Dog Walker Certification Course

Learn the nuances of safely walking a dog from experts. Get matched with an active doggie walking partner that sets your pace!


The pet sitter certification course  by Anvis learning & Pet Handling Academy (A.L.P.H.A) is uniquely designed is for pet lovers who are able to visit pet parents homes to walk & exercise their dogs on their behalf as a freelance/ part time gig or even full time career.


You love pets but are studying in a different city or can't commit to a full time responsibility yet. You cant think of a better way to spend your free time than walking or running with an active doggie in tow. Not only is your Instagram /snapchat going to be lit , you will also get paid! Talk about dream gigs!

Young working professionals

You would love to have a pet but your schedules are unpredictable. But there are many days spent alone  because your other friends are held up at work. What better way to overcome this than to step out for a few hours a day for a brisk walk/run with a doggie who will always have your back and return your love multi fold? 

Runners & Active lifestyle followers

You lead an active lifestyle and love to go on long walks and runs. Not many people can keep pace with you. Get matched with a doggie walking/running partner in your neighbourhood  that loves to run and match you step for step! This course is a small step for you but a giant leap for doggiekind!


You have always wanted to be a Pet-Entrepreneur but family and other responsibilities had kept you busy, but now you have the mind space and time to walk dogs full time. 

Animal Rescuers

Being an animal rescuer is tough.  You are constantly trying to raise funds to support your cause. However funds are hard to come by many times. This course will enable you to build a strong financial pipeline by doing what you are naturally good at - caring for animals.

Pet lovers Exploring new careers

You are passionate about pets and thinking about quitting your job to get into the pet industry full time, but also want to test waters prior taking the big jump. This is the first big stride to take!

What will I learn in the Dog Walker Certification course?

The Dog Walker Certification course by A.L.P.H.A trains you to understand all the nuances involved in safely walking & exercising a doggie.  In this course, you are familiarised with everything that is required to be a Dog walking professional and every aspect is covered adequately in three phases.

Phase 1 (10 Hours) - Pre Recorded online Video course 

This self paced online learning module can be accessed as soon as you register.
Right from understanding the basics of Dog and Cat Behaviour to Body Language, Communication & First Aid., these video modules covers all the basics in a simple and easy to understand format. 

Phase 2 (6-8 hours) - Hands-On Workshop in a pet friendly location.

 Get to meet your faculty in this fun and informative hands-on workshop and get all your doubts cleared.
Network with other pet lovers & benefit from knowledge sharing.
Traditionally, Quaint & Pet friendly locations are chosen for the monthly workshops to make the learning experience more enjoyable.

Phase 3 (10 hours) - On-Job Training (OJT)

Our trainers will share best practices and shadow you while you start walking dogs and share feedbacks.
We will also share specific agreements, formats , trackers that have been used by Anvis dog walkers to set you up for success.


Once you complete the mandated 10 hours of OJT from phase 3 with excellent pet parent reviews, you will be awarded the certificate of a 'Pet Buddy' and your profile on Anvis inc. marketplace will be marked as 'Certified'.

What opportunities can I expect post completion of the course?

Host of opportunities for a quality dog walker in India!

Onboarded on Anvis Inc Pet Services Marketplace

On successful completion of phase 1 & 2, you will be on-boarded on to our pet services marketplace Anvis Inc. where you can start offering services as a trainee.

Connect with Pet Parents seeking pet services

Pet Parents seeking dog walking services will connect with you directly through the Anvis marketplace.


You have complete freedom & flexibility to be available and/or provide dog walking services at your discretion.
You can choose the days and times that you are available 

High earning potential

Pet Buddies earn anywhere between Rs.15,000 to Rs.60,000 a month for dog walking just one-two dogs for 1-2 hrs everyday for a month!

What are the added benefits  of the Dog Walking course?

Many more benefits of signing up for A.L.P.H.A's Dog Walking Course

Membership to Pet Sitters International, USA

As a pet sitting Pet Buddy, you are eligible for a ONE YEAR membership to 'The world's leading educational organization for professional pet sitters since 1994', Pet Sitters International (PSI), USA

Learn from the best in the business

Our faculties are internationally trained, subject matter experts in specific pet-domain having a track record of setting up and running successful pet businesses!


Anvis Inc. market place does NOT charge any commission for listing pet buddies connect with pet parents looking for pet services. 

Career Mentorship

No matter if you are doing this as a gig or a full time, our mentors are ready to help you set up and run your pet business with focus on quality and top notch customer service!

Why Pet Buddies choose A.L.P.H.A

had a very nice and a hands on experience for what said u will giveā€¦!!! very happy and content :) :) Thankyou.

Namrata Dinesh

Pet Buddy, Aug 2019 batch

Thank you to the facilitators for teaching us so much. Already missing Thunder, and Razor and others

Shivani K

Pet Buddy, Aug 2019 batch

Thank you so much for everything that you guys did


Pet Buddy, Aug 2019 batch

Loved it and thoroughly enjoyed the sessions. The trainers were great and everything was planned well. Thanks for giving me this chance to be a part of this training session. Looking forward for the next one.

Archana Kiran

Pet Buddy, May 2019 batch

Course Curriculum

Pricing Options

Dog Walking certification course

INR 8,000

  • 10 hours of online learning + 6-8 hours of hands on experience + 10 hrs of OJT
  • Zero-commission listing on Anvis Inc. market place
  • Career mentorship by faculty
  • Access to pet buddy community

Dog Walking certification course plus 1 year membership to Pet Sitters international, USA

INR 13,000

  • 10 hours of online learning + 6-8 hours of hands on experience + 10 hrs of OJT
  • Zero-commission listing on Anvis Inc. market place
  • Career mentorship by faculty
  • Access to pet buddy community
1 year membership to Pet Sitters International (PSI), USA

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