For Dog Professionals

Interested in Becoming a Family Paws Parent Educator?

Are you a dog professional who feels a bit uncomfortable when it comes to babies, toddlers and dogs?  Do you ever feel overwhelmed or intimidated about providing the best possible support and advice to families with babies or toddlers?  You are not alone!  Would you like to increase your knowledge and comfort regarding dog-and-baby/toddler dynamics?  Why wait any longer? Family Paws offers our foundation course to dog professionals who wish to become licensed educators.  This course is offered 3 times a year.

Now accepting applications for May 4 class.
May 4 – Jul 27, 2021 at Noon Eastern time
Aug 15 – Nov 7, 2021 at 8:30pm – 9:30pm Eastern time

Here is why Debra became a Family Paws Parent Educator.

Why choose to become part of the Family Paws Parent Education team?

  • Boost your marketing reach by offering dog and baby/toddler specific services
  • Increase the credibility and visibility of your business by being associated with a recognized and highly endorsed International program.
  • Receive a field-tested presentation created by an expert in dog and baby/toddler dynamics.
  • Save time and increase your effectiveness by using our real-life photos, practical exercises, and professional handouts with your clients.
  • Differentiate your business from your competition by highlighting our logos on your materials, including your website.
  • Receive ongoing support, education and updated materials in order to stay ahead of others in your field.
  • Have peace of mind knowing that you’ll receive support and guidance on challenging cases involving dog and baby/toddler dynamics.
  • Attend our FPPE conference for ongoing networking and education.
  • To build a more profitable business through increased knowledge and improved skills when working in homes with dogs and young children.

Meet Your Instructors

Learn More About the Family Paws Foundation Course

Led by Jennifer Shryock and Bethany Cunningham, this 13-week course will increase your knowledge, confidence, and network as you become a licensed Family Paws Parent Educator. Our education, resources, and ongoing support help you differentiate yourself from your competition and help you tap into this specialized, important, and opportunity-rich market niche.

What’s Included for Educators?

Education & Business/Marketing Support

  • Ongoing support from Founder Jennifer Shryock B.A. CDBC
  • Classes for CE’s covering topics from marketing to child development.
  • Exposure through national advertising and press for the programs.
  • Referrals in your local area through our website search service.
  • Benefits and discounts from The Family Dog and more!
  • Referrals from our Dog & Baby Support line
  • Free Marketing webinar by John Visconti, author of Fetch More Dollars

Included Materials

  • A ready-to-use, professionally designed powerpoint presentation for both programs
  • Flyers, ads, and press releases you can customize and use.
  • High-resolution logo files, ready to put on your materials for co-branding.
  • 20+ handouts to use with your clients.
  • Ongoing 1 to 1 coaching sessions with Jennifer Shryock
  • Access to our private group area for discussions, ongoing support and networking
  • and much more!

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