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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

Not Your Average Customer Service

So, you bought new software, product or service that you’ve been anxiously waiting to launch - but you have no idea how to use it, what goes where, or how to get started. Usually, behind every business or company, there’s always a team there to help. Sometimes they’re not friendly or informative or take forever to reply; but not us here at ProPet. Behind our software, we have a handful of talented staff that take pride in outstanding customer service and speedy response time. In comparison to the leading industry average, ProPet does not have your average response rate - we exceed it. Because of our ability to answer your questions quickly, you can get back to doing more of what you love, and not be left in the dark.

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Topics: Uncategorized

ProPet Software is GDPR Compliant

At ProPet Software we are very cognizant of our responsibilities of protecting your data and privacy. For all our European users we are in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes into effect on May 25th, 2018.

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Topics: News

5 Simple Steps on Starting a Dog Boarding Business

So you want to start a dog boarding business, but don’t know how to get started? The first thing you’ll need is a love and passion for animals, but if you’re reading this, you already have the first step checked off. Now that that’s taken care of, you’ll need to hone in on what you want to offer, and how you want to portray your business. You’ll need to do your research, define who you are as a company, tackle the nitty-gritty details, find the best kennel software, get yourself out there and throw a grand opening event.

 

Here are 5 simple steps to getting you started on becoming a dog boarding business owner.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

13 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Presence

There are no shortcuts to achieving social media success. Successful companies spend countless hours fine-tuning their social media strategies to reach their goals. Is your marketing successfully solving your customer's problems? Are you unsure? There is lots of trial and error in social media marketing, which is why you must execute, monitor, analyze, adapt, and repeat.

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Topics: Tips and Tricks

Customer Spotlight: Dogeden, Dog Daycare & Grooming

Dogeden is a doggy daycare and grooming facility located in Markham, Ontario, owned by Jennifer Brunke. Ever since Jennifer was a little girl, she’s had an affinity for animals. She studied Encyclopedias (the internet wasn’t created yet), specifically for the dog, cat and horse pages, until they were so worn it was easy to flip open to those sections immediately.

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Topics: Customer Spotlight

Spend Your Time Where it Matters

Would you rather spend three hours on tedious paperwork, or three hours playing with your furry clients? We think the answer is pretty obvious! Playtime is the right answer! Your time is your money, and with ProPet, we make it possible for you to spend your time where it matters. Just like you, we at ProPet love our pets and want to spend as much time as we can with them. However, if you are using outdated software, or not using any at all – your time with them is very limited due to excessive amounts of admin tasks.

 

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Topics: Business Development