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Jim

Wonderful Walkies

Trumpington
Lives with 2 dogs
Lives with Cocker Spaniel Harry
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 GBP for each additional pet
9 GBP
/walk
All services and rates

About Jim

I am 25 years old, a professional commercial diver and a dog owner for almost ten years. I studied ancient history at Swansea university where I was a keen member of the mountaineering and surfing societies. Being located between the Gower peninsula and the Brecon beacons for 3 years invigorated my passion for the outdoors and I would regularly find an excuse to borrow a dog to go hiking and camping for the weekend.

After I graduated I went to live in Lombok, Indonesia, for six months. Whilst there I participated in lectures to local school children about the importance of sustainable fishing and ecotourism, and was involved in the operation of a turtle hatchery on the island of Gili Meno. This involved collecting and relocating eggs as well as looking after hatchlings for up to a week before they were released. Throughout this period I worked full time as a PADI dive master taking groups of tourists out on to the reef and teaching responsible dive practices.

Following this I was briefly involved in Malaysia with the Riding for the Disabled charity in Kuala Lumpur, teaching less abled children to ride and care for horses. Through this volunteering program I learnt of an opportunity to move to the Northern Territory, Australia, to work on a cattle station. I spent a year doing this job full-time, and worked in close cooperation with both horses and working dogs. Since returning to the UK I have found that these experiences have made me a much more patient and conscientious pet owner and sitter.

I believe my enthusiasm for the outdoors and my experience with dogs in particular would suit the needs of any dog of any ability. I am conscious of varying my walks to keep animals, as well as myself, sufficiently entertained and well exercised and with tails still wagging by the end.

Jim's services

At your home

Dog Walking
An experienced dog walker will pick up your dog from your home for a 30 min walk
5 GBP for each additional pet
9 GBP
/walk
Home Visits
Book a sitter to visit your home to feed and play with your pets
15 GBP for two visits a day
0 GBP
/day
House Sitting
A sitter stays overnight in your home and cares for your pet
25 GBP
/night

Jim also offers

Pick up / drop off

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

Availability

Jim's Pets

Monty
Coker-poo
Harry
Cocker Spaniel

Skills

Specific Skills

< 1 years of experience

Experience with

Animal welfare as a volunteer
Rescuing pets

Stats

17w ago
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Jim

Jim

Wonderful Walkies

Trumpington
Dog walking
Min. 30-minute walks
5 GBP for each additional pet
9 GBP
/walk
All services and rates
Contact Jim

Cancellation policy: Moderate

Full refund if cancelled before noon 7 days before the booking, 50% refund afterwards
Doggy day care and dog walks always have flexible cancellation policy: Full refund if cancelled before noon one day before the booking, 50% refund afterwards. No refund is possible after the booking has started.

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