This course covers a variety of essential topics that will provide you with the skills and knowledge required to reach your optimum potential within the pet care industry for you and your family.
This course is laid out in a very organized format, and you can expect to navigate your way through the course with ease.
Although this course will cover a large amount of material, you can expect to complete this course in less than a few weeks, unless you have other obligations which in return will delay completion of the course. However, time is no concern, I will be here to assist you along the way, no matter how long it takes.
You can expect a variety of learning techniques such as: lectures, reading, hands on, quizzes and more. I understand that people learn at different paces and have strengths and weaknesses. This course is designed to favor all learning techniques. Terminology will begin very laid back. I understand that some of you are coming into this course with no prior knowledge of the pet care or business industry. As the course progresses, so will the terminology.
I believe whether you are interested in starting a career within the pet industry, or just interested in learning more about it, you won't be disappointed in what you will gain from this course. The smile on your face, the higher confidence and satisfaction of knowing you have the potential to make anything is possible is the reward of this course all in its own.
Students will have a more in depth understanding of what the course offers and what they will achieve after course completion.
Take a glimpse into your instructors life and see how she got to where she is today, and her qualifications.
Students will have a firm understanding of the components that make up an Entrepreneur.
Students will have a firm understanding of the purpose and structure of a bakery for Dogs, the different types of bakeries and the importance of knowing what type you wish to establish.
Students will receive more in depth knowledge & details of the basics of a Gourmet Dog Treat Bakery.
Students will have a firm understanding of the purpose and structure of a day care for Dogs, the pros, the cons, the must have's and the must have not's. Important liability information is crucial in this section.
Getting to know who you think you are and how you perceive yourself.
We will explore the differences, what builds a healthy confidence for an entrepreneur and discover your personality with a personality quiz.
Students will learn how to trust their intuition and the importance of doing so.
After completing the above lectures, students will have a better understanding of what it is like to be more self aware and who they are. Students will choose which type of media they wish to present the assignment in.
Students will have more awareness or a new awareness of the components that make up a canine's daily nutritional requirements.
Read & Understand the BASIC Nutrition guidelines for dogs. Keep in mind this is only a guideline and many factors can increase or decrease the daily intake.
Students will receive an intro. to bach flower essences and the stigma surrounding natural remedies and bach flower.
Students will acquire a basic understanding of the essential oils - dilutions, techniques, pros, cons and a list of safe oils.
Students will understand the importance of mental stimulation and ways incorporate it in their daycare facility to boost sales and help a dog reach their full potential.
Students will have an intro to marketing techniques and gain a wonderful resource
Students will receive an introduction to a business plan, templates & assistance on writing a successful business plan.
This Exam will cover both section 1 & section 2. If you wish to review any lectures or material prior to exam, please do so now.
I am the creator & owner of "Bender's Bites", a business that provides a variety of services to pets & pet parents, as well as 100% natural food & pet care products.
I have studied with NSCC, University of Michigan, and Duke University. I have certification in Successful Negotiation, Animal Sound Therapy, Reiki 1-2 & Master Certification specializing in animals, Pet First Aid, Naturopathic Remedies for pets, Human services/Correctional Services & Counselling 1-3.
I have previously been a youth counsellor and continue to work with victims of sexual assault, family abuse, neglect and homelessness.