Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

Business & Consulting

All articles related to helping pet professionals with their business.

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Building Your Client an Effective Pet Training Program

Building Your Client an Effective Pet Training Program

This article presents guidelines for dog training professionals to help them build training programs for their clients, including lesson and individual session plans     By Niki Tudge When we are building an effective ...
Ask the Experts: How to Run a Dog Training Business Online

Ask the Experts: How to Run a Dog Training Business Online

This article provides guidance on how to move an in-person dog training business to an online dog training business     By Veronica Boutelle   Q: I’m at a turning point with my dog training business and just don’t ...

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New Beginnings

New Beginnings

This article relates the impact the pandemic had on one professional dog trainer’s business and how it empowered her to make life-changing decisions about her future – both personally and ...
Ask the Experts: Planning for Difficult Conversations

Ask the Experts: Planning for Difficult Conversations

This article provides suggestions on how to address the situation with a dog trainer who isn’t getting good reviews from their class students     By Veronica Boutelle Ever had ...
Ask the Experts: A Little Bit of Magic

Ask the Experts: A Little Bit of Magic

Veronica Boutelle of PPG corporate partner dogbiz talks cancellation policies and how to make them stick
Ask the Experts: Mastering a Schedule

Ask the Experts: Mastering a Schedule

A master schedule is a powerful tool, but it’s not magical. Organizing how you use your time can make you more efficient and remove a lot of stress, but it can’t change the natural laws of time. If you’re ...

Ask the Experts: Virtual Training

Ask the Experts: Virtual Training

Benefits: Emphasize the benefits of online training. Don’t just state that you’re offering it, sell it! Tell potential clients on your website and when you talk to them how thrilled you are with the advantages (and outcomes!) of this way of ...

Ask the Experts:  Innovation, Creation

Ask the Experts: Innovation, Creation

...the pandemic essentially hurled our industry into the future as trainers were forced to adapt quickly to continue to serve dogs and their people. We probably would have gotten here eventually, but at our industry’s usual snail’s pace the ...

Harassment? Or Assault?

Harassment? Or Assault?

The majority of pet trainers, behavior consultants and pet industry service providers are self-employed or independent contractors and are most at risk from sexual harassment or sexual assault via nonwork-specific locations, such as public ...

Surviving the Storm

Surviving the Storm

It was if the world had suddenly just stopped and everything was standing still. For me personally, not only did I take immediate action and close my physical training location, I also moved out of the premises ...

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