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Pet Projects

5 ways to unleash profits in the $10 billion pet industry.

This story appears in the May 1998 issue of Business Start-Ups magazine.

Fifty-nine percent of all American households have ,according to the American Veterinary Medical Association. Thistranslates into $10 billion per year in revenues for pet-relatedbusinesses, and animal-loving entrepreneurs are discovering moreand more products and services to keep the growing.Here's a rundown of five hot pet businesses to start now.

Karen Roy is a freelance business writer in Richmond,California.

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