct

Professional Dog Walkers will:

  • Walk no more than six dogs at any given time
  • Clean up after the dogs in their care and dispose properly of all waste
  • Respect and promote all animal control by-laws
  • Hold current public liability insurance covering 6 dogs
  • Attach identification tags to any dog in their care displaying owners/handlers contact details
  • Ensure dogs are never left unattended in public places
  • Show care and respect for the public and the environment
  • Be courteous at all times to members of the public
  • Not advertise falsely any service or similar credentials
  • Ensure dogs are transported in a safe and legal manner
  • Not use any form of corporal punishment on a dog
  • Not bring APDW into disrepute
  • Not to solicit the clientele belonging to another Association member
  • Carry their Association Membership Identification when working and show upon request by a person in Authority