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How To Find a Pet Sitter on Swifto.com

Hiring a dog walker is now easier than ever, Swifto’s simple website design makes hiring a dog walker as easy as a click of a button. This article walks through the simple steps from logging onto the computer to securing a professional dog walker.   
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What is it like to be a Dog Walker


Being a dog walker is a very fun and rewarding job, and the Swifto dog walkers are the best out there. A dog walker does a lot throughout the day, every dog has its own needs that the dog walker tends to.


            Being a dog walker means getting to spend your whole day walking around, exploring new areas, and getting to spend time out in nature. Almost all of our dog walkers have a consistent schedule and see the same dogs regularly. This regularity builds a great relationship between the dog and...

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5 Different Types of Dog Walks


            Although every dog walk may seem the same, they actually vary greatly depending on what you are trying to accomplish. Here is a list of five different types of dog walks and how they can benefit your dog.


Socialization Dog Walk

            The first type of dog walk is for socialization, during this type of dog walk the goal would be to meet other dogs. This is a super important type of dog walk because much like humans, dogs need to socialize with other dogs. This could be a dog walk around...

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10 Reasons Why You Need a Dog Sitter

10 Reasons why you need a dog sitter           

A dog sitter is helpful for many different situations, emergencies may pop up, or you need to head out on a weekend getaway. Below are ten reasons why you need a dog sitter.


If you are working from home then you know that things can be even more stressful than being in the office and having a busy schedule only adds to that stress. If you find...

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Dog Tips by Neighborhood

New York City

Tips for walking a dog in NYC

How to successfully walk your dogs in New York City with the hustle and bustle of the city.

Dog guide to NYC

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Puppy Walkers


Walking a puppy is different than walking an adult dog. Walking an adult dog can be a “walk in the park”. They are trained, they know the routine, and they are used to dog walks. With a puppy, a simple dog walk can be a bit of a challenge, they are not used to dog walks, they do not have a dog walking routine, and they are still working on training. Here is a list of some differences between walking an adult dog and a puppy.


Stamina is High

It can take a lot longer for a puppy to tire out versus an adult dog. Adult dogs or older...

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Dog Walking in NYC

Dog walking in NYC

Walking a dog in New York City can be calming and relaxing, however if your dog will not pee on the concrete, or gets scared of traffic, walking a dog can quickly turn into a stressful activity. Here are some tips on how to make a dog walk successful in New York City.

            As much as we love New York City, it is not known for being the cleanest city, and one of its’ many...

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How to Choose the Best Dog Walker for your Dog


Picking out the best dog walker for your dog(s) can be super stressful, but it does not need to be. Using these tips and tricks when you interview a potential dog walker can assure that you have the best walker to fit your and your dog’s needs.


The first question to ask is how experienced are they with dogs? Your dog is like your child, and you want to make sure that they are in the best care possible. Ask the...

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Hiring a Pet Sitter in Miami

Hiring a Pet Sitter in Miami           

Whether you’re going on vacation to Miami or are living there permanently, here are some considerations to take into account when hiring a pet sitter in Miami.

            One of the most important criteria when looking for a pet sitter is if they have extensive experience with a variety of dog breeds and temperaments. Your dog is like your...

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