“I’m Just A Guy Who Got Hit By A Car And Started Pup Protector – A Pet Products Company”

Pup Protector - LED dog collars

  At first glance, Trevor looks like your above average guy: brown eyes, sandy-colored hair, and just the hint of a smile. You'd never know by looking at his photograph that three years ago, he became an accident statistic as he walked his dog, Naraku, in his neighborhood. Trevor Jensen describes what happened that fateful day: "It was early in the morning and Naraku and I were doing our normal 4 mile loop.  We were almost home and waited at the crosswalk for the light to turn … [Read more...]

Susan Kottwitz: Creating Dog-Themed Jewelry For 22 Years

"For Love of a Dog"

Women and dogs has always been a winning emotional combination.  Even better, is to wrap that emotional bond into a career path or a business that lets us celebrate our love for dogs while we make money!  How exciting to get paid for doing something that you love! Wait. Create a business plan that lets you combine your love of dogs with something that you’re really good at? All it takes is coming up with the idea, putting a plan together, rolling up your sleeves and getting to work. I know … [Read more...]

Author Self-Publishes First Children’s Book

"Book cover Merlin The Cat Who Thought He Wasn't by Heidi L Schlatter

One author loved animals so much that she wrote and self published a children's book about a cat that thinks its a dog. She'll tell you that writing the story was the easy part. Everything that came afterwards took careful planning and finding out all about self publishing. Although she hasn't figured it all out, she's off to a great start which I decided made her a great prospect for my next interview in my Q&A Interview series of women-owned, pet friendly businesses. My hope for you is … [Read more...]

California Dreamer Starts All Natural Dog Treat Bakery

"The Dogs Bark Bakery"

Women and dogs has always been a winning combination. It's especially gratifying when that reciprocal emotional bond can morph into something financially rewarding. How exciting to get paid for doing something that you love! Create a business plan that lets you combine your love of dogs with something that you're really good at doing? It's not that far fetched of an idea.  Like everything else, it takes coming up with the idea, putting a plan together, rolling up your sleeves and getting to … [Read more...]

Two Dog Loving Guys From LA Start A Dog Walking Business

"The Dog Walking Company Logo"

Sometimes, when you least expect it, you open your email and find an invitation from a complete stranger that reads something like this: "Greetings! We are two dog loving owners who are interested in building a relationship with you! Our names are Adi and Kuldeep and we are starting The Dog Walking Co, a website where everyone should go to find a dog walker. Our site is focused on creating trustworthy dog walkers who really know how to care for animals. Anyone can become a dog walker for us, … [Read more...]