In this article, I cover the main things you need to know when it comes to building a website for your dog walking or pet sitting business. I compare some of the largest website builders, cover the main points to consider when building a website, and other things you need to consider to get your professional website.
Pet sitter insurance is highly recommended for many businesses in the pet industry. Some examples of people needing liability insurance are anyone providing pet or dog boarding, walking, sitting, dog daycare, grooming pet taxi, or training classes It is also a good idea to be bonded if you have employees that enter the homes of your clients.
The practical skills to be a dog walker are to have experience with animals and to use mind and body. Meaning you need to be smart and fit. And you will also need management skills to run a business. Most of the skills that you need for dog walking are also skills that a person needs to look for when…
Don’t pay someone to design your dog walking business cards. Do it yourself. I’ll show you step by step how I designed my dog walking business cards. The process is simple and you can do the same. I also include some graphic design tips at the bottom of the article for any other graphics you will need for your business.
You can create your own dog walker logo and I’ll show you how. I talk about my current logo and describe how I designed it, and it was unbelievably easy. I also show two earlier designs that I didn't like, as well as my original logo from when I launched my website.
I created a dog walker flyer template using Canva.com and Google Docs. I have links where you can edit it for your business details and then save and print them. I also have some tips on the design of the flyers, printing them and where to post them around your neighborhood.