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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.
Post-recession reinvention: the pet food business Wed, 19 Jun 2013 19:28:40 GMT A local couple is reinventing themselves by turning their passion for healthy pets, into healthy pet foods and other products. John Fellows and Mary Lynne Bianchi lost big-paying jobs in the recession, and found a new field. Read more
DogVacay Releases Inaugural Survey on State of Pet Travel in the U.S. Thu, 20 Jun 2013 04:01:00 GMT With summer travel season in full swing, DogVacay.com, the leading online home dog boarding and pet services community, today released its inaugural survey on the State of Pet Travel in the U.S. Read more
Business Digest, June 20, 2013: Grand opening for Earthwise Pet Thu, 20 Jun 2013 00:17:54 GMT SCOTTS VALLEY -- Earthwise Pet Supply plans a ribbon-cutting with the Scotts Valley Chamber of Commerce at 12:30 p.m. Friday ï»¿and a grand opening party 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday in the Kmart shopping center, 266-T Mount Hermon Road. Read more
Natura Pet Issues Voluntary Recall of Specialized Dry Pet Foods Due to Possible Health Risk Tue, 18 Jun 2013 15:17:00 GMT Natura Pet Products is voluntarily recalling specific lots of dry pet food because it has the potential to be contaminated with Salmonella. Read more
Microchips Is Your Pet as Safe as You Think? Wed, 19 Jun 2013 13:00:00 GMT Studies have shown that 1 in 3 pets will become lost at some point in their lives. Microchipping and traditional tags with phone numbers seem to be a popular identification fix amo Read more