7 Tips for your 'Welcome Woof'

As an owner, we understand the first question that pops into your head is “why would I leave my dog with a stranger?” The answer is, you don’t.

BorrowMyDoggy takes safety very seriously, and we’re all about getting to know each other well before a dog is borrowed. Just as you you would with a friend, family member, kennel or dog walker, it's really important people get to know each other well and ensure everyone is happy.

The first step towards this is what we call the ‘Welcome Woof’ - a meet and greet for the owner, borrower, and dog to get to know each other. Often people meet several times before the borrower takes care of the dog alone, and sometimes even do house visits since matches are local.

Here's a quick video with 7 tips to ensure your ‘Welcome Woof’ runs as smoothly as possible.

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