Camper at Pet Camp

The Worst Thing About Working at Pet Camp

This is a guest blog by Michelle Barrera. I almost never editorialize on blogs written by the Counselors, but this blog is amazing. It is both uplifting and sad, and, if I may, very much worth the few minutes it will take you to read it. Mark. This week I had the pleasure of meeting…

September 24, 2020

Kitty at Cat Safari

The Cat Adoption Experience During Covid-19

This is guest blog by Michelle Barrera.   This past weekend I went down to my local East Bay animal shelter to meet some adoptable kittens. Although I already share my home and life with my best friend Magoo (who is a wonderful companion), I’ve been missing a feline presence in my house and figure…

September 22, 2020

Cat squad at Pet Camp

Cat Safari: What’s In a Name?

I was reading a post on Smart Pet Parent (one of my new go to places for information on both being a pet parent and being in the pet care businesses) called “Cat Kennel, Cat Hotel, or Cat Resort: How Are These Pet Facilities Different?.” I’ve never liked the word “kennel” as it brings up…

September 8, 2020

happy dogs in the Meadow

Is Your Pet Unique? Thoughts on Franchises for Pet Care

I was reading an article on Small Business Trends touting pet franchises (which in the article really meant dog business franchises) and how they are great small business opportunities. I must admit that as an independent small business owner, I view franchises as different from, and in some ways, not small businesses.  I say that…

August 18, 2020