How to Run a Dog Business: Putting Your Career Where Your Heart Is

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The demand for skilled dog trainers, dog walkers, dog sitters and dog daycare operators has never been greater. To succeed in one of these fields, you’ll need more than dog expertise—you’ll need business savvy as well. Written for the non-business person, Veronica Boutelle, the industry’s top consultant, gives you the information you need to start, operate, and prosper in your chosen field. Learn how to analyze your market, set prices, and advertise services. Find out what kind of insurance, licenses, and ...
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Overview

The demand for skilled dog trainers, dog walkers, dog sitters and dog daycare operators has never been greater. To succeed in one of these fields, you’ll need more than dog expertise—you’ll need business savvy as well. Written for the non-business person, Veronica Boutelle, the industry’s top consultant, gives you the information you need to start, operate, and prosper in your chosen field. Learn how to analyze your market, set prices, and advertise services. Find out what kind of insurance, licenses, and professional qualifications you'll need. Best of all, get a solid start with advance planning and realistic insights from an expert in the field.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781617811364
  • Publisher: Dogwise Publishing
  • Publication date: 3/28/2014
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 173
  • Sales rank: 405,306
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.20 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Meet the Author

Veronica Boutelle, MA Ed., CTC, is the former Director of Behavior and Training at the San Francisco SPCA. Through her business, dogTEC, she teaches sold-out seminars and consults one-on-one with dog professionals. She writes a column for the "APDT Chronicle of the Dog" and is a sought-after speaker at conferences and dog training schools across the county. She lives with her husband and two dogs surrounded by wildlife in Sixes, Oregon.
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