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Pet Sitting and Dog Walking

(6 students)

This course includes:

04:20:00 hours

CPD Accreditation

12 units

Full lifetime access

Access on mobile and TV

Certificate of completion

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Learning Outcomes:

  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of pet behaviour and communication to ensure effective and safe pet care.
  • Acquire the ability to assess pet health and provide basic first aid if required.
  • Knowledge of pet nutrition and feeding regimes to ensure appropriate dietary requirements are met.
  • Learn to plan and organise schedules for pet sitting and dog walking activities to ensure timely and efficient delivery of services.
  • Enhance communication and customer service crafts to manage client expectations and needs effectively.
  • Develop problem-solving and decision-making abilities to handle unexpected situations in pet care.
  • Improve time management and prioritisation ability to manage multiple tasks and clients concurrently.
  • Gain entrepreneurial aptitudes to build and grow a successful pet care business.

Course Description:

The Pet Sitting and Dog Walking course is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the responsibilities and requirements of pet sitting and dog walking. The course covers the essential aspects of caring for pets, including feeding, walking, and administering medications. Participants will also learn about the importance of ensuring the safety and well-being of pets under their care. The course also covers essential business practices, including setting rates, managing schedules, and building a loyal client base. This course is suitable for individuals who are passionate about animal care and want to start their own pet-sitting or dog-walking business.

Course Benefits:

The Pet Sitting and Dog Walking course offers numerous benefits to participants. Upon completion, participants will have the knowledge to start and operate a successful pet care business. They will be able to provide high-quality care for pets, ensuring that they are safe, comfortable, and happy. Participants will also learn about the essential business practices required to effectively manage their pet care business. They will develop the confidence and ability to communicate with clients, build a loyal customer base, and grow their business. This course offers an excellent opportunity for animal lovers to turn their passion into a profitable business while making a positive difference in the lives of pets and their owners.

Career Path:

  • Animal Caretaker: Cares for pets in various settings, including animal shelters, kennels, and pet stores.
  • Dog Trainer: Trains dogs to obey commands and perform tasks, such as assisting individuals with disabilities.
  • Pet Groomer: Provides grooming services, such as bathing and styling, for pets, ensuring they look and feel their best.
  • Pet Store Manager: Oversees the operation of a pet store, including managing employees, ordering inventory, and handling customer service.
  • Veterinary Assistant: Assists veterinarians in animal clinics or hospitals, performing tasks such as administering medications and collecting lab samples.
  • Pet Photographer: Takes photos of pets in a studio or outdoor setting to create lasting memories for their owners.
  • Pet Adoption Counselor: Matches pets with suitable owners, ensuring a successful and happy adoption experience for both the pet and the new owner.
Course content

Module 01: Introduction to Pet Sitting

Introduction to Pet Sitting


Licences and Legislation


Setting up your own Pet Sitting Business


Managing your Pet Sitting Business


Getting to Know the Dogs & Puppies


Dog Walking


Getting to Know the Kittens and Cats


Learning about Birds


Specific Information on Rabbits & Guinea-Pigs


Specific Information on Ornamental Fish


Specific Information on Reptiles


Safety and Emergencies


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