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Membership includes:

Membership of PDWA professional trade association for 1 or 2 years.
PDWA membership card and/or Certificate (Corporate subscriptions receive certificate only)
Copy of our Membership Best Practice Guidelines & Compliancy Code to pin on your staff notice board
Dog walking business plan - start from fresh or give your existing business a health check
Dog walking business risk assessment method statement template
Access to our online exclusive forum, chat to other businesses for business advice / information or just general chat with like minded folk
Use of PDWA Verified Member Site Seal on your letter heads / websites - PLEASE DO NOT USE OUR LOGO
Website listing on our Directory / Find Me A Dog Walker page
Inclusion on our unique database to support and be supported by other local dog walking businesses
Discount codes and/or referrals for online professional training and development courses; business insurance; vehicle insurance; dog walking business software; poop bags

Current special offers:

Sorry - currently no discounts available :(

Membership level options available:

  • Individual - 1 year £60.00
  • New Business Start-up pack with 1 year membership - includes the paperwork you need to start your dog walking business plus 1 year membership - £79.00
  • Partnership -  for 2 - 1 year £112.50
  • Corporate memberships - your entire business and employees included, prices vary dependent upon number of employees - from £168.75
  • Documentation Pack - the paperwork you need for your dog walking business, available to members and non-members (excludes membership) - £49.00
Or - you can purchase a 2 year membership subscription from £90.00, saving yourself some money.

Our New Business Start-up + Annual Membership option includes all the benefits of the individual membership PLUS a start up document package

Dog walking business forms / documentation pack templates:
  • Terms and Conditions of Engagement (client contract)
  • Client Registration form
  • Vet permission form
  • Key entrustment form
  • Risk Assessment & Method Statement
  •  Incident report form
  • Checklist
  • Letterhead
  • Simple book keeping pack
MS templates. Insert your own business details. All items Copyright 2018.
Available for download after checkout. 

PDWA Membership subscription checkout information: 
We accept all major debit/credit cards, PayPal, bank transfer / direct debit and cheque payment. 

Bank transfer - please select "Invoice Me" payment option at the checkout. Payment information will be included on your Order Acknowledgement email as well as in the Members Area once you have set up your account and log back in.

Direct debit payment option available for subscriptions of £60.00 or over, direct debit provider is Go Cardless Ltd, with payment spread over 3 months. Please select "Invoice Me"  payment option at the checkout. Direct Debit registration information will be included on your Order Acknowledgement email as well as in the Members Area once you have set up your account and log back in.


Please note - Within one working day of receipt of payment / notification confirming completion of direct debit mandate you will receive 3 system emails: Order Acknowledgement providing details on what to do next; Account initiation letting you know that your members area account has been created where you can edit your public profile, download your documents* and which documents we need to see to verify your membership; and account password link. Thank you!
*We must activate your Members Area account before you can download documents.

How we process your membership application:

All PDWA memberships are verified by ourselves, for this we need to see evidence of the following documents.
Business insurance (plus employers’ liability insurance if you have any helpers/volunteers or employees) plus any one of the following:
HMRC acknowledgement that you are self-employed (Unique Tax Reference / UTR) or HMRC employers' reference
Letter of confirmation of the same from your accountant
Disclosure service verification if you have not yet registered with HMRC
Certificate of incorporation if you are a limited company;
Within one working day of receipt of payment you will receive an Order Acknowledgement requesting the above documents together with detailed information about how and where to send them.
Once the verification process is complete we will send out your full membership pack, usually within 15 working days from verification
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Tel: 07476 041811
Professional Dog Walkers Association
27 Mearns Walk
Aberdeenshire AB30 1FA
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