The Two Feet Forward Blog

5 Tips for a Successful Dog Walking Business

Running a small business is hard work, even when you get to spend many of your business hours outdoors with cheerful canine companions. Given that it’s that part of the job—the dog part—that you’re probably in this for, you want to make sure you have plenty of dogs to walk. And we want to make […]

Dog Walkers, Meet Dog Trainers—It Could Be a Match Made in Heaven

By Nan Arthur, San Diego and Ventura, CA Dog Walking Academy instructor and owner of Whole Dog Training As a dog trainer, I can attest that many trainers and behavior experts wish there were some sort of dating-like service to help them find the perfect match. Not for dating, of course, but to help connect […]

Dog Walking For a Living

Gazing outside from behind the dreary landscape of our desks, few are the people who can say they’ve never given a thought to a career change that involved working outside–river guide, perhaps, or a rancher or deckhand on a luxury liner. For many dog lovers, those rosy-tinged, outdoorsy dreams concern dog walking. A life of […]

Spring Cleaning Your Dog Walking Business

In the natural world spring is a time of renewal, of fresh starts, of green growth. Just as mother nature makes a new start of things each year, it’s good business practice to do the same. We encourage our dogbiz business consulting clients and Dog Walking Academy grads to carve out a little downtime each […]

See It, Reward It, Enjoy It

By Erin Moore, Vancouver BC Canada Dog Walking Academy Instructor and Owner of Pawsitive Connection Dog Training Boone sneezes on cue. It’s adorable. It’s funny. It’s fun. It’s mostly useless, but it’s an amazing party trick. People are always impressed; I can see their estimation of me as a dog trainer go up as they […]