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Adding Cat Grooming to Your Services

Adding Cat Grooming to Your Services

Are you getting inquiries for a recommended cat groomer? Are you being asked to maintain the coats of your boarding clients? If you have thought about adding cat grooming to your services, there is no better time than now to learn a new skill and add profit to your business while meeting your current clients’ […]

The Importance of Space & Stimulation in Cat Lodging

The Importance of Space & Stimulation in Cat Lodging

There seem to be a lot of pet resorts that offer cat lodging, but it’s done half-heartedly—as if they don’t put much value in it. They might have one or two cat enclosures in a separate room “just in case” they have to board one. But, are you aware that along with cat-only families that […]

Understanding Your Value Ladder

Understanding Your Value Ladder

Your value ladder is your various service offerings and their progression from small commitment/low price to large commitment/high price. Essentially, it’s the path you want someone to take in your business.  Although you have a number of different service options that you offer—and it’s understandable to want people to take your biggest and most expensive […]

Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West 2022 Preview

Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West 2022 Preview

Get ready, because this May, the premier West Coast event for pet boarding and daycare professionals returns, in person, to Burbank, CA!  After two consecutive years of being a virtual event, it’s time for the industry to come together to learn, share and shop. From forced shutdowns to full bookings, the last few years have […]

6 Ways Texting Can Boost Your Pet Boarding Business

6 Ways Texting Can Boost Your Pet Boarding Business

Your pet boarding business needs to be in contact with your customers, and your customers want to make sure they can check in with you while their pets are in your care—and sometimes when they’re not. Speedy communication is an essential part of creating this connection and establishing trust with customers, which is where texting […]

From COVID Chaos to Robust, Profitable Growth

From COVID Chaos to Robust, Profitable Growth

These past few years have been gut wrenching, like a vicious roller coaster that never seems to end. Even before COVID (if we can still remember that far back), we were dealing with staffing challenges, difficult customers and fierce competition. Everything was amplified exponentially with the pandemic, even now that we’re beyond the worst of […]

Cat Daycare???

Cat Daycare???

Why, yes! Why not offer cat daycare? Sometimes families need a safe place for their kitty to spend the day when they are having work done in the house, there is a family celebration, a cat needs medication and no one will be home to administer it, or the family simply wants peace of mind […]

District Dogs: Where Clients Get More

District Dogs: Where Clients Get More

What would your thoughts be if someone told you they were going to leave their job at Merrill Lynch to become a dog walker?  Well, that’s exactly what Jacob Hensley did. Founder and owner, Jacob Hensley, opened District Dogs in 2014 in the Washington, DC Metro Area. Initially, it was a dog walking and pet […]

Questions from the Tank: ”When Is the Best Time to Market My Business?”

Questions from the Tank: ”When Is the Best Time to Market My Business?”

This is something that comes up all the time when I’m working with dog daycare businesses. And the short answer is: All the time.  You need to change the way you think of marketing. It’s not a temporary thing that you do only when you see an urgent need. Instead, it’s a proactive necessity that […]

Adding Day Training to Your Dog Daycare

Adding Day Training to Your Dog Daycare

If you’re considering creating a day-training program as an add-on service to your dog daycare, more than likely you already have everything you need to implement this helpful, effective service for your clients. You just need to answer a few questions to make sure you have your ducks in a row…  Who will conduct the […]

Boarding the Brachycephalic Breeds

Boarding the Brachycephalic Breeds

There is just something so lovable about those smooshed faces… the snorting, the drooling and especially the infectious cheerfulness that flat-faced breeds possess.  From the Pugs, Bulldogs and Boston Terriers to the Frenchies and Pekingese, they all make us smile when they walk through the door! However, whether they come in for lodging, daycare or […]

Diarrhea Management in the Boarding Environment

Diarrhea Management in the Boarding Environment

Diarrhea is a frustrating but common condition. When it develops in a pet at a boarding facility, it can raise concerns for infectious causes, such as gastrointestinal parasites. In other cases, it occurs because of changes in the environment of the gastrointestinal tract in response to stress or dietary changes, and will often resolve with […]

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