Where: Multiple Locations
Duration: 3 or 4 days, depending on location (either Th & F evening and all day Sat & Sun OR all day F, Sat, Sun)
Size: Limited to 16 students
An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior, learn new pack-management techniques and fight protocols, and go through the A-Z of running and marketing a dog walking business.
What You Will Learn
Pack management | dog communication & body language | aggression in all its forms: what it means, how to prevent it, and what to do about it | safety and fight protocols | basic training: build reliable sits, recalls, and polite leash behavior | client and dog screening | public relations | small business practices | liability protection | marketing | increasing profits | legalizing your business
The course is taught through lecture, video analysis, demos, hands-on exercises, and fieldtrips.
This is a professional course for adults 18 years and older.
|Ann Arbor, MI||4/23-26|
|Auckland, New Zealand||5/15-17|
|Grand Rapids, MI||7/30-8/2|
|New York City, NY||4/9-12|
|Salt Lake City, UT||3/19-22|
|San Diego, CA||6/4-7|
|San Francisco, CA||2/19-22|
|SF Permit Info||2/26-3/1|
|Sao Paulo, Brazil||11/13-15|
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Is it for you? Read Dog Walking For A Living (article)
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