Amy was fabulous. met all three dogs at the household and they were all comfortable with her immediately but only one was going for a walk. She listened to my directions carefully and understood what kind of walk i wanted has we have just found out that my 11 year-old has arthritis in her wrists. She was on time and returned on time and gave me a glowing complete report. She has much experience with ...
Amy has had a upbeat "can-do" attitude since day 1. Her ability to handle energetic adolescent dogs with savvy tricks and treats make watching her work enjoyable. She has been punctual and professional and all the dogs come back from their jogs with a huge smile and calmer disposition. Highly recommend her services if your dog needs some energy expulsion.
I have volunteered with Amy, at the SPCA, for over a year. I have never met someone as committed, as attentive and dedicated to the dogs in her care. She is always professional, extremely friendly, helpful and so kind. I feel lucky to have been able to volunteer with her and highly recommend her as a dog caregiver.
DogTEC Certified Dog Jogs & Walks
A California native, avid runner, and experienced DogTEC certified dog handler, Amy provides exercise primarily in the form of running to dogs residing in the San Francisco Bay Area cities and towns of Alamo, Blackhawk, Danville, Diablo, Dublin, Pleasanton, and San Ramon.
30 or 60 minute 1:1, individualized DogTEC* certified leashed jogs (and walks) are available for dogs of widely varying ages, breeds, sizes, fitness/training levels, and temperaments. Sessions utilize positive reinforcement** dog training techniques ...
What Amy would like to know about your dog
What is your dog’s breed, age, and gender?
Please note that all breeds are welcome, however all dogs must be spayed or neutered.
What are your dog’s regular treats?
Are others okay?
Any dietary restrictions?
What are your dog’s known behavioral issues, if any?
Are there any special instructions or notes regarding behavioral issues?
How often do you currently have a chance to take your dog for a jog/walk; every day, 3-5 times/week, weekends, once or less per week?
Where do you generally go; neighborhood, dog park, park, trail, beach, other?
Do you jog/walk your dog on or off leash?
Does your dog have any toys he/she prefers not to share with other dogs? If so, which toys?
Does your dog have any toys he/she prefers not to share with people? If so, which toys?
DOG-DOG SOCIALIZATION AND PLAY STYLE
How many dog friends does your dog have; many, a few, one or two, none?
How often does your dog have a chance to meet new dogs; weekly, occasionally, rarely?
What kind of dog does your dog prefer to play with; big dogs, small dogs, mid-size dogs, older dogs, younger dogs, rowdy/energetic dogs, laid back dogs, puppies, other?
Are there any kinds of dogs that your dog dislikes or prefers not to play with; big dogs, small dogs, mid-size dogs, older dogs, younger dogs, rowdy/energetic dogs, laid back dogs, puppies, other?
What does your dog do when he/she meets a new dog for the first time when he/she’s on leash?
What does your dog do when he/she meets a new dog for the first time when he/she’s off leash?
Would you say that your dog warms up to new people immediately, quickly, or over time?