This four day professional program for dog walkers covers everything from aggression, body language, pack management, fight protocols, and safety issues to client and dog screening, liability protection, and successful business practices. The program includes lecture, discussion, video analysis, hands-on work, and fieldtrips with a pack. All participants receive dog first aid certification as part of the curriculum. Dog Walking Certification exams are optional. This course is appropriate for both new and established dog walkers, as well as daycare employees and owners, and dog trainers wishing to add walking to their services. Class size limited.
Instructors Veronica Boutelle and Kim Moeller (West Coast) and Denise Mazzola (East Coast) offer a professional program for a growing profession.