Turn Dog Walking into a Profitable Business
Professional dog walking is a booming business. Over forty percent of U.S. households include a dog and the number is rising steadily. No wonder, then, that demand for dog walking services also keeps growing. But there’s a huge difference between throwing a leash on a few dogs and charging for it and running a professional dog walking business. To be a successful dog walker, you must be dog savvy and business savvy. Veronica Boutelle has helped thousands of dog walkers set up and run successful enterprises. This book tells you how.
- What it takes to make a lucrative living walking dogs
- How to set up your business for success from the get-go
- What you need to know about dog behavior and safety
- How to stand out with targeted marketing in a competitive field
Author Veronica Boutelle, MA, CTC, is the author of How to Run a Dog Business and co-author of Minding Your Dog Business. She is a top consultant in the dog service industry, and a sought-after speaker and workshop leader at conferences around the country. Veronica is the co-creator of the Dog Walking Academy, a comprehensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Through her company, dog*tec, Veronica and her colleagues help aspiring and existing dog walkers create thriving careers and businesses in the dog service field.
Published- 2013 Dogwise
Reviews- The Business of Dog Walking is a comprehensive guide to creating – or improving – a solid dog-walking business, with good-natured humor and expert information. A must if you’re serious about professional dog walking.
Paige Tuhey, Pant SF
Veronica has written the definitive guide on how to operate and run a successful dog walking business. I wish I had had this book when I started.
Deborah Deegan, Dog Tales Walking & Sitting Service
The education, training, and business coaching contained in The Business of Dog Walking is invaluable and will be instrumental in the building of your dog walking business.
Michelle Sanchez & Cynthia Evans, The Art of Dog
A great resource for professional dog walkers!
Nathalie Mosbach, Beyond Companions
Veronica blends a superior level of professionalism with a common-sense approach to handling dogs, making it much easier to turn your love of dogs into a successful profession. A wonderful resource!
Amanda Knier, Bark Avenue Doggy Day Care
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