In the US, prices are a bit more complex due to more various options.According to Angie’s list blog, it’s about to for a 15 to 20 minutes’ walk and to for 30 minutes to an hour.
Plus, if someone wants you to walk more than one dog, it usually adds $5 to $10 to the walk. Depending upon how prosperous your neighborhood is, and also upon the demand for dog walking, you may need to adjust your pricing, so don’t forget to do a little research.
And don’t forget to plan on having a discount for regular customers.
But before you put out that open sign and spread the word among your friends, there are some important things you’ll need to consider.
Running a Dog Walking Business While you’ll be spending a great deal of your working time walking dogs, a dog walking business is like any other business.
Like other small business owners, you’ll be required to wear a number of other hats—you’re in charge of invoices, banking, advertising and marketing, and the myriad of other tasks that keep a business running smoothly.
From the small things, such as answering the phone, returning calls and replying to emails, to the larger things like getting your taxes done, maintaining your website and creating and implementing advertising campaigns, the responsibility lies on your shoulders.
In order to do that, you should do a little benchmarking in order to know how much dog walking business owners of your area are charging for a walk.
In the UK for example, dog walkers charge an average £6 to £10 per dog for walks lasting 30 minutes to an hour.
But before that, you need to decide which legal structure is appropriate.
Lucky for you, we wrote a bunch of articles related to business structures in France, UK and the United-States.