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Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma

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Aside from the fact that it can be great fun, did you know that working with animals can reduce blood pressure? This Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma Course is dsigned for individuals who want to set up a professional pet sitting or dog walking business. Are you an animal lover and dog owner who is considering a new career or hobby? This training course will give you the skills and practical knowledge you need to provide expert care for your four-legged friends.

This course will provide an insight into dog walking and pet sitting, covering fundamental topics such as animal first aid, animal behaviour and animal psychology. Throughout this course, you will learn professional dog walking and dog grooming techniques, with the use of practical examples. You’ll also learn how to care for different types of pets such as fish, rabbits, guinea pigs, dogs, birds and cats. Towards the end of the course, you’ll get expert advice on setting up your own pet care business, from marketing strategies to pricing and costs.


  • At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online MCQ test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately. You will instantly know whether you have been successful or not.
  • Before sitting for your final exam you will have the opportunity to test your proficiency with a mock exam.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to Pet Sitting 00:30:00
The Importance of Safety 00:30:00
Dog Walking 00:45:00
Pre-Service Visit 00:30:00
Forms and Record Keeping 00:30:00
Pet Sitting Duties & Time Allocation 00:20:00
The Importance of Securing Animals During Transport 00:30:00
What kind of food will you choose for your pets? 00:15:00
Preventing your pet from high temperature in warm hot months 00:20:00
Nutrients to Supply Pets with Food Made at Homes 01:00:00
Tips to Make Excellent Quality Food 00:30:00
Classification of Fish 01:00:00
The Process of Caring for Rabbits and Guinea Pigs 00:30:00
 Birds Care 00:30:00
Understanding Pets Ailments and Symptoms 00:45:00
Emergency Care 01:00:00
Setting up your Pet Sitting and Dog Walking business 00:45:00
Marketing Strategies 00:30:00
Pricing & Costs 00:45:00
Mock Exam
Mock Exam – Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma 00:20:00
Final Exam
Final Exam – Pet Sitting and Dog Walking Diploma 00:20:00

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