Podcast Episode 102: Launch and Grow a Profitable Dog Daycare Business with Susan Briggs

Do you dream of running a successful pet care business? In this episode, I talk to Susan Briggs of the Dog Gurus. She’s a pet industry business coach who helps entrepreneurs launch and grow their dog daycare business, boarding facilities, training classes, and more. A lot of the advice in this interview will help you grow your pet business. But, more importantly, it will help keep the dogs in your care safe, happy and living their best lives. Susan also shares her expertise on dog body language and growing trends she’s seeing in the pet care industry.

Launch and Grow a Profitable Dog Daycare Business

Susan Briggs is a Certified Professional Animal Care Operator, author, speaker, and pet business expert. She has over 18 years of experience in the pet industry with 12 years as co-owner and operator of a successful dog daycare, lodging, grooming and training business in Houston, Texas. Through The Dog Gurus, Susan and her co-founder Robin Bennett are now helping pet care professionals get their lives back by showing them how to create sustainable dog daycare businesses with teams that truly know dogs.

Learn About Launching a Dog Daycare Business Including:

  • What made Susan want to start her own pet business
  • How Dog Gurus evaluates pet industry businesses
  • Using body language to determine when a dog is stressed
  • Understanding your numbers as a pet business owner
  • Launching a business with the Pet Care Business Launch Formula
  • Growing your business with the Pet Care Business Growth Intensive

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