Welcome to Darwin's Dog Walking & Pet Services

A bespoke, tailor-made service for dog and pet-owners in Derby and the surrounding area

Offering the very best in customer service, Darwin's Dog Walking & Pet Services offer a solution to pet owners who are unable to give their pets the time they need to be healthy, happy and easy to live with. We want all clients to feel secure in the knowledge that they are leaving their pet or pets in the hands of someone who puts their care and happiness as a top priority, resulting in happy pets and therefore happy owners.


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Latest news, articles, reviews and suggested walks
New Walking Route – Borrowash to Elvaston Castle

The first of a series of walks that take about an hour, are dog friendly and (most importantly of all) have poo bins on the way! This is a relatively low-impact walk, of 4.18 miles and taking (without any stops) around an hour and a quarter. The route travels past the old Derby canal route which is currently being restored…

Socialisation – The Benefits

There is a common misconception that a professional dog walker is hired just to do the simple act of walking a dog when their owner is unable to, in order for the dog to get the exercise is needs to be a happy, healthy companion. However, there are many other outcomes which arise from a dog being walked, and therefore…

Friendly & Reliable

Pet Care Services
  • Full Public Liability Insurance
  • Canine First Aid Trained
  • CRB Checked
  • Free Consultations
  • Available 7 Days a Week

Services We Offer

Individual walks in your local arealearn more
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Keeping Your Pets

Healthy, Happy & Safe!

As dog owners, we know that dogs (and all pets) can be fun, rewarding, a source of joy and entertainment, your companion and your friend. We also know that they can also be demanding, time-consuming and that meeting your pet's needs can be tricky, especially if (like us) you are trying to juggle work, family, friends, and your own free time. Leaving your beloved pet at home all day when you are at work is often a choice we are forced, rather than chose to make. Not everyone has the luxury of being able to nip home from work at lunch to let their dog out, feed their cat, rabbits, or other small pet. It might be the case that you are simply unable to do the things that pets need, due to an accident which means you unable to take your dog out for a walk. You may be sick or recovering from an illness which means you need assistance. If any of this feels familiar, we are here to help!

Meet The Team

at Darwin's Dog Walking & Pet Services
James Ward

James Ward

Dog Walker

Works with Darwin’s Dog Walking and Pet Services, helping to walk dogs, feed cats, feed fish, let puppies out and all other pet-related needs.

Jessica Kilmurray

Jessica Kilmurray

Owner and founder

The founder and owner of Darwin’s Dog Walking and Pet Services. I pride myself on my professionalism, customer care, reliability and excellent customer service!

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