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Dog Walking

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  • Instant Free PDF Certificate
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ABOUT THIS COURSE

Turn your love for dogs into a lucrative career with the know-how to launch and run your thriving dog-walking business

This in-depth course covers everything you need to know to start a successful career as a dog walker! You’ll expand your knowledge of dog training and psychology while gaining useful skills. Through this course, you will 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’LL LEARN

In this course, you’ll learn basic and advanced principles of dog walking, from equipment safety to breaking up dog fights. Our in-depth modules on training and psychology will keep your charges safe, and make dog walking a walk in the park! You’ll also find a full module covering the first aid that every pet professional must know. Finally, we teach you how to set up your own dog walking business, from finances to advertising. Overall, you will gain professional skills to boost your career by studying an internationally-recognized ICOES and CPD course.

This course is ideal for pet sitters, dog walkers and other professionals who want to impress their current clients and attract new ones. If you’re interested in turning your passion into a profitable career or gain a competitive edge over rival businesses through increased knowledge of animal behavior and business planning, then this is the course for you!

Anyone with an interest in working with animals can benefit from this course, from established dog walkers to those who are considering animal care as a career. Understanding the training, psychology, and correct de-escalation techniques can be valuable for dog owners, as well.

International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

To receive certification, you must:

  • Complete every page of the course
  • Pass the exams with a minimum score of 55% for each (each module includes a test based on key learning objectives in that study topic)

If you meet this criteria, your certificate of successful completion will be emailed to you immediately after you finish the course

You will also have the option to order a hard copy certificate directly from ICOES. (www.icoes.org)

This course is CPD/CE accredited. Our CPD accredited courses count towards the total of CPD hours to submit for your job role. CPD points are accepted and recognized by employers from both the public and private sectors, and academic institutions across the UK and internationally.

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

RECEIVE YOUR CERTIFICATE IN 4 SIMPLE STEPS

Step 1

Register

Follow the easy peasy enrollment process

Step 2

Study

Absorb and remember course content with our easy-to-follow, structured information and helpful illustrations. And yes - you can study anywhere, anytime, from any device

Step 3

Evaluations

Reinforce your learning with quizzes at the end of each module

Step 4

Certification

Once you’ve successfully completed your course and passed the exams, you’ll receive your certification. Congratulations on your amazing achievement!

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
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