National Association of Dog Walkers Announces Free Teleclass

NADW to provide tools needed for those interested in starting their own dog walking business.

Matthews, NC, September 28, 2010 --( The National Association of Dog Walkers (NADW) today announced their upcoming free teleclass specifically designed for individuals interested in starting their own dog walking business. The teleclass will be held on September 28, 2010 at 10am EDT/ 7am PDT.

Dog owners are becoming increasingly busy and need help in exercising and keeping their dogs healthy and happy. If you love dogs, are a stay at home Mom or college student, or are just frustrated with your present position and looking for ways to supplement your income, the NADW ‘Starting a Dog Walking Business’ free teleclass will help you learn how you can start your own dog walking business.

During the free telecast you will learn:

-Creating a business plan
-Legal ins/outs of starting your business
-Pricing your services
-How to find clients and keeping your clients happy
-Marketing your dog walking business
-Hiring great employees and contractors
-Tips and tricks to running a successful dog walking business
-And more

"With the increasingly busy lives of dog owners, the pet services industry has grown by leaps and bounds," according to NADW founder Tamara Miranda, a former successful dog walking business owner and business coach with years of experience in the dog walking service industry. "With little start up costs, dog lovers can start a business that they love and help hundreds of dog owners in their communities provide needed exercise and play time for their beloved companions. Our free telecast will help individuals learn how they can start their own business and join the ranks of services providers to a billion dollar industry."

The pet business is one of the strongest growth markets in this down economy and continues to grow according to the American Pet Products Association. The association estimates that dog lovers own over 77 million dogs in over 45 million households in the United States. Spending on these pets has grown over $2 billion every year in the past five years.

As a membership organization, the National Association of Dog Walkers provides the opportunity to receive guidance, as well as relevant and applicable information through articles, monthly teleclasses and mentoring on how to best run their dog walking business through advice related to marketing, sales, service offering tips and ideas, organization, fee setting, time management, networking, general business advice and more.

For more information about the National Association of Dog Walkers and how you can sign up for the September 28th teleclass visit the website at or to sign up.

About National Association of Dog Walkers:

The National Association of Dog Walkers (NADW) is a professional dog walker association providing support to dog walkers who are just starting out as well as seasoned professionals. The association provides the tools, ideas and advice to help dog walkers grow their business. To find out more information visit the website at or email

National Association of Dog Walkers
Tamara Miranda
888-836-DOGS (3647)