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How Colin Made His Dog Enzo Insta-Famous

Colin Gordon's pup, a Whippet named Enzo has over 37,400 organic followers and growing. As someone who has always been curious about how people go about gaining such a huge and engaging audience for their pets, I reached out to Colin so he could dish his secrets. @a_whippet_named_enzo For more great free training programs to grow your instagram account. Subscribe to Hound Vibes for weekly updates and I will be sending the first 50 subscribers a list of amazing training programs and webinars for instagram growth -- all highly suggested to me from some pretty gnarly entrepreneurs around the world....

Beauty Teaches How To Become Successful Animal Behaviorist & Trainer

Meet Kyla! She is nationally known animal behaviorist and dog trainer. Kyla — a former Beauty Queen was inspired by her rescue Pit Bull Jax—who inspired her to start a rescue called BeautyAndTheBully. Yes, you read it right. It’s a bunch of beautiful models inside and out saving Pit Bulls. Kyla saw how awful the stigma was towards Pit Bulls and realized that pit bulls faced the same appalling judgement one faces in the modeling and pageant industry; the only difference being that animals don’t actually subject themselves to superficial judgment as humans do. In this informational packed podcast, you will learn: The difference between being an animal behaviorist and a dog trainer How you can become certified and successful with little to no investment. What credentials help you...

Create a Fashion For Dogs Business – Turn Your Passion Into Profit

Dog Threads makes fashionable clothing to fit your dog's personality! Learn How Gina and Scott Davis turned a hobby into a business combining their love for dogs and fashion! Gina had experience designing women’s clothing and both of them loved dressing up their dog, Thomas (who has a very specific style I might add). In this podcast, you will learn: *How to turn your hobby into a business *The right way to receive attentions from retailers *The importance of giving back *How they market themselves and use social medai to grow and nourish their community *Their positive take on competition *Their unique but smart way they grew their brand *A day in the life *Most fun part about the business You can find the most adorable clothing at: http://shopdogthreads.com Instagram: @dogthreads...

How To Start Doggy Day Care and Grooming Business

Find out how a couple opened up a chain of doggy day cares and high-end dog grooming salons in the midwest. They share the time frame and biggest obstacle in creating their business along with amazing advice for anyone looking to open up these types of businesses. JAM-PACKED Information includes: How they differentiate themselves from the competitors How they were able to get funding in the beginning The typical customer base of each business and how they deal with each Social media, websites, and how they specifically market the business. How they go about hiring employees and the tactic on weeding people out How they keep their employees happy and loyal How he manages all of the logistics What the most rewarding part of the industry is Ideal Locations for these businesses How to deal with competition And...

This Man Created a “Go Fund Me” Non-Profit Just For Your Pets — Saved 100s Of Lives

Learn about how a natural born entrepreneur went from identity crises to creating two amazing companies in the pet world and making a huge impact on people and their pets. I strongly believe many later millennials will be able to relate to his story Peter has a non-profit and a for-profit business that go hand in hand. We discuss how to grow a mass audience on social media for your business, and how Peter uses it to "promote" his business -- not support it. Each business is unique and he explains the his approach of using marketing and social media to reach and help his audience. I ask him questions about how he grew a team to support his charitable business. He dives a bit deeper...

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2007 Tragedy Turns Into Pet Food Start Up

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Let the food be your medicine.” -Hippocrates Top Dog Dinners creates whole natural and fresh organic dog food and treats that feed and heal dogs by delivering the most nutritious ingredients in the most digestible form. The food mimics the foods that dogs would eat in nature — so it’s actually real food for dogs. Referred to as “The Crazy Dog Guy,” the creator of the company, Peter, will tell you about the tragedy in 2007 that affected not only his beloved dog but several others nation wide. This event inspired him to create Top Dog Dinners. He explains the process of how he created the recipes, algorithms, and software for his company. Listen to hear what is REALLY in your dog's food produced and manipulated...

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Chad Gabriel Creator of Team Floppy Ears — One of The Most Sincere Podcasts You Will Probably Ever Hear

SCROLL DOWN TO THE BOTTOM AND CLICK PLAY TO LISTEN TO THE PODCAST. Chad Gabriel is the founder of Team Floppy Ears--a popular pit bull rescue group that grew its online business from Chad and his dogs' Instafame. His inspiration, intensity, and passion has always stemmed from baseball and being on a team--where he played pro for over 10 years. The name Floppy Ears obviously came from a huge moment of clarity he had with his first pitbull: Rosie-- which he goes into detail about in the podcast. Chad learned how misunderstood this breed was and how abused and neglected they were, but also how resilient they were as well. He became more and more passionate about these particular canines. He often times related the pitbull breed to...

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How Polly’s Puppy and Horses Helped Her Through Cancer

My best friend growing up has an amazing and powerful story about beating cancer with the help of her puppy, Winston and then moving to NYC and starting her own Sex Toy Business. At the age of 21, Polly had to drop out of college due to intense chemotherapy and cancer, she was tired all of the time. As someone who loves to always be moving, and doing something, she got depressed and needed something to do and some sense of meaning. That’s when she convinced her parents to get her dog, Winston. Winston already sensed that he had to be gentle and turned out to be the best companion and partner to go through cancer with. She credits her dog with...

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Discover A Low Cost, Eco-Friendly Start-Up In The Pet Industry

Ashley and Ryan are the Founders of BizBagz. After losing his job, Ryan and Ashley started BizBagz as just a casual business and something that would be fun to do, but it quickly became their passion and now a full-time business. Here’s an excerpt from their page: "We tried to find dog waste bags that were both affordable and environmentally responsible. There are a few. So we stuck to the compostable, earth friendly bags. Which were great for a time. But they were missing a few things. These bags end up in landfills. Landfills aren’t designed for compostable materials. They compact everything, preventing oxygen from getting to them. Which makes it hard for them to break down. So, you ask why the dog sh*t business? Okay, so maybe...