Pet Entrepreneurship: 13 ways to become a Pet Entrepreneur
If you are an avid pet lover, a pet business might raise an interest from you as far as entrepreneurship is concerned. The pets industry is booming over the years specifically in Asia due to the surging number of pet owners. Plus getting paid while doing what you love as a pet-lover? Sounds like a pretty good deal to us.
So these are the 13 businesses that you’d want to consider
- Pet Shop (Grooming & Spa services)
- Pet’s Blogging & Vlogging
- Pet Photography, Videography Service
- Veterinarian Services Clinic
- Pet Food & Supplies Store
- Tropical Fish & aquarium shop
- Pet Cremation Services
- Doghouse business
- Pets Daycare & Boarding business
- Pet Walking/ Sitting
- Pets Training
- Mobile Pet Grooming
- Bird Shop (Supplies & Accessories)
How to start?
Now you have all these ideas, how do you start doing what you love? Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered!
Decide on the type of pet business you want to start.
To do this, think about what you’re capable of and what your passion is. The critical question to ask yourself: Is this what I want to do every day?
Project your capital
While you won’t need a million dollars to start with, you do need to set aside some funds for your entrepreneurship journey. You wouldn’t want to be stressing about not being able to pay rent before you even start your business. Set aside some marketing budget for advertising your new pet business.
Design a business plan
You need a clear plan that outlines your business goals. Choose a location for your pet business. Now this one may vary depending on the nature of your business model. You must also choose your business name, duh!
Receive or attend training so that you can provide reliable, professional service to satisfy your customers.
You have to know your customer base well. Do your homework and survey the market for potential leads. Then come up with a strategy to capture their attention. There’s no point in having a business but no customers.
Run your business, making sure you are profitable!