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Pet Sitter Course for walkers and sitters

This course offers online certification for dog walkers, teaching them the real-world details of how to offer safe, reliable pet care in the client’s home. The course will teach you the hundreds of policies and procedures every professional dog walker needs to know to keep themselves and the pets in their care safe. The resources and training offered were developed to work within every dog walking company to help you grow the company you have always dreamed of.

IAP College

This part-time online Dog Walker Certificate Course will teach you how to become a dog walker, including important principles and practical step-by-step techniques for walking dogs and getting started in a career as a professional dog walker. This comprehensive course is self directed, which means you may study and complete assignments at times that are most convenient for you from the comfort of your own home.

Dog Biz

Dog Biz created the first ever course for dog walkers—the dogtec Dog Walking Academy—in 2004, in the San Francisco Bay Area. The course provides expert dog walking training, business tips, a hands on San Francisco dog walking field trip, a professional dog walking certification and much more. 

Canine Foundations

This course is specifically designed for Professional Dog Walkers, equipping them with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to set a higher standard in Professional Pet Care. Participants learn how to size, fit and utilize effective and humane equipment, improve their walk setups, problem shoot over-stimulation, multi-dog leash handling and implement key elements to enrich puppy visits.

Bravo Dog Training

Whether you’re a seasoned pet enthusiast or a newcomer to the world of dog care, this program is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills necessary to excel in the field of professional dog walking. The expert-led curriculum covers a wide array of topics, from understanding canine behavior and body language to mastering essential safety techniques and handling various breeds with confidence.