Pets bring much joy into the lives of millions upon millions of people—young, old, families, singles—they’re just plain therapeutic! No matter where you live there are pets in your community. Over 72 million homes have pets, according to the American Pet Product Manufacturers Association National Pet Owner’s 2011-2012 survey. In 2012 Americans are spending an estimated $53 billion, four billion of which is for pet services, such as grooming, dog walking, and other services described in this article, providing opportunity for part and full-time income. Where dog and cats are not permitted in rented homes or condos, you can find fish and birds and reptiles. Every human environment can make way for a number of types of pets.
There are more than a dozen different ways that you can serve the pet-owning community. [Read more…]