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How to Start a Business When You Still Have a New Pet to Take Care Of

Sometimes life really does take us on unexpected twists and turns. For example, one day, you could be sitting around idly, unsure of your next business move, and the next, you could be finally starting your long-awaited business and welcoming a pet at the same time. So, if you feel like you’ve been thrown into the deep end suddenly, here’s how to do both without batting so much as an eyelid.

Start with the basics

Firstly, you’ll need to ensure that both your home and office space are pup-friendly. 

Furthermore, you’ll want to make sure the area is safe if you are going to be working alongside him/her, which means tucking away any loose dangling cords, making sure there is no hazardous waste lying around that your new pet can get into, ensuring that there is a suitable area for their doggy-do, etc. 

Make sure you have a routine for them to follow

Dogs seem to thrive best where there is a set routine in place. And if you are going to change up his environment by bringing him into the office often, then you should already start getting him used to the way things are done. And before you know it, your pup could be leading the way to work and back. 

Use technology if you dare to

These days, most of us use technology in one way or another in almost every facet of our lives. So, why shouldn’t we use it to help us look after our furry pets also? For instance, if you would prefer to keep a close eye on your pet while working, so he/she doesn’t get up to mischief, there are apps available that can help you monitor your pet’s whereabouts at all times.

Ensuring that they feel most at home

If you want to get your pet used to his new living quarters real quick, then there’s no better way to do this than lavishly spoil him with his favorite toys, bed, and blanket to make him feel like your space is also his space.

Seek help if you must

If your new pet is playing up, then seeking the assistance of professional dog trainers may be your next best bet. Moreover, they are usually well-trained to handle dog personalities of all ages and breeds and can train your dog to behave better when indoors.  

Create a business plan

Suppose you are just getting ready to launch your business, but you’d be comfortable having a blueprint on hand to help guide you through the process. Then, by all means, do the work and create a detailed business plan that will document every stage of your business, such as what your structure will be like, what your services or products will be, how you will obtain the necessary startup capital, what your financial projections will be, etc. If you are still unsure, then simply search for how to start a business with ZenBusiness online to help point you in the right direction. 

It may not be easy to welcome a pet and start a business simultaneously. But that’s not to say that it can’t be enjoyable and rewarding as you and your furry friend get to spend that additional time building an unbreakable bond together.

Are you a business owner and a proud owner of a Corgi? Visit the Everyone Loves a Corgi website to join our community of passionate Corgi owners who love to make time for their favorite pet!

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