Dog Walking and Pet Sitting - How to Start Your Own Business

About the Course

This two day theory based programme is designed to guide those wishing to set up a Dog Walking and Pet Sitting business. It will provide candidates with the foundation knowledge and skills necessary to give them the confidence to start a business and communicate with clients.

Day one covers self-evaluation, market research, marketing, defining services, price setting, training requirements, legislation, insurance, health and safety, occupational standards, terms and conditions, documentation and record keeping.

Day two includes a practical approach to facing clients, day to day procedures, animal health and safety, use of equipment, scheduling a typical day and factors which can effect dog walking/management.

We will also touch on home-boarding, housesitting and future training needs.

Entry Requirements

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in the course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments.

Course Dates

Saturday 15 April 2023 - Sunday 16 April 2023 (10:00am to 4:00pm)

£190 per person (10 places available)

For group bookings please contact Daisy Mitchell 01245 424287