5 Things Successful Dog Pros Do

It’s not uncommon for dog guardians to note that their best friends behave better in the hands of a dog pro than they do at home. One reason for that? We dog pros behave differently. For example, R+ dog trainers and dog walkers are more likely to notice and reward good behavior. We employ higher […]

Some R+ to Start 2021

2020 was indisputably a crazy, rough, challenging year. But challenge can bring out the best in us, create new possibilities, invite us to rise to it. We saw a lot of that in our industry this last year. We ourselves here at dogbiz were in a privileged position to watch dog pros like yourself make […]

3 Key Pandemic Lessons for Dog Businesses, and How To Use Them

It’s been a rough time, full of challenge and uncertainty and fear. But as all rough times do, it’s shed new insight and learning, too. As we’ve worked at dogbiz to support dog professionals through the COVID-19 crisis, we’ve learned a number of lessons we believe are the key to both surviving this moment and […]

Please Don’t Stop Marketing; It’s More Important Now Than Ever

We hope this Monthly Minute finds you safe and well. We also hope it finds you busy marketing. It’s common during times of crisis, particularly those that involve economic hardship, to pull back and tighten up. There are areas in which this makes sense. Marketing is not one of them. This is a time to […]

Dog Walking Equipment—The Choice Is Yours (Not Your Clients’)

These days we’re swimming in an almost endless choice of collars, harnesses, and other walking equipment options. There are also endless opinions about which is best. But as a professional dog walker, it’s your opinion that matters. While each client may have preferred tools for walking their own dogs, when you’re doing the walking, the […]