Do you dream about spending your day with dogs but are not sure where to start? Start or grow your pet care business today!

The dog*tec Dog Walking Academy is a multi-day professional certification workshop for new and existing dog walkers, daycare professionals and pet sitters interested in expanding their dog knowledge and growing their business. Stand out to clients and set yourself apart from the competition.

Join us from June 22-24, 2018 in Kalamazoo for this in-depth professional workshop on safety and fight prevention, pet first aid, canine learning and body language, basic manners training, and best business practices.

What you learn:

  • Dog communication and body language
  • Managing multiple dogs on walks and in play groups
  • Safety and fight protocols
  • Understanding and addressing aggression
  • Basic manners training: make your job easier and add value for clients
  • Best business practices: getting started; liability protection; setting policies, services and rates; client screening; and marketing
  • Canine first aid

What you get:

  • Professional dog walking certification with national brand recognition
  • Canine first aid certification
  • The Business of Dog Walking book by Veronica Boutelle
  • 24 continuing education units for CPDTs

Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business or grow an existing business.