photo Socialist One 2 One Dog Walks from an experienced professional

Is your dog is reactive towards other dogs and therefore needs walking on their own with a sympathetic handler?

Or are they an older dog who now prefers to take things at a steady pace?

Perhaps you have a youngster needing appropriate individual attention?

I provide 121 walks only, tailored to your dog’s needs, with an emphasis on fun and enrichment. Walks are from your front door – no crates or car journeys.

Bespoke dog walks include

  • Older dogs
  • Reactive  dogs
  • Anxious
  • Blind or Deaf
  • Rescued
  • and much

What I Do.

If there is one important fact I have learned in all my years as a dog walker it’s this – the key to a contented, well-rounded dog is exercise and at Finchley dog walker your dog will be entertained whilst learning, Whatever the weather your dog will enjoy calm walks play and brain work

All dogs, whatever breed and whatever size they benefit greatly from regular exercise which provides not only a physical benefit but vital mental stimulation too.  The transformation in a dog lacking in this to one which learns how to really enjoy being a dog is thoroughly heart-warming and when I can bring your pet back home contented, exhausted and fulfilled I know he will have enjoyed our time together as much as I have and this is my main aim.


Screen-Shot-2015-08-20-at-13.40.03 Enhanced DBS

I have an enhanced DBS via the scout association and my insurance is with Pet Business Insurance


Screen-Shot-2015-08-20-at-13.40.09 Trained & Professional

First aid trained (human and k9) volunteer at the Tip Top Dog School


Screen-Shot-2015-08-20-at-13.40.14 Reliable & Trustworthy

We offer a reliable and dependable service and will always go the extra mile to meet yours and your pets needs


Screen-Shot-2015-08-20-at-13.40.18 Caring & Affectionate

Your pet will receive only the highest level of love, care, affection, and respect


Area of operations

  • N2, N3, N10  and N12 including
  • East Finchley N2
  • Finchley Central N3
  • Muswell Hill N10
  • Friern Barnet N1
  • North Finchley N12

Bespoke One to One and Small Group Dog Walks.

I know that, although dogs are sociable animals, not all of them cope well with being in a group and this could be for any number of reasons. Elderly dogs may prefer to walk without the distraction of younger dogs jumping around them while puppies can often get too excitable or too nervous which can prevent them from learning properly. Some dogs may need some basic training and a walk is ideal for teaching basic obedience in an enjoyable, non-stressful way. I incorporate training in on-lead, recall, and other commands using a positive method only.

So I am pleased to be able to offer bespoke individual walks, tailored for you and your dog’s exact requirements so that I can do my best to increase your dog’s enjoyment on his walks.

 Derek is a wonderful dog walker who takes dogs out on their own, which makes him particularly well suited for dogs who are nervous of other dogs or just need a bit more personal attention. – The Finchley Vet

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