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Creating positive opportunities to engage with commercial dog walkers. Guidance for Access and National Park Authorities in Scotland.

Creating positive opportunities to engage with commercial dog walkers. Guidance for Access and National Park Authorities in Scotland.

Informed by workshops for commercial dog walkers and evaluation questionnaires gathered at the events (held by Scottish Natural Heritage in 2013), this guidance is aimed at those working in Access and National Park Authorities. It aims to help others by Raising awareness of commercial dog walking business practices and providing insight into what their clients require; Highlighting the potential for displacing unwanted behaviours to other sites or areas; Suggesting ways to add value to responsible dog walking businesses; Developing their role as advocates and ambassadors for responsible access with other dog walkers. A full report of the events has also been published Commercial dog walkers in the outdoors: Attitudes, engagement and opportunities. Project summary, evaluation and recommendations. >

Further information can be found on the Scottish Outdoor Access Code website.

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Format : 8 pages; 463KB
Published in 2015

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