Dog Walking

Everything you need to know to start a successful career in dog walking

Dog Walking

Everything you need to know to start a successful career in dog walking

  • Fully understand how to keep dogs safe through reading body language, stopping fights before they start
  • From naming your business to setting up advertising, we guide you through the process of starting, and running, a thriving business
  • Study wherever, whenever – all you need is a computer, phone or tablet and an internet connection!
$99
  • 95% recommend
  • Fully accredited by ICOES
  • Free PDF Certificate
  • 14 days money back guaranteed
  • 50 online study hours

95% THUMBS UP 95% of students recommend our courses

FULLY ACCREDITED All our courses are accredited by ICOES

FREE PDF CERTIFICATE You can prove your commitment with a certificate upon completion

14 DAYS MONEY BACK If our course isn't for you, you have 14 days to claim your money back guarantee

30 ONLINE STUDY HOURS You have 90 days to complete the course and one year to start it

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • This in-depth course covers everything you need to know to start a successful career as a dog walker!
  • Expand your knowledge of dog training and psychology while gaining useful skills.
  • Learn how to safely interact with all temperaments of dogs, from reading body language to calming anxiety.
  • Take your love of dogs and turn it into a money-making business!
  • Working towards an accredited course will show your customers that you’re the best person for the job.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Professional skills to boost your career by studying an internationally-recognized ICOES and CPD course.
  • Basic and advanced principles of dog walking, from equipment safety to breaking up dog fights.
  • Training and psychology that will keep your charges safe, and make dog walking a walk in the park!
  • A full module covering the first aid that every pet professional must know.
  • How to set up your own dog walking business, from finances to advertising.

ABOUT THE COURSE

  • This in-depth course covers everything you need to know to start a successful career as a dog walker!
  • Expand your knowledge of dog training and psychology while gaining useful skills.
  • Learn how to safely interact with all temperaments of dogs, from reading body language to calming anxiety.
  • Take your love of dogs and turn it into a money-making business!
  • Working towards an accredited course will show your customers that you’re the best person for the job.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Professional skills to boost your career by studying an internationally-recognized ICOES and CPD course.
  • Basic and advanced principles of dog walking, from equipment safety to breaking up dog fights.
  • Training and psychology that will keep your charges safe, and make dog walking a walk in the park!
  • A full module covering the first aid that every pet professional must know.
  • How to set up your own dog walking business, from finances to advertising.

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR

  • Pet sitters, dog walkers and other professionals who want to impress their current clients and attract new ones.
  • Anyone interested in turning their passion into a profitable career.
  • Those wanting to gain a competitive edge over rival businesses through increased knowledge of animal behavior and business planning.

HOW IT WILL HELP YOU

  • Learn more about dog behavior and training, allowing you to take your dog walking to the next level.
  • Lifetime learning contributes to mental health, broadening your skills and knowledge.
  • ICOES certification makes you stand out of the crowd, and assures dog owners that you are the best option.

COURSES MODULES

Module 1: The Fundamentals Of Dog Walking
  • 1.1 Safety First – For Pooches and People
  • 1.2 Entering and Leaving Homes Securely
  • 1.3 Your Responsibilities
  • 1.4Complying with the Law
Module 2: Advanced Principles Of Dog Walking
  • 2.1 Be Prepared
  • 2.2 Reading Body Language
  • 2.3 Understanding Aggression
  • 2.4 The Dynamics of Dog Fights
Module 3: Training & Psychology
  • 3.1 Reward Based Training
  • 3.2 Recognizing Bad Habits
  • 3.3 Teach an Old Dog New Tricks
  • 3.4 Dealing with Fear
Module 4: First Aid
  • 4.1 On the Spot Diagnosis
  • 4.2 Vomiting and Diarrhea
  • 4.3 Poisoning
  • 4.4 Cuts, grazes, wounds and burns
  • 4.5 Breaks and Fractures
  • 4.6 Shock
  • 4.7 When you’ll need to involve a vet
  • 4.8 Your First Aid Kit
Module 5: Setting Up Your Business
  • 5.1Research Time
  • 5.2 Finances and Insurance
  • 5.3 Regulations
  • 5.4 Get Creative with Services to Drive Business
  • 5.5 Advertising & Marketing

36548 STUDENTS

126 COUNTRIES

5960 HAPPY PETS IN 2017

15497 COURSES ENROLLED IN 2017

OUR COURSES HAVE BEEN WRITTEN BY PURR-FESSIONALS

Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS

Dr Pippa Elliott, BVMS MRCVS, is a veterinarian with 27 years' experience in companion animal practice.

As a child, Pippa was pony-mad and can't remember a time when she didn't want to be a vet.

She started volunteering at her local clinic at the age of 14, and it was a dream come true when she was accepted for vet school.

She graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK.

Her knowledge and dedication has helped transform the lives of thousands of students and pets from around the world.

GETTING YOUR CERTIFICATE IS AS EASY AS IT LOOKS:

Step 1

Registration

Follow the easy registration process to enrol in your course today.

Step 2

Study

Absorb course content easily with clearly structured information, helpful illustrations and hands on video tutorials. Study anywhere, anytime that suits you within your course duration.

Step 3

Assessment

Reinforce new learning with assessment of important points at the end of each module.

Step 4

Certification

On completion, receive your certificate which confirms your achievement.

ADDITIONAL COURSE INFO

HOW DOES IT WORK?

  • Once you sign up for the course you will have 12 months to activate it. Once activated, you have 90 days to learn about living with ageing pets and how to care for them
  • The course will only take about 30 hours to complete. From the minute you start the course you will begin to learn the skills you need to be a dog walker plus what you need to do to successfully set up your business
  • You can set your own pace of study because it is completely online and available on any device. You can study anytime, anywhere so there's no pressure. These are some of the reasons that Holly and Hugo are the perfect partners for busy people
  • At the end of each module is an exam to pass to make sure you have fully taken in each stage. These modules are easy to understand and, therefore, easy to remember. You can revisit the material for a refresher if you want to look something up
  • Once the course is completed, all modules saved and exams passed you will be able to download your pdf certificate. You’ll be also eligible to apply for an ICOES hard copy certificate

WHAT SUPPORT WILL I GET DURING THE COURSE

  • Our courses are designed to be easy to use without the need to download material. Should you need any assistance, we have a help centre available in your student area 24/7 or you can contact our awesome Customer Support team during the working hours. We're just a phone call or email away.
  • From time to time, we also organize live webinars with a vet which you can join in and have any queries or questions professionally answered to help you enjoy a better understanding of animals.

COURSE ACCREDITATION

  • Holly and Hugo is a professional company with an international team of experts, including veterinary surgeons, compiling the courses. The main veterinarians involved in our courses are Pippa Elliott BVMS MRCVS who graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK, and has 27 years' experience and Deborah Shore DVM, who graduated from Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine
  • You will be getting up-to-date information from experienced professionals so you can be confident the advice is credible
  • In return for your dedication, you can receive a certificate of study
  • Holly & Hugo courses are accredited by ICOES, the International Council for Online Education Standards, assuring our students our commitment to high standards of online education

CAREER PATH

  • Surrogate carers, dog walkers, pet sitters and anyone who works or volunteers with dogs can learn better techniques for controlling and looking after them
  • Studying an accredited course will give professionals a competitive advantage over their rivals
  • Certification will prove to employers that you are serious in your wish to land a dream job with animals

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