How to Start a Dog Bakery Business
A dog bakery business is a lucrative choice for a pet business to start if you want to enter pet industry! Opening a dog bakery also allows you a few different choices as to how you want to set up your business. You open a store front dog bakery, online store and within these two choices come more choices; wholesale, retail or both!
Find out Laws in your state: Your first step should be contacting your state Agriculture Department to make sure you are able to bake dog treats from your kitchen. It is important to understand that laws vary from state to state so you need to call or email your agriculture department directly to find out. It is also a good idea to check with county you live in. There are a few states that do not allow you to bake and sell dog treats that are made from your kitchen. Better to find out now before you start your business!
Baking, Wholesaling or Private Label Options: Next, will you be baking dog treats for your dog bakery? You should really ďloveĒ to bake if this is your option. While you can make a very lucrative living baking dog treats, you will be baking thousands and thousands of treats. If you donít enjoy baking you will quickly become frustrated and it will affect your business. When you bake your own dog treats you have option of selling them wholesale and private label to other pet shops and dog bakeries.