Suburban Dog Walking

How to Start, Develop and Grow Your Own Dog Walking Business

Starting a side hustle as a dog walker sounds like a lot of fun. Growing it into a sustainable business sounds like even more fun. And it is! But that doesn’t mean it’s as easy as just walking dogs. There is plenty to learn, and you always do yourself a favor by learning from others who have had their fair share of successes and failures.


This book is the product of real life experience in the dog walking industry. It is written to provide help to those who are considering whether to get started in the business, as well as to those who have already started, but really want to see their business flourish and thrive.


The potential for developing a thriving dog walking business has never been greater. If you’re ready, this book is for you.


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Dog Walking Business Consulting

Are you looking for some help getting your dog walking business up and running? Or do you want a hand taking your business to the next level? Ryan Donovan would be glad to serve you as a guide to help you succeed in the dog walking business.


Ryan has more than seven years of experience in the dog walking industry, having started and grown The Vancouver Dog Walkers, along with his wife, Leanne. They’ve developed the business from the ground floor, to the point where it is a sustainable single family income, while also providing employment for many others.


If you’re looking for further help, Ryan is available for both Phone Consultations.


  • Phone / Skype / Facetime Consultation – $35 for 1.5 hours. 

    • A lot of great work can be accomplished on the phone. If you simply want to talk through some of the challenges you are facing with someone who has faced similar challenges, or if you want someone to ask you the right questions to get you pointed in the right direction, a 1.5 hour phone call could really be a great shot in the arm.
    • Phone consultations can be a one-time opportunity, or you can plan to schedule follow up phone calls as often as would be helpful.

Want to schedule a Phone Consultation?

Contact Ryan at or call (360) 450-3647.

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