FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)


PawWhy is dog walking important?

The walks are designed to allow the dogs to use the senses they were designed for. For that reason we choose areas that have a lot of variety and continue to research new areas. We vary the walks as much as possible to give the maximum stimulation, rather than plodding along the same route each time. By providing the variation, it will reduce boredom which can lead to several behaviour issues such as hyperactivity & chewing.

PawWill my dog be off lead?

Only if you have given us permission to do so. Dogs will only be allowed off lead once we have established a relationship with them and when we feel confident that they will return when called.

PawWhy choose Holybrooks?

  • Comprehensive understanding of each dog
  • We are first aid trained for canines
  • Fully insured
  • Each member of staff is police checked
  • Small groups
  • Safe transportation


PawCan all of the family attend a course?

The more of the household who can attend a course the better! If everyone has the same information, can learn, practise and have help at the same time, the more consistent your training will be for your dog. Children are welcome to come to the course, but would be best suited for 5 years+ to prevent distracting the dogs and adults from concentrating.

PawIs there an age restriction for dogs?

Dogs should be over 16 weeks of age to have sufficient stamina and concentration for an hour long course. The distance we cover isn’t too far as we will stop and practise exercises along the way. There is no upper age limit to attending.