Benefits of Adding a Pet Wash at Your Pet-Friendly Hotel

People enjoy traveling with their dogs. If they don't choose to camp, your pet-friendly hotel is an option that will accommodate them and their furry companion. As a pet-friendly hotel owner, your business may already have many amenities for animals, like a dog park and food bowls. Another amenity you may also want to consider opening is a coin-operated dog wash at your hotel. This service would be hugely beneficial for your guests — and your income. Here are some reasons to install a self...
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Benefits of Opening a Pet Wash at an Oil and Lube Shop

As the owner of an oil and lube shop, you probably notice that pets are a huge part of families and routines. When your customers drop their cars off for maintenance services, it's common to see four-legged friends along for the ride. Whether you have your own pet or not, there's no denying that adding a pet wash station to your business will be convenient for everyone involved. If your customers schedule an oil change, tire rotation or inspection, odds are, the drivers will wait in your seat...
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Benefits of Opening a Pet Wash at Your Campground

Pet owners enjoy spending time with their dogs. Whenever possible, they'll try to bring their furry companions along on vacation. Camping is the perfect place for this because most outdoor activities are suitable for dogs. Because campgrounds can be a popular place for canines, you should consider having amenities for these furry friends. One of the services you may think about installing in your campground is a self-serve pet wash, which will benefit your income and provide dog owners with a...
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Tips/How to Dry a Dog After a Bath

In general, dogs need to be bathed once a month or so. While giving your dog a bath just 12 times per year may not seem like much of a burden, it can be. If you take your dog to a groomer, you’ll incur yet another ongoing expense to keep your pet clean. When you bathe your dog at home instead, you might be in for 12 very long days if your dog isn’t a fan of baths. One reason some dogs are reluctant at best to have a bath is the drying off process. Just like wetting your pet and shampooing them ...
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Benefits of Opening a Pet Wash at Your Pet Rescue

Your pet rescue does great work every day helping dogs, cats and other animals get adopted. However, it's often difficult to bring in revenue as a rescue, and you may rely on donations and other charitable gifts. If you're looking for a source of passive income, opening a pet wash at an animal shelter is a great way to continue promoting animal wellbeing and generate some more funds. (more…)
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Tips for Washing a Large Dog

It’s funny how big dogs often think they’re lapdogs, isn’t it? While it might amuse you when your 90-pound lab/Newfoundland mix plops three-quarters of their weight in your lap, there is one thing that is unlikely to make you or your pet happy: bath time. Even water dogs like labs sometimes recoil at the thought of going out in the rain, and their reaction to the prospect of having a bath can be even more severe. When your large mutt isn’t a fan of baths, it can make y...
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Ideas to Help Grow Your Pet Store Business

While the number of American households that include at least one pet typically varies depending on the source you consult, there is one certainty — pet owners in the U.S. are willing to spend money on their furry, scaly, aquatic, winged and hooved pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, pet owners in the United States spend billions of dollars on their pets annually, and they’ve collectively spent an increasing amount of money on them every year since 1994 at le...
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Benefits of Opening a Pet Wash at Your Pet Store or Pet Bakery

If you already own a pet store or pet bakery, you know how willing most pet owners are to spend money on their furry family. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), Americans spent $30.32 billion on pet food alone in 2018, a figure that’s forecasted to increase to $31.68 billion in 2019. While it’s great news for the owners of pet stores and bakeries that pet parents are willing to spend more on pet food, it doesn’t mean you have to settle for a piece of that revenue stream ex...
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How to Increase Revenue From Your Grooming Business

If you want to work with animals professionally but don’t necessarily want to earn an advanced degree, you’re in luck. Several career paths exist that allow you to work with companion animals without earning an associate’s or bachelor’s degree. Pet grooming is one of the careers you may want to pursue regardless of your education level. (more…)
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Tips For Planning a Dog Park

With the number of dog owners growing every year, many neighborhoods, apartments, and condos are shifting to provide pet-friendly spaces for their furry, four-legged community members. In case you've found yourself asking "how do I open a dog park?", here are our top tips for building a dog park that will improve the lives of both your canine and human residents. (more…)
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