From bakeries specializing in dog treats to veterinary clinics and apartment buildings, pet-focused and pet-friendly businesses have made brightening the lives of pets and their parents part of their mission. With the right partnerships, that impact can be even more widespread, and it starts with looking to other organizations focused on the wellbeing of animals.
Every good boy or girl deserves to be recognized. Their idea of being treated may not include going to the mall or out for ice cream, but there are still tons of way to show your appreciation for your four-legged friend.
Puppy fever has been hitting you hard lately. You can’t imagine life without your first dog, and now you’re thinking about getting another pup. Does that sound like you? If you’re nodding your head, keep reading.
Being a business owner is no walk in the park, but it can be one of the most rewarding careers for those who are passionate about their industry and their customers. Starting your own dog bakery is no exception, as long as you have a strong guideline to get your business up and running on all fours.
We all want to be able to take our fur babies wherever we go, and it can be a pain when they aren’t as well-behaved as they need to be. Socializing your dog makes it easier for them to experience new sights, sounds and smells—making them the ultimate travel companion.
Managing an apartment complex is much more than a full-time job. You’re always looking for ways to attract new tenants and keep your current ones happy, which can take a lot of time away from your other responsibilities. However, there is a group of renters that is constantly growing, offer more income and can actually make your job easier in the long run—pet owners.
Every dog lover wishes they could talk to their best friend. Everyone wants the opportunity to ask their pet what’s wrong, to tell them what is and is not a threat (for example, burglars vs. mailmen), and of course, to vocalize how much we love them. Although humans and dogs aren’t on the same page when it comes to language, there are some clues that our pups give us that allow us some insight into their heads.
It sounds like the ultimate dream job for dog lovers: starting a doggie daycare. People have busy lives and you have a love for their four-legged friends—it’s a match made in heaven. However, the fact that it’s a dream job doesn’t make it an easy one. Starting a dog daycare is just as big of an undertaking as starting any other business. There are obvious and unexpected decisions to be made, from when to schedule playtime to how to staff your daycare in the best interest of the employees and the dogs.