The New Economy Needs to Support Local Economies

As the owner of a small business in San Francisco I pay lots and lots of fees and taxes for the “privilege” of running a business in San Francisco.  Frankly, I don’t like paying this money.  I very much question how this money is being spent and always feel like running a business in San Francisco is way more…

April 15, 2016

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Profiling vs. Risk Management In Dog Group Play

I was having a conversation about dog group play with a friend of mine who runs an amazing pet care business here in California.  I cannot say enough how much I respect this individual, enjoy speaking with him about our pet resort, and value his contributions to the pet care industry.  Can you guess by this…

April 12, 2016

Not Enough Dogs?

I was reading an article in Pet Business Magazine about the shortage of dogs in the United States. Now there are days when I feel that there is a shortage of dogs at Pet Camp (come on campers, make those reservations!), but a shortage of dogs in the country? I had never even considered that….

March 28, 2016

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Wearing Our Politics on our Sleeves

The other week, a pet parent responded to the Pet Camp San Francisco newsletter with the following comment:  “Please keep in mind, not all of your clients are left leaning liberals. Some of us still think for ourselves. Perhaps leaving politics out of your advertising might be a good business decision.”  As much as I appreciate this…

March 25, 2016