Not every business idea needs
to be new or novel. There are just some businesses that always have a market. One
such area is the business of taking care of pets. The number of services and products
available for pets has grown multifold over the past few years. Many people treat
their pets like their children and want for themselves, they want for their pets.
This makes pet care and pet needs are a great business prospect for any entrepreneur.
The most critical factor for any entrepreneur
setting up a new business in pet care is a love for animals. Without a love
for pets, it would be impossible to function or do well in this industry. Apart
from the traditional services and products for pets, some of the new business ideas
include pet photography, pet sitting and dog clothing accessories.
One of the newer business ideas is a pooper-scooper service. Although, this may
seem remarkable, business research shows that there is quite a bit of money to be
made from this new business. This is an easy business to start and it does not require
much start up capital. Basically, all the initial investment for the new business
is limited to buying a few shovels and a few dozen plastic bags.
Dog clothing and accessories has emerged as leading new business idea. Last year,
Americans spent more than $30 billion annually on their pets. The biggest craze
among pet owners is designer doggie hats, shorts and booties. The investment for
this new business idea may be slightly high. Marketing for the new business has
to be targeted. Fashion designers for dogs can choose to sell their clothes and
accessories to boutique stores or could decide to sell it on their own on the Internet.
Another new business that is doing remarkably well is pet sitting. Lots of people
have pets that can’t be boarded or left with friends and family. Most of these people
prefer to hire a pet sitter to look after their pet when they are away on vacation.
The initial investment requires for the new business depends on the size of the
business. It could be an individual business or an entrepreneur could hire more
people for the business.
Setting up a dog day-care facility is also becoming increasingly popular option
or a new business. A lot of dog lovers are now realizing the benefits of leaving
their dogs at day care with other dogs instead of at alone at home while they are
away at work Designing pet toys is also a growing new business among entrepreneurs.
The key to this business is designing a toy that the pet can play with. There are
a lot of new business ideas available for individuals looking to start a pet business.
Many of these ideas do not require a high initial investment.