The Dog Walking Academy

Luke Moord (Owner of Nature of the Dog -GR Dog Walking Company) is taking his Dog Walking Academy class this Thursday through Sunday!  This class will enable him to obtain a dog walking certification. This certification will help Nature of the Dog provide Grand Rapids with the most professional dog walking service available. Information on the Dog Walking Academy is below!

The Dog Walking Academy

An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. Expand your knowledge of canine behavior, learn new pack-management techniques and fight protocols, and go through the A-Z of running and marketing a dog walking business.

What You Will Learn
Pack management | dog communication & body language | aggression in all its forms: what it means, how to prevent it, and what to do about it | safety and fight protocols | basic training: build reliable sits, recalls, and polite leash behavior | client and dog screening | public relations | small business practices | liability protection | marketing | increasing profits | legalizing your business

The course is taught through lecture, video analysis, demos, hands-on exercises, and fieldtrips.

This is a professional course for adults 18 years and older.

What You Get
  • Professional dog walking certification
  • First Aid certification
  • 24 CPDT CEUs

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