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START A PET SITTING BUSINESS
Short Description:

If you池e an animal lover, find out how to translate your passion into a profitable career! In this course, you値l master the essentials of starting a pet sitting business. You値l begin with dog and cat care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You値l also find out how to handle home visits and impress potential clients. In addition, you値l delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. By the end of this course, you値l have all the knowledge you need to be a successful pet sitter.

Long Description:



If you池e an animal lover, find out how to translate your passion into a profitable career!

In this course, you値l master the essentials of running a cat and dog sitting business. You値l begin with pet care, including nutrition, exercise, first aid, and identification of common diseases. You値l learn the basics of first aid and find out how to administer pills, liquid medications, and injections to an uncooperative cat or dog.

Next, you値l discover how to handle home visits and impress your potential clients. You値l also explore sticky situations that can arise, such as lost pets, pets that die unexpectedly, and pets that need immediate veterinary care.

In addition, you値l delve into finances and explore start-up costs, accounting, fee-setting, business plans, and low-cost marketing. You値l find out how to obtain required insurance, hire employees as your business expands, and entice financial institutions to loan you money.

To complete the picture, you値l identify many opportunities for expanding your pet sitting services. Is a dog-walking service right for you? Can you train puppies? Do you want to look after other animals, including horses?

By the end of this course, you値l have all the knowledge you need to become a professional pet sitter. In addition, you値l see how your pet sitting business can grow to continually challenge and satisfy you.

REQUIREMENTS:
Requirements:

Internet access, e-mail, the Microsoft Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox Web browser, and the Adobe Flash and PDF plug-ins (two free and simple downloads you obtain at http://www.adobe.com/downloads by clicking Get Adobe Flash Player and Get Adobe Reader).

INSTRUCTOR: Jeff Grognet

Start Date
Price
Select Class
November 12, 2014 $70.00
December 10, 2014 $70.00
January 21, 2015 $70.00
February 18, 2015 $70.00
March 18, 2015 $70.00


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