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 . . .
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)