March Muttness Education Challenge: The Slam Dunk You Need to Get Your Pet Care Business Back on Track

Enroll in our month-long educational experience for your entire pet care team led by the industry’s most trusted professionals.

You need a dedicated team of people who love pet care education almost as much as they love pets. The only problem is 

  • How do you motivate employees after unexpected shutdowns?
  • Where do you look for pet care professionals qualified to teach?
  • How will you cover the cost of professional development for your whole team?
  • When will you find the time to create an ongoing, sustainable education plan?

Get your team back on the right track with relevant expert-led training for ONLY $5 with the March Muttness Education Challenge!

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March Muttness Education Challange

You bring your team, we'll bring the training...all for only $5 for your entire team!


What You Get

  • Front-row seats to 30 education sessions from over 24 different pet industry experts
  • Easy-to-implement instructions for creating your own 9-month continuing education plan
  • Education badge to add to your credibility bar and impress your clients for those that successfully complete the challenge
  • Professional Animal Care Certification Council (PACCC) continuing education credits for certified professionals
  • Access to a community of education-focused pet professionals who are as fun as they are supportive

WIth March Muttness, you get more than back-to-basics training and foundational learning. You get a framework for how to keep your employees motivated and engaged throughout the year.

How It Works

  • Enroll your business in March Muttness for just $5 per location (net proceeds will be donated to PACCC)
  • Join our educational community on Facebook using your email address
  • Engage with the sessions that matter most to you (or watch ‘em all!)
  • Share what you’re learning in Pet Care Education Community polls and discussions
  • Create your personalized 9-month continuing education plan
  • Show off your hard work and commitment to clients with an exclusive Education Badge
  • Earn PACCC CEU’s for certified members on your team

It’s been a ruff year with stifling shutdowns, pandemic panic, and sidelining your staff. Give your team members (and your business!) the best shot at a comeback with affordable, professional training coordinated by The Dog Gurus. 

Meet Your Hosts

Hey there! We’re Robin and Susan, co-founders of The Dog Gurus. Two women with BIG LOVE for all our furry, 4-legged friends, their humans and the business owners dedicated to providing every pup-centered service they need. If we haven’t met already, here’s a little bit about who we are…

Robin Bennett, CPDT-KA

Co-Founder/Co-CEO The Dog Gurus

Robin Bennett is a Certified Professional Dog Trainer, author, speaker, and expert on dogs. She founded one of the largest dog training companies in Virginia and has been using her expertise in “reading dogs” to teach families how to train their pets as well as helping others in the pet care industry keep dogs safe for over 20 years. Robin’s first book, All About Dog Daycare is the number one reference on opening a dog daycare. She is also Co-author of Off-Leash Dog Play… A Complete Guide to Safety and Fun, and an extensive staff training program called, Knowing Dogs, which are the leading staff training resources for dog daycare and boarding facilities. Robin is currently co-founder of The Dog Gurus, the nation’s premier resource for dog care professionals. Through The Dog Gurus she is now helping pet care professionals get their lives back by showing them how to create sustainable businesses with teams that truly know dogs.

Susan Briggs, MA, CPACO

Co-Founder/Co-CEO The Dog Gurus

Susan Briggs is a Certified Professional Animal Care Operator, author, speaker, and pet care business expert. As co-founder of The Dog Gurus she brings over 18 years of experience in the pet industry with 12 years as co-owner and operator of a successful dog daycare, lodging, grooming and training business in Houston, Texas. In addition to being a co-author with Robin in publishing Off-Leash Dog Play and Knowing Dogs, Susan used her educational background in accounting and published Counting Noses: Accounting and Financial Management Guidelines for the Pet Services Industry. Susan enjoys making it easy for owners to understand the numbers side of their business so they can focus on care quality. In 2015 Susan co-founded the Professional Animal Care Certification Council whose mission is to provide independent testing and certification for pet care professionals. The program embraces Susan’s passion for providing quality care for animals.