Villa La PAWS – Canine Tricks – April 2012


Villa La PAWS trainer Wendi Faircloth led some pet parents through a tricks class in which the pups learned to skateboard, weave, close drawers and doors, and spin…among other tricks. See Duane, Norma, Nera, Jackson, Lewis, Keifer and Rigby in action!

Creating Boundaries and Expectations With Your Pet Sitting Customers

I spoke to a very smart and ambitious owner last week who told me that her dream is to build a million dollar pet sitting business. She then told me that she emails and/or texts all of her customers every Sunday night to see if they’re going to need service for the upcoming week.

Owning a Jack Russell Terrier: 10 Tidbits of Advice

Are you thinking about buying a Jack Russell Terrier? If so, there are ten points you should know about them.

Millennial Generation and the Pet Industry

What does the millennial generation have to do with the future of pets in America? A lot apparently. The American Vetrinary Medical Association (AVMA) has recently released a report about their predictions for how the next generation will cause a decline in pet ownership. They regularly study generational effects on their industry.

Overprotective Pet Parenting: Are You Guilty?

Are you an overprotective pet parent? Most people are used to hearing that term associated with raising children, but do you take it a step further? While it’s not uncommon to be very attune to your beloved pets welfare it can be easy to slip into the overprotective category.

9-Steps to Pet Sitting Business Success

Since 2001, I have been vigorously working on building a successful pet sitting business. I have read. I have studied. I have listened. I have researched. I have analyzed. I have implemented. I have streamlined. I have stretched. I have written. I have made mistakes and I’ve experienced amazing results. All in all, it has been a fun and fulfilling journey.

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