Top Dog SF University teaches dog walkers Science-Based dog training techniques geared for both on and off leash walks as well as single and group dog walks. We help professional dog walkers control groups of dogs safely in real world application.
Both the 20-hour and the 40-hour self study Top Dog SF Dog Walker Certification program consists of:
Top Dog SF University also offers additional ride along days if you sign up for the 20-Hour program and want more dog walking exposure and experience. This is a unique opportunity which offers a more in depth and comprehensive canine learning experience. With the added ride along days, you get to shadow our experienced team of professional, safe and knowledgeable certified trainers on their daily dog walks.
The 40-hour Dog Walker Apprenticeship takes the learning to a whole new level by combining the educational component with on-the-job dog walker training consisting of 3 full days of shadow walks with professional dog pros. You get to experience what it is like to really be a dog walker. Our experienced team of professional dog walkers and trainers show our apprentices how to walk dogs safely and humanely in real life and in field situations.
Each student will have one month to complete both the educational component of the course and optional ride-along days to receive a certificate of completion. Openings are on a first come, first serve basis since this exclusive opportunity is only offered as a one on one mentorship program so space is limited. For further information and to sign up please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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