Last week we talked about the Pet Care Service Association bankruptcy, dog poop and our response. This week we will begin the conversation on what we learned from PCSA and how we can turn poop into fertilizer for our own businesses. Lesson 1 – Plan, Plan, Plan! OR Buy A Shovel This seems like a “no brainer” – have a budget. However…..that is Really easy to say and Really difficult to accomplish! In a business environment, just like our personal finances, […]
Let’s just get this all out on the table. Bankruptcy makes picking up dog poop a dream job. Nobody really wants to pick up dog poop, but the dogs appreciate the clean yard and you may just get a doggy kiss or two as you go about cleaning up the yard. Bankruptcy however is a different story. All other options appear to have been exhausted and there isn’t enough money to keep the business alive. Nobody wants to file bankruptcy […]
Today, I would like to introduce you to a great program for our military who suffer from PTSD. Penny’s From Heaven: Train A Dog – Save A Warrior. We all have witnessed the contribution that dogs have made in the lives of individuals who suffer from a physical restriction. These dogs have the uncanny ability to know exactly how to take care of us when we are in need. Now, we are discovering that dogs can help us overcome mental distress and […]
Last year, I took my dog to a doggie daycare for the day. I usually purchase several days worth of daycare to get a better rate which is “added value” to me. But this particular day the doggie daycare was trying to meet an in-house goal. As I purchased my “daycare package” of choice, they met a “mile marker” and rewarded me, the customer, with a dollar bill. Now, I can hear you saying a buck? Really? How is that […]
The staff at IBPSA are continually looking for benefits that our members would use and enjoy. Please feel free to post your thoughts and ideas on what you would like to see as part of your benefit package. We may not always be able to provide exactly what you want but we will do our best to give you the best benefits in the industry.
by Charlotte Biggs, CKO Stay N Play Pet Ranch, Inc.® Charlotte owns and operates Stay N Play Pet Ranch, Inc.® an all natural and ‘green” full service pet care facility, she and business partner Betty Gale built twelve years ago just outside of Austin, in Dripping Springs, Texas. They have successfully operated their pet care facility with a passion in providing just the best of care possible for the pets that come into their care. With this same passion for […]