This course is certified and perfect for anyone wanting to set up and run their own professional pet business in the UK.  The types of business this course is suited for are dog walker, pet sitter, pet taxi and other pet services. Learn about the realities and practicalities  of owning and running your own pet business. This course comprises of Module 1 of the Professional Pet Sitting Diploma.

Course Curriculum

  • 1

    Chapter 1 - Pet Business Introduction

    • Pet Business Introduction - Lesson

    • Pet Business Introduction

  • 2

    Chapter 2 - Legal Aspects & Requirements

    • Legal Aspects & Requirements - Lesson

    • Legal Aspects & Requirements

    • GDPR Client Consent Form (Example)

  • 3

    Chapter 3 - Running Your Own Business

    • Running Your Own Business - Lesson

    • Running Your Own Business

  • 4

    Chapter 4 - Marketing

    • Marketing - Lesson

    • Marketing

  • 5

    Chapter 5 - Setting Your Prices

    • Setting Your Prices - Lesson

    • Setting Your Prices

  • 6

    Chapter 6 - Costs

    • Business Costs - Lesson

    • Business Costs

  • 7

    Chapter 7 - Forms & Record Keeping

    • Forms & Record Keeping - Lesson

    • Forms & Record Keeping

  • 8

    Chapter 8 - Pre Service Visit

    • Pre-Service Visit - Lesson

    • Pre-Service Visit

  • 9

    Chapter 9 - Difficulties & Challenges

    • Difficulties & Challenges - Lesson

    • Difficulties & Challenges

  • 10

    Test Your Knowledge - QUIZ

    • Test Your Knowledge - QUIZ

About the instructor


Emma Warren-Brown BSc. (Hons), Cert Ed

Principal of the Animal Academy. Emma started her career as a College Lecturer in 1999, specialising in Animal Science and Welfare.  During her career in the Further Education sector, she took on several senior management roles, including Director of Faculty (Land Based).Emma is the Owner and Director of Duty of Care Pet Services UK, and is also Training Director for the Hybrid Breeders Association, promoting ethical breeding of dogs. She appeared on Channel 4’s It’s Me Or The Dog as Britain’s leading dog intelligence expert, and also featured on BBC Radio’s The Barking Hour launching the Pet Alert Scheme. Emma operates a Veterinary Ambulance service throughout Surrey, and is a Microchip Implanter.  Emma has been delivering Pet First Aid Courses to pet owners, students and professionals since 2016.  Her passion for promoting animal welfare in education is enhanced in her role as a National Standards Verifier for BTEC Animal Care courses.

You may also be interested in...

  • £12.00

    £12.00Pet Sitting Certificate (Certified)

    Buy Now
  • £20.00

    £20.00Pet First Aid Course (Certified)

    Buy Now