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Professional Dog Businesses UK - Join Us! 

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Are you running a professional Canine Business in the UK, are you: insured, licensed, qualified, trained and experienced? If yes, then join us! 

 

Professional Dog Businesses UK (PDBUK) is not just a directory we are a voice for all Canine Businesses who comply with the legislation, those who are competent and have engaged fully into the occupation by gaining: qualifications, training, experience, insurance and are licensed in relation to their service.

 

Together we can:

1. Educate the public on the qualities they need to look for when choosing a pet care service for their dog

2. Help make the dog industry more regulated by stamping out unprofessional businesses

3. Improve dog welfare.

 

This is a great opportunity to:

1. Join other professional canine businesses

2. To become recognised as a professional

3. To really sell your services and gain extra exposure

4. To attract new customers, to increase brand awareness and improve local visibility

5. To expand your online presence

6. To join us and campaign to promote public awareness of only using professional dog businesses who comply with legislation

7. As a team we can improve dog welfare!

 

Your own professional listing has direct links to your website/social media accounts as well as displaying your logo, qualifications and contact details. Your business is shared on all our social media accounts including Facebook and Instagram, giving your business extra advertising at no extra cost. By joining us you will be joining a team of professionals, you may be fully booked and not require any further advertising but instead you can be; recognised as a professional, help to stamp out unprofessional businesses, and improve dog welfare. Together we can set the standards for others, and make the canine industry more regulated.

 

All PDBUK members receive:

1. A personalised membership certificate

2. Personal membership number

3. Use of our logo on any of your promotional material

4. Option to feature blogs articles posts and advertisements on all our social media platforms at no extra cost

5. Be recognised as a professional business

6. Access to our dog business community

7. Admin support and advise for general issues

8. Listing on our website directory

9. Get discounts on Canine Courses as a member of PDBUK

10. Have your business promoted at Crufts 2022, the worlds biggest dog show under PDBUK's professionals.

11. Subscription to our email updates.

 

All professional dog businesses can advertise their services at a fair and competitive rate. Membership fee is £30 for a year, this price is fixed and you are not tied into a contract. Becoming a member and listing your business is easy and it only takes a few minutes. Simply send us an email and message ‘Join’ I will then email you our registration listing form.

 

Membership Criteria

Behaviourists

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a valid Diploma in Canine Behaviour Certificate as a minimum requirement. 

- Verify your experience and training working as a Behaviourist.

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free training methods.

Boarding

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide proof of valid Dog Boarding Licence from your local authority.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a valid Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Boarder.

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Breeders/Scanning

Breeders:

-Provide proof of valid Dog Breeding Licence from your local authority.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Breeder.

Scanning:

- Provide proof of valid insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a valid Canine Fertility Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training in this field.

Cremation

- Provide proof of valid Insurance. 

- Provide proof of being DEFRA Approved. 

- Provide documentary evidence that you are APHA inspected. 

- Verify your experience and training working in this field. 

Doggy Day Care

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide proof of valid Dog Day Care Licence from your local authority.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a valid Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Doggy Day Care service. 

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Fitness Training

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Fitness Training Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Canine Fitness Trainer. 

- Confrim you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Groomers

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Level 3 Dog Grooming qualification as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Groomer.

Hydrotherapy

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Level 3 Hydrotherapy qualification and a Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working in Hydrotherapy. 

Kennels

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide proof of valid Dog Kennel Boarding Licence from your local authority.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working in this field.

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Laser Therapy

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Laser Qualification and a Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirment.

- Verify your experience and training working in this field. 

Massage Therapy

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a two year Practitioner Program or Diploma Equivalent Qualification as a minimum requirement. 

- Verify your experience and training working as a Canine Massage Therapist.

Physiotherapy

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Canine Physiotherapy Degree as a minimum requirement. 

- Verify your experience and training working as a Canine Physiotherpist.

Scentwork

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a SWUK Certification as a minimum requirement.

- Verify your experience and training working in this field.

Sitters

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Canine First Aid certificate and a DBS as a minimum requirment. 

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Sitter.

Trainers

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Dog Training Qualification as a minimum requirement. A Dog Behaviour Qualification is also encouraged.

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Trainer.

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Walkers

- Provide proof of valid Insurance.

- Provide documentary evidence that you hold a Canine First Aid Certificate as a minimum requirement. A Dog Walking Qualification is also encouraged. 

- Verify your experience and training working as a Dog Walker.

- Confirm you only use positive and force-free methods. 

Contact PDBUK to Request your Registration Form