Pet Care Business Launch Formula is our signature program for those who are just starting their own business. Launch Formula will walk you through the 5 stages of opening your own business. Avoid mistakes, eliminate frustration, streamline your efforts, and get open faster with this signature program from The Dog Gurus.
Growth Intensive is our signature programs for established businesses that want to grow. This program will begin your journey on the 10 steps of sustainability for your pet care business. Pay yourself a higher salary, review your pricing and service mix, build your systems and processes, and create a strong team for your business. Our goal is to help you reach double digit profit increases!
Knowing Dogs Staff Training will help you develop a consistent staff training model that will set you apart from other pet care business and save you hundreds on staff training costs. Knowing Dogs is an interactive staff training product based on content from Robin Bennett and Susan Briggs’ best-selling book, Off Leash Dog Play. Please note that Knowing Dogs is excluded from products that are free to members. Knowing Dogs is the only staff training program designed for pet professionals by pet professionals. Get this staff training in a box today and transform the way your staff works with dogs.
Knowing Dogs 101 is recommended for all staff members (dog trainers, kennel staff, groomers, vet techs, lobby staff, etc). You will learn how to stay safe by understanding canine body language basics, human and dog greetings, dog emotional states, common canine stress signals, and the behavior continuum that makes up canine aggressive displays. This is the only training program you will need to keep your staff safe.
Knowing Dogs 201 is recommended for all staff members that manage dog daycare or off leash playgroups. You will learn how to keep the dogs safe by understanding good canine play behaviors, how to manage the dogs without force or intimidation, how to properly match canine play styles for the best playgroups, how to intervene to keep the play safe. This is the only training program you will need to keep the dogs safe.
Set of 5 additional Knowing Dogs 101 Staff Workbooks used to train additional staff members
Knowing Dogs 101
Set of 5 additional Knowing Dogs 201 Staff Workbooks used to train additional staff members
Knowing Dogs 201
Wow your clients while educating them with these three easy-to-frame posters that break down signals into levels of importance. Choose from either 24″ X 36″ posters or 8 1/2 x 11 digital downloadable size. Based off Robin Bennett and Susan Briggs’ popular traffic management signal system described in their book, Off-Leash Dog Play
Nine of our most popular Dog Management Tools consolidated into one PDF. Includes: Off-Leash Play Application form; Off-Leash Play Evaluation Checklist & Instructions; Playstyle Management Chart; Existing Dog Assessment Checklist & Instructions;Dog Incident Checklist, Report & Instructions; Problem Behavior Management Guide, Dog Fight Policy & Checklists; How Do Your Playgroups Measure Up document, Red, Yellow and Green Chart
Articles about the right dogs to keep your daycare safe and fun by assessing existing dogs. Includes Playgroup Dog Assessment Checklist – objectively scores dogs attending your daycare on an ongoing basis so you catch behavior problems before they require dismissal.
Articles on creating a program that benefits the puppy and helps the family get adjusted. Includes a Puppy Socialization Program you can create and offer to puppies under 4 months of age. Build revenue with a puppy program!
Our most popular Staff Management Tools packaged into a single PDF. Includes Interviewing for Quality Hires, Leadership Exercises; Playgroup Staff Guidelines (Leader Role & Daily Schedules; Daycare Counselor Performance Checklist & Instructions (Experienced & New Employee versions) , New Staff Training Bonus and Powerful Communication Skills Worksheet.
If you’ve ever wondered about the best practices for designing and running your off-leash playgroup, The Four E’s describes excellence in Environment, Evaluating dogs, Education and Excellent operations. This new and improved version includes topical checklists and guides created by the industry’s top experts in off-leash dog play.
Job descriptions are essential to holding employees accountable for job performance. Don’t create yours from scratch, use our templates and customize to fit your business. Save time, money and management hassles with complete job descriptions. The 50 page PDF includes 16 templates including guest services (5 positions), pet care (6 positions including dog training and grooming) and management (5 positions) jobs.
An Employee Handbook is the key tool to provide consistency in your employee management. Our guide makes it easy to start with your state specific template and update for your company and your pet care service custom policies. Save time and frustration from staff drama with a complete Employee Handbook.
The Financial Health Check-up Series workbook is a step-by-step guided process to ensure a healthy financial structure for your business. You can progress through the sections at your own pace. Our recommendation is to complete one section a month so in the span of a year you achieve a healthy financial system!