Dog Walking Pet Sitting

Dog Walking

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QLS-02022

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1 Day Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Course

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Dog Walking Pet Sitting Course

Course Price:  £165

(Course cost is all inclusive of tutoring fees, assessments, materials and courses registration)


Continued Professional Development

This course counts for 8 hours Continued Professional Development (CPD)

With the one day dog walking and pet sitting course, students will have the chance to learn everything thing they need to know about this lucrative business. This course is done one on one with a tutor, so the individual has the time to gain a deeper understanding of the topic at hand and to learn everything they can over the course of a single day.


1 Day Dog Walking Pet Sitting Course Course Details:

This includes more than the art of dog walking, and taking care of animals in your care. You’ll also gain some deeper insight into what dogs need, and what a person should anticipate in this field. The course in intensive and does require a full day for an individual to gain enough of an understanding to succeed in the industry.

Essential Skills

Through the course, students will also have a chance to learn some essential skills and techniques that will continue to aid them in the years to come. This includes:

  • Superior customer service skills and dealing with customers on a regular basis.
  • The proper way to walk individual animals, and how to walk a group at one time.
  • The appropriate way to transport the animals of your clients.
  • Equipment that is essential for your business, along with items that will make the job easier.
  • The opportunities and responsibilities you have if you enter the dog walking and pet sitting industry.

For those who need to add to their Continued Professional Development hours, this course does count for eight hours.

Hands on Experience

Hands on experience is a requirement of the course. As part of the one on one training, the instructor will have at least two dogs that require pick up, drop off, and walking at the same time. This is to ensure that you’ll have the experience of working with more than a single animal at a time, so you have a better chance to succeed.

Safety is another section that is touched on in this course. The instructor will take the time to give the student a deeper understanding of how to read warning signs with canines, and what can be done in order to avoid bites and one of the animals attacking another. This keeps everyone in your care safe. If something does happen, the course explores the best approach to take in order to prevent injuries from becoming worse, and to reduce the risk of suffering a devastating loss of life.

It is important to remember that while pet sitters and dog walkers do have an incredible job that allows them to spend time with canines, it isn’t the only option there is. When the student finishes the course, they will understand this and will have a foundation of knowledge that they will have a chance to begin building their business from. Even those who are simply interested in working with dogs in general, or just want to enhance the experience they have with their own animals in the home will find this course is one that they won’t want to miss.


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Course Price:  £165

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