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Professional Dog Walkers Scheme

Professional Dog Walkers Code of Conduct

Walkies with Molly's is registered with Brighton & Hove City Council's Professional Dog Walkers Scheme. Walkies with Molly agrees with the following Professional Dog Walkers Code of Conduct:

• to require my clients to sign a written agreement and consent form, regarding the safety and wellbeing of their pets whilst in my charge

• to clean up after the dogs in my charge in line with the Clean Neighbourhoods and Environment Act 2005 

• to keep dogs in my charge under proper control in line with the Dangerous Dogs Act 1991 and The Dogs Act 1871

• to familiarise myself with Section 4 and Section 9 of the Animal Welfare Act 2006

• to attach visible identification to dogs in my charge, giving details of my company, in addition to the visible identification tag, stating the owners details, as required by the Control of dogs Order 1992

• to keep abreast of any forthcoming changes in legislation regarding micro-chipping of dogs and dangerous dogs

• to do everything I can to minimise the impact of exercising multiple dogs on other park users, therefore avoiding causing concern to members of the public

• to provide appropriate insurance cover for the business

• to only exercise the number of dogs covered by my insurance policy, and exercise adequate control in line with canine legislation