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...
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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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Reasons to Open a Self-Serve Pet Wash at the Beach

Isn’t it great when you see people spending time with their pets at the beach? You don’t have to be a pet lover to enjoy seeing dogs frolicking in the water, playing frisbee or rolling around in the sand. Dogs can make just about anyone smile with their antics on the beach, especially when they’re playing in the surf. While it’s obvious that many dogs have a great time at the beach, the end of playtime can be a nightmare for their owners. When it’s time to load a wet and sandy dog into their ve...
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