Member Profile


Member (Public)

First Name Derrick
Last Name Higgins
Business Name Derrick's Beach Dawg Care
Position Owner
Title or Position Founder, Owner and Operator
Years In Operation 1
Email Derrick@BeachDawgCare.com
Website (www.company.com) www.BeachDawgCare.com
Phone (Preferred) 305-842-6215



Behavior Modification True
Boarding True
Breeder False
Daycare/Dog Walker True
Dog Sports - Bitesports (IGP, Mondio, PSA, etc) False
Dog Sports - General (Agility, Obedience, Comformation, etc) True
Dog Sports - Specialized (LureCoursing, Hunt, Barnhunt, etc) True
Groomer False
Protection Dogs * False
SAR * False
Scent Detection/Nosework False
Service Dog Trainer True
Shelter & Rescue Evaluation and Management True
Therapy Dog Trainer True
Trainer True
Veterinary * False
Working Dog (LE/MIL) * True
Skills Keywords Behavior Modification, Boarding, Daycare/Dog Walker, Shelter & Rescue Evaluation and Management, Trainer, Working Dog (LE/MIL) *

Professional Bio

Education I graduated from Appalachian State University which is in the Blue Ridge & Appalachian Mountains of North Carolina with a Bachelor's degree in Communications, Minors in Psychology and Sociology. Dogs have their psychology and their way of communicating with us!
Honors & Awards
Publications & Presentations PSI’s Oct-Dec 2022 Pet Sitter World magazine
Extra Curricular & Volunteer Experience
Certifications & Licenses (Non-IACP) I am also a Meditation Teacher and a Certified Yoga Instructor with Yoga Alliance. Leading Power, Vinyasa, Yin Yoga & Vedic Thai Yoga Bodywork allows me to bring Mindfulness-inspired skills to all my Dog Care services.
Professional Affiliations (Non-IACP) I am Fully Bonded, Insured and Multi-Certified through Pet Sitters Associates, a Professional with the Association of Professional Dog Trainers, Pet Sitters International & also the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. My proof of a clear Federal, Multi-State & County Criminal History/Background Check Screening Report for myself has been completed & provided by ACUTRAQ.
Areas of Interest Fully bonded, licensed & insured provider of premium Dog walking services, Pet sitting & Dog training proudly supporting pet parents throughout the Greater Miami's oceanfront neighborhoods in Bal Harbour, Surfside, North Beach, North Bay Village, Mid-Beach, South Beach & South of Fifth.

Social Media

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/BeachDawgCare
Instagram https://www.instagram.com/BeachDawgCare/
YouTube https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCaYWVCZv5BEOHq3peYAN_kQ
LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/beachdawgcare


Types of Volunteerism

Shelter Dogs False
Rescue Dogs False
Therapy Dogs False
Other False

IACP Involvement


President False
Officer False
Board of Directors False
Director Oversight False
Committee Chair False
Committee Member False
Workgroup False


Certification Committee False
Education False
European False
Legislative & Research False
Marketing False
Membership & Retention False
Service Dog False
Social Media False
Therapy Dog False
International Service Dog Workgroup