Dog Walkers provide a valuable service to the City
    and County of San Francisco. People rely on dog
    walkers to provide professional, conscientious dog             
    care while they are at work. In order for these services
    to meet the needs of the public and provide safety and
    companionship to the dogs, San Francisco Animal Care
    and Control has developed a list of guidelines, which we
    strongly recommend all dog walkers adhere to.

    1. * Each walker must have a maximum number of
    six dogs per walk.

    2. Each dog must wear a current dog license and

    3. Each dog must have verification of current

    4. Walker must clean up feces left by dogs and
    carry a container for clean up at all times.

    5. Walker must have one leash present for each
    dog in the group, and use leashes in on-leash areas.

    6. Dogs must be transported in safe, well-ventilated
    vehicles in a manner that prevents injury or

    7. Dogs must be safely and properly restrained in open
    vehicles to prevent injury.

    8. Walkers must use only handling methods and
    equipment that are humane and in compliance with
    state and local law.

*SF PRODOG recommends a maximum of 8 dogs per
walk & this number is currently under review by
Animal Welfare Commission.
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