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Happy New Year Now, Let's Get Organized Shirley Greene 10/25/00
Happy New Year! I wish you a year filled with good health, loyal friends, great dogs, competitive spirit, safety, fun and prosperity.
There's nothing like a New Year to offer us a clean slate and a fresh start. Some make New Year's resolutions while others outline business plans. Whatever your style, whatever your line of work, getting organized in 2001 is the first step to reaching your personal and business goals. ( Read More...)
Authors Shirley Greene and Dan Karas share the enlightening results of their focus group on the universal qualities that attract customers to dog trainers -- and keep them there. From flyball to Ring Sport to Schutzhund, clients are seeking respect, continuing education, and flexibility from their trainers. Is your trainer delivering? The authors interviewed both handlers and professional trainers to discover how to evaluate a potential trainer to create a successful training relationship for handler, trainer, and dog in Seeking Mr./Ms. Goodtrainer
Author Shirley Greene provides us with yet another Outstanding Article on Marketing your dog related business. If you want to get ahead, this is a must read. How to Profit from the Aging of America
In a followup business related article for folks in the Dog Business, author Shirley Greene provides us with The Client Complains - Now What?. One of the most concise customer relation articles I have seen.
The Purina web site features a comprehensive guide to kennel construction and management. This series of articles provides helpful information for kennel planning and design, sanitation management, parasite control, successful management, and more. A must-read for anyone planning to build a new kennel and for existing kennel owners who would like to optimize their facilities.
Diana Guerrero provides a four-part series about Unusual Careers With Animals. This is an outstanding series of articles that is a must-read by anyone who has ever considered making their career one devoted to animals.
BabelBark for Pet Parents is Now Available in Beta for Android Tue, 21 Feb 2017 03:46:00 GMT Connecting them with their favorite pet business and veterinarian to make scheduling and payments a breeze. Tracking detailed activity through an optional pet fitness tracker. Storing and securely sharing medical records, lost & found information ... Read more
Business gives away 750,000 pet meals Tue, 21 Feb 2017 01:02:00 GMT Hertfordshire-based pet food brands Barking Heads and Meowing Heads are donating more than 75,000 meals of their premium dog and cat food to animal charities across the UK this month. Named after their canine mascot, 'Bailey's wet food giveaway' aims ... Read more
Community pet store to close Mon, 20 Feb 2017 23:00:00 GMT KASSIDY CHRISTENSEN LLS PHOTO Local pet store M-R Pets has made the decision to close its doors after 38 years of business in the community. M-R Pets owner and director Rick Dyck has owned the business for eight years, and noticed the industry has changed ... Read more
Small Businesses and Pet Lovers Deserve More From State Legislature Tue, 07 Feb 2017 05:53:00 GMT As the trade group for New Jersey's independent pet stores, the Pet Industry Joint Advisory Council (PIJAC) fully supports the highest standards to prevent illegal and unethical breeders from putting profits over pets. However, the bill in front of the ... Read more
Nestle to diversify into premium coffee, pet care, skin health, cereals segment Tue, 21 Feb 2017 02:15:00 GMT Out of Maggi crisis, FMCG firm Nestle India, is looking to diversify into new segments like premium coffee business, pet care, skin health and cereals while it looks at 2017 as a "year of aggression". The company, as part of diversification ... Read more