Where: Multiple Locations
Duration: 4 days: Th & F evening, all day 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.
|San Francisco, CA||3/20-23|
|SF Permit Info||3/26-30|
|New York City, NY||4/24-27|
|San Diego, CA||3/13-16|
|Ann Arbor, MI||4/17-20|
|Grand Rapids, MI||7/31-8/3|
Check back for additional 2014 dates in Boston, and New Hampshire.
See Dog Walking Academy photos on Flickr
Is it for you? Read Dog Walking For A Living (article)
Want to save money on everything you need for a successful dog walking business? Check out our discounted Business Success Packages.