NOTE: This situation is rapidly evolving, with some communities instituting wide-ranging business closures, restrictions on public gatherings and even shelter-in-place mandates. Please be sure to stay abreast of the circumstances and requirements of your service area and visit our resource page for updated links and information.[Read more…] about Coping with COVID-19: Tips for Your Pet Business
How to maximize your trade show ROI
In last week’s post, we covered how to get the most value out of your attendance a big pet industry trade show. This week, we’re going to go over how you can maximize your vendor presence with thoughtful preparation and good follow-through.
It’s the most wonderful time of the year
The annual migration to Orlando for Global Pet Expo will be happening in a couple of weeks, and I’m getting pretty excited about that. It’s a fantastic place to catch up with colleagues, check out new products, and make important connections. [Read more…] about It’s the most wonderful time of the year
First, be kind to yourself
Last week was a rough one for pets. Between a devastating kennel fire in one of the Chicago suburbs and furloughed government workers having to line up for supplies to feed their animals, just about everyone in our extended pet community knows someone who has been hit hard by sad circumstances.
Find your tribe
Wouldn’t it be awesome if everything you ever wanted for your business just magically appeared at exactly the right time?
Make dog handling easier with the “raccoon touch”
Even if you’ve never heard of Tellington Touch, learning one simple technique — known as the “raccoon touch”— can help your dog become more tolerant of handling both at home and with strangers.
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