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Pet Photography 101

It's always a challenge to get the perfect picture. Whether you're taking a portrait of a pet or a person, getting that perfect picture can be a difficult task. When pets are in your care, documenting their stay and showing their family what a wonderful time they had lets your customers feel their pet is safe when they're with you. Maybe you even send your furry friends home with a photo or two as a souvenir of their stay.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

ProPet Heads West for the Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo

We are very excited to announce that we are headed out west to as exhibitors at the Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo in Burbank, CA on May 2-4, 2017!

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Topics: Insider, News

Refer-A-Friend Month | Give A Month, Get A Month

There are so many different reasons you love using ProPet. Not only has it saved you lots of time and money, but it has also helped you stay calm during the busy seasons. You have peace of mind knowing everything will be organized and taken care of in the system. You tell your friends you don’t know what you did before you started using ProPet… It’s a life saver!

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Topics: News, Customer Appreciation

The Ultimate Tool For Your Dog Training Business

You started your dog training business because you are good at what you do and you love doing it. You love helping people introduce their new pets into the family by using your skills to teach them the basics of training. Your clients mean the world to you, so you want to spend as much time helping them as possible. You have tried many different organization and management methods, but nothing seems to work. You keep losing important files, phone numbers and progress reports. Sometimes you even lose track of your schedule and have two clients show up at the same time! You are a professional, but at times, it seems like a mess! Luckily, the right software solution can save you from such disasters.

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Topics: Business Development

Choosing the Right Software for Your Pet Business

Running your pet business with the traditional pen and paper method has served you well over the years. Your business is taking off, and that's great! But you're starting run out of room for all the paperwork that is piling up around you. God forbid you misplace a document and find yourself rummaging through a mountain of files to find it. And when you don't find it, you'll have to ask your customer to sign it again or bring another copy, which can definitely be a little embarrassing.

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Topics: Business Development

11 Spook-tacular Halloween Pet Costumes

It’s that wonderfully spooky time of year again, Halloween! At ProPet, there is nothing more we love than some adorable pet costumes. Scary, silly, cute? We love them all! Everyone at the office from our CMO to the developers had lots of fun picking out their favourites and we’re very excited to share them with you. Prepare to be scared by these adorable costumes!

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Topics: Holidays

Optimize Scheduling for Your Pet Business

You brace yourself for the chaos. You finally figured out the perfect setup for your facility and all the dogs have been scheduled for the weekend, so there’s nothing to worry about there. You get a call from a regular customer in a panic; they need emergency boarding. With some space still available, you gladly take in their pup, but now you have to move things around.


One of the most challenging aspects of running a pet business that balances boarding, daycare and grooming, is finding some way to schedule it all. How many times have you accepted a reservation without checking your facility capacity, only to have to scramble at the last minute to fit them in? Finding the perfect configuration for your kennels can feel like a game of Tetris, and you just don’t have time for games anymore.

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Topics: Business Development

How to Keep Your Dog Calm On Your Way to the Kennel

The dreaded day is here at last… It’s time to take Fido to the kennel. Your departure is already stressful enough, so how can you make the ride over a little more pleasant before you go? Sometimes a simple trip in the car can feel like a rollercoaster ride, but luckily there’s a few ways you can make the journey smoother for both you and your pet. 

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Topics: Pet Care, Guest Blog

Preparing for the Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo

ProPet Software is excited to announce we will be one of the exhibitors at this year's Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo, taking place November 13-16, 2016 in Hershey, PA.

We can't wait to showcase our full-service kennel management software that helps pet businesses spend less time worrying about paperwork and more time taking care of their furry guests. We know the reason these businesses are started is a love and passion for animals, so ProPet's goal is to help you get back to what’s really important!

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Topics: News

Quick Tips to Get Your Customers to Book Online

You finally made the change from the traditional pen and paper way of taking reservations to a new kennel management software. It helps you manage and optimize your day-to-day operations, but you're finding some of your customers are still hesitant about the switch to an online booking system. The system is simple and intuitive to use. Customers are bound to love it when they give it a try, but it's getting them to that point that can pose a challenge. You switched to a kennel management software to save you time, especially when it comes to scheduling your bookings.


Luckily, we're here to help. We've come up with a few tips to help all of your customers get on board and start booking more easily. Because really, they're going to love it.

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Topics: Business Development