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News and Articles About Pets

GoPro Finally Launches a Camera Harness for Man's Best Friend

For dog lovers who need to keep tabs on their pups 24/7, GoPro launches a harness for its popular camera.

Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.

Vine Wants to Hire an OK-Smelling Office Dog

Your pooch may finally be able to contribute to household expenses if it snags this highly paw-veted position.

Franchise Players: These Animal Lovers Founded a Luxury Hotel for Dogs

The Parker brothers turned a life-long love of animals into a business, opening K-9 Resorts.

Jealous Dog Chew Up Your Smartphone? That's What You Get. (Infographic)

Some 28 million gadget-loving Americans have had a pet wreak havoc on an electronic device.

A Bulldog Inspired This Woman's $50 Million Startup

When this woman's dog won a photo contest, she had a revelation -- that turned into a multi-million dollar business.

Who Rules the Internet: Cats or Dogs? (Infographic)

Posting photos of cute and cuddly animals is a guaranteed win online. Here’s a look at the biggest Internet pet trends of 2014.

Do Pets Make the Best Co-Workers?

We asked you to send us pictures of your office pets. Here are our 25 favorite submissions.

Samsung Can't Have All the Fun: 5 Other Mega Brands Rocking the Selfie

Ellen, Big Papi and LeBron -- Samsung's all-stars -- aren’t the only big names snapping promotional selfies. Tons of other brands are cashing in on selfie marketing mania, too.

Send Us Photos of Your Office Pet

Some bark, some meow and some swim. Show us your best photos of your non-human coworkers.

How This 'Shark Tank' Contestant Found Love -- and Wealth -- By Spray Painting His Dog

When Abe Geary proposed to his girlfriend by painting the words 'Marry me?' on the side of his brother's white boxer, a venture now known as PetPaint was born.

Fido Takes a Business Trip

Taking pets on business trips is easier and more popular than ever – but not without its challenges.

After $2.3 Billion Sale, Entrepreneur Shares the Secret to Growing His Business

Clay Mathile started managing Iams pet food when it was a $500,000 company. He sold the company for $2.3 billion. In his new book, he talks about the importance of letting go of control.

Entrepreneur Who Led the Pack in the Dog-Walking Business Dies

The New Yorker is credited for making dog-walking a professional business. The easy-entry niche has since boomed along with soaring demand from busy families.

Dog Whisperer Cesar Millan on Pack Dynamics for Entrepreneurs and Other Animals

Embracing the low moments of your career is what will ultimately bring you to the top. Here's the story of one entrepreneur who grew an empire from his passion for working with dogs.

3 Steps to Creating Your Branding Message

Brand messaging is about capturing just the right language that embodies your brand and makes it stand out from the pack. Here are three steps to get you there.

Franchise Brings Hospice-Care Model to Pets

Lap of Love brings in-home veterinary hospice to ailing pets in a growing number of states.

Meatball's Top Picks for Your Pet

This holiday season, don't forget to treat your furry friends too. For our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide, Meatball the bulldog gives his top pick from the pets category.

Day #1: Woof! Best Pet Gifts Under $50

The first picks from our Indie Merchant Holiday Gift Guide have arrived. Here's our list of favorites for furry friends.

Undergrads Clean Up With an 'Indoor Outhouse' Business for Pets

A pair of college students dream up a product that gives pets some relief.

How Social Media and a Sprinkle of Stardust Led to One Franchisee's Success

A Fetch! Pet Care franchisee in the Los Angeles area credits celeb clientele and word of mouth for its growth.

How Two Small Companies Are Driving Revenue Using Social Media

A look at how a food truck and a veterinary practice are making virtual relationships online that translate into real-life dollars.

Venture Capital in Reverse: The Business Idea First, Then the Entrepreneur

A Kansas City firm turns the traditional VC funding model on its head and captures new opportunities.

Three Tips for Building an Online Community

Focus on the interests of your community, not just your own product, and you're likely to end up with loyal customers.

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