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Current Trends in the Dog Daycare and Boarding Industry

Current Trends in the Dog Daycare and Boarding Industry The dog daycare and boarding industry is witnessing a transformative shift, as more pet parents seek high-quality care and unique experiences for their furry companions. With the pet care landscape evolving, it’s essential to stay up-to-date with the latest trends shaping

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Supporting Clients Through the Loss of Their Beloved Dogs

Supporting Clients Through the Loss of Their Beloved Dogs The bonds formed with dog daycare and boarding clients and their furry companions often run deep. However, when a dog passes away at home, it’s crucial to extend your support and compassion beyond your business transactions. Within the pet industry, understanding

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Inspiring Your Dog Daycare Team Members

Inspiring Your Dog Daycare Team Members As the owner or manager of a dog daycare and boarding business, you know how important it is to have a team of dedicated and passionate staff members. Your staff is responsible for caring for the dogs in your facility, providing a safe and

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Winter Weather Preparedness for Your Dog Daycare

Winter weather preparedness for your dog daycare Let’s talk about winter weather preparedness. Whether you’re on the East Coast or West Coast, it seems everyone is experiencing colder, harsher weather than anticipated. We’ve all experienced ice this year. For those of us that are in cold, snowy, icy climates all

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Time is money at your dog daycare

Time is money at your dog daycare Time is money, and many dog daycare and boarding businesses can’t afford to waste time grading paperwork or training every new hire on all of the basics necessary to get up to speed on their job. Many dog businesses are swamped right now

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Are you ready for the rush at your dog daycare?

Are you ready for the rush at your dog daycare? Are you ready for the rush? Now’s the time to gear up! Many dog daycares around the country have reported an influx of dogs in daycare as well as training programs in recent years. (Hooray!) This is obviously great for businesses

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Creating a dog day training program

Creating a dog day training program Could your facility use a couple extra thousand dollars of revenue a month? Simply carving out 1–2 hours for your dog handlers’ time a day and using treats, collar, and a leash is all it would take.  If you could train your rockstar dog

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Dog Handler to Day Trainer example (video)

Dog Handler to Day Trainer example (video) These are some of the things you will learn in our Dog Handler to Day Trainer standalone course. We break down the steps to train dogs on basic obedience. https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DH2DT-example-from-FB.mp4 Why wait? Let’s get started! Join now to lock in PREMIER PRICING for life!

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Dog Handler to Day Trainer course update (video)

Dog Handler to Day Trainer course update (video) Our Dog Handler to Day Trainer standalone course is available for purchase here. https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/DH2DT-update-from-FB.mp4 Why wait? Let’s get started! Join now to lock in PREMIER PRICING for life! JOIN NOW! View Demo Facebook-f Instagram Envelope

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Essentials (video)

Get the DHA Essentials (video) With access to our Essentials, you’ll find helpful documents that you can download, customize, and use in your facility. If you’re NOT a monthly member, you can purchase the Essentials here: https://members.doghandleracademy.com/get-the-essentials/. The Dog Handler Academy Essentials are available for active monthly members to purchase

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Save money in simple ways at your dog daycare (video)

Save money in simple ways for your dog daycare (video) How can you save money in simple ways? Eve realized she saves money by not folding towels! Do you want to save $800 a month by not doing something? Stop folding laundry—the dogs don’t care about wrinkles! https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Save-money-by-not-folding-towels-FB.mp4 Why wait?

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Referral program (video)

Referral program (video) Dog Handler Academy is introducing our referral program! If you have a membership with Dog Handler Academy, whenever you refer another business to Dog Handler Academy who subsequently purchases a membership, you will get ONE MONTH FREE for your own membership (after the business you referred purchases

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Leading with empathy at your dog daycare (video)

Leading with empathy at your dog daycare (video) Video excerpt: I wanted to talk about leading with empathy… We need to acknowledge that everybody is on edge. We need to be the leaders of kindness, the leaders of empathy.  How do we do that? Darn good question! I think it’s

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Cut costs and make more money at your dog daycare (video)

Cut costs and make more money at your dog daycare (video) What can you do to cut costs and make more money at your dog daycare? https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/10/Cut-costs-and-make-more-money-and-innovate-FB.mp4 Why wait? Let’s get started! Join now to lock in PREMIER PRICING for life! JOIN NOW! View Demo Facebook-f Instagram Envelope

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The what ifs (video)

The “what ifs” at your dog daycare and boarding business (video) https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/video-1597448860_the_what_ifs.mp4 Why wait? Let’s get started! Join now to lock in PREMIER PRICING for life! JOIN NOW! View Demo Facebook-f Instagram Envelope

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Clean-up time at your dog daycare

Clean-up time at your dog daycare It’s clean-up time! When it comes time for cleaning up after a dog, it may seem simple, but your employees need to know what they’re doing (and WHY they’re doing it). Have they used a standard mop bucket before? Do they know how and

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Why details matter for your dog daycare

Why details matter at your dog daycare If a dog daycare employee tells a client, “Fluffy had some diarrhea today,” how is that client going to react? The client may appear worried and is likely going to ask for further information. “How bad was it? Should I be concerned? Did

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What makes Dog Handler Academy different than other training programs?

What makes Dog Handler Academy different from other programs? (video) Want to know what makes Dog Handler Academy different? What sets us apart? Here’s what Eve has to say! https://doghandleracademy.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/video-1596306141_why-we-are-unique.mp4 Why wait? Let’s get started! Join now to lock in EXCLUSIVE PRICING for life! JOIN NOW! View Demo Facebook-f Instagram

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Expectations for training scenarios

Expectations for training scenarios at your dog daycare How did you learn to be a dog handler? Did you pick it up as you went, making mistakes along the way? Were you mentored by someone? Do you remember that feeling of being incompetent and in over your head?  New staff

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Explaining WHY creates engagement

Explaining WHY creates engagement for your dog daycare staff Do you snap the end off of your “garden” beans? Why? Do you rinse your dishes before going into the dishwasher? Why? Do you like to turn your socks the right way out before they go into the washing machine? Why? 

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Common sense is not common

Common sense is not common Have you wondered where common sense has gone? It seems common sense isn’t so common, and as an entrepreneur you can get frustrated when something you feel is common sense isn’t being handled properly. There are lots of factors and debate that could go into

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