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What is the average cost for a dog walker?

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Dog walking rates vary by location, walker training and certification. According to a 2015 PetBusinessExperts.com article, rates can range from $22 to $30 per hour in small to medium-sized cities. Some walkers provide a 50% discount for a second family dog.

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What is the average cost for a dog walker?
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Aside from walking rates, there are several conditions that should be met before hiring a dog walker according to Dogtec.org. First, pack size matters because smaller packs are easier for the walker to control and keep safe. Next, ask what type of training methods the walker uses to ensure they are humane. Finally, determine if the walker is certified and insured.

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