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Training and Certification for
Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers

The only training course that covers every detail of how to do a pet sitting or dog walking visit.

Dog Walker and Pet Sitter Certification and Training

Training and Certification for Pet Sitters and Dog Walkers

Three Simple Steps To Get Started

Become the pet sitter or dog walker all your clients trust.

Enroll In The Course

Enroll in the online course and you will receive access to all video lessons viewable from any device.

Get Certified

Pass quizzes at an 80% level to achieve certification. Once certified, use our logo on your marketing materials and be listed in our directory.

Grow Your Company

Scale your company by using proven procedures. Book more because clients look for dog walkers and sitters with training and certification.

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Gain the skills, knowledge, and confidence your clients expect.

Grow Your Company With Training That Works

When you start with proven processes, growing and scaling your company becomes much easier. 

Start or boost a career you love

Use your certification in your marketing and website

Keep pets safe

Lessons based on real world experience

Save thousands of $$$ by starting with proven processes

Fear free training techniques

Use your certification in your marketing and website

Keep Pets Safe

Save thousands of $$$ by starting off with good processes

Fear free training techniques

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Every company is a little bit different and operates in a unique way. We took this into account from the start.  This training system will complement your existing policies, not override them.

Works to support your current procedures and policies

Lessons based on real world experience

Supports your current procedures and policies

Based on real world experience

Made For Pros

Build your company on a solid foundation

Refine your company's processes

Set yourself apart from the competition

Easily Onboard Staff

Easily Train New Staff

Keep Quality Up

Worry Free Hiring

Grow Your Business By Getting Certified

Use our logos in your marketing materials and website

Show you are a professional with a CPE Certification

Made For Pros

Build on a solid foundation

Compete in your market

Easily Onboard New Staff

Create a quality standard

A complete training manual with quizes

Get new sitters up to speed

Grow Your Business By Getting Certified

Use our logos in your marketing materials and website

Get a link in our directory

Get Training. Keep Pets Safe.

Many new pet sitters and dog walkers struggle to grow and scale their companies because they spend years developing their policies and processes by trial and error.

We wanted to change that. So, we created an accessible training and certification system that covers step-by-step how to get the job done right. With certified pet expert you get access to a training guide developed by professionals to be a solid foundation for your company. Use these proven procedures and polices to grow your business.

What Do You Get With The Online Course?

Industry Overview: Understand how pet care companies work.

Supplies & Kit Guide: With the right supplies and kit, visits will go smoothly and you will be prepared.

How To Meet With Clients: Learn a method for getting all of the details right at visits. Also avoid common pitfalls.

How To Complete Visits: Get clarity around how to complete visits and avoid common mistakes.

Dog Walking Safety: Learn how to keep walks fun while keeping dogs safe.

Documents & Resources: Example documents, and other helpful guides.

Dog Walker and Pet Sitter Certification and Training

FAQ

Your certification lasts two years. To recertify you need to retake the quizzes and again pass at an 80% level. 

No, CEUs are not required to remain certified. Rather, we require you retake the quizzes every two years and again pass at an 80% level.

Yes, when you complete the quizzes at an 80% level or higher, we will send you a digital certificate. If you would like a paper certificate, please contact us. 

Only one person can complete the quizzes and be certified per username. Also, only one person per username can be listed in the directory of certified sitters and dog walkers. 

If you are looking to train your entire team, please contact us for tiered pricing available to agencies.

1% of Revenue to Charity

When you support Certified Pet Expert, you are supporting pets.

We donate 1% of our revenue to our adjoining non-profit that produces other social media ads that raise awareness around two important issues. The dangers of declawing cats and the benefits of dog training without fear or pain. Thank you for supporting this mission.​

Testimonials

The pet sitting section clarified a lot for me. It's helpful for beginners and experts alike.
Certified Pet Sitter
Alex B.
Pet Sitter & Office Admin
This training really helped me be confident when talking with clients. Now I know exactly what to do.
Certified Pet Sitter and Dog Walker
Mak M.
Pet Sitter & Dog Walker