Best part about being a dog walker: "Learning about dog behaviour, how to connect with them, and making the walk one of the best parts of their day!"
Birthday: March 22
Best part about being a dog walker: "Getting to spend your day outside and receive endless doggy love."
Disclaimer: Our name is meant to be a lighthearted pun on dog moms. We in no way view anyone who works for us to be any form of the derogatory meaning of "bitch", nor do we intend to evoke feelings of anger on your part for anyone who is associated with the company. All of our walkers are called Dog Walkers.
This company is owned and operated by a handful of inclusive, cross-sectional feminists and feminist allies who think they're funny and we absolutely do not discriminate against hiring/extending contracts or offering our services to people of colour, the LGBTQ community, or any other marginalised group. We also hire men.
D O G W A L K E R S
Birthday: July 27
Best part about being a dog walker: "Unconditional love all day."
Birthday: July 30
Best part about being a dog walker: "Every dog's face when you return from a walk, just sheer joy. That's when you know you've succeeded!"
Before joining the bwd team in 2016, Monika was busy growing a Marketing and Public Relations background as an international event supervisor which helped her develop strong interpersonal and multitasking skills.
Monika's role with bwd is "Miracle Worker". She is Stephanie's right hand and does an incredible job. She is responsible for managing the admin team and maintaining direct communication with clients to ensure satisfaction and success.
Monika is in charge of client relations, the invoicing process, and organising bwd's internal databases and keeping financial records. She brings Stephanie's ideas into being and makes sure that new ideas are functional.
Birthday: June 18
Best part about being a dog walker: "I love the freedom of working outside; it makes their day and mine better."
Birthday: April 4
Best part about working for bwd:
"Seeing [the dogs'] never ending excitement living life carefree and in the moment. They encourage me to do the same."
Birthday: October 12
Best part about being a dog walker: "Being able to enjoy nature's beauty on a daily basis with doggy companions. It's such a satisfying and rewarding experience."
Birthday: August 7
Best part about being a dog walker:
"Getting to walk around and be outside all day."
Birthday: December 16
Best part about working for bwd: "Getting to practice my dog handling skills."
Joy has a background in child and human psychology. Before joining the bwd team in 2017, Joy spent a few years working with kids with Autism and rehabilitating children with behavioural disorders.
Joy has modified these skills to fit her passion: understanding and teaching canine psychology and behaviour. She had help with the transition as an apprentice with Pet Intel. She is also now the proud Owner of Neurocanine Compromise.
Joy's role with bwd is to apply behavioural analysis and intervention when running our staff orientation days in order to help them better understand, communicate and reinforce correct automatic canine behaviours in accordance with bwd's policies and procedures.
Best part about being a dog walker: "Getting to lose weight while working."
Birthday: September 14
Best part about being a dog walker: "Getting to hang out in the fresh air with cute pups while getting exercise! Win, win, win."
Canine BEhaviour consultant
Stephanie has a background in child care and customer service. She takes care of making the day as efficient as possible. She approves all appointments, meets every single new client and dog, and knows everyone by name.
She started the business in order to spend more time at home with her own dog and then uncovered some dormant ambition!
She is committed to providing the best, most reliable, and highest quality service. She trains Dog Walkers, conducts quality control checks, and makes sure that bwd runs smoothly and grows!
Stephanie's strength is in creative problem solving and coming up with fun ideas.
Birthday: December 9
Best part about being a dog walker: "Getting to spend time with dogs and seeing their excitement when they see you arrive."
A D M I N I S T R A T I V E S T A F F
S U P E R V I S O R S
Birthday: September 23
Best part about being a dog walker: "People's reactions when I tell them! Oh, and spending time with dogs."
Birthday: October 1
Best part about being a dog walker: "Helping fur babies get the exercise and love they need while their owners are hard at work!"