Professional Dog Mum

When I first got Des I remember holding him & telling him “I’ll never let anything bad happen to you”. I know what you are thinking… “Lord that’s a bit melodramatic babe.” but I meant it. I was fully invested in making sure that he (and now Jupiter) would have the best life possible.

So I started  Walks & Borks. It was a way we didnt have to be miserable. I didnt have to work in an awful office job that gave me anxiety and made be feel guilty for leaving them and they could get out of the house, experience the world, go swimming and running, make friends, pee on anything they wanted and spend time with me.

I nerd out on everything pet related and want that for other people. And I know not everyone can up and start a pet care biz (I had been doing it for 8+ years prior to W&B’s as a contractor) but thats why I’m here. Think of me as your pets cool Aunt! Being a Professional Dog Mum means I’m here to support you and your relationship with your pet and look after them when you have to go be a boss bitch.


The boys

Desmodus, most commonly known as Des

Desmodus, most commonly known as Des

Chief Bork Officer

He’s perfect. He’s beautiful. He looks like Linda Evangelista. He’s a model.
Des is the stay at every wedding expo/open day we attend. H’es the gentlest Shar Pei you ever did meet. Overall the goodest boi in all the land.



Treats Manager

This kids gets tired from moving from his bed to the couch. 10/10 sleepy sausage.  


Shannon came to our house and met our baby boy and straight away we knew she was the real deal. She was so kind, passionate & obviously loved dogs. She gave us some really simple tricks to stop our Big Boy from detroying our house & also some tricks to make walking him easier too.
We found that her approach of “kindness” over “telling off” to train your dog was something we hadn’t come across with other dog trainers.
Shannon really cares about your pooch & wants desperately for you and your baby to live cohesively & have more fun together. She’s a real gem & and I can’t recommend her enough.
Thanks Shannon, looking forward to our next session.”
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Stephanie Gorton

I highly recommend Shannon as a pet wedding attendant. I contacted her about 10 days before my wedding in a state of panic after my original plans fell through. I’m very particular when it comes to my furbaby. Shannon quickly put my fears and anxiety to rest after in depth phone calls, meet and greets and a play date. Her calm and positive personality was an absolute godsend on the day. I didnt have to worry about my Rusty who was ring bearer, dog of honour AND apart of our wedding photos.

Shannons highest priority was always our dogs welfare and happiness. Nothing was too much trouble and she followed the requested schedule and feeding routines immaculately. Rusty was so relaxed with Shannon despite all the activity of a wedding and she just has a way with dogs. I would never hesitate to recommend Shannon to anyone and everyone. 

Janelle & Donny

Shannon was incredible looking after our dog Murphy while we partied! She clearly loves animals and they love her – Murphy was so happy with her around! It was real peace of mind having her look after him and we knew he was having just as much fun as we were. Thank you!’-


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Want to know more about how I can help your dog get the most out of life? Schedule a call with me to find out more about my doggy adventures, pet chaperone services or how I can get the most out of your dog with pet training.

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Weekends: 8am – 5pm
Holidays: Closed


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