Running a Successful Pet Care Business | DoggieDashboard Blog


5 Ways to Encourage Socialization of Dogs at Your Daycare

Monday, July 8, 2024
Happy dogs mean happy clients and there's no better way to get happy dogs than to encourage socialization at your dog daycare.

Maximizing Space to Increase Your Boarding Kennel's Capacity

Monday, July 1, 2024
By utilizing your space in the most efficient way possible, you can increase your kennel's capacity and increase your revenue.

True Costs of Hiring and Training Dog Daycare Employees

Monday, June 24, 2024
When your dog daycare goes from just yourself to having to hire employees, there will be some costs involved. Let's get started.

Upcoming Design Changes

Monday, June 17, 2024
DoggieDashboard is getting a facelift. As a result, the menu will change slightly.

How to Create a Fun & Engaging Doggie Daycare Environment

Monday, June 17, 2024
If your clients' pets are happy, your clients will be happy. Here's how to create an engaging pet environment at your dog daycare.

5 Benefits of Working with Local Rescues and Shelters for Dog Daycares

Monday, June 10, 2024
Partnering with local rescues and shelters is a great business strategy for dog daycares and kennels; here's why!

6 Benefits of Offering Pick-Up & Drop-Off at Dog Daycares

Monday, June 3, 2024
Offering a pick-up and drop-off service at your dog daycare is a GREAT way to please your customers and put extra money in your pocket.

Financial Forecasting Spreadsheet for Dog Daycare, Boarder, Groomer & Trainer

Wednesday, May 29, 2024
If you're a pet business that does daycare, boarding, grooming and training, use this spreadsheet for forecast your future revenue and expenses

6 Benefits of Offering Dog Training Classes at Your Daycare

Monday, May 27, 2024
Offering dog training classes at your dog daycare and kennel is a great way to boost profit, among many other benefits.

The Legal Considerations of Owning a Dog Daycare or Kennel

Monday, May 20, 2024
If you're thinking about opening a dog daycare or boarding kennels, here are some of the legal consideration that you should take into account.

5 Benefits of Networking with Other Dog Daycare Owners

Monday, May 13, 2024
It might seem counterintuitive, but networking with other dog daycare and kennel owners is a great business strategy; here's why.

Benefits of Hosting Pet Owner Workshops at your Doggie Daycare

Monday, May 6, 2024
If you're looking for a great way to increase your dog daycare's revenue, look no further than hosting pet owner workshops.

Invoice Dashboard Feature

Thursday, May 2, 2024
DoggieDashboard's invoice dashboard is great for updating invoices on the fly

The Importance of Employee Training in Dog Daycares & Kennels

Monday, April 29, 2024
The employees are the customer-facing side of your dog daycare and boarding kennels. Here's why their training is so important.

A Dog Trainer's Guide to Using Facebook Advertising

Monday, April 22, 2024
If you're a dog trainer, using Facebook for advertising can be a great way to get more clients. Here are some tips to get you started.

The Importance of Insurance for Your Dog Daycare Business

Monday, April 15, 2024
You might not think you need it, until you really need it. Here's why insurance is important for dog daycares and kennels.

The Importance of Having a Rainy-Day Fund for Your Dog Daycare

Monday, April 8, 2024
Having a little rainy day nest egg can come in really handy when you're running a dog daycare and boarding kennel; here's why!

Reactivating Your Appointment Request Page & New Client Form

Thursday, April 4, 2024
If your account was cancelled for late payments, your pages were deactivated. Here's how to reactivate them.

Deposit Required Feature

Wednesday, April 3, 2024
There's an upcoming feature called Deposit Required.

Three Ways Google Ads Can Help You Get More Dog Training Clients

Monday, April 1, 2024
Google AdWords is a great way to build your dog training business. Here's how you can get started!

5 Tips When You Need to Fire Staff at Your Doggie Daycare

Monday, March 25, 2024
Firing staff is never easy. However, sometimes it has to be done. Here are five tips for when the moment comes to fire staff at your dog daycare.

2024 Spring Cleaning

Wednesday, March 20, 2024
It's that time of year again. Over the next few weeks, DoggieDashboard's internal code will get a good polishing!

10 Budgets Tips and Tricks for Dog Daycares and Kennels

Monday, March 18, 2024
Budgeting for your dog daycare doesn't need to be complicated. Here are some tips and tricks to get you going in the right direction.

Strategies for Maximizing Your Dog Daycare Marketing Budget

Monday, March 11, 2024
Being a smaller dog daycare, your marketing budget isn't going to be huge. Here are some strategies for making it go the furthest.

Hiring and Training Staff for Your Dog Training Business

Wednesday, March 6, 2024
If you're looking at expanding your dog daycare and kennel to include training, here's a guide to hiring the right trainers.

5 Step Guide to Starting a Dog Daycare Loyalty Program

Friday, March 1, 2024
Loyalty programs are a great way for boarding kennels and dog daycares to increase revenue and client retention. Here's how to get started.

4 Ways How to Build a Loyal Client Base as a Dog Trainer

Wednesday, February 28, 2024
Having return clients is a great way to boost your dog training business's revenue. Here's are four ways to build a loyal base of customers.

Determining Your Price Point for Dog Daycare Services

Monday, February 26, 2024
Determining prices is one of the hardest parts about running a dog daycare. Here's a guide to pricing your services accordingly.

Adding Required Fields & Customizing your New Client Form

Monday, February 19, 2024
Here's how you update your new client registration form.

Using the Slot Calendar on DoggieDashboard

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Here's how you use the slot calendar.

Equipment and Supplies Checklist for Starting a Dog Daycare

Tuesday, February 6, 2024
Starting a dog daycare and boarding kennel is a super exciting thing. Here's a brief checklist that you can use to make sure you have all your equipment ready.

New Feature: Balance Due

Wednesday, January 31, 2024
Here's how the balance due feature will look.

Financial Planning: Setting and Achieving Financial Goals for Your Dog Daycare

Monday, January 29, 2024
Opening a dog daycare and boarding kennel is one thing; running a successful one is another story. Here's how to set yourself up for success.

Mutli-Type Booking Slots

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Kennel Boarding Booking Slots

Tuesday, January 23, 2024

Dog Daycare Booking Slots

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Here's how you create dog daycare booking slots on DoggieDashboard.

In-Home Pet Boarding Booking Slots

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Here's how you can use DoggieDashboard for your in-home boarding business.

Booking Slot Examples

Tuesday, January 23, 2024
Here are some examples of how businesses are using the booking slot feature.

The Benefits of Offering Field Trips at Your Dog Daycare

Monday, January 22, 2024
Having external field trips at your dog daycare is a great way to increase revenue and also improve customer satisfaction.

The Benefits of Using a Software Platform at Your Dog Daycare

Monday, January 15, 2024
Business management software can make running your dog daycare and boarding kennel a lot easier; here's why.

The Pros and Cons of Having a Business Partner at Your Dog Daycare

Monday, January 8, 2024
When deciding to start a dog daycare, you're going to most likely consider doing it with a partner. Here are the pros and cons.

6 Steps to Starting an In-Home Dog Sitting Business

Monday, January 1, 2024
One of the easiest ways to make your way into the pet boarding industry is by starting an in-home pet sitting business. Here's how to get started.

Kennels will Become Slots

Monday, December 25, 2023
Kennel Name Change

6 Ways to Attract & Retain Long-Term Dog Daycare Customers

Monday, December 25, 2023
Finding and retaining long-term customers could be one of the most important goals you ever set at your dog daycare. Here's how to get started.

The Importance of a Clean & Organized Dog Daycare Facility

Monday, December 18, 2023
The cleanliness and orderliness of your dog daycare is of the utmost importance, here's why.

Why Strong Relationship with Local Vets Helps Dog Daycares

Monday, December 11, 2023
If you're the owner of a dog daycare or boarding kennel, having strong relationships with your local vets can help you in numerous ways.

How to Connect Multiple Appointments to One Invoice

Sunday, December 10, 2023
Here's how you connect multiple appointments to one invoice.

Multiple Financials per Invoice

Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Here's how this new feature works.

How to Create an Effective Dog Daycare & Kennel Email Marketing Campaigns

Monday, December 4, 2023
Email marketing, in today's day and age, is extremely important for dog daycares and boarding kennels. Here's how to get started.

Email Documents to Clients

Thursday, November 30, 2023
Here's how you can email documents to clients.

Pros and Cons of Owning vs Renting a Dog Daycare & Kennel Space

Wednesday, November 29, 2023
Once you decide that you're going to open your dog daycare, it's time to decide if you want to rent or own your facility.

How to Hire the Right Staff for Your Dog Daycare Business

Monday, November 27, 2023
Hiring the right staff can mean the difference between running a successful dog daycare or one that needs to shut down.

How to Start a Successful Dog Training Business

Friday, November 24, 2023
If you're a dog trainer and are looking into starting your own business, this post is just for you. Let's get started!

Payment Status for Appts & Invoices

Thursday, November 23, 2023
Here's how the new change will work.

Upcoming Invoicing Changes

Wednesday, November 15, 2023
As DoggieDashboard prepares to launch credit card processing, invoicing needs to get updated.

Requiring Appointment Request Additional Information

Tuesday, November 14, 2023
Here's how you can update your appointment request page's additional information section.

The Benefits of Upgrading Your Dog Daycare Equipment

Monday, November 6, 2023
If your dog daycare and boarding kennel has been in business for several years, it might be time to upgrade your equipment. Here's why.

DoggieDashboard Facebook Reviews

Friday, November 3, 2023
If you're happy with DoggieDashboard, please consider leaving a review for DoggieDashboard

The Role of Social Media in Marketing Your Dog Daycare

Monday, October 30, 2023
Social media marketing is essential for any dog daycare and boarding kennel. If you're not on social media, you're missing out.

Why Dog Daycares & Kennels Should Hire a Professional Dog Trainer

Thursday, October 26, 2023
If you're the owner of a dog daycare, hiring a professional dog trainer to add to your service offering could pay numerous dividends.

7 Steps to Starting an In-Home Pet Grooming Business

Monday, October 23, 2023
Starting an in-home pet grooming business is probably easier than you thought. Here's a guide to getting started.

Using New Client Form for Extra Pets

Friday, October 13, 2023
Here's how you can use the new client form to add new pets.

Using Owner Portal to Add New Pets

Friday, October 13, 2023
Here's how you use the owner portal to add a new pet record.

Dealing with Negative Reviews at Your Dog Daycare & Boarding Kennel

Monday, October 9, 2023
Negative reviews are just part of running a dog daycare and boarding kennel. Here's how to best deal with them.

Fall 2023 & Winter 2024 Features

Tuesday, October 3, 2023
Here are just a few of the upcoming features for Fall 2023

6 Steps to Designing Your Dog Daycare and Kennel Business Logo

Monday, October 2, 2023
Having an eye-catching logo can be very important when you're starting your dog daycare and kennel. Here's how to create a great logo.

Importance of Monitoring & Controlling Dog Daycare Overhead Costs

Monday, September 25, 2023
Running a dog daycare requires you, the owner, to wear a lot of different hats. One of them is monitoring your overhead. Here's how to get started.

Getting Started with Google AdWords at Your Doggie Daycare

Monday, September 18, 2023
Google Ads (formerly AdWords) is a great way to bring in business at your dog daycare. Here's how to get started.

Why Use Google AdWords for Your Doggie Daycare & Boarding Kennel?

Monday, September 11, 2023
If you're thinking about getting into the advertising game for your dog daycare, Google Ads might be the right choice. Here's why.

Customizable Report Card Templates

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Here's how you can use DoggieDashboard to create PDF report card templates for training, grooming, boarding and daycare.

6 Tips for Negotiating the Lease on Your Dog Daycare Building

Thursday, September 7, 2023
Leasing a building is going to be one of the largest expenses you deal with when starting your dog daycare. Here's how to negotiate the best deal.

5 Reasons Referral Marketing is Great for Dog Daycares & Kennels

Tuesday, September 5, 2023
Referrals are a great source of business for dog daycares and boarding kennels; here's why!

Customizable Appointment Types, Text Reminders and Speed Increases

Thursday, August 31, 2023
If you haven't noticed, DoggieDashboard is quite a bit faster.

Finding & Retaining the Right Staff at Your Dog Daycare

Thursday, August 31, 2023
Finding staff for dog daycares can be difficult; retaining the best ones can be even more difficult. Here's how to get started.

Building a Community of Repeat Customers at Your Dog Daycare

Tuesday, August 29, 2023
Repeat customers are the bread and butter of the dog daycare and boarding industry. Here's how to build your clientele of repeat customers.

10 Simple and Effective Marketing Techniques for Your Dog Daycare

Thursday, August 24, 2023
Marketing your dog daycare doesn't have to be stressful. Here are 10 simple ways you can get started marketing your dog daycare.

Utilizing Local Media Outlets to Get More Dog Daycare Customers

Tuesday, August 22, 2023
If you're in a city with a local media network, there are some major benefits of trying to get featured. Here's why!

Using Google AdWords to Promote Seasonal Promotions for Your Dog Daycare

Thursday, August 17, 2023
Google AdWords is a great way to promote seasonal and holiday promotions at your dog daycare. Here's how to get started.

5 Reasons Why Testimonials and Reviews are Important for Your Dog Daycare

Tuesday, August 15, 2023
There's nothing better than reviews when it comes to attracting more clients to your dog daycare. Here's why!

5 Step Guide to Implementing a Doggie Daycare Rewards Program

Thursday, August 10, 2023
Rewards programs are a great way to increase loyalty and build revenue at dog daycares. Here's a simple guide to getting started.

Impact of Seasonality on Your Dog Daycare's Finances

Tuesday, August 8, 2023
As with every business, the dog daycare and boarding industry has its ups and downs. Here's how to deal with the seasonality of it all.

Day-Specific Appointment Request Times & Services

Thursday, August 3, 2023
Here's how you add day-specific times

6 Benefits of Local Advertising for Dog Daycares and Kennels

Thursday, August 3, 2023
Despite popular opinion, local advertising isn't dead. Here are the six main benefits of local advertising for dog daycares and kennels.

6 Ways to Maximize Your Profits as a Dog Trainer

Tuesday, August 1, 2023
As a dog trainer, one of the most important things, besides training dogs, is maximizing your profits. Here are some tips to get you started.

The Role of Customer Feedback in Improving Your Dog Daycare

Thursday, July 27, 2023
Correctly utilizing customer feedback is a great way to improve your dog daycare and boarding kennel. Here's why.

5 Tips for Managing a Busy & Hectic Dog Daycare Schedule

Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Running a dog daycare is fun, but it's also a lot of work. When things start to get hectic, here are some tips to calm down the situation.

5 Benefits of Hiring (and Becoming) a Certified Dog Trainer

Thursday, July 20, 2023
If you're looking to become a certified dog trainer, here are five benefits that you can emphasize to your future clients.

How Community Outreach Can Help Your Dog Daycare's Reputation

Tuesday, July 18, 2023
Doing community outreach is a great way to help build your dog daycare's reputation. Here's how to get started!

Using Influencer Marketing to Promote Your Dog Daycare

Thursday, July 13, 2023
If you're in an area where social media influencers are a common occurrence, it might make sense to partner with one at your dog daycare. Here's how.

6 Benefits of Loyalty Programs for Dog Daycares

Tuesday, July 11, 2023
If you're thinking about launching a loyalty program at your dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are the six main benefits.

Invoice Items Report

Thursday, July 6, 2023
You can view how many of each invoice item you have used.

10 Common Dog Training Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

Thursday, July 6, 2023
If you're interested in becoming a dog trainer, here are some common mistakes you might be making and how you can avoid them.

How to Allocate Resources Effectively at Your Dog Daycare

Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Allocating resources is extremely important to the success of your dog daycare. Here's why!

The Importance of Social Media for Dog Training Businesses

Thursday, June 29, 2023
If your dog training business doesn't have a social media presence, you need to get started ASAP. Here's why it's important.

Key Elements When Making a Dog Daycare Business Plan

Tuesday, June 27, 2023
As you get started on your journey of starting your dog daycare business, you'll need to create a business plan. Here are some key elements that you can't forget.

Keeping Up with Dog Daycare and Kennel Boarding Industry Trends

Thursday, June 22, 2023
As the owner or manager of a dog daycare or boarding kennel, it's important that you keep up with the trends. Here are some tips to get you started.

7 Step Guide to Starting a Mobile Dog Grooming Business

Monday, June 19, 2023
If you're thinking about starting a mobile pet-grooming business, here's a simple guide that you can follow to get you pointed in the right direction.

6 Step Guide to Pricing Your Dog Training Services

Friday, June 16, 2023
If you're a dog trainer, here's a simple guide that you can use to start pricing out your services so that you can make a decent living doing what you love.

Five Strategies to Increase Your Dog Daycare's Yearly Profit

Thursday, June 15, 2023
Increasing profit is the name of the game when you're running a dog daycare. Here's how to boost your profit.

Planning for the Long-Term Financial Success of Your Dog Daycare

Wednesday, June 14, 2023
As your dog daycare continues to grow, you'll want to start planning for its long-term financial success. Here's how to do just that!

The Science Behind Positive Reinforcement Dog Training

Tuesday, June 13, 2023
If you're a dog trainer, here's a great article that highlights the science behind using positive reinforcement training with your dog clients.

How to Develop a Dog Daycare Staff Training Program

Monday, June 12, 2023
After your dog daycare goes from being a one-person show to a full-size business, you'll need to create a staff training program. Here's how to get started.

Guide to Creating a Stress-Free Environment at Dog Daycares

Friday, June 9, 2023
Providing a stress-free environment is one of the most important things you can provide at your dog daycare and boarding kennel. Here's how to get started.

8 Tips for Managing Finances at Your Dog Daycare & Kennel

Thursday, June 8, 2023
If you're the owner or manager of a dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are some tips for managing your finances.

7 Must-Haves for a Successful Dog Daycare Website

Wednesday, June 7, 2023
If you're building your dog daycare's website, here are seven things that you NEED to have on your website to make it successful.

6 Ways to Reduce Operating Costs at Your Dog Daycare

Tuesday, June 6, 2023
If you're looking to increase your dog daycare's profit, a great way to do that is by lowering operating costs. Here's how to do just that!

10 Ways to Improve the Customer Experience at Your Dog Daycare

Monday, June 5, 2023
If you're looking to provide better service at your dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are some tips to get started.

10 Essential Tools that Every Dog Trainer Needs to Have

Friday, June 2, 2023
If you're a dog trainer, there's a whole arsenal of tools at your disposal. Here are the ones we think are essential.

Dog Training Business Profit Forecast Excel Spreadsheet

Thursday, June 1, 2023
If you're thinking about starting a dog training business, you can use this spreadsheet to forecast your future earnings.

6 Ways to Create an Engaging Environment at Your Dog Daycare

Wednesday, May 31, 2023
Having an engaging environment is important for the mental health of your pets. Here's how to get started.

Selectable Services on Appointment Request Page

Monday, May 29, 2023
Here's how you add selectable services to your appointment request page.

Maintaining High Standards for Cleanliness at Your Dog Daycare

Friday, May 19, 2023
If you're a dog daycare owner, you need to make sure your business is sparkling clean. Here are some tips to get you started.

7 Marketing Strategies for Dog Grooming Businesses

Wednesday, May 17, 2023
If you're a dog grooming business, here are some easy marketing strategies that you can use to grow your business.

8 Ways to Increase Your Dog Daycare's Online Reputation

Monday, May 15, 2023
Having a strong, positive, online reputation is very important for dog daycares. Here's how to increase yours.

6 Benefits of Networking with Other Dog Daycare Owners

Friday, May 12, 2023
It might seem counterproductive, but networking with other dog daycare owners can help your business in numerous ways.

The Importance of a Staff Training for Dog Daycares

Wednesday, May 10, 2023
Once your dog daycare is up and running, you're going to want to develop a staff training program. Here's why they're important.

6 Benefits of Having a Solid Business Plan for Your Dog Daycare

Monday, May 8, 2023
Having a good business plan is one of the most important aspects of starting a dog daycare. Here's why.

Three Different Boarding Options for Dog Boarding Kennels

Wednesday, May 3, 2023
If you're thinking about opening up a dog daycare or boarding kennel, here are three different types of boarding styles you can implement.

The Importance of Insurance for Your Dog Daycare

Wednesday, April 26, 2023
If you're thinking about opening a dog daycare, it's a great idea to buy a solid insurance policy before you open your doors. Here's why.

Geographic Targeting on Google AdWords for Doggie Daycares

Monday, April 24, 2023
If you're a dog daycare or boarding kennel that is using Google Ads, here's how you can put geographical targeting to good use in your advertisements.

Six Main Benefits of Online Software for Dog Daycares

Friday, April 21, 2023
If you're running a dog daycare or boarding kennel and you haven't moved online yet, it's time to consider it. Here are six reason why it's worth it.

Cancel Button Feature

Thursday, April 20, 2023
The cancel button is just about ready.

Guide to Creating Effective Dog Daycare Google Ads Copy

Wednesday, April 19, 2023
Advertising on Google Ads is a great way to promote your dog daycare, but if you're not using effective copy, you're throwing a lot of money down the drain.

7 ways to Make Your Dog Daycare Stand Out from the Competition

Monday, April 17, 2023
The dog daycare industry is a great one to be in, but it's also getting more and more packed with competition. Here's how to stand out from the rest.

6 ways to Reduce Operating Costs at Your Dog Daycare

Friday, April 14, 2023
Reducing your operating costs is a great way to increase your doggie daycare and boarding kennel's yearly profit. Here are some tips for reducing operating costs.

Picking the Perfect Name for Your Dog Daycare Business

Wednesday, April 12, 2023
Picking a name for your future dog daycare or boarding kennel is tough works. It's also quite permanent. Here's a guide to picking a good name.

Choosing Keywords for Your Dog Daycare's Google Ads Campaign

Monday, April 10, 2023
If you're using Google Ads (formerly AdWords) to advertise your dog daycare and boarding kennel, here's a guide to choosing the best possible keywords.

6 Benefits of Offering Training Classes at Your Dog Daycare

Friday, April 7, 2023
If you've got a dog daycare, and you're looking to earn some extra revenue, offering training classes can be a great way to do just that. Here's how to get started.

5 Step Guide to Hiring Staff at Your Dog Daycare & Kennel

Wednesday, April 5, 2023
Now that your dog daycare has grown enough where you can't do it all by yourself, it's time to start making your first hires. Here's how to do it well.

The Importance of a Strong Online Presence for Dog Daycares

Monday, April 3, 2023
If you're the owner of manager of a dog daycare, and your business doesn't have a strong online presence, you're missing out on major possibilities.

9 Ways to Increase Customer Satisfaction at Your Dog Daycare

Friday, March 31, 2023
The pet care industry is all about having satisfied customers that tell their friends about your business. Here are 9 ways to increase that satisfaction.

7 Grassroots Marketing Ideas for Dog Kennels, Groomers and Daycares

Wednesday, March 29, 2023
Grassroots marketing is one of the most cost-effective ways to help build your dog daycare. Here are seven grassroots marketing ideas for your pet business to try.

7 Benefits of Social Media Marketing for Dog Daycares

Monday, March 27, 2023
If you're the owner of a dog daycare, it's about time you get on social media and start marketing your business. Here are seven benefits to social media marketing.

5 Ways to Handle Difficult Clients at Your Dog Daycare & Kennel

Friday, March 24, 2023
Though it won't happen often, you'll definitely have some unhappy customers at your dog daycare. Here are some tips for dealing with them.

Using Google Ads to Stand Out in a Competitive Dog Daycare Market

Wednesday, March 22, 2023
If you're trying to gain more business, using Google Ads can be a great way to get yourself in front of potential clients.

DoggieDashboard Pet Owner Portal

Tuesday, March 21, 2023
Upcoming Owner Portal

6 Ways to Attract New Customers for Your Dog Daycare

Monday, March 20, 2023
Attracting new clients is always tough work. Here are six tips for how you can start attracting more new clients to your dog daycare or boarding kennel.

The Importance of Kennel Design for Dog Boarding Businesses

Friday, March 17, 2023
If you're thinking about opening a dog boarding kennel, you'll want to make sure you design your kennel properly. Here's a guide to getting started.

Happy Easters Cards have Arrived!

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
It's almost Easter. Time to start sending some Easter cards!

5 Benefits of Networking with Other Dog Daycare & Kennel Owners

Wednesday, March 15, 2023
If you're the owner of a dog daycare or kennel boarding facility, it's never a bad idea to network with other owners. Here's why!

How Technology Can Help You Run your Dog Daycare & Kennel

Monday, March 13, 2023
If you're still using whiteboards and paper pet cards, it might be time to think about upgrading to a more high-tech approach to running your business.

Targeting the Right Audience for Your Dog Daycare using Google Ads

Friday, March 10, 2023
If you're using Google Ads (formerly AdWords) to advertise your doggie daycare or boarding kennel, here's how you can start honing in on the right audience.

5 Tips for Managing Dog Daycare & Boarding Kennel Financials

Wednesday, March 8, 2023
Running a dog daycare isn't all fun and games. Sure, there is a lot of fun, but there is also the financial side that needs to be done correctly.

Five Steps to Quickly Increase Your Dog Daycare Revenue

Monday, March 6, 2023
If you are looking for ways to start earning more money at your doggie daycare, this blog post is just what you need.

Five Steps to Add a Grooming Practice to Your Doggie Daycare

Friday, March 3, 2023
If you're the owner of a dog daycare facility, adding a grooming business to your facility is a great way to increase revenue. Here's how to get started.

Default Messages for Appointment Confirmations, Invoice Emails, Appointment Reminders, etc

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
You can now save default messages for reminders, follow-ups and more.

10 Strategies to Maximize Google AdWords ROI for Dog Daycares

Wednesday, March 1, 2023
If you're using Google AdWords to advertise your doggie daycare and boarding kennel, here's how you can start maximizing your return on investment.

How to Attract New Customers to Your Dog Daycare and Kennel

Monday, February 27, 2023
Attracting new customers for your dog daycare can be a lot of work. Here are some tips to help you get started finding new clients.

How to Create a Successful Dog Training Business Plan

Friday, February 24, 2023
If you're thinking about opening up a dog training business, your first step will be writing the business plan. Here's how to get started.

10 Steps to Naming Your Dog Daycare Business & Kennel

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Selecting a name for your dog daycare and boarding kennel isn't just about finding a catchy name. SEO, competition and other factors are also important.

Adding Customizable Drop-Off and Pick-Up Times to your Appointment Request form

Tuesday, February 21, 2023
You can now customize the drop-off and pick-up times on your appointment request page.

Five Main Risks to Starting a Dog Daycare & Kennel Facility

Monday, February 20, 2023
If you're thinking about opening up a doggie daycare or a kennel boarding facility, here are the five main risks you need to take into consideration.

8 Upselling Tips for Doggie Daycares & Boarding Kennels

Friday, February 17, 2023
Upselling, selling more to current clients, is one of the easiest ways you can start increasing your monthly revenue at your dog daycare. Here's how to do it.

Five Steps for Dog Daycares to Reduce Operating Expenses

Wednesday, February 15, 2023
If you're looking for an easy way to increase your business profit, one of the low hanging fruits is reducing your operating costs. Here's how to get started.

DoggieDashboard QuickNotes Updates

Monday, February 13, 2023
You can now create custom QuickNote subjects for tracking things like incident reports, illnesses, etc.

Five Tips for Choosing the Location of Your Dog Daycare

Monday, February 13, 2023
Location is the most important aspect of your business. Here are a set of tips that you can use to pick the best location for your dog daycare.

Six Ways Doggie Daycares can Grow Word of Mouth Marketing

Friday, February 10, 2023
Word of mouth marketing is one of the easiest, and most cost-effective, ways to boost business. Here's how to get more of it!

Multi-Owner Picture Updates

Thursday, February 9, 2023
You can now send picture updates to multiple owners!

Six Marketing Strategies for Dog Daycare & Boarding Kennels

Wednesday, February 8, 2023
If you're looking for some great marketing strategies for your dog daycare, look no further!

Five Step Guide to Hiring Staff at Your Dog Daycare & Kennel

Tuesday, February 7, 2023
Here's a simple guide to start making your first hires at your dog daycare and kennel.

Entrepreneur's Guide to Starting a Dog Walking Business

Thursday, February 2, 2023
If you're thinking about starting a dog walking business, here are five steps to get you going in the right direction.

2023 DoggieDashboard Roadmap

Tuesday, January 3, 2023
Here's what up and coming for 2023.

Duplicate Pet and Owner Record Lookup

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
No more double-saving pet and owner records!

Pet of the Week Cards

Wednesday, December 7, 2022
Here's how you create pet of the week cards using DoggieDashboard.

Uploading Employee Documents

Sunday, November 27, 2022
Here's how you upload employee documents on DoggieDashboard.

Merry Christmas Holiday Cards

Tuesday, November 15, 2022
Ask and you shall receive. The newest holiday cards are here!

Recurring Pet Sibling Appointments

Wednesday, November 9, 2022
You can now create recurring sibling appointments.

Using DoggieDashboard for Gun Dog Retriever Training

Monday, November 7, 2022
If you're the owner or manager of a gun dog training business, here's an overview of how to use DoggieDashboard.

Mobile Phone Homepage Menu Update

Tuesday, October 25, 2022
DoggieDashboard's mobile menu is getting a lot better!

Check Mark on Calendar for Checked In Appointments

Thursday, October 20, 2022
If you want your calendar to display the pets that are checked in, use this feature.

Extra Custom Appointment Types

Tuesday, October 18, 2022
You can now add extra custom appointment types.

Sending Appointment Follow-Up Emails

Monday, October 17, 2022
Here's how you use DoggieDashboard to send appointment follow-ups.

Halloween & Thanksgiving Pet Cards

Tuesday, October 4, 2022
There are now extra holiday cards available!

Change Alert: Custom Appointment Type Background Color

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
Here's the upcoming change to custom appointment types.

Direct-to-Client Text Messages

Thursday, August 25, 2022
You can now send text messages directly to your clients.

Editing Logo to Appear Larger

Wednesday, August 17, 2022
If your logo has lots of white space above and below it, it will look smaller on waivers and invoices.

Daily Feeding Spreadsheet for Dog Daycares and Kennels

Thursday, August 11, 2022
If you need a simple printable PDF feeding spreadsheet for your dog daycare and boarding business, here you go!

Daily Task Check List for Dog Daycares and Kennels

Thursday, August 11, 2022
If your business is in need of a daily customizable check list that you can use for task management, use this.

E-Sign for Waivers & Releases

Saturday, August 6, 2022
DoggieDashboard now has an e-Sign feature.

Text Message Appointment Confirmations

Tuesday, August 2, 2022
Starting later this week, you can send SMS confirmations.

Change in Report Card Picture Location

Tuesday, July 19, 2022
Pet pictures will be more prominently displayed at the start of the report card instead of at the end.

Advanced Pet and Owner Search

Tuesday, June 28, 2022
Here's how you use the advanced search feature to dig deeper into pet and owner profiles.

Employee Shift Duplication

Tuesday, June 21, 2022
Here's how you duplicate an employee shift using DoggieDashboard.

Pets and Owners by Date Added Report

Wednesday, May 11, 2022
You can find this new report in the Business Reports section.

Universal Tracking Code Explanation

Wednesday, April 27, 2022
Here's how the universal tracking code works inside DoggieDashboard.

Owners and Pets by City Report

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Here you get a breakdown of all your clients, broken up into cities.

Pets by Breed Report

Thursday, April 14, 2022
Here's a great report for seeing all the different breeds at your facility.

Facebook and Google Review Tracker

Monday, April 4, 2022
If you're looking for a way to keep track of who has left you Facebook reviews and who hasn't, try this tool.

Editable Report Card

Wednesday, March 30, 2022
You can now edit report cards in DoggieDashboard.

General Achievement Certificate for Pet Service Businesses

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
If you need a generic printable PDF achievement certificate for your pet-service business, here's what you need!

Printable PDF Certificate for Dog Daycare Businesses

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
If you're looking to print out some PDF certificates for your dog daycare business, you're in luck!

Online Printable PDF Certificate for Dog Walking Businesses

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
If you're looking to give out certificates to your dog walking clients, here's one you can print and use.

Printable PDF Certificate for Dog Boarding Businesses

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
Here's an easy to use printable PDF certificate for your dog boarding business.

Printable Dog Grooming PDF Certificate for Pet Businesses

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
If you're looking for a printable PDF certificate for your dog grooming clients, this is the one!

Pet Training Business Printable Online PDF Certificate

Wednesday, March 2, 2022
DoggieDashboard's certificate generator makes it easy to print out dog training certificates.

Pet Grooming Business Profit Forecasting Excel Spreadsheet

Thursday, February 24, 2022
If you're thinking about opening a pet grooming business, you can use this spreadsheet to calculate future revenue.

Dog Daycare & Boarding Profit Forecasting Excel Spreadsheet

Thursday, February 24, 2022
If you're the owner of a dog daycare and boarding business, download this free Excel spreadsheet to help forecast your profits.

Creating Waiting Lists and Calendar Notes

Wednesday, February 23, 2022
Here's how you can create a waiting list or calendar note on DoggieDashboard.

Appointment Type Report

Monday, February 21, 2022
Use this report to get a printout of all appointment types

No Show Appointment Button

Wednesday, February 16, 2022
You can now keep track of your no show appointments using DoggieDashboard.

Pets with Missing Pictures Report

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
You can use this report to see which of your pets are missing a database picture.

DoggieDashboard Certificate Generator

Tuesday, February 15, 2022
You can use the DoggieDashboard certificate generator to create numerous types of certificates.

2022 New Feature Roadmap

Thursday, January 13, 2022
Here are some of the upcoming features in 2022.

Price Increase for New Premium Users

Tuesday, December 14, 2021
DoggieDashboard's price is increasing.

Unpaid & Paid Appointments Report

Thursday, December 2, 2021
You can now see all your unpaid and paid appointments in a convenient report.

Extra Pet on New Client Form

Friday, November 19, 2021
Your clients can now import up to three pets instead of just two.

Employee Shifts with Lunch Breaks

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
Here's how you create an employee shift with an unpaid lunch break.

Owner Address Labels

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
You can now print off owner address labels for your doggie daycare.

Paid Appointment Feature

Tuesday, November 16, 2021
You can now mark appointments as paid or unpaid.

Overnight Boarding Kennel Profit Forecasting Spreadsheet

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
If you're looking for a way to forecast the potential profit of your future or current boarding kennel, use this spreadsheet.

Dog Daycare Business Profit Forecasting Excel Spreadsheet

Monday, October 25, 2021
If you're thinking about starting a doggie daycare and need a way to forecast your future earnings, try this spreadsheet!

New Feature: Appointment Cost Field

Wednesday, October 13, 2021
DoggieDashboard appointments will soon have a "cost" field that will help you forecast earnings.

Vets & Associated Pets Report

Thursday, September 30, 2021
This report is great for seeing which of your pets go to the same vet.

Certificate of Awesomeness

Monday, September 6, 2021
Use this fun certificate at your pet business!

Owner Financial Reports

Monday, September 6, 2021
You can now print PDF financial reports for your clients.

Mass Printing Invoices

Monday, September 6, 2021
You can now mass print invoices in DoggieDashboard.

Easy Document Sending

Tuesday, August 17, 2021
You can now email documents directly to pet owners.

Ending Recurring Appointments Feature

Sunday, August 15, 2021
Use this feature to see which recurring appointments are finishing shortly.

Pet and Client Growth Graphs

Monday, August 9, 2021
Use these two new graph reports to see your month-over-month business growth

Extra Employee Fields

Saturday, August 7, 2021
You can now save three custom fields in employee profiles.

Emergency Contact Report

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Print this report out and keep it on hand for quick reference.

Pet Owner Missing Email Report

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
This report shows all your pet owners that don't have an email on file.

Active Invoices Report

Tuesday, June 29, 2021
Use this report to keep track of how many unpaid invoices you have out there.

Unfixed Pets Report

Friday, June 25, 2021
Use this report to keep track of pets that need to get fixed.

Group & Private Pet Training Software Module

Tuesday, June 15, 2021
Here's an overview of the new DoggieDashboard Group & Private Training Module.

Pet Feeding & Medication Cards

Friday, June 11, 2021
Here's a brand new PDF that you can print out using DoggieDashboard!

Completed Check-Ins by Owner Invoicing Report

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
Here's a great report for invoicing your clients based on completed check-ins during a certain timeframe.

Inactive Pets Reports

Wednesday, June 9, 2021
You can now see which pets have been inactive for three and six months.

Removing Duplicates from your Family Vet Clinic Dropdown

Friday, June 4, 2021
Here's how you remove duplicates from your dropdown list.

Overlapping Slot Appointments

Thursday, June 3, 2021
Here's an explanation of how DoggieDashboard's kennel overbook feature works.

Additional Customizable Owner Messages

Friday, April 23, 2021
You can now save more owner messages in your DoggieDashboard profile.

Creating To-Do Lists

Tuesday, March 23, 2021
DoggieDashboard's newest feature gives you a super simple way to create to-do lists for employees.

Daily Appointment Count Graph

Saturday, March 20, 2021
If you're looking for a way to visualize your daily appointment counts at your doggie daycare, this report is for you.

Pet Boarding Kennel Occupancy Report

Friday, March 19, 2021
This report shows you a visualization of how many kennels your business is using over time.

Daily Pet Feeding & Medication Report

Friday, March 19, 2021
If you're looking for an easy to print food and medication report for your daily appointments, this is it!

Client Revenue by Transaction Category Report

Friday, March 19, 2021
This report helps you see how much you're earning from each client, based on the transaction category.

How to Deactivate Your Appointment Request Page

Wednesday, March 17, 2021
DoggieDashboard's appointment request page gives your clients an easy way to get in touch.

Doggie Daycare Printable PDF Gift Certificates

Tuesday, February 23, 2021
DoggieDashboard now offers printable gift certificates for your doggie daycare, boarding kennel, and grooming business.

Pet Sibling Appointment KennelCards

Friday, February 12, 2021
DoggieDashboard now offers simplified KennelCards for pet sibling appointments.

Color-Coded Appointment Types

Wednesday, January 20, 2021
You can now set the background colors for single-day appointments.

View Appointments by Pet or by Owner

Thursday, January 7, 2021
You can now sort appointments by pet and by owner.

Pet & Client Document Management Software for Dog Daycares

Monday, January 4, 2021
Running a doggie daycare or boarding facility means storing pet and client documents. DoggieDashboard has you covered!

Dog Daycare Pet Vaccine Expiration Monitoring Software

Monday, January 4, 2021
DoggieDashboard's online software gives you an easy way to monitor and track pet vaccines to make sure that they are not expired.

Dog Training Class Course Printable Attendance Forms

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
DoggieDashboard now provides easy-to-use printable class attendance forms.

Custom Calendar Background Color for Group Training

Wednesday, December 23, 2020
You can now select the color of background you want for your training appointments.

Here's How to Send Pet Picture Updates to Your Clients

Sunday, December 20, 2020
DoggieDashboard now lets you send out picture updates to your doggie daycare clients.

Online Appointment Request & Booking Form for Dog Daycares

Friday, December 18, 2020
DoggieDashboard's online appointment request and booking form gives your clients as easy way to request appointments.

Hybrid Appointment Calendar

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
You can now see both standard and kennel appointments on the same calendar.

DoggieDashboard Grooming Cards

Wednesday, December 9, 2020
You can now create grooming cards using DoggieDashboard

DoggieDashboard Holiday Cards

Tuesday, December 8, 2020
You can now create holiday cards with DoggieDashboard!

Homepage Calendar Options

Friday, November 27, 2020
You can now decide which calendar you want to see on the homepage.

Customizable KennelCards

Thursday, November 26, 2020
You can now customize what information is shown on your DoggieDashboard KennelCards.

Blackout Date Changes

Friday, November 13, 2020
Blackout dates are now only visibly represented, but you can still create appointments on those days.

Tax Identification Numbers in Receipts

Thursday, October 1, 2020
You can now include VAT numbers in receipts.

Training Courses in Pet Profile View

Thursday, September 17, 2020
You can now see pet training courses in their profile.

Appointment Filtering View

Friday, September 11, 2020
You can quickly filter appointments using the new filter view.

Multi-User Logins for DoggieDashboard

Wednesday, September 9, 2020
DoggieDashboard now gives you the ability to have two logins per account.

DoggieDashboard Account Activity History & Sent Email History

Tuesday, August 25, 2020
DoggieDashboard stores the last 30 days of activity.

Pets with Missing Vaccines Report

Monday, August 10, 2020
You can now quickly see which pets are missing required vaccines.

Customizable Appointment Types and Calendar Icons

Monday, August 3, 2020
You can now add custom icons to the DoggieDashboard calendar.

Complete Pet Appointment History

Friday, July 3, 2020
You can now easily scroll through a pet's entire appointment history.

Customizable Placeholder Appointments & Grooming Slots

Wednesday, July 1, 2020
You can now customize the name of placeholder appointments.

Employee Calendar Notes

Tuesday, June 30, 2020
You can now save notes on the employee calendar.

UK-Style Dog Daycare & Boarding Kennel Register

Friday, June 26, 2020
DoggieDashboard now has a pre-made PDF report for your UK Register needs. Enjoy!

Online Pet Birthday Card Generator & Pet Birthday Card Template

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
DoggieDashboard gives small businesses the ability to easily create online pet birthday cards. Free template included.

Online Pet Sympathy Card Generator & Pet Sympathy Card Template

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
DoggieDashboard gives you the ability to create printable PDF pet sympathy cards for when a client's pet passes away.

5 Reasons to use Free Online Dog Training Software

Tuesday, June 16, 2020
DoggieDashboard is 100% free online dog training software. It's free for trainers with less than 10 clients. Once you pass 10 clients, it's only $25/month.

DoggieDashboard Certificates of Completion

Monday, June 15, 2020
You can now print certificates of completion from directly inside DoggieDashboard

DoggieDashboard Pet Sympathy Cards

Thursday, June 11, 2020
You can now create pet sympathy cards directly from DoggieDashboard.

Using Doggie Daycare & Boarding Kennel Pet Birthday Cards for Marketing

Thursday, June 11, 2020
Pet birthday cards are a great marketing tool for dog daycares and pet boarding businesses. Here's how to use them.

DoggieDashboard Picture Messaging

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
You can now send and receive picture messages directly from DoggieDashboard.

DoggieDashboard Pet Birthday Cards

Wednesday, June 10, 2020
You can now send birthday cards to your clients directly from your DoggieDashboard account.

Fully Customizable Pet Report Cards

Friday, May 29, 2020
You can now fully customize the pet report cards in DoggieDashboard.

DoggieDashboard Text Message Appointment Reminders

Monday, May 4, 2020
You can now send text message reminders to your clients with a couple clicks.

QuickBooks Financials Exporter

Friday, May 1, 2020
DoggieDashboard now let your export files in a pre-approved QuickBooks format.

Customizable Questions on New Client Registration Form

Thursday, April 30, 2020
You can now add customized questions to your new client registration form.

New Appointment Confirmation Format

Tuesday, March 31, 2020
The emails will be more descriptive and less repetitive.

Transaction Category Financials Report (Useful for Coronavirus Cancelations)

Thursday, March 19, 2020
This new report makes viewing revenue and expense categories much easier.

Saving Financials with Check-Ins

Wednesday, March 18, 2020
If you're a business that utilizes DoggieDashboard Check-Ins, this new feature will make your life easier.

Adding Redeemable Passes on the Fly

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
You can now add redeemable passes on the fly.

New Client Registration Form

Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Here's how to use DoggieDashboard's New Client Registration Form.

Getting Started with DoggieDashboard

Monday, March 9, 2020
If you're a new DoggieDashboard user, here are some simple steps to getting started.

Email History Files

Thursday, March 5, 2020
DoggieDashboard will soon keep a record of all emails sent so you can look back at past emails.

2020 DoggieDashboard Spring Cleaning

Thursday, March 5, 2020
There will be a short pause in new features as the underlying software is upgraded.

DoggieDashboard Custom Invoice Lines

Monday, March 2, 2020
With Custom Invoice Lines, you can now create one-off invoice items for your invoices, without having to save them first.

Calendar Notes & Waiting Lists

Monday, March 2, 2020
If you need to save waiting lists or reminders, the DoggieDashboard calendar note feature is perfect for you.

Mass Emails for Expired Vaccines

Thursday, February 27, 2020
DoggieDashboard makes it easy to send mass emails to pet owners about expired vaccines.

Improved Pet Taxi Feature

Wednesday, February 26, 2020
DoggieDashboard's pet taxi feature now lets you be more precise with your taxi needs.

Weekly Calendar Added to Employee Shift Calendar

Friday, February 7, 2020
DoggieDashboard's employee shift calendar got a little update.

DoggieDashboard Account History Files

Sunday, January 26, 2020
DoggieDashboard saves two weeks of past account actions to help users remember when they changed something.

'Transaction Category' added to Financials

Thursday, January 23, 2020
DoggieDashboard now helps you save more granular financial records.

Addition of Family Vet Clinic & Additional Phone

Wednesday, January 22, 2020
DoggieDashboard now has a family vet clinic option for pet owners.

DoggieDashboard Recurring Appointments Feature

Monday, January 20, 2020
The recurring appointments feature just got a makeover and it's much better than the prior version.

Here's Why Overnight Boarding Appointments Cannot Recur Daily

Tuesday, January 14, 2020
DoggieDashboard doesn't let you recur a weekly appointment every day, here's why.

Removal of Empty Fields in Pet Profiles

Monday, January 13, 2020
To make DoggieDashboard pet profiles cleaner, empty fields will no longer show up.

Invoice Item Breakdown Report

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
DoggieDashboard's newest report breaks down your invoices into unique invoice items.

Blackout Dates Showing on Calendar

Wednesday, January 8, 2020
DoggieDashboard's Blackout Date feature will now show up on the homepage calendar.

DoggieDashboard Free Pet Limits Ending January 1, 2020

Friday, November 29, 2019
DoggieDashboard Free (2017 version) is no longer being maintained.

Kennel Calendar vs Regular Calendar

Thursday, October 24, 2019
Here's a simple explanation of why DoggieDashboard has two separate calendars.

DoggieDashboard Pet Alert Messages

Saturday, September 7, 2019
This feature of DoggieDashboard lets you mark pets with specific alert messages.

DoggieDashboard Training Module

Wednesday, June 19, 2019
DoggieDashboard's newest feature lets you create training courses for up to 20 pets.

New Client Registration Form Instructions

Thursday, June 6, 2019
When using the DoggieDashboard new client form, you can include a client waiver for customers to download.

Pet Name Highlighting Feature

Thursday, June 6, 2019
DoggieDashboard highlights pet names in different colors depending on certain variables.

Color-Coding for the Kennel Calendar

Wednesday, May 22, 2019
What do you think of this potential new color coding scheme for the kennel calendar?

Free Dog Daycare & Boarding Kennel Client Registration and Pet Intake Form

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
When you sign up for DoggieDashboard, we automatically create personalized pet intake forms for your business.

Are Doggie Daycares and Kennels Profitable? How to Calculate Pet Business Profitability

Monday, May 20, 2019
Thinking about opening a doggie daycare and wondering how much profit you can expect to make? Here's how to get started.

100 Catchy and Creative Pet Walking Business Names

Wednesday, April 24, 2019
If you're looking for a unique business name for your pet walking business, here are 100 catchy names to get you started.

Five Steps of Starting a Pet Taxi and Pickup Business

Tuesday, April 23, 2019
If you're looking at starting a pet taxi and pickup business, here are four steps to get you started in the correct direction.

The Five First Steps of Starting a Doggie Daycare and Boarding Business

Monday, April 15, 2019
In this five-part series, we're going to go over the basic steps to starting a doggie daycare and boarding business. This will get you on the way to starting yours.

20+ Common Dog Daycare & Sitter Pricing Questions & Answers

Monday, April 15, 2019
If you're wondering how much to charge for overnight boarding, pet sitting, or 30-minute walks, these answers should give you a place to start.

Automated Pet Vaccine Expiration Reminder Software

Monday, April 1, 2019
If you're the owner of a pet daycare or boarding business, you know the importance of keeping pet vaccines in order.

Upcoming Features for DoggieDashboard in 2019

Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Lots of features are in the pipeline. Here are a few.

DoggieDashboard Free Pet and Owner Limit Reductions

Monday, February 4, 2019
In order to keep developing DoggieDashboard, the original free app is getting a reduction is pet limits.

The 10 Pros and Cons of Owning a Dog Daycare & Kennel Boarding Business

Tuesday, January 22, 2019
Owing a dog kennel is the dream of many people. Some make it a reality, but it isn't all rainbows and cupcakes, it's hard work.

Three Ways Posting Doggie Daycare Pictures on Facebook Helps Your Biz

Friday, December 21, 2018
If your doggie daycare isn't posting daily pictures to your Facebook feed, you're missing out on a great marketing tool.

Three Ways to Use Email Marketing to Advertise Your Boarding Kennel

Wednesday, December 12, 2018
Email marketing is a great way to get more clients in the door at your boarding kennel. Here are three simple way to get started.

Five Must-Have Elements for Your Doggie Daycare Website

Monday, December 10, 2018
If you're building your doggie daycare's website, make sure you have these items on your homepage for easy usage.

How to Build a Customer Radius Map for Your Doggie Daycare and Kennel

Friday, December 7, 2018
Your customer radius is a simple marketing tool to figure out where most of your customers are coming from. You can use these for marketing purposes.

Three Print Advertising Options for Pet Daycares and Dog Kennels

Thursday, December 6, 2018
Despite what you might think, print advertising is alive in well. Here are three good advertising advertising options for your business.

Four Tips for Increasing Your Doggie Daycare & Kennel's Recurring Revenue

Tuesday, December 4, 2018
Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) is one of the best things that a small business owner can work towards.

Four Simple Ways to Increase Holiday Boarding at Your Pet Daycare & Kennel

Monday, December 3, 2018
With the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to start cashing in on those long-term holiday pet boarders. Here's how!

Pet View Options: List View vs Picture View

Monday, November 19, 2018
DoggieDashboard gives businesses the ability to select their preferred view options. Here are the pet view options.

Upcoming Changes to Free Monthly Maximums

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
DoggieDashboard Free is still free, but it won't allow unlimited pet and owner creation.

New Redeemable Pass System for DoggieDashboard

Tuesday, June 12, 2018
The current redeemable pass system for DoggieDashboard is outdated. It's time to start from scratch.

Upcoming Changes for New Appointments Calendar

Monday, May 28, 2018
DoggieDashboard's appointment calendar is getting a major makeover. Here are the changes.

Upcoming changes to DoggieDashboard Invoices

Tuesday, April 17, 2018
DoggieDashboard invoices will be getting a major facelift. Here's what's happening.

How to Calculate the Break-Even Point for Your Doggie Daycare

Monday, March 26, 2018
The breakeven point of a business is when you start making a profit after paying off your expenses. Here's how to find yours.

Setting the Calendar Start Date for DoggieDashboard

Thursday, March 22, 2018
When using DoggieDashboard, you can decide to have the calendar start with Monday or with Sunday.

Business Spotlight : Indy's Dogs in Indianapolis, IN

Saturday, March 17, 2018
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight, we feature Indy's Dogs from Indianapolis, Indiana.

How to Use Facebook Post Scheduling Tool at your Doggie Daycare

Saturday, March 17, 2018
Facebook's new post scheduling tool is great for planning future promotional posts for your doggie daycare. Here's how to use it.

Business Spotlight : Kaehla's Kritters in Virginia Beach, VA

Saturday, March 17, 2018
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight we feature Kaehla's Kritters from Virginia Beach, Virginia.

3 Ways Facebook Messenger can Benefit your Doggie Daycare

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Facebook Messenger is a great tool when it comes to communicating with your daycare clients. Here are three easy ways to use it at your pet hotel.

Business Spotlight: Sneary's Grooming in Lima, OH

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight we feature Sneary's Grooming from Lima, Ohio.

5 Steps for Starting a Doggie Daycare or Pet Boarding Hotel

Tuesday, March 13, 2018
Starting a doggie daycare can be an rather daunting task. However, as they say, one step at a time. We'll break down the steps so you can get started.

Business Spotlight : Eagle K-9 Academy in Bethany, CT

Monday, March 12, 2018
In this week's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight, we feature Eagle K-9 Academy from Bethany, Connecticut.

4 Must-Have Sections When Building Your Doggie Daycare Website

Thursday, March 8, 2018
When you decide to start building a website for your doggie daycare, here are four must-have features that you can't go without.

3 Ways to Use Email Marketing for your Doggie Daycare

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Running a doggie daycare or boarding kennel is a full-time job. Leverage email marketing to start generating more clients and bringing back old clients.

5 Tips for Starting a Refer a Friend Program for Your Doggie Daycare

Tuesday, March 6, 2018
Refer a friend programs are a great way to get your current doggie daycare clients to bring in their friends. Here's how to start one.

5 Simple Ways to Grow Your Dog Boarding and Kennel Business

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Owning a doggie daycare is a hard business. Here are 5 ways to help grow your business.

How to Start a Doggie Daycare From Home

Sunday, March 4, 2018
Starting a doggie daycare from your home is a great way to make money. Here's how to do it.

How to Use Instagram for Pet Daycare Marketing

Friday, March 2, 2018
If you're the owner of a doggie daycare, you're probably wondered how to use Instagram to market your business. Here's how.

6 Advertising Strategies to Get More Doggie Daycare Customers

Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Getting new customers for your doggie daycare is hard work. Here are some tips to start getting more clients in your doors.

5 Best Locations for Starting a Doggie Daycare Business

Monday, February 12, 2018
Starting a doggie daycare depends a lot on your location. Here are 5 great starting points.

4 Social Media Marketing Tips for Dog Daycares & Boarders

Sunday, February 11, 2018
If you're a dog daycare looking to increase your social media presence, here are four simple tips to get started.

4 New Years Resolutions for Doggie Daycare Owners

Sunday, February 11, 2018
Welcome to 2018! Let's make this a great year for doggie daycare owners!

3 Steps for Choosing a Doggie Daycare Name

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Choosing a name for your doggie daycare could be the difference between success and failure.

3 Questions to Ask Before Starting a Doggie Daycare

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Thinking of starting a doggie daycare? Here are 3 questions to ask yourself before you start.

3 Benefits of Using Free Kennel Management Software

Saturday, February 10, 2018
Using kennel management software is a great way to keep track of your clients and their pets.
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