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Sign up to be a dog walker

Sign up to be a dog walker

If you would like to become a volunteer dog walker please complete our form.

Please can anyone who was booked on an induction last year please re-apply. Unfortunately due to the high volume of requests we received last year we are unable to contact everyone.

  • You must be over 18 to volunteer.
  • Please remember to bring Photo ID with you.
  • Read our Guidance for Dog Walkers (104kb PDF).
    These Forms will be handed out at the Inductions for your signature, but feel free to download and bring along a signed copy to save time.
  • Once you have completed an induction you will be given a walker number and will be able to walk your first dog!
  • Please keep your walker number safe as you will need this each time you walk a dog.

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    Registered walkers

    If you are a registered walker you can now turn up during our dog walking hours: 8am – 4.45pm Monday to Thursday and 8am-4pm Friday to Sunday. Please note that dogs must back in the kennels by the finishing times. We are closed from 12 noon – 1pm every day and we close at 12 noon on bank holidays.

    Thank you


    Local dog walking routes

    There are a number of trails around the Dogs Home which are suitable for dog walking.

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    Cardiff’s parks and green spaces make this one of the greenest cities in the UK.

    The Outdoor Cardiff website has a variety of walking trails from 1 mile to long distance treks all on your doorstep!

    Dog Fouling

    You can face an ‘on the spot’ Fixed Penalty of £80 if you are caught not cleaning up after your dog.

    Report Fouling | Pay the fine


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