The pet industry proved its ability to withstand a downward economy. Considered recession resistant, pet supplies say an increase of over 5% and pet services grew 6%. Future trends point towards the health of pets, the support of non-profit animal businesses by pet owners, pet insurance services, and online services. Social media sites have helped
It’s a fact that the pet sitting / dog walking industry is booming. There are many reasons for this but one very important one is because the startup costs can be so low. This can be a good thing – or not – depending on how the business is set up. - Read more at PetsitUSA . . .
Where and How to Pick Dog Walking Insurance. Dog walking is a rewarding but high risk business for both the walker and the client. Most people consider dogs to be a family member, and the thought of leaving them in a stranger’s care is very anxiety-inducing. Not only that, but people are suspicious of letting strangers into their home, especially when they are away, and with good reason. This is why dog walking insurance and bonding are absolutely crucial to becoming successful in this…
Wearing a life jacket, Trek, a 3-year-old Jack Russell Terrier, gets a lift from owner Timmy Gossett, crew member aboard the F/V Laguna Star, a salmon seiner moored in St. Paul Harbor in Kodiak, Alaska, July 1, 2004. Equipped with a handle, the life jacket provides an emergency lifting point should the dog fall overboard. (AP Photo/Marion Owen)