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Lesley is a journalist and she's been working in the pets and media industry for the past 22 years and have developed a strong understanding of how to run a successful business. She's an accomplished writer, promoter, entrepreneur and pet lover.

12 Ways to Improve Your Dog Business and Beat Out Competitors

Starting a pet related business can be difficult. Not only is it generally a challenge to launch any business venture, but with pet industry...

How to Start a Dog Rescue: The Ultimate Step-by-Step Guide

If you are a dedicated dog lover with a desire to make a difference, then you have probably considered starting your own dog rescue...

Financial Independence and Dog Ownership

The concept of financial independence and retiring early (FIRE) is becoming increasingly popular, and Americans today are saving more than we previously thought. But...

How to Start an Indoor Dog Park

As leash laws have become more restrictive and cities are becoming more and more crowded, many concerned dog owners are using indoor dog parks...

Dog Grooming 101: Becoming a Professional Pet Groomer

A pet groomer’s goal is to enhance the appearance of companion and working pets. Although most pet groomers work primarily with dogs, there are...

Best Pet Business Insurance Plans

Have you ever thought about what would happen if one of the dogs in your care had a major accident? A $2,500 Shar Pei...

How to Start a Dog Boarding Business

Dog boarding is a great business opportunity for animal lovers and, according to The American Pet Products Association, is also one of the fastest...

8 Ways to Work With Dogs as a Professional

Do you think of your first dog when you look back on your childhood? Do you visit your nearest animal shelter frequently just to...

How to Write a Dog Grooming Business Plan

So you are thinking about launching a dog grooming business; it’s not a bad idea because there are many dogs in every city and town that require trimming,...

10 Great Dog Business Ideas for Petreneurs

Pet ownership, and particularly dog ownership, continues to grow in numbers. More and more people keep adopting dogs and cats all across America, according...

How to Start a Dog Grooming Business

Pet market is booming with the dog grooming businesses spreading their roots in every which way. We're seeing more entrepreneurs than ever jumping on the...

How to Write a Dog Training Business Plan

When starting a new dog training business, it is important not to overlook the practical aspects involved. It takes more than just knowledge of...

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