Hey Dog Lover!
The past several months have been tough on everyone…except our pets. They’ve had a ball playing fetch all day, going for unlimited walks, and getting extra treats and attention every time they popped up behind you on a Zoom call.
Let them know they’re still #1 in your heart with our expert-guided training and play resources even when the real world calls you back.
Build your relationship with your four-legged friend by learning the secret language of their body language and how to maximize playtime so it’s fun and fulfilling for everyone
Stay consistent with your pet’s training (and gain a few new tricks!) with monthly exercises that will strengthen your master muscles and keep them as safe as possible whether you’re out on the town or playing at home
Find out exactly what your pet needs when it comes to nutrition, supplements and enrichment no matter what life stage they’re in
Get the inside (and honest!) scoop on new pet products on the market and whether they pass our rigorous standards here at The Dog Gurus
Connection in a helpful community of like-minded pet parents. A safe place to bring questions, concerns or issues that may arise with your pet
Direct access to The Dog Gurus themselves via a private Facebook Group to answer questions and offer advice based on their decades of experience working in professional pet care
Hey there! We’re Robin and Susan, co-founders of Ruffly Speaking by The Dog Gurus. Two women with lots of love for all our furry, four-legged friends and their humans. If we haven’t met already, here’s a little bit about who we are….
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 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.
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