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.
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.
Google Ads (formerly AdWords) is a great way to bring in business at your dog daycare. Here's how to get started.
If you're thinking about getting into the advertising game for your dog daycare, Google Ads might be the right choice. Here's why.
Here's how you can use DoggieDashboard to create PDF report card templates for training, grooming, boarding and daycare.
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.
Referrals are a great source of business for dog daycares and boarding kennels; here's why!
If you haven't noticed, DoggieDashboard is quite a bit faster.
Finding staff for dog daycares can be difficult; retaining the best ones can be even more difficult. Here's how to get started.
Repeat customers are the bread and butter of the dog daycare and boarding industry. Here's how to build your clientele of repeat customers.
Marketing your dog daycare doesn't have to be stressful. Here are 10 simple ways you can get started marketing your dog daycare.
If you're in a city with a local media network, there are some major benefits of trying to get featured. Here's why!
Google AdWords is a great way to promote seasonal and holiday promotions at your dog daycare. Here's how to get started.
There's nothing better than reviews when it comes to attracting more clients to your dog daycare. Here's why!
Rewards programs are a great way to increase loyalty and build revenue at dog daycares. Here's a simple guide to getting started.
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.
Here's how you add day-specific times
Despite popular opinion, local advertising isn't dead. Here are the six main benefits of local advertising for dog daycares and kennels.
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.
Correctly utilizing customer feedback is a great way to improve your dog daycare and boarding kennel. Here's why.
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.
If you're looking to become a certified dog trainer, here are five benefits that you can emphasize to your future clients.
Doing community outreach is a great way to help build your dog daycare's reputation. Here's how to get started!
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.
If you're thinking about launching a loyalty program at your dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are the six main benefits.
You can view how many of each invoice item you have used.
If you're interested in becoming a dog trainer, here are some common mistakes you might be making and how you can avoid them.
Allocating resources is extremely important to the success of your dog daycare. Here's why!
If your dog training business doesn't have a social media presence, you need to get started ASAP. Here's why it's important.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Increasing profit is the name of the game when you're running a dog daycare. Here's how to boost your profit.
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!
If you're a dog trainer, here's a great article that highlights the science behind using positive reinforcement training with your dog clients.
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.
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.
If you're the owner or manager of a dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are some tips for managing your finances.
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.
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!
If you're looking to provide better service at your dog daycare and boarding kennel, here are some tips to get started.
If you're a dog trainer, there's a whole arsenal of tools at your disposal. Here are the ones we think are essential.
If you're thinking about starting a dog training business, you can use this spreadsheet to forecast your future earnings.
Having an engaging environment is important for the mental health of your pets. Here's how to get started.
Here's how you add selectable services to your appointment request page.
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.
If you're a dog grooming business, here are some easy marketing strategies that you can use to grow your business.
Having a strong, positive, online reputation is very important for dog daycares. Here's how to increase yours.
It might seem counterproductive, but networking with other dog daycare owners can help your business in numerous ways.
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.
Having a good business plan is one of the most important aspects of starting a dog daycare. Here's why.
If you're thinking about opening up a dog daycare or boarding kennel, here are three different types of boarding styles you can implement.
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.
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you're trying to gain more business, using Google Ads can be a great way to get yourself in front of potential clients.
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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.
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.
It's almost Easter. Time to start sending some Easter cards!
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!
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.
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.
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.
If you are looking for ways to start earning more money at your doggie daycare, this blog post is just what you need.
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.
You can now save default messages for reminders, follow-ups and more.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You can now customize the drop-off and pick-up times on your appointment request page.
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.
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.
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.
You can now create custom QuickNote subjects for tracking things like incident reports, illnesses, etc.
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.
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!
You can now send picture updates to multiple owners!
If you're looking for some great marketing strategies for your dog daycare, look no further!
Here's a simple guide to start making your first hires at your dog daycare and kennel.
If you're thinking about starting a dog walking business, here are five steps to get you going in the right direction.
Here's what up and coming for 2023.
No more double-saving pet and owner records!
Here's how you create pet of the week cards using DoggieDashboard.
Here's how you upload employee documents on DoggieDashboard.
Ask and you shall receive. The newest holiday cards are here!
You can now create recurring sibling appointments.
If you're the owner or manager of a gun dog training business, here's an overview of how to use DoggieDashboard.
DoggieDashboard's mobile menu is getting a lot better!
If you want your calendar to display the pets that are checked in, use this feature.
You can now add extra custom appointment types.
Here's how you use DoggieDashboard to send appointment follow-ups.
There are now extra holiday cards available!
Here's the upcoming change to custom appointment types.
You can now send text messages directly to your clients.
If your logo has lots of white space above and below it, it will look smaller on waivers and invoices.
If you need a simple printable PDF feeding spreadsheet for your dog daycare and boarding business, here you go!
If your business is in need of a daily customizable check list that you can use for task management, use this.
DoggieDashboard now has an e-Sign feature.
Starting later this week, you can send SMS confirmations.
Pet pictures will be more prominently displayed at the start of the report card instead of at the end.
Here's how you use the advanced search feature to dig deeper into pet and owner profiles.
Here's how you duplicate an employee shift using DoggieDashboard.
You can find this new report in the Business Reports section.
Here's how the universal tracking code works inside DoggieDashboard.
Here you get a breakdown of all your clients, broken up into cities.
Here's a great report for seeing all the different breeds at your facility.
If you're looking for a way to keep track of who has left you Facebook reviews and who hasn't, try this tool.
You can now edit report cards in DoggieDashboard.
If you need a generic printable PDF achievement certificate for your pet-service business, here's what you need!
If you're looking to print out some PDF certificates for your dog daycare business, you're in luck!
If you're looking to give out certificates to your dog walking clients, here's one you can print and use.
Here's an easy to use printable PDF certificate for your dog boarding business.
If you're looking for a printable PDF certificate for your dog grooming clients, this is the one!
DoggieDashboard's certificate generator makes it easy to print out dog training certificates.
If you're thinking about opening a pet grooming business, you can use this spreadsheet to calculate future revenue.
If you're the owner of a dog daycare and boarding business, download this free Excel spreadsheet to help forecast your profits.
Here's how you can create a waiting list or calendar note on DoggieDashboard.
Use this report to get a printout of all appointment types
You can now keep track of your no show appointments using DoggieDashboard.
You can use this report to see which of your pets are missing a database picture.
You can use the DoggieDashboard certificate generator to create numerous types of certificates.
Here are some of the upcoming features in 2022.
DoggieDashboard's price is increasing.
You can now see all your unpaid and paid appointments in a convenient report.
Your clients can now import up to three pets instead of just two.
Here's how you create an employee shift with an unpaid lunch break.
You can now print off owner address labels for your doggie daycare.
You can now mark appointments as paid or unpaid.
If you're looking for a way to forecast the potential profit of your future or current boarding kennel, use this spreadsheet.
If you're thinking about starting a doggie daycare and need a way to forecast your future earnings, try this spreadsheet!
DoggieDashboard appointments will soon have a "cost" field that will help you forecast earnings.
This report is great for seeing which of your pets go to the same vet.
Use this fun certificate at your pet business!
You can now print PDF financial reports for your clients.
You can now mass print invoices in DoggieDashboard.
You can now email documents directly to pet owners.
Use this feature to see which recurring appointments are finishing shortly.
Use these two new graph reports to see your month-over-month business growth
You can now save three custom fields in employee profiles.
Print this report out and keep it on hand for quick reference.
This report shows all your pet owners that don't have an email on file.
Use this report to keep track of how many unpaid invoices you have out there.
Use this report to keep track of pets that need to get fixed.
Here's an overview of the new DoggieDashboard Group & Private Training Module.
Here's a brand new PDF that you can print out using DoggieDashboard!
Here's a great report for invoicing your clients based on completed check-ins during a certain timeframe.
You can now see which pets have been inactive for three and six months.
Here's how you remove duplicates from your dropdown list.
Here's an explanation of how DoggieDashboard's kennel overbook feature works.
You can now save more owner messages in your DoggieDashboard profile.
DoggieDashboard's newest feature gives you a super simple way to create to-do lists for employees.
If you're looking for a way to visualize your daily appointment counts at your doggie daycare, this report is for you.
This report shows you a visualization of how many kennels your business is using over time.
If you're looking for an easy to print food and medication report for your daily appointments, this is it!
This report helps you see how much you're earning from each client, based on the transaction category.
DoggieDashboard's appointment request page gives your clients an easy way to get in touch.
DoggieDashboard now offers printable gift certificates for your doggie daycare, boarding kennel, and grooming business.
DoggieDashboard now offers simplified KennelCards for pet sibling appointments.
You can now set the background colors for single-day appointments.
You can now sort appointments by pet and by owner.
Running a doggie daycare or boarding facility means storing pet and client documents. DoggieDashboard has you covered!
DoggieDashboard's online software gives you an easy way to monitor and track pet vaccines to make sure that they are not expired.
DoggieDashboard now provides easy-to-use printable class attendance forms.
You can now select the color of background you want for your training appointments.
DoggieDashboard now lets you send out picture updates to your doggie daycare clients.
DoggieDashboard's online appointment request and booking form gives your clients as easy way to request appointments.
You can now see both standard and kennel appointments on the same calendar.
You can now create grooming cards using DoggieDashboard
You can now create holiday cards with DoggieDashboard!
You can now decide which calendar you want to see on the homepage.
You can now customize what information is shown on your DoggieDashboard KennelCards.
Blackout dates are now only visibly represented, but you can still create appointments on those days.
You can now include VAT numbers in receipts.
You can now see pet training courses in their profile.
You can quickly filter appointments using the new filter view.
DoggieDashboard now gives you the ability to have two logins per account.
DoggieDashboard stores the last 30 days of activity.
You can now quickly see which pets are missing required vaccines.
You can now add custom icons to the DoggieDashboard calendar.
You can now easily scroll through a pet's entire appointment history.
You can now customize the name of placeholder appointments.
You can now save notes on the employee calendar.
DoggieDashboard now has a pre-made PDF report for your UK Register needs. Enjoy!
DoggieDashboard gives small businesses the ability to easily create online pet birthday cards. Free template included.
DoggieDashboard gives you the ability to create printable PDF pet sympathy cards for when a client's pet passes away.
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.
You can now print certificates of completion from directly inside DoggieDashboard
You can now create pet sympathy cards directly from DoggieDashboard.
Pet birthday cards are a great marketing tool for dog daycares and pet boarding businesses. Here's how to use them.
You can now send and receive picture messages directly from DoggieDashboard.
You can now send birthday cards to your clients directly from your DoggieDashboard account.
You can now fully customize the pet report cards in DoggieDashboard.
You can now send text message reminders to your clients with a couple clicks.
DoggieDashboard now let your export files in a pre-approved QuickBooks format.
You can now add customized questions to your new client registration form.
The emails will be more descriptive and less repetitive.
This new report makes viewing revenue and expense categories much easier.
If you're a business that utilizes DoggieDashboard Check-Ins, this new feature will make your life easier.
You can now add redeemable passes on the fly.
Here's how to use DoggieDashboard's New Client Registration Form.
If you're a new DoggieDashboard user, here are some simple steps to getting started.
DoggieDashboard will soon keep a record of all emails sent so you can look back at past emails.
There will be a short pause in new features as the underlying software is upgraded.
With Custom Invoice Lines, you can now create one-off invoice items for your invoices, without having to save them first.
If you need to save waiting lists or reminders, the DoggieDashboard calendar note feature is perfect for you.
DoggieDashboard makes it easy to send mass emails to pet owners about expired vaccines.
DoggieDashboard's pet taxi feature now lets you be more precise with your taxi needs.
DoggieDashboard's employee shift calendar got a little update.
DoggieDashboard saves two weeks of past account actions to help users remember when they changed something.
DoggieDashboard now helps you save more granular financial records.
DoggieDashboard now has a family vet clinic option for pet owners.
The recurring appointments feature just got a makeover and it's much better than the prior version.
DoggieDashboard doesn't let you recur a weekly appointment every day, here's why.
To make DoggieDashboard pet profiles cleaner, empty fields will no longer show up.
DoggieDashboard's newest report breaks down your invoices into unique invoice items.
DoggieDashboard's Blackout Date feature will now show up on the homepage calendar.
DoggieDashboard Free (2017 version) is no longer being maintained.
Here's a simple explanation of why DoggieDashboard has two separate calendars.
This feature of DoggieDashboard lets you mark pets with specific alert messages.
DoggieDashboard's newest feature lets you create training courses for up to 20 pets.
When using the DoggieDashboard new client form, you can include a client waiver for customers to download.
DoggieDashboard highlights pet names in different colors depending on certain variables.
What do you think of this potential new color coding scheme for the kennel calendar?
When you sign up for DoggieDashboard, we automatically create personalized pet intake forms for your business.
Thinking about opening a doggie daycare and wondering how much profit you can expect to make? Here's how to get started.
If you're looking for a unique business name for your pet walking business, here are 100 catchy names to get you started.
If you're looking at starting a pet taxi and pickup business, here are four steps to get you started in the correct direction.
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.
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.
If you're the owner of a pet daycare or boarding business, you know the importance of keeping pet vaccines in order.
Lots of features are in the pipeline. Here are a few.
In order to keep developing DoggieDashboard, the original free app is getting a reduction is pet limits.
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.
If your doggie daycare isn't posting daily pictures to your Facebook feed, you're missing out on a great marketing tool.
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.
If you're building your doggie daycare's website, make sure you have these items on your homepage for easy usage.
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.
Despite what you might think, print advertising is alive in well. Here are three good advertising advertising options for your business.
Monthly Recurring Revenue (MRR) is one of the best things that a small business owner can work towards.
With the holiday season fast approaching, it's time to start cashing in on those long-term holiday pet boarders. Here's how!
DoggieDashboard gives businesses the ability to select their preferred view options. Here are the pet view options.
DoggieDashboard Free is still free, but it won't allow unlimited pet and owner creation.
The current redeemable pass system for DoggieDashboard is outdated. It's time to start from scratch.
DoggieDashboard's appointment calendar is getting a major makeover. Here are the changes.
DoggieDashboard invoices will be getting a major facelift. Here's what's happening.
The breakeven point of a business is when you start making a profit after paying off your expenses. Here's how to find yours.
When using DoggieDashboard, you can decide to have the calendar start with Monday or with Sunday.
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight, we feature Indy's Dogs from Indianapolis, Indiana.
Facebook's new post scheduling tool is great for planning future promotional posts for your doggie daycare. Here's how to use it.
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight we feature Kaehla's Kritters from Virginia Beach, Virginia.
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.
In today's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight we feature Sneary's Grooming from Lima, Ohio.
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.
In this week's DoggieDashboard Business Spotlight, we feature Eagle K-9 Academy from Bethany, Connecticut.
When you decide to start building a website for your doggie daycare, here are four must-have features that you can't go without.
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.
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.
Owning a doggie daycare is a hard business. Here are 5 ways to help grow your business.
Starting a doggie daycare from your home is a great way to make money. Here's how to do it.
If you're the owner of a doggie daycare, you're probably wondered how to use Instagram to market your business. Here's how.
Getting new customers for your doggie daycare is hard work. Here are some tips to start getting more clients in your doors.
Starting a doggie daycare depends a lot on your location. Here are 5 great starting points.
If you're a dog daycare looking to increase your social media presence, here are four simple tips to get started.
Welcome to 2018! Let's make this a great year for doggie daycare owners!
Choosing a name for your doggie daycare could be the difference between success and failure.
Thinking of starting a doggie daycare? Here are 3 questions to ask yourself before you start.
Using kennel management software is a great way to keep track of your clients and their pets.