Piddlehinton walk


Helping your Dog to lead a long, healthy and happy life.

Do you need someone who understands animals to take your dog out for some fresh air, exercise and a comfort break during the day?  I am an experienced dog walker who would love to meet you and your dog.  Fully insured and DBS checked. For a free consultation and walk to get to know you and your dog, please call me, send me an email or complete the contact form below.  

Areas covered include: Piddlehinton, Puddletown, Tolpuddle and Dorchester. 



You can choose what would best suit your particular dog: a group dog walk or a solo walk.  I also offer: home visits to let out your puppy and spend some play time with them and comfort and company visits for any age dog if you are out for a long day.

Group Walk - with a maximum of 4 dogs from £11.00

Two dogs from same family from £18.00 for a group walk

Solo Walk from £16.00

Puppy Visits from £8.00

Pet Home Visits from £8.00

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Let me introduce your dog to new friends, give them the opportunity to interact with other dogs and enjoy the scents and smells in our beautiful Dorset countryside.

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Walks are tailored to meet the requirements of your dog and ensure that they get the most from their time away from home.

Dorchester walk


Hello, I'm Amanda and have been walking dogs since I was about 8 years old - first Patch the Jack Russell, then Cindy the Toy Poodle, Sandy the yellow Lab and my favourite, Lassie, who was a Lab Collie cross.  None of them were ever mine; my parents wouldn't allow me to have a dog of my own.  We had cats and a hamster instead.  So I would pester our neighbours and friends to allow me to walk their dogs after school and at weekends.  They soon trusted me to walk them on my own.  I was the happiest dog walker around.

I left home and trained to be a nurse.  So with long hours and shift work having a dog of my own was still not an option.  Then when I went to Bath University, the campus was right next to the Bath Cats and Dogs Home - a rescue, rehabilitation and re-homing centre.  So I went back to ‘borrowing’ dogs to take for walks.  With like-minded friends we would walk several dogs at a time; dogs and students all enjoying fresh air and freedom.  What could be better?

Later, when I came back to my home county of Dorset, I was finally able to have my own dog - a beautiful Hungarian Vizsla, joined two years later by a sister from the same pairing. Two joyful energetic dogs, that never seemed to tire. Sadly we lost Wallace in 2019 when he was almost eleven, but we still have little Hattie.

I have studied Canine Behaviour and Canine First Aid, learning what wonderful creatures dogs are. This combined knowledge helps me to understand your dog and treat them with the same level of respect and care that you do.  I have also completed a City & Guilds course designed specifically for dog walkers.  I want to share my joy of being out in the fresh air with a group of dogs, with your dog.

Please contact me to arrange a free consultation and we can take your dog out for a walk and chat about what you need and what makes them happy.


Amanda at Piddles and Puddles is an absolute lifesaver! Our last dog walker cancelled without warning and one call to Amanda and everything sorted without any fuss or hassle at all, even with the short notice. Our varying shifts and sometimes last minute changes makes it difficult to find a good walker, but she deals with everything from us without an issue. Even better the dog adores her and we even get photos of our dog when out on a walk. The updates from the walk and overall communication is amazing. Cannot recommend Piddles and Puddles enough!  - Dave Thom, Google Review

Our large dog (GSD) loves her walks with Amanda . She gets so excited when she sees Amanda and is a very happy dog when she returns from her walks. Highly recommend. - Fiona Mc Carthy, Facebook Review

Amanda walked Gatzby for me for  5 consecutive days when I was on holiday. She came and met him before I went and he was very happy to see her again. I found Amanda to be trustworthy professional and very aware of each individual dogs behaviour and needs. I returned home to a very tired content dog who no longer jumps out of the car the minute the hatchback is opened. I would have no hesitation in recommending her and we will certainly be using her services again.  - Kim Simmons



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