Dog Walker

As a Dog Walking and Enrichment Volunteer, your role will be to provide physical exercise, dog enrichment, and a safe and appropriate environment for dogs in our care.

Responsibilities:

  • Spot clean dog premises and equipment, handle dogs
  • Encourage basic leash skills and positive adoptable behaviours
  • Exercise and socialize dogs through walking and animal enrichment
  • Document observed behaviours and reactions after each walk
  • Follow dog walking procedures and protocols designed for your particular branch

Qualifications/Interests:

  • Ability to follow branch animal handling policies and procedures
  • Comfortable handing dogs, including large breed dogs
  • Ability to work independently and be supportive of the Society’s policies and procedures
  • Must have a genuine compassion for animals 
  • Willingness to work in adverse weather conditions
  • Eagerness to increase your understanding of dogs and dog behaviours