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.
|San Francisco, CA||7/31-8/3|
|SF Permit Info||11/13-16|
|New York City, NY||11/13-16|
|San Diego, CA||11/6-9|
|Grand Rapids, MI||7/31-8/3|
2015 dates will be posted by mid October. Check back, or email us and we'll automatically send you dates for your preferred location(s) when they're confirmed.
2015 locations will include:
Ann Arbor, MI
Grand Rapids, MI
New York City, NY
Salt Lake City, UT
San Diego, CA
San Francisco, CA
Sao Paulo, BR
See Dog Walking Academy photos on Flickr
Is it for you? Read Dog Walking For A Living (article)
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