These 10 stores will be featured over the next year in PETS+.
2ND Place: WAG CENTRAL | Stratford, CT Wag On A former schoolteacher went back to school to assemble the ultimate boarding, training and play experience. OWNER:...
1st Place: Bar K | Kansas City, MO Hey, Dogtender Bar K presents dogs and their humans a business model like no other. OWNERS: Leib Dodell,...
Because first impressions are everything.
These stores help customers make their dog’s birthday or gotcha day wishes come true.
Full contest results will be announced July 29.
A section devoted to locally made products gives an edge over big-box stores.
Bucking the idiom, this store gladly takes wooden nickels.
Success ultimately came to The Green K9 after a rocky start.
Former day care owners’ foray into boutique nets steadily increasing sales.
Pet owner wanted to empathize with others when she grieved the loss of her own pet.
Done right, do-it-yourself bathing produces a bonus revenue stream.
Muttigans combats big-box and online competition by giving customers what they can’t get anywhere else.
Make use of a dog fest to get to know your local pet store and service providers.
Make ringing up a sale a memorable experience.
This store transformed from being a delivery service into a 1,837-square-foot retail space and something else on weekends!
From a favorite store to five locations, this Maine store spreads the hometown element across the state.
Provide relief, reduce costs and boost sales.
Old-school but effective, business cards remain a quick, cheap, easy way to market your business.
Started with that one lucky python.