COVID-19 procedures at Cardiff Dogs Home
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Dog Walking

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.
  • Inductions will take place at 2pm every Friday for a maximum of 10 people per session. You will receive an email confirming the date of your induction.
  • 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.

    Emergency Contact

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    We will be operating on a booking only system from to ensure we are COVID-19 compliant for your safety and ours. Please use your walker number to book your dog walking slot.

    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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