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How To Optimize Google My Business For Your Kennel

Like most pet business owners, I am sure you keep looking for ways to climb those search engine ranks. One of the most important steps is to claim, verify, and optimize your Google My Business listing. Your Google My Business listing can help you appear in Google’s Local 3-Pack, Local Finder, Google Maps and increase your organic rankings. If you haven’t set up your Google My Business listing yet, get started now.

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Significant Updates and New Features at ProPet Software

We're very excited to share with you some of the significant updates we've launched this month so far. With October just being in it's beginning days, we'll have more exciting updates to share with you throughout the month.

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You Should Stay Away from This Type of Kennel Software

They say the best things in life are free, but not in this case. When it comes to the management and well-being of your pet business, free kennel software may be the worst thing you can do. Especially if you keep in mind that you’re in charge of hundreds of pets and in possession of personal information. At first glance, your “free kennel software” may have no upfront cost, but ongoing manual maintenance and unthought of risks will cost you money and time in the long run.

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Topics: Insider

Customer Spotlight: Field of Dreams Kennel

Field of Dreams Kennel, owned by Kirsten and Paul Fulk, is a full-service facility that offers dog boarding and training in Sweet Home that serves the Albany and Corvallis area. Alongside these services, they have an Off Leash Dog Training Park which offers an exclusive use for private training, dog parties, breeder fun days or a safe place to let your dog to exercise and run loose.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight, Customer Appreciation

Big Changes at ProPet Software

As ProPet grows and continues to evolve, we want to be able to continually provide our clients with high quality customer service. Therefore, as of September 1, 2018, we started to implement data migration, training and set up fees for all new clients. Although we would have loved to have provided you with these services for free, it is something that we needed to implement to maintain a high standard of service and upgrades.

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Topics: News, Business Development

Customer Spotlight: Remington Pet Ranch

Remington Pet Ranch is a veterinarian owned pet resort that offers luxury lodging and daycare for dogs and cats in Austin, Texas. Owned by Dr. Linzi Newth and named after her late best friend, Remington, the ranch is situated on a picturesque 35 acres with rolling hills and two natural ponds.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight, Customer Appreciation

How Clean Kennels Affect Your Pet Business

As a business owner in the animal care industry you no doubt understand the value of keeping your kennels clean. The tricky thing about “clean” is that it is in so me ways subjective, and in other ways not. Good sanitation is vital to the health of the dogs in your care. With many dogs coming in and out of a doggy daycare or boarding kennel, there are many opportunities for illness to spread (not to mention many opportunities for messes to be made).


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Topics: Guest Blog

How Facebook Groups Can Help You Grow Your Dog Boarding Business

Creating a Facebook group is an inexpensive yet, effective way to reach your target market on a platform that they are already using daily. Facebook groups are communities that you can build directly on Facebook’s platform. This makes it easy for users to join and participate in discussions. When managed correctly, Facebook groups can be a great source for finding new clients for your kennel business.

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5 Benefits of Having Kennel Software

We think it’s safe to say that there are not enough hours in one day- but who needs sleep, right? Running your own business is hard, and only having 24 hours in a day makes it even harder. Let us ask you this - Do you have a dog boarding or daycare business? Are you always mind-boggled and disorganized with folders full of information? Are you spending too much time or money on unnecessary administration work? Are you finding it difficult to see where your business stands? Do you relate to the first sentence of this blog? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you should probably read on. We’re here to tell you why you should invest in kennel software to make your 24-hour day a little more worthwhile and productive.

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Topics: Uncategorized

Why Social Proof is Essential for Your Pet Business

Need a powerful tool to help boost your pet business? Believe it or not, you probably have a lot of the necessary content to leverage social proof on your website and social media channels. When used correctly, social proof will help ease the minds of worried customers, which is most important in the pet industry. If your friend had an exceptional experience with a service provider, there is a good chance you can be persuaded to use them too.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks