Pet Businesses

What Entrepreneurs Are Betting On in the Pet World in the Next Few Years

Here's a recap of the Global Pet Expo, including what I saw, what I hated and what I think owners will see in the coming years.

Andrea Huspeni

Why This Multimillion Dollar Pet Food Company Won't Sell to PetSmart or Petco

The Honest Kitchen has achieved a 30 percent year-over-year revenue growth rate in 14 years in the pet food market.

Invisible Fence Brand Sparked the Entrepreneur in This Pet Enthusiast

After initially rejecting the family business, Justin Ward is now helping hundreds of pet owners as the head of the family franchise while juggling several other business ventures.

Erin Schultz

Franchises That Didn't Exist Three Years Ago

Check out the newest kids on the franchise block.

Get This: Facial Recognition -- For Cats

It might be more useful than you think.

Emily Price

Fido Takes a Business Trip

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

Elaine Glusac

In Growing Pet Insurance Sector, Fido May Get Better Health Care Than Humans

The pet insurance sector is growing fast, as startups and even Wal-Mart have entered the $500 million business.

Anna Andrianova

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.

How a Squinting Dog Inspired a $3 Million Company

When their border collie had trouble seeing during a game of fetch, Roni and Ken Di Lullo invented Doggles, tinted sport goggles for dogs.

Jodi Helmer

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.

Laura Lorber

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.

Adam Kleinberg

A Canine-Centric Franchise Uses Mobile Tech to Stand Out

Zoom Room offers dogs classes designed just for them that gives them a leg up on the competition.

Jason Daley