Start A Dog Treat Business


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Dog Treat Business From Home

So maybe you have been making homemade dog treats for a while now and you think that you might want to turn your passion for dogs into a small business.

Good news! If you are one of those people thinking about starting your own dog treat business, you will be happy to know that your market is immense! According to research from a leading pet industry organization, the demand for services in the pet industry is higher than ever! And what’s even better… you can work from home!

I started my own online dog bakery called The Beggin’ Beagle Bakery in 2006. I do everything form the comfort of my own home!! This is great because I have three small children and I happen to live on Long Island where commercial real estate is very expensive! Rent alone would probably eat up most of my profits, and finding day care for my kids would cost and arm and leg too. So working from home is ideal for me and it can be for you too!

I don’t want to bore you with statistics but I thought the following information was worth sharing…

Consumer spending on pet care services and products, especially all natural dog treats and organic pet products,  is at an all-time high. According to the industry’s American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA) one of the fastest growing niches is homemade dog treats and homemade dog food. If you need proof that a business or career in the pet treat industry can be a profitable choice for you, consider the following:

The APPMA released figures in April of 2010 proving that, at least in America, our passion for pets is more than just puppy love. While other industries suffer during weak economies, spending on pets and pet care services has more than doubled from $17 billion in 1994 to a whopping $47.7 billion for 2010. This is over 100 percent growth in the pet services industry.

To put that in perspective – that makes pet industry spending more than 50 percent larger than both the toy industry ($20 billion) and the candy industry ($23 billion).

Bob Vetere, APPMA COO and managing director, explains “As more and more people consider and treat pets like children, they’re purchasing pet products and pet services that you wouldn’t have typically seen our grandparents buying for their pets.”

“I don’t foresee people’s attitude toward their pets changing anytime soon,” said Vetere. “They’ll continue to buy pet products and services, which makes for happy manufacturers, retailers and of course, the furry, finned, and four-legged end consumers.”

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Why Starting a Dog Treat Business Is Worth It

Although the US economy is the worst it has been in years, (well they say it’s recovering…) the pet industry seems to be unaffected. Along with the toy industry, the pet industry is still booming! According to the 2011-2012 APPA National Pet Owners Survey, 62% of U.S. households own a pet, which equates to 72.9 million homes. When I started my dog bakery business in 2006 Americans spent $38.5 million on their pets. This number has continued to rise over the last five years.


Total U.S. Pet Industry Expenditures


2017 $69.36 Estimated

2016 $66.75 billion

2015 $60.28 billion

2014 $58.04 billion

2013 $55.72 billion

2012 $52.87 billion

2011 $50.96 billion

2010 $48.35 billion

2009 $45.5 billion

2008 $43.2 billion

2007 $41.2 billion

2006 $38.5 billion

If you are looking for a new career or just a way to make some extra cash, I’m here to show you how you can turn your love for pets into a lucrative and rewarding business!

So how do you get started?

If you are interested in starting your own dog bakery business I would suggest reading my “How To Start a Operate a Successful Dog Bakery” guide.I wrote this e-book myself and all of the information is based on my own personal experiences as a dog bakery owner. Having done it all on  my own, I made a bunch of mistakes along the way. However, I learned from my mistakes and wrote this book to prevent people like you from making them too.


What is included in the dog bakery guide:

E-Book Table of Contents

Introduction (a little about me)

Why Choose the Pet Industry?

Why Start a Dog Bakery?

Guide To Starting Your Own Dog Bakery

Dog Treat Business Plan

  • Getting Started
  • Business Structure
  • Location
  • Zoning, Licensing and Permits
  • Where To Sell Your Products
  • Getting Noticed

Operating Your Business

  • Set Up Payment Method
  • Filling and Shipping Orders
  • Tax, Licensing and Health Codes
  • Dog Treat Business Insurance
  • Your Gourmet Dog Treats
  • Packaging For Your Dog Treats
  • Dog Treat Labels
  • Clever Dog Treat Business Names

Marketing and Public Relations

  • A marketing Plan
  • Website
  • Blog
  • Social Networking
  • Email Marketing
  • Free Brochure Template
  • Free Postcard Template

Get Your FREE Gift When You Order Today!

Once you purchase the e-book you’ll also be able to make your furry friend some tasty gourmet dog treats using the recipes from this cookbook that is absolutely FREE! Imagine that, you’ll get the inside scoop on how to start and operate a successful dog bakery business, you’ll get over 50 tasty recipes that you can use to get your business off the ground!

Dog Cookbook: The Collaborative Canine Second Edition

  • over 50 recipes that include wheat free dog treats,dog cakes, grain free dog treats, dog meals and more!

Order your e-book today and start earning money doing something that you love!

Free Dog Treat Recipe Cookbook

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Dog Bakery E-Book
Dog Bakery E-Book
Learn how to start your very own dog treat business with this helpful guide! Plus a BONUS Cookbook!

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