Why Choose Us

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Our Purpose

At Release the Hounds, everything we do is based on our purpose that “a well-walked dog is a happier dog.” Through regular exercise and socialization, we believe every dog will become a more fulfilled and better behaved member of their family.

The relationships we form with our clients and their dogs are at the heart of what makes Release The Hounds successful. We recognize that caring for the family dog is a privilege that comes with great responsibility, and we continually strive to offer an experience that promotes their well being, and your peace of mind.

Why Choose Us?

Release the Hounds is proud to be the most recommended and reviewed dog walking company in Canada. Here are just a few of the reasons we’ve been chosen by thousands to care for their furry member of the family:

Thousands of Satisfied Pet Parents

With thousands of satisfied clients, we’ve earned a solid reputation as the most recommended and reviewed dog care company in Canada. But don’t take our word for it, check out some of the videos clients like you have done for us!

Safety in Every Step!

Release the Hounds is committed to infusing every aspect of our services with safety to ensure your pup is well looked after. Each member of our team is bonded and certified, and we have implemented vigorous safety protocols and technologies whether your loved one is out on a walk or staying overnight. Rest assured, your pup will be well taken care of, loved and… safe.

Experienced and Trained

Each of our dog walking and boarding team members undergoes a rigorous and ongoing training program, DogForceU. They are also bonded, insured, and have had criminal background checks. Our high safety standards of safety are in place to give you peace of mind, knowing your dog is getting the care they deserve.

We Will Love Your Dog

We absolutely love dogs and are passionate about their wellbeing! We promise that your dog will be treated with the respect they deserve and have a ton of good, old-fashioned fun while in our care.

We Provide Whole Dog Well-Being

At Release the Hounds we want to make sure you and your dog are covered for all of your dogs’ needs. Whether it be dog walking, dog boarding, or a training program with Canine Connection Training, we have your pups needs covered.

Dogtastically Happy Guarantee

We’re so positive that you’ll love Release the Hounds, we stand by our claim. Check out our Dogtastically Happy Guarantee.

Believers in GPS

We are the only dog walking company in Canada to use GPS in both our vehicles and as optional collars. This additional level of safety and visibility of knowing where our pups are at any given time is the gold standard from an industry leading pet care company.

The Right Walk for Every Dog

Each dog is different and has different needs. That is why we have numerous walk options to ensure that your pup is getting the walk that is right for them. From private to group, varied locations across the Lower Mainland to length of time; we have something that fits your beloved dog, and your schedule.

Big is Beautiful

Each day we live by our motto of “No Dog Left Behind”. With our advanced scheduling system and extensive team, we will always have a back-up walker or boarder available if one of our team members is sick, on vacation, or injured. That’s our commitment to you.

We Think Before We Act

Our Sustainability Philosophy

At Release the Hounds we are committed to meeting, and when possible, exceeding our social responsibilities and to building a sustainable, valued company.

Environmental Sustainability

We will use environmentally “friendly” products, such as biodegradable doggy bags, whenever feasible.

We will source products locally where possible to lessen our carbon footprint.

We will consider the environment at all times regarding our vehicle usage. Our goal is to maximize our route density, thereby continually shortening our route lengths and the time we spend on the road.

Social Sustainability

We encourage positive relationships and will respect and value all those we interact with.

We will care for and invest in our team in both their professional and personal development.

We will be a company that is a “net giver, not taker” in the communities in which we operate. We will strive to make a difference in the local, and national, pet community.

Financial Sustainability

We will strive to be a profitable company that balances the financial needs of our stakeholders against the environmental impact our company creates.

We will use financial analysis to accurately portray the value and impact our company creates in operating our business.