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Britain is regarded as a nation of pet lovers and will splash the cash on their beloved pets. The size of UK’s pet business is estimated to be worth 8.5 billion, with as much as 4.3 billion spent by owners on pet boarding, 2.5 billion spent on pet food and where surveys suggest that 2 in 5 pet owners spend as much on their pets as their friends present so there is plenty of new business opportunities.

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Christmas Pet Business Start-Ups

Christmas Pet Business

Christmas is a fabulous marketing event for most businesses across the UK. Profits are often made only during the December month by many businesses. Bearing this in mind it can be worth considering launching a pet business that’s highly geared to Christmas trade.

Pet owners now expect bespoke nutrition for their pets, luxury pet spas, best pet grooming, designer pet collars and leads, pet day care, with many pets having their own social media accounts.

This year is bringing new opportunities in the way we work and what we expect from our employers and our businesses. New start-ups are imperative for the economy to thrive in challenging conditions and none so than our enormous UK pet market. 

With more than 20 million pet dogs and cats residing in the UK, and if you already have experience handling pets then this could be the new business start-up venture you’ve been looking for.

Generally, little or no professional requirements are necessary, when starting up your pet business.

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A selection of small pet business start up ideas can include

Christmas Pet Gift Shops that specialise in providing Christmas presents particularly trading between September and January each year.

Specialised Christmas Pet Personal Service similar to concierge services that specialise in finding the right products for your customers. Aimed generally at more affluent customers, but a time-saver for those who have the cash but time-poor which can be extended after the Christmas period.

Gift Wrap Christmas Designs perfect for those entrepreneurs who have good web skills and can produce pet themed stationery ranges or those who have a real arts and handicrafts talent producing original hand drawn artwork. Ranges can be extended throughout the year to include general pet themes.

Personalised Christmas themed online services offering a range of pet products where customers send their prints for personalisation onto mugs, pens, collars, leads, picture frames, notebooks, keyrings with special Christmas adaptions to products. This business may need start-up financing more than most but can be extended to all major events during the year.

Christmas Holiday Card Design producing personalised Christmas cards with family gatherings and all the pets printed onto memorable keepsake cards. Additional ideas than just sending normal Christmas cards.

Christmas Pet Photography Huge opportunity and very busy time of year for offering professional photographic shoots in customers’ own homes with family and pets gathered together during the Christmas period. Many company’s offer special deals and discounts for this lucrative business period.

Christmas Interior Decorating Pet-Friendly Service offering a bespoke service decorating customers homes or places of work with only pet-friendly merchandise.

Christmas House-Sitting Services whilst everyone is busy enjoying themselves, this is also an important time for house-sitters whether sitting for free or paid and be considerably in demand.

Christmas Pet Hampers full of pet treats for dogs, cats, rabbits or other small pets. Often now sold in boxes to keep prices competitive and could continue through the following year offer regular treat subscription box service.

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New Pet Business Start-Ups Businesses

It’s essential to create a profitable business as quickly as possible if on a tight budget. 

Pet equipment and business start-up costs can be low in certain areas, such as a pet sitting business, where a shop and store isn’t required, whereas a grooming business requires capital for premises and pet equipment, unless a mobile service, which then only requires professional pet grooming portable equipment and a vehicle.

Insurance is vital with several pet business specialised plans available.

Vehicles need to be sympathetically and carefully adapted to carry pets and insurers informed that you are using your vehicle for business purposes.

Low-cost businesses include dog walking and pet training services, where they can be set up from home. 

The British College of Canine Studies do offer a Professional Dog Walkers certificate. Pet first aid course is an important must and volunteering at a pet shelter to gain experience in handling multiple pets is extremely useful. 

Let Us Introduce You To More Than 18 Pet Business Start-Up Ideas

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1. Pet Grooming (suitable for dogs and cats)

This is an area that appeals to many owners of pets because they learn how to take care of the grooming needs of their own pets and can at low cost make a profitable business quickly with a small amount of training. 

Business owners can offer popular mobile services needing less equipment but be portable, or work from salons offering dog and cat routine treatments such as nail clipping, washing and grooming overgrown coats. 

Client bases can be those who regularly show their pets at professional events, pet modelling and entertainment industry as well as pet owners with little time on their hands. 

Those who opt for operating out of grooming salons have the added costs of rent, rates and operating costs. Professional equipment is available online from several reputable and experienced stockists with accompanying helpful tutorials.

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2. Pet Training (suitable for dogs)

Many owners, unfortunately, buy pets without really looking into the necessary care required and with animals such as dogs, how to socialise and train their dogs to fit into their home lifestyle. This is particularly necessary for abandoned and rehomed dogs and cats who may have a past history of several owners. 

Patience is key for training, particularly helping anxious and unhappy pets.
Pet training relies on very little costs other than your professional expertise and time, is an unregulated profession but advise to seek both professional and practical advice before setting up to give the pets the best-care whilst training possible

There are a number of organisations that can help to train you as well as having a DBS check because of working with animals, and undertaking a recognised pet first aid course. These addresses are featured in our business directory. 

3. Dog Walking (suitable for dogs)

Over the past few years, it’s not an uncommon sight to see local parks filled with dog walkers handling multiple groups of dogs during the day. Needs arise where busy owners require help with their pets, particularly if they are out to work during the day. 

The job can range from calling into owners homes, letting dogs run around outside in their private garden for exercise and feeding them, to taking pets out for longer periods of exercise. 


Start-up costs are relatively low and business can often be generated quickly by personal referrals as well as skilful local marketing. Registration with associations such as the National Association of Registered Pet Sitters and dog walkers is helpful to the business, undertaking a first aid course and business insurance vital. 

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4. Pet Sitting (suitable for dogs and cats)

A growing trend by pet owners to have their beloved pets looked after in their absence, short or long term. Pet sitting can involve moving into the owner’s property and taking care of the household during their absence or for just a few hours. Possessing a caring, considerate and helpful personality is essential.
Once you’ve undertaken a couple of jobs well, owners will re-book you and refer to friends. The only requirements are your time, a DBS check is helpful and taking out business insurance. There are several reliable nationwide agencies where registration is simple and provide work. Better still, if already experienced, consider setting up your pet sitting agency which can be run online and from the home and recruit other locals to join your agency as sitters. 

Equipment needed is a range of spare dog leads, harnesses and collars, drying towels, and an equipped van for pick-ups and drop-offs if servicing an area larger than walking distance and local parks. The owner should be providing any other equipment such as treats for when the dogs return from walks. 

The downside is how to keep a steady flow of customers with a monthly steady income coming in. This would need careful planning of the types of customer contracts being taken on and budgeting an income for marketing. Asking customers to sign your contract can help, by agreeing to details, such as your terms of service, emergency procedures and payment terms. This also helps in case of any disputes that may arise. 

Once generalised costs have been budgeted, you’re able to work out how many dogs you may need to walk and your yearly income. The limit for healthy dog walking set at 6 dogs per walk. 

The RSPCA produces a downloadable 16 page informative pdf about professional dog walking standards expected. 

5. Pet Boarding (suitable for dogs and cats)

Boarding kennels and catteries are important for pet owners who travel. They are generally situated in less residential areas and the business needs to be approved by the local council, obtaining the appropriate licences looking after the animal welfare to the highest standards providing shelter, food, water and plenty of exercises, 24/7. Start-up costs include professional kennel or cattery construction and a dedicated area for preparing pet foods and general care. 

Despite many hotels, and rental accommodations offering pet-friendly hotels and rental accommodation, the PDSA report that nearly 90% of the UK population keep their pets in kennels and catteries when they go on holiday. 

The kennel and cattery business is valued at more than a 4.3 billion-a-year industry, almost twice as big as the pet food industry. 
6. Pet Foods (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

A staggering 2.5 billion is spent yearly with a growing need for special, premium, tailored pet foods as pets become more and more pampered. Talk to any pet food business owner about specialised premium brands and they will tell you it’s not easy to penetrate the tailored pet food market, but clever professional marketing is a must where pet owners are highly critical but appreciative of quality pet products. 

A one-to-one approach on social media and a well-constructed website is fundamental to explain their tailored products. 

Dog and Cat treats have become a firm pet favourite including hand-baked artisan biscuits, to every flavoured possible dog chews. 

7. Pet Toys (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Toys are used to create interaction between owner and pet, curb animal aggressiveness and to keep pets mentally stimulated. The dog, cat, even rabbit pet toy industry grows every year and looks for new and innovative designs whether they be simple organic designs or highly sophisticated smartphone digital controlled ideas. Toys come in all sizes and shapes, where feeding toys are particularly popular helping to keep a balanced diet whilst creating stimulating puzzles for the pet. 

8. Pet Collar and Leads (suitable for dogs and cats)

This is a vibrant area of the market where owners spend regularly providing their pets with a range of collars, leads and harnesses, with many players already operating offering all kinds of materials worked into collars and leads. If you have something new to offer then this is a low-cost profitable start-up.  

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9. Pet Photography and Custom Portraits (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Owners love to spend, spend and spend on their pets, and none more than pictures, whether these are digitised, embroidered, hand-drawn artwork or photography. New businesses can offer mobile services for photographic sessions, or work from home from the owner’s pictures crafting products.  Wall painted murals, soft furnishings and individually created wallpaper for the interior designer markets.  Marketing products for sale can be achieved through dedicated online shops such as ‘Etsy’ or ‘Not on The High Street’, providing a shop showcase. If your start-up budget extends to more available money, some successful franchises are available to buy into. 

10. Pet Franchises (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

If you’re concerned about ‘going it alone’ then working with a nationwide franchiser can help where you are your own local boss and a great way to get started with help and support needed to achieve results and profitability. 

Point Franchise has on their books several pet franchise opportunities along with helpful advice such as Friends For Pet Franchise, Pet Stay and Trophy Pet Foods Franchise. 

Online searches will provide several franchise agency websites and all worth reading. 

There are national and local virtual franchise events who have hungry exhibitors looking for possible franchisees. These franchise sites have a stack of useful information, hold virtual seminars teaching franchisees how to run their businesses such as The National Franchise Exhibition Virtual. 

11. Pet Breeding (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Breeders must be licenced to operate to sell puppies and kittens and ensure they are born and reared in safe environments.  A Dog Breeding Licence requires breeders breeding more than three litters in twelve months and breeding dogs and selling dogs as a business must conform. 

Dedicated space is needed for successful breeding producing happy and healthy litters along with keeping in contact with various other breeders to perfect your breeding programme producing healthy and financial viable litters conforming to best pedigree Kennel Club standards. Must be able to give time to attend to a large litters and all necessary health checks, jabs, microchipping and paperwork required.

Recent laws intervened to improve the standards of pet breeding in the UK. Lucy’s Law, 6 April 2020. 

12. Interior Pet Themed Designs (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Beautiful designer animal interior wallpapers that can help provide a perfect sanctuary for the 20 million or more dog and cat, UK pet owners in their homes. If you have the flair, this is an easy to set-up business with little overheads. Delightful prints are a must for all dog and bird lovers. Style just one wall making a beautiful feature with a colourful dog print.  

Pet Business Start-Ups Requiring Minimal Finance

Cash Strapped? Low-Cost Pet Start-Up Businesses

If money is in short supply or being able to raise money for your new business then there options open to start a business very cheaply. You may want to try and start-up whilst still working for a current employer in spare time and make sure that your project will work before taking the plunge, going full-time. Service-based ideas generally need less start-up capital and you may have a passion or pet hobby which can be turned into a serious full-time occupation.

13. Doggie Day Care Sitting

If you’re busy during the day or needing to go to work, Doggy Day Care sitters are an ideal solution for busy pet owners where dogs are dropped off at their home. Sitters take dogs on a regular basis or one-time. Very little costs are needed to start-up but sitters require homes suitable for dogs to spend time safely and healthily. Centres and homes must be suitable for puppies and high-energy, senior dogs, and those suffering from anxiety issues.

Many councils will need to approve homes and in some cases approve a licence for operating a pet-care business. Sitters need to provide meals, provide medication, at least one walk and an area where dogs can play with toys and relieve themselves. Sitters do not need professional qualifications, but pet first-aid qualifications and be DBS checked can help when prospective customers enquire about the business. Good sitters offer a trial period to ensure the new pet fits into the established ‘pack.’ Centres may reject those dogs that have not reach maturity and been neutered, routine treatments and vaccinations kept up to date.

14. Professional Pet Blogger (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)
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Become an authoritative pet blogger with virtually no overheads to get started. Use your in-depth pet knowledge to the full. Blogging regularly on your computer and blog or website building up an online audience. To earn you can offer advertising space on your site, find video sponsors, or create an account on a specialised blogging platform.

Have you a wealth of pet experience and some animal-related professional qualifications? If you know your stuff how about sharing it with other people and provide starter packs, online courses and tutoring. Create downloadable instruction guides and videos and offer real-time Skype one-to-one tutorials or virtual classes. 

15. Pet Professional Reviewer (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

You leave lots of online reviews for products you buy already and own pets or have in-depth knowledge of the pet market, so becoming a professional reviewer is high up on the list of possibilities.

Companies will provide services and products to professional reviewers and in return, you are expected to leave honest reviews. Companies can pay for your time too. One can easily be started in spare time with virtually no overheads. 

16. Virtual Pet Tutoring And Courses (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Have you a wealth of pet experience and some animal-related professional qualifications? If you know your stuff how about sharing it with other people and provide starter packs, online courses and tutoring. Create downloadable instruction guides and videos and offer real-time Skype one-to-one tutorials or virtual classes. 

17. Subscription Services (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

The growing trend of offering service type pet goods to customers provides an opportunity to run this type of business alongside a dog walking business until it becomes fully established and full-time. Companies can offer pet treats, pet treatments, pet foods, sent out to customers on a regular monthly basis on payment of a subscription basis. Little overheads are required to get started, and an online website. 

18. Professional Pet Modelling (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

Pet modelling has become big business and is open to any pet that is well-behaved, obedient and looks cute. Becoming a model pet owner can be lucrative with the right pet model and time to promote through social media. Payment for jobs depends on the type of job being offered, length and the experience required of the pet. 

Pet Specialisation Businesses (suitable for dogs cats and small pets)

There’s a huge amount of opportunities to start a new pet business. Below are just some of the more popular fields where specialisation can be key. 

Pet advertising and marketing, media and PR, pet therapist, pet behaviourist, pet business coach, pet charity, pet journalist, pet courses, pet events, pet care, pet photography, pet rescue and rehabilitation, pet web design and SEO. 

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Marketing Your New Pet Business

Tips For Your New Pet Business

What’s The Best Business Name?

This can be sometimes the hardest part of setting up a new business with a meaningful, descriptive business name that your community is going to remember and find easily online.  

6 Best TIPS
  • Specify the type of pet your business will be selling to. Exotic pets? Rabbits? Dogs? Cats? or Pets? Make sure it is a short name. 
  • Look around at your competitors but don’t copy them.
  • Look at business generator sites online such as Business Name Generator names available with the URL selling domain names companies. It is increasingly important to be found online, quickly and cheaply. They may provide more ideas.
  • Try out new business names on friends, family and colleagues. Try asking people market research led style questionnaires, in the park, in the street, preferably accompanying animals, how they engage with your new name. It can be a very interesting exercise! Get chatting with these people who may become your first customers.
  • Select your name and consider how you now want to create the look and feel with a logo for your business and marketing presence.
Research Other Competitors

Standing out from the crowd is so important, so undertaking research is key to success. 

Look at the reasons why other pet business competitors are so successful.

6 Best TIPS
  • 1. What is it they do well?
  • 2. Are they competing for your target audience?
  • 3. What are competitors charges like? 
  • 4. Can you undercut or offer first-time discounts?
  • 5. Does your competitor offer additional services?
  • 6. What can you do to achieve more business?
Using National And Local Pet Marketing Events

Depending on whether your pet business is a local or national business, pet events can provide a perfect business and marketing opportunity to get seen. Your business can organise events and raise awareness using social media platforms and get noticed by the pet community. Making up a quarterly schedule as a new business is ideal and provides you with clear marketing objectives.

Key To Profitability

A pet start-up business needs effective marketing from day one. 

More important than ever is to select the areas of effective marketing needed for your new pet venture. 

12 Best TIPS
  • 1. Assess your target audience and reach out. Is it a national and international audience or a local business audience you need to grab a share of?
  • 2. Strong digital presence including social media talking about your products is a must. 
  • 3. Pet owners love reading, seeing pictures and communicating about their beloved pets. 
  • 4. Look at cheap options such as advertising a business page on Facebook.  
  • 5. Visiting trade and consumer events to promote visual branding of your new products.
  • 6. A well-optimised website explaining your business with lots of quality pet pictures with contact details clearly displayed as well as about the ownership of the business.
  • 7. Simple but effective business cards that can be handed out. 
  • 8. Word-of-mouth personal referral systems are premium. Offering incentives to introduce a friend is a great pull as is offering discounts for multiple household pets. 
  • 9. First-time discounts to encourage customers to try your services.
  • 10. Add a personal touch by sending birthday cards on the date of your pets in care.
  • 11. Ask to defer payments and pay over a period of time for any bills helping your cashflow.
  • 12. Take advantage of any free offers or discounts offered and do ask for discounts
Advertising Your Pet Business

What should an effective advertisement for your pet business include?

12 Best TIPS 
  • 1. State exactly what your pet service is – Dog Walker and Pet sitter
  • 2. State services can be tailored to suit individual needs where applicable
  • 3. Regular or ad hoc basis offered
  • 4. Area covered
  • 5. Discount off first walk or other service booked
  • 6. Fully insured
  • 7. DBS checked
  • 8. Caring and reliable bespoke pet service 
  • 9. Well established
  • 10. 100% Trustworthy (or other star rating or referral in print if available
  • 11. Contact Telephone/Mobile number 
  • 12. Website address
    • Selection of Pet National Event Dates
    • 23 February International Dog Appreciation Day 
    • 14 Pet Theft Awareness day
    • 14-21 March Pet Theft Awareness Week
    • 1-7 April  International Pooper Scooper Week; National Raw Feeding Week 
    • 25 April  International Guide Dog Day 
    • 14 May  International Chihuahua Appreciation Day 
    • 9 June  World Pet Memorial Day 
    • 26 June Take Your Dog to Work Day 
    • 15-18 July Crufts International Dog Show (2021)
    • 8 August  International Cat Day 
    • 10-23 August RAW Rabbit Awareness Week
    • 17 August International Homeless Animals Day
    • 28 September  World Rabies Day
    • 28 September World’s Largest Pet Walk (2020)
    • 4 October  World Animal Day, World Pets Day (2020)
    • 17/18 October Discover Dogs London consumer event (2020)
    • November Gun Dog Theft Awareness Week

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Legal Pet Business Compliance

What legal compliance do I need to start a pet business?

Depending on the type of business start-up you wish to set up depends on the compliance requirements. The most usual being DBS checked, Dog walking licence, Dog breeding Licence, HMRC registered.

Dog Walking Licence

Dog walkers are required in some cities to obtain dog walking licences to enter local parks and Royal parks. 

Dog walkers are those who take payment for care, kennelling, transport or exercise of a dog or dogs which are taken to a park or open space applying such charges.

Public Space Protection Orders, PSPO’s operate to protect the number of dog handlers and dogs being walked in open spaces. Large numbers of dogs being walked increase the number of accidents. 

Licence costs can vary ranging sometimes between £175 to £300 and where the council provide highly visible armbands to the dog walkers to be worn when in their locations. 

DBS Checked 

When working with animal-related jobs, a basic Disclosure and Barring Service check, known as a basic DBS check is necessary for example, dog walkers, pet sitters, boarding kennel owners, and therapy handlers who accompany animals into hospitals and hospice visits. Application can be made on line providing necessary ID records and a small fee.

Dog Breeding Licence

The Act requires breeders breeding more than three litters in twelve months and breeding dogs and selling dogs as a business must conform. 

Most councils operate licences where breeders have to conform to set standards  The Animal Welfare (Licensing of Activities Involving Animals) (England) Regulations 2018.

The Act requires breeders breeding more than three litters in a twelve-month period and breeding dogs and selling dogs as a business must conform to obtaining their licence for a year, two or three after being assessed. Information is available on local council websites.

HMRC

Owning a pet business will mean you need to register with HMRC when setting up a business as a self-employed person (or if a limited company if necessary). It’s important to register at the time and keep all receipts obtained in the course of setting -up and running your business matters. HMRC have handy compliance tips on their website for those registering as self-employed. 


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Specialist Pet Business Liability Insurance

Pet businesses are thriving and to ensure all owners, pets and customers are kept safe, Pet Business Liability is a must.
Typical insurance is needed for those running 

  • Therapy dogs and pets making visits made to schools, nursing and retirement homes.
  • Dog Walking, home boarding and pet grooming.
  • Pet events. 
  • Dog and Pets liability insurance in the place of work. 

Specialist Business Insurers

Policies can, of course, be taken out in one annual payment, but if starting-up your business, look to spread business costs by monthly payments.

Being more specialised insurance, there are fewer pet insurers and not the more popular names linked to domestic policies. 

Simply Business work with a number of pet business insurance providers. You’ll need to answer some questions to obtain quotes and comparison of best prices. 

Compare The Market comparison site offers pet business insurance comparisons as does Heath Crawford, and other well-known pet insurance providers such as Bought by Many, Towergate.

Specialist Pet Business Insurance For Dog Walking Businesses

Customers will want to see evidence of your public liability insurance before despatching their beloved pets into your care if, for example, your business is dog walking. 

A policy that covers not just dog walking but dog/pet sitting, home boarding, dog/pet grooming and dog/pet taxi service is important to consider when setting up your insurance cover.

Your policy should also cover Care, Custody and Control should an animal get injured, lost or killed and the essential lost key cover as you would be handling several customers property keys.

Insurance policies may limit the number of dogs you can handle in open space at any one time. 

Policies that include equipment cover at no further cost are useful, however, it is essential to appraise your equipment cost to replace in case of an accident and upgrade your plan accordingly. 

Professional Indemnity and Personal Accident options are also important considerations and ensuring vet bills may be covered if the injury has been caused whilst in your care.

Typical claims can be submitted for other walkers tripping over your dog’s leads causing accidents, dogs attacking other dogs or pets and humans causing injury, dogs jumping out of your vehicle causing injuries. 

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Pets would be classed as ‘working pets’ and owners would be advised to have Pet Public Liability insurance in place to cover unfortunate accidents and injury, not just to the pet or yourself as handler but if any person is injured by your pet or damage and you are held liable.

Even the pets with the most placid temperaments can become distressed and bolt, being completely out of character. It is all these types of unforeseen circumstances that have to be considered.

The different types of the breed (other than banned dogs in the UK)  can be insured. 

If you and your pet are suddenly asked to undertake international travel for work, then appropriate ‘bolt-on’ insurance plans can be added to your business policy, or for any other peculiarities that may suddenly arise requested by a client that your pet is asked to undertake. 

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Taking Pets To Work

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I Want To Take My Dog To Work. Is There Anything I Need To Know?

 It is very well publicised that pets in the workplace can have a therapeutic effect on the working environment. They aren’t at home bored or finding mischief when you’re not there and dogs get exercise to and from the workplace.

Your boss should check that all staff are in agreement that your pet can accompany you to work, being a fully trained and socialised dog. There may be colleagues who have allergies or are frightened of dogs and these hurdles need to be overcome beforehand.

You will likely have to show evidence of having Public Liability Insurance in place. 

Not all insurance companies cover dogs in the workplace and you may have to seek an add-on to your existing policy. 

Specialist insurance brokers can offer a specialist liability insurance policy for individuals taking dogs into an office during the working day. The cost can start at under £100.00. 

The alternatives can be to work more from home if your business lets you

– employ a  dog walker that takes care of your pet’s needs during the day when busy 

– sign up to the new doggy daycare centres springing up over the UK, run on very similar lines to children’s nurseries, where owners drop off their charges and pick up later in the day knowing that their pet has been managed during the day, with play, rest and food and water. 


Golden Rules

  • Set aside some time each day for marketing your pet business. 
  • Be organised! This pays off to keep constant visibility of your business in the local community which at peak times may even mean you have to start operating waiting lists. 
  • Keep your accounts up to date, create a small office area. 
  • Always follow up all leads whether verbal referrals, messaging, or calls.
  • Don’t skimp, get insured.

Business Events

Events during 2020 have led to numerous new innovative ways by events management for their eventers to reach targeted audiences.

PATSHOW PATS is the UK’s No 1 TRADE pet event showcasing all that’s new in the pet industry. PATS have been forced to introduce webinars over two/ three months for trade and industry to get together. Start-ups can join online, simply register your business details.  Next event 20/21 February 2021.

The Supreme Cat Show is organised every year by the world’s oldest cat registry, the Governing Council of the Cat Fancy, and takes place each November at the National Exhibition Centre, in Birmingham, England. 2020 currently cancelled.

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