Pet Services Are A Multi-Billion-Dollar Industry

Written by Thaddeus Collins


There are many of us who consider our pets as part ofrepparttar family, and this is evidenced by a recent statistic that states 65% of all U.S. homes own at least one pet. Along with this increase in pet ownership comesrepparttar 140497 need for services tailored for our petís comfort. And, because of this trend, pet services have grown into a multi-billion-dollar industry that encompasses a wide range of services from pet supplies to recovery services aimed at returning our lost pets.

The largest industry leader is still pet supply, and companies like PetCo and PetSmart arerepparttar 140498 leading forces, providing everything from pet foods to grooming. Companies like these have evolved because their services are based onrepparttar 140499 growth ofrepparttar 140500 pet population, and our need to make our pets feel like a family member. This focus has drivenrepparttar 140501 industry from a single section in discount and grocery stores into a wide range of businesses that are tailored at pampering our pets.

One ofrepparttar 140502 services that have grown out of this industry are pet sitting services that will, asrepparttar 140503 title implies sit for your pet like a baby sitter sits for you children. These services can range from kennels with allrepparttar 140504 amenities that will pamper your pet while your on extended absences, to small home services that sit for your pets while your at work. The cost forrepparttar 140505 services can range from a few dollars per hour for basic sitting services to a few thousand dollars forrepparttar 140506 more posh kennel services that cater to your petsí every need. Then there arerepparttar 140507 specialty service that have become popular by their use in movies and television commercials, andrepparttar 140508 most recognized of these isrepparttar 140509 pet walking services. Pet walking services became popular in movies of cosmopolitan life inrepparttar 140510 inner city, and this service has grown ever since. Another popular service, but not as glamorous isrepparttar 140511 poopey scooper service, that effectively keeps our streets clean. And, withrepparttar 140512 recent laws that have been enacted regarding this issue, this service is becoming ever popular.

Five Things you Should Know About Boston Terriers

Written by Katelyn Thomas


1.Bostons love to snuggle and cuddle. They want to sit in your lap if they are onrepparttar floor. If theyíre already in your lap, they want to curl around your neck or burrow into your chest. 2.Just because theyíre cuddle bugs, donít think Boston Terriers are low energy dogs. These dogs need to run and play and run some more. They love to chase after butterflies and bugs and can keep up with much larger dogs. 3.For a little dog,repparttar 140338 Boston is a big chewer. Your puppy is going to need plenty of chew toys. If you donít provide toys, he will find his own. Your furniture, shoes, and even your feet will fall prey to his sharp little teeth.

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