By Entrepreneur Press and Eileen Figure Sandlin
Are you an animal lover? Why not turn your passion for animals into a profitable business? A fast-growing market, the multibillion-dollar pet industry offers a world of business opportunities for entrepreneurs.
From hands-on pet care to specialty pet products like toys, food, and treats, this book covers all aspects of pet-related businesses.
Providing insider advice, tips, and tricks along the way, the book takes you step by step and shows you how to discover your specialty, legally and financially establish your business, manage day-to-day operations, and much more.
- Choose from five hot areas of interest (pet sitting/dog walking, dog training, pet grooming, pet food/treats, upscale pet products)
- Equip yourself with the right tools
- Set competitive fees
- Efficiently manage inventory and supplies for easy order fulfillment
- Use effective marketing and advertising tools to get the word out
- Build positive customer and vendor relationships
- Plan for future growth
- And more
220 pages. Softcover. 2009.