Dog*Tec Certified Dog Walker

You may have noticed a “Dog*tec Certified Dog Walker” badge on a advertisement listing, similar to the badge on the left-hand side of this page.

Dog*tec offers a Dog Walking Academy that helps to educate dog walkers and dog walking services about the business of dog walking. According to the Dog*tec website, The Dog Walking Academy is: “An intensive 4-day workshop leading to professional dog walking certification. Graduates come away fully equipped to start a dog walking business—or advance an existing one. ”

Dog walkers and dog walking services who advertise on can identify themselves as “Dog*tec certified,” and if they do, the “Dog*tec Certified Dog Walker” badge will be shown on their advertisement. Although does not verify attendance or completion of the course, dog owners may contact Dog*tec directly to ask about the program.

Read more about Dog*tec on the organization’s website,