A dogbiz University Course

Transition Planning for Dog Walkers

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Leave your old job behind. Become a full-time dog walker.

You dream of trading in your current career for the life of a full-time dog walker, but can’t see how to get from here to there. How do you build a dog walking business while working to make a living?

This course shows you how. You’ll create a step-by-step transition plan from the work you do now to the freedom of walking dogs for a living. Get ready to put your frustrating job or unsatisfying career in your rear-view mirror.

Good-bye suit, hello sneakers! Good-bye cubicle, hello fresh air! Good-bye boss, hello dogs!

What you get:

  • Engaging instruction from industry experts
  • A step-by-step system for making your safe transition
  • Course workbook for creating your personalized transition plan
  • CEUs: 2 PPG/ 11 CCPDT

Transition Planning for Dog Walkers is a 4-module course:

Module 1: Is It Possible?

We begin with figuring out what your walking business will need to make, and how feasible that figure is. Also, what to do if the numbers don’t add up.

Module 2: Assess, Prioritize, Adjust

In this module we take a careful look at your situation—your current work, income, activities and responsibilities—to begin forming the parameters of your transition plan.

We also consider the business you’re trying to build, and how to set it up for maximum success and a shorter transition period.

Module 3: Lining Up Support

We work for as quick and sane a transition as possible by looking at a wide range of creative ways to take some pressure off while you’re making your move to full-time dog walking.

Module 4: Milestones & Marketing

This is the meat of your transition plan—the actual steps you’ll take, and how you’ll know it’s the right (and safe) time to take them. Plus how marketing works to get you there!

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