15 Great Businesses for Pet Lovers

Dog Grooming An old standby in the pet industry, clients range from those wanting Fluffy to have the perfect coifed hairdo to the mutts that wrestled with a skunk. Traditionally, dog groomers are found in brick and mortar strip mall locations, but more recently have taken on a mobile dog grooming business model.

Dog Training Pet owners today only want the best for their dogs. Build up a great reputation and you could be the next Cesar Millan of your neighborhood. Soon you’ll have a waiting list of fur-babies still in the womb.

Dog Walking Dog walking is a flexible choice with very low overhead. Perhaps once limited as an afternoon job for school children, the demand in a local economy for dog walking can easily bring in a part time income. Turn this idea into a full time job, by offering it as an additional service of a pet sitting business, for example.

Professional Pet Sitting At times, pet owners might want to go on vacation and leave the “kids” at home. This is where you can step in. You can offer professional in home care and attention, or establish a brick and mortar location. Keep it simple, or go all out and pamper those pets, with swimming time and playgroups.

Pet Masseuse Relieve pain and anxiety in pets and livestock through the power of the healing touch. Massage training schools offer training and accreditation to get you off to the right start.

Pooper Scooping When nature calls, you’ll be there for your clients. This business requires little more than a shovel and garbage bag. Add in a pair of rubber boots if you are feeling extra fancy. Remember, dirty jobs are an easy way to scoop up the big bucks.

Pet Photography Capture memories to last forever. Professional portraits and candid shots will be cherished by pet owners. Oftentimes, pets are more photogenic and less cranky than their toddler counterparts.

Pet Supplies Home Delivery Offer pet owners time savings and convenience by delivering pet foods and products. Large 50 pound sacks of pet food can be a burden to get home for many customers, due to physical limitations or transportation issues. Deliveries can be done as a one-time service or as a subscription-based service. Go one step further, and set up your own mobile pet supply store.

Pet Day Care Don’t let pets get lonely during the day. Release these four-legged friends from their crates, keep them out of trouble, and provide them with a fun-filled day.

Doggie Fashion Design Keep these pooches at the top of the fashion trends. Open a fashion boutique and hold doggie fashion shows.

Cat Litter Inventor Become a big idea thinker and come up with the ultimate solution to the biggest problem for cat owners.

Pet Relocation Expert Getting pets relocated from one side of the country to another is a complicated matter for most people. Become an expert in the field and offer your services to people moving from one location to another or transporting new pet family members to their new home.

Pet-Parenting Tutoring Not everyone is a natural pet parent. Counsel new parents in finding the perfect new family member, pet care and nutrition, safety, housing, training, and troubleshooting problems.

Pet Furniture Making Perhaps you are a skilled woodworker. Design one of a kind dog houses, cat trees, and aquarium stands.

Dog Biscuit and Treat Making Are you a skilled baker who is finding all of the sampling a bit hard on the waistline? Now might be the time to branch out into gourmet and let your furry pals do all of the taste-testing.

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