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Poodle to Pitbull Pet Business Podcast - Episode 73

The Poodle to Pitbull Pet Business Podcast

Release Date: 09/27/2019

Episode 301 - Improving the Pet Care Industry with Carmen Rustenbeck from International Boarding and Pet Services Association show art Episode 301 - Improving the Pet Care Industry with Carmen Rustenbeck from International Boarding and Pet Services Association

The Poodle to Pitbull Pet Business Podcast

This weeks podcast guest is Carmen Rustenbeck, who is the founder and CEO of the International Boarding and Pet Services Association. Carmen was born and raised in Gorgia to a military family, before moving to Arizona after her father returned from Vietnam.  She married her highschool sweetheart Rusty who was in the airforce, and they spent the next 23 years living all over the world including five years in the U.K, and now reside on the top of a mountain in New Mexico. Carmen did a number of different jobs all over the world, but discovered the pet care industry when she landed a temp...

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Episode 300 - The Special 300th Anniversary Episode, with Special Guests... show art Episode 300 - The Special 300th Anniversary Episode, with Special Guests...

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This weeks is a very special show because I'm celebrating the 300th episode of the podcast!  Just over five years ago I picked up my microphone and started sharing winnning ways to grow, scale and dominate your town with a stand-out, super premium pet business.  It's been an absolute blast, and I've had SO much fun along the way... Tune in to discover; Why I launched this podcast in 2018, and you'll get to hear a snippet with Alex the Video guy AND some chicks!  How my podcast has changed and developed over the years, and why change is a GOOD thing!  Why I switched from...

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Episode 299 - Behind the Scenes Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo - Part Two show art Episode 299 - Behind the Scenes Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo - Part Two

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This weeks show is an action packed episode where I catch up with a bunch of awesome pet business owners I met at the Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo in Las Vegas... I went a wandering with my microphone, and managed to squeeze in SIX short interviews with a range of different businesses.  You'll hear from some incredible people like; Eyal Cohen the Chief Development Officer for Pet Hospitality Resorts Group - Eyal used to work in the Diamond trade until he swapped ladies best friend for mans best friend...Special shoutout to Eyal for gifting me a book as a thankyou for what I shared in...

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298 - Behind the Scenes at Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West, Part One! show art 298 - Behind the Scenes at Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West, Part One!

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This weeks pod comes to you LIVE from Las Vegas where I'm delivering the keynote presentation at Pet Boarding and Daycare Expo West! You'll hear me reporting from the Las Vegas strip as I walk you through my first visit to an expo, and my first Barleigh productions event.  I've met new business owners, people who run franchises, people who are just breaking ground on thier first facility, it's been a blast! I managed to grab two excellent interviews for this episode. The first is with Barkleighs director of operations, James Severs who shared the Barkleigh teams passion for these events...

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Episode 297 - Dr Dom's Premium Pet Business Perscription show art Episode 297 - Dr Dom's Premium Pet Business Perscription

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Do you struggle to charge what your services are worth? Are you as passionate but poor pet professional? Is pricing your pet biz achilles heel?  Then you're in luck, because in episode 297 I'm sharing my opening presentation from the inauguarul IMPACT event, held way back in 2019.  I called it, The Premium Pet Business Perscription.  You'll learn the exact same method I taught to the IMPACT attendees, that will help you charge what your services are really worth, and improve your bottom line. Whether you're a dog walker, pet sitter, groomer, or daycare owner, this...

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Episode 296 - The Pet Business Marathon: Why the Next Two-Thirds of the Year Matter Most show art Episode 296 - The Pet Business Marathon: Why the Next Two-Thirds of the Year Matter Most

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Did you know there are just two-thirds of 2023 left to affect massive change in your pet business???  As a pet business owner, have you made progress towards your goals this year? With just two-thirds of 2023 left, it's time for a 'check-in' to reflect on your achievements and plan for bigger ones. In this episode, Dom shares his experiences and challenges you to take bold steps towards success. Don't confuse 'activity' with 'achievement' - learn how to be truly productive and make a significant impact on your business.  Don't let time pass you by - tune in now to build a bigger...

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Episode 295 - Chatting With The Pet Biz Guru Janie Budnick, Owner of St Louis Biggest Pet Care Business show art Episode 295 - Chatting With The Pet Biz Guru Janie Budnick, Owner of St Louis Biggest Pet Care Business

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This weeks guest is known as the Pet Biz Guru, and is a legend within the pet sitting industry... I'm talking to Janie Budnick, who is the founder of Four-Legged Kids, St Louis largest dog walking and pet sitting service, which she's started in 1997.  She's been in the pet industry for 34 years, and now Janie also  helps other aspiring pet business owners through her strategic coaching and pet business accelarator. She's a South Missouri girl through, and grew up as an only child whose best friend was her cat - how adorable!  She attended and thoroughly enjoyed her time at...

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Episode 294 - Behind the Scenes at IMPACT 23 - The Disnify Your Pet Business Success Summit show art Episode 294 - Behind the Scenes at IMPACT 23 - The Disnify Your Pet Business Success Summit

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In this weeks episode we go behind the scenes at IMPACT 23 - The Disnify Your Pet Business Success Summit! I'm not sure if I was feeling Dopey, Bashful or, Brave when I handed the attendees the microphone, so they could record thier thoughts about the event, as it was happening.... but it all turned out ok in the end, because the IMPACT attendees really delivered.  In this unique episode you will discover; Why IMPACT felt like an immersive experience, rather than just an event... What organisation and prep goes into putting on an international pet business conference. Hint: More than...

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Episode 293 - From Home Schooling Dogs to National Dog Training Franchise, with Brian Claeys from All Dogs Unleashed show art Episode 293 - From Home Schooling Dogs to National Dog Training Franchise, with Brian Claeys from All Dogs Unleashed

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This weeks guest is dog trainer and entreprenuer Brian Claeys, who runs All Dogs Unleashed, a national dog training, boarding and daycare franchise across the USA.  Brian grew up in Iowa where he enjoyed spending time with hunting and bird dogs. He did some schooling in Colarado before returning to Iowa where he held a number of sales jobs, whilst learning the dog training business ropes at Midwest Dog Training. He then teamed up with best friend, and fellow dog trainer Travis Lux, and they dived into their own dog training business.  The business was born sat on the couch, where...

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Episode 292 - How an Aggressive Dog Inspired Katie Casell to Become Miami's Premier Force-Free Dog Trainer show art Episode 292 - How an Aggressive Dog Inspired Katie Casell to Become Miami's Premier Force-Free Dog Trainer

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Katie Casell was born, raised and still still lives in Miami - a true Miamiam - where she now serves the community as Miami's number #1 force-free dog trainer.   Katie has been holding a dog leash since she was in dipers, and grew up with a love for dogs and horses, a passion she inherited from her animal loving dad, who also trained dogs, horses and parrots.  She worked as a groom aged 17, but then fell into a sales job selling pest control, before she started 20 year career with a floral importer.  Katie could see the writing on the wall with her sales job, and so started...

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What contains 200 miles, 15 rescues, dozens of amazing volunteers, hundreds of dogs, 3 seminars, 13 expert dog trainers and loads of excellent stories? It can only be the Tour de Rescue event! Dom is Alexless today and flying solo on the podcast! God help us all. All is well though and you can find out more about how to TDR went AND you'll hear a snippet from Brysons Rescue. Got to www.tourderescue.com to find out more about it.