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First things first. Can you really say that you are a dog lover or do you just 'enjoy dog's company'. Ask yourself this question before you look into the basics of learning dog training. How patient are you? Do you really think you can hold your head and your temper in a dog training situation. If you did not pause before answering these questions then starting a dog training business might well be the ideal job for you.

So, starting a pet involved business, sounds easy right? Not at all. If you love animals and spend a lot of time with them this still may not be enough to make you a successful dog trainer/business. The main worry will be that you are actually taking on other people's pets and these people are trusting you with a member of their own family. They will expect you to be responsible for the health and welfare of their dog and will want 100% dedication from you. This means you will have to have had some sort of official dog training or experience with it before you can even decide on whether to take someone elses dog on or not.

You should really think about attending some sort of official dog training academy or school ( these places are widespread in most developed countries ). There will be an initial outlay to join up with one of these courses but the head start it will give you in the dog training business will be worth every penny of it.

So you've decided to jump in and give it a go. Keep in mind you will have to have premises that is large enough to house and train an amount of dogs at any one time ( also remember their owners will have to have somewhere to wait too ). Once you have got your property make sure you have insurance to cover the property and any event that may happen on the property. Training the dogs will involve using lots of different equipment ( specialized and non-specialized ) so make sure this equipment is in place.

When the visitors start to roll in you will realize very quickly the need for a book-keeping or accounts system. Do you know any accounting skills? If not you will need to employ someone who can handle this. There will be some sort of competition for your dog training business in your area so you must get off to a good start and 'keep ahead of the Jones's'. To do this you will need to advertise strongly and learn a few tricks in marketing. Follow these basic points and you will be on a much steadier slope when starting off your dog training business.


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