News Archive News and articles from The Dog Walker and our franchisees 1 2 3 Best Dog Walking Business - Yorkshire 04 Jul 2021 Founder Richie Barlow and his team celebrate success at the Pet Products and Services Awards 2021. Businessman wants to help young people 29 Apr 2021 A successful Wetherby businessman has spoken after winning a five figure sum in compensation from a council for the childhood abuse he experienced while in its care. Success for second year! 16 Jul 2020 The Dog Walker is named Pet Wellbeing Specialist 2020 for Yorkshire! A round of apaws for The Dog Walker! 24 Jun 2019 The Dog Walker has been named “Pet Wellbeing Specialist of the Year 2019” by LUXlife Magazine in this years awards! HGV DRIVER SWAPS LORRIES FOR LEADS 16 Jan 2018 An animal loving heavy goods vehicle driver is the latest new franchisee to join award-winning business The Dog Walker. The Dog Walker makes senior appointment 29 Jun 2015 Ben is taking over the Ilkley area franchise and plans to expand the daily dog walks and dog and cat boarding he offers, as well as taking a leading role in the business, working alongside founder and managing director - Richie Womersley. Awards 2015 13 May 2015 The Dog Walker scoops Best Small Company award. The company founded in 2006 by Richie Womersley fought off tough competition to come top of its category at the prestigious awards ceremony that scours Harrogate and district for the best business talent. Bigger and bigger 27 Apr 2015 The Dog Walker expands with new Castleford franchise Sniffing out new territory 02 Oct 2014 UK wide pet care service 'The Dog Walker' makes two major appointments with the launch of its first franchise outside of Yorkshire and a new franchise in Silsden, West Yorkshire. Shock no more! 23 Feb 2014 Shock no more!