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Tulsa Man Puts Med School On Hold To Become ‘Poop Guy’

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TULSA, Oklahoma — Everyone who knew Jon Wood growing up was sure he would become a doctor. He graduated from the University of Tulsa with all the prerequisites for med school including a degree in biology.

So, what did he do? He started his own business. In Tulsa, Jon Wood is Poop 911.

Wood started his business a couple of years ago while he was still at the University of Tulsa. “I got my degree in biology with a minor in chemistry,” he said. “I have all the prerequisites to go to med school.” But the entrepreneurial bug bit him. Now, the kids in his neighborhood call him the poop guy.

“Yesterday I got a call asking if I’d do their horses and goats,” Wood said. No, Wood just sticks to dogs.

There may be those who think why bother, it’s just fertilizer. Oh, but it’s not, he says. “If left unpicked up it will cause brown spots in your grass because it is burning your grass,” Wood said. “It’s very acidic.” That’s because of the dog’s high protein diet.

Ben Franklin said once “two things in life are certain, death and taxes.” Jon Wood has found another. So for now business is good. He’ll think about being a doctor someday, but for now he’s happy being the poop guy.

You can find Jon Wood by calling 877-Poop911.



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Offering Dog Walking, Pet Transportation and Pet Sitting Services

As a family owned and operated business, you can expect your pet care to be a personalized one-on-one experience or we can make it so you can do everything through our app, on line and also enjoy GPS tracking. We provide all of this for no additional cost or any additional fees.

Our goal is to care for your pet in the manner you have set and to a schedule that works best for you. As longtime pet owners, we understand that finding the right dog walker to fit your family’s needs isn’t always easy.

You Will Always Know Who Is Taking Care Of Your Pet

Your dog walker, if it isn’t already Monica or Eric, will be the same person day after day and walk after walk. Establishing a trustworthy relationship is a commitment we stand by. We know how important it is to have your pets care in the proper hands as well as having someone respecting the security and privacy of your home. We encourage you to read about us and our team. Upon reading it you will quickly discover that we are not providing lip service, that we only have the best and most mature people caring for your pets.

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+ Sponsors of the Prince William County Dogs and K-9 Gunner Memorial Park.

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+ Attends and participates in numerous events each year.

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All Breeds is a local Prince William County business.В We are residents of the same community where we serve our clients.В Family owned and operated means we are always available to address the needs of you and your pet. Because we believe the difference between a dog walk and exceptional pet care is compassion and thoughtfulness.В It’s Personal and We’re Okay With That.

All of our pet care services include the added benefit of general home care.В We believe if we are there to care for your pet, we can extend that same level of care to your home.В Whether at work or out-of-town, we include a range of general home services in every visit, at no additional cost to you.

Some of Our Courtesy Services Include:

  • Mail, Newspaper and Package Pick-Up
  • Watering Your Plants
  • Turning and Alternating Indoor/Outdoor Lights
  • Setting Home Alarms After Visits
  • Pet Waste Removal

I f you don’t see something on the list, just let us know and we’ll be happy to include it in your visit.

We Will Meet You Your Pet In The Safety Of Your Home At No Cost

This is a great way to introduce ourselves and get to know your pet in their own environment.We take care to note special needs, personal requests and scheduling preferences. We will give you all the information you need and answer all your questions to make sure that All Breeds is the right choice for you and your pet. Monica or Eric will meet with you personally and not a sales person.

You can find real client reviews on our Facebook page All Breeds Dog Walking, Google and Angie’s List. Find out what our clients are saying about All Breeds. We are proud of the long lasting relationships we have made with our clients throughout the years. Proving that going that extra mile is always appreciated.

+ Other Dog walkers will use us for when they go away or need help with their clients.

+ Several area Vet Techs and Animal Hospitals use and recommend All Breeds.

+ Members of several Law Enforcement Agencies.

+ Secret Service Staff.

We are proud to have SO many Military members of all branches, Police Officers , FBI , and Secret Service .

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    WE DO NOT CHARGE ADDITIONAL FEES FOR ANYTHING!! That’s right we do not charge for: Multiple animals, last minute bookings, cancellations, or if your trip is extended. WE DO NOT CHARGE TO GIVE MEDICATION OR INSULIN SHOTS



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    We are a full service pet care business dedicated to providing you with peace of mind and your best friend with the attention and care they deserve.

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    The Area’s Top Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters since 2005 with over 600 very happy, very satisfied clients.

    The number one reason for our Award Winning success is simple. We take care of each of our clients as if they were one of our own cherished family members.

    It is never a job, but a great pleasure to take care of all these wonderful pets every single day.

    We are both Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters. We can come to your house and walk your dog any time you need us. And we can also come to your house several times a day to care for your pets while you are away. We can even sleep over.

    You will always meet your walker/sitter at your free consultation before we begin caring for your pets so you will know who is entering your home.

    Beware of the companies that just send somebody to your house. Nobody knows who they are.

    We are an established reputable dog walking and pet sitting service with a mature knowledgeable staff of true pet lovers.

    We are available 24/7/365, and we’re always On-Call from very early morning to very late at night. You need us? Give us a call!

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    We feel the exact same way and you can rest assured we will give your pets all the love and care as if they were our own.

    It’s very stressful for your pets when you have to leave town and most animals do not do well in new environments.

    Especially being confined in strange places when they usually make them self at home on your comfy couch and bed.

    To them, there really is “No Place Like Home”

    Because of the stress, potential exposure to illness from other animals, and the desire to maintain normal routines, many apprehensive, loving pet Mommys and Daddys decide a pet sitting service would be best for their babies. Your loved ones can stay in their own comfortable environment and Wagging Tails Pet Sitting Services can come to them.

    If you never used a dog walker or pet sitter before or you are here looking for a new dog walker and pet sitter, continue reading and I will explain how our Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Service can work for you.

    Our Services are used anytime your pet needs you, but you can’t be there. Any Day, Any Time, When Your Pet needs Us, WE WILL BE THERE!

    You can schedule us to come to your home anytime during the day or night when you can’t be there. We can take your dogs for a walk, play with them, feed them lunch, or any other services you request. We can also help you train and socialize your new puppies. Visits are usually a half hour and most clients that work all week have us visit Monday to Friday every week.

    We have many clients that make the trek home from work everyday at lunch time so they can let their dogs out, but some days they can’t make it, or don’t feel like driving home. Wouldn’t you rather go out to lunch with the gang today? No Problem, Just give us a call.

    If you are going away on vacation or business you can schedule us to visit throughout the day and night to take care of your babies and your home. Leave us all the instructions and we will take care of everything. Feedings, Medications, Walks, Playtime, Mail, Newspapers, Water Flowers and Plants Etc. All you have to do is enjoy your well deserved vacation. Concentrate on your business meetings knowing your babies are in good hands.

    We can even spend the night, sleep over and Yes! we all love sleeping with our little furry friends 🙂

    We know you will miss your kiddies while you’re gone and thats why we will be sending pictures and videos throughout your time away from home. We also have live cam with audio capabilities. You would be able to see your babies and they would be able to hear you :o)

    We have a great bond with our clients and their pets. We are like family on a first name basis. We talk on the phone, send email, text each other, discuss things other than dog walking and pet sitting. How many times has George’s cell phone rang at 10pm, “George, Help I locked myself out of my house” (we have all the keys:0)

    A lot of people say they would just rather not go away. Its not worth all the fuss and worrying about their babies. They’ll just stay home.

    BUT Not Our clients! They start going away more and planning more trips once they meet us and see the happy faces when they return. Hiring a Great Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Service is Priceless!

    Do you ever hear people say having a pet will tie you down? Here’s what our clients say, “I think I’ll go down the shore today” or “Sure, I can stay in the city after work and have dinner”.

    Make plans anytime you want. Decide to do something at the last minute. No Problem. All you have to do is contact us by phone, email, text, or website and you are all set.

    To cancel or edit an appointment is just as easy. We allow our clients to cancel their appointments right up to the last minute. If you wake up in the morning and decide to stay home because you’re not feeling well, there’s no reason for us to come if you don’t need us.

    If you decide Wagging Tails is right for you, you can schedule a free consultation and we will visit your home to meet you and your pets. We will discuss your needs and concerns. We will stay as long as you like. All your information, details, and instructions will be put into your client profile.

    When we leave your home you will be 100% satisfied knowing we will take care of your babies just like you do.

    We are a group of TRUE ANIMAL LOVERS with years of experience. We are fully trained. We have The Common Sense Of Being Pet Owners. This is why you don’t hire the neighborhood girl that opens the front door and your cat escapes right through her legs. We are the dog walkers and pet sitters for several Veterinarians in the area. Almost all our clients allow us to use them as a reference.

    We are not one of those large investment companies that send strangers with no experience to your homes.

    We are not one of those fly by night pet sitters that reads Pet Sitting For Dummies and is only doing this for the money.

    Wagging Tails Dog Walking and Pet Sitting Services is accredited by the Better Business Bureau of New Jersey with an A+ Rating.

    We are certified in Pet First Aid by the Red Cross. We are trained in the administration of insulin injections, prescription medicines, pills and ointments.

    We are fully Insured and Bonded by Pet Sitter’s Associates (PSA). We are proud members of Pet Sitter’s International (PSI), The National Association Of Professional Pet Sitters (NAPPS), The ASPCA, and The Humane Society of the United States.

    We have been the Dog Walkers and Pet Sitters Of Choice Since 2005 for our neighborhoods.

    Berkeley Heights, Summit, Chatham, New Providence, Short Hills, Westfield, Warren, Watchung, Mountainside, Springfield, Madison, Millburn, Morristown, Scotch Plains, Union, Basking Ridge, Plainfield, Fanwood, Long Hill, Stirling, Gillette, Meyersville, Millington, Morris Township, Convent Station, Cranford, Kenilworth, Clark, Harding Township, Green Village, New Vernon, Bernardsville, Bedminster, Bernards Township, Livingston, Florham Park

    If you have any questions or would like to discuss our services, please don’t hesitate to call me, Debbie 908-809-3311

    Thank You, Hope to see you and your furry friends soon 🙂

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    SUMMER VACATION WEEKEND GETAWAYS

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    All Creatures Pet Sitting DOG WALKING

    1540 April Knoll Ct

    Huntersville, NC 28078

    WE ARE LICENSED BONDED AND INSURED. A+ rated on ANGIE’S LIST 5 STARS on GOOGLE.

    DOG WALKING- We offer MID-DAY dog walking or potty breaks while you are at work. This service is available on weekends for a quick day trip as well.

    PET SITTING- AM/MID/DINNER/PM VISIT’S. We CUSTOMIZE visits to meet you’re needs while you are away at work, on vacation, weekend vacations, and all major Holidays. Even an emergency we are available for last minute bookings.

    CAGE-LESS BOARDING- on special occasions we can even watch your pet in our home. NO CAGES, 1/2 acre to play and run, and lots of LOVE ATTENTION.

    PET TAXI- We offer pet taxi for trips to the groomers, vet, kennel, Ect. We save you time.

    OVERNIGHTS- We will come stay in you’re house over night to give your pets company while you are away you’re home added security.

    AVAILABILITY- we are available 24/7 365 days a year. Call for a FREE CONSULTATION OR GET ACQUAINTED VISITS 704-280-9747 or email us: [email protected]

    SECURITY- we grab you’re mail/paper, bring in packages, alternate lights, set you’re alarm. (All included in visit price)

    PLANT WATERING- We will keep you’re plants and flowers alive while you are gone. (included in visit price)

    WE DO NOT CHARGE ADDITIONAL FEES FOR ANYTHING!! That’s right we do not charge for: Multiple animals, last minute bookings, cancellations, or if your trip is extended. WE DO NOT CHARGE TO GIVE MEDICATION OR INSULIN SHOTS



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    This article was excerpted from Pet Businesses, a startup guide available from SmallBizBooks.com .

    If you are charmed by all things furred, feathered and finned, this is the profession for you. As a professional pet sitter, you will care for people s pets while they re away, either for the day or for longer periods of time like during vacations or business trips. Pet sitters play with their charges, feed them, brush them, and possibly give them medication or injections. They often offer other services to make life easier for their customers, like cleaning up accidents and changing cat litter boxes, bringing in newspapers and mail, watering plants and taking out trash.

    Dog walkers take pooches out for their daily constitutional one or more times a day, either individually or in small groups. In some cities across the United States, like New York, dog walking alone can be a booming business. But it s actually more common for dog walkers to offer additional services, including playing with and feeding pets, bringing in newspapers and mail, and turning lights on and off.

    Both pet sitting and dog walking are still in their infancy as recognized professions. According to an industry expert, only 3 percent of households nationally use a pet sitter or dog walker. Even so, that adds up to 50 million to 60 million visits annually, according to the same source–and that number is on the rise. In fact, the outlook for pet sitters and dog walkers has never been better. Some estimates put the number of bonded and insured pet-sitter businesses nationwide at 10,000 (regrettably, there are no stats on the number of dog walkers).

    Just a few decades ago, these two professions didn t even exist. Instead, people relied on neighbors to watch and water their pets while they were away on vacation, or they dropped them off at kennels. But all that changed in the 70s with a decrease in stay-at-home moms available to let the dog out or to take the cat to the vet. Also, young couples began postponing their plans to have a family in favor of establishing their careers and often adopted pets to fill the void. Finally, an upsurge in business travel that started in the 80s and continues today also contributed to the need for the services of a pet-sitting or dog-walking professional.

    The field is wide open, so now is a great time to jump in with both paws.uh, feet!

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    So how much can you earn? It really depends on where you re doing business and how many visits you can make in one day. Here s an easy way to estimate what you might make. Using a figure of $16 per visit, which Jerry Wentz, the president of the board of directors of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters. says is the national average for pet sitters, determine how many visits per day you think you can handle. Let s say you can handle eight 25-minute visits a day. Here s the math:

    8 visits x $16/visit = $128/day
    $128/day x 5 days/week = $640/week
    $640 x 50 weeks (two weeks off for good behavior!) = $32,000/year

    Bump that up to 10 visits per day at $18 a visit, and you ll earn $45,000 per year. Ad two more visits per day at the same rate, and you re up to $54,000. Incidentally, it s customary to charge an additional $1 to $3 for each extra animal in the same household, which of course would improve your bottom line.

    For more information on starting your own pet-sitting/dog-walking business, plus four other pet businesses, check out our guide on SmallBizBooks.com .



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    How to start a dog walking business: 4 simple steps

    With recent figures showing that Brits spent more than £4bn on their beloved pets in 2015, you’d be barking mad to think the recession has impacted on the UK’s pet spend.

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    Marking a 10% increase on pooch spending from 2010, it’s not only large retailers benefitting, with many entrepreneurs realising there’s opportunities to be had in the pet industry.

    The average dog walker now earns 20% more than the average UK salary. so it’s clearly a viable and potentially profitable business opportunity.

    Of course you’ll need to have a genuine interest in dogs as well as a good knowledge of the various rules and regulations surrounding the industry – and it’s a fairly business marketplace.

    However, with plenty of doting pet owners out there, finding a good niche can still present great opportunities.

    Sound interesting? Then read our four simple steps to help you become top dog in the industry.

    1. Experience is essential

    While it’s not imperative to have a career background with animals, you should at least be confident around dogs and at the very least have experience in walking a family or friend’s pet.

    The Kennel Club’s guidelines for people working with dogs advises “strong interpersonal and communication skills”, as well as “a high level of fitness” and, naturally, “an affinity with, and understanding of dogs” for anyone wishing to pursue a career with man’s best friend.

    If you’re in need of experience in handling dogs, you might want to consider volunteering at your local kennels or rescue centre. They’ll often house a good range of dogs of various sizes, age and temperament, so you’ll be fit to face whatever comes your way.

    Consider attending courses in animal first aid, pet medication or even animal psychology as gaining a diploma or certificate in any of these would showcase your commitment to the dog’s welfare and impress clients.

    2. Remember, it’s a business

    While any animal lover might feel like they’ve died and gone to doggy heaven, remind yourself that your dog walking business is just that – a business. As such, you’ll need to possess all the regular entrepreneurial skills required for founding and running a successful company.

    Having a basic understanding of bookkeeping is important as you’ll need to be able to balance your own books and fill in your self-assessment tax return. Remember that this is your livelihood and not a hobby, your income should reflect this.

    Similarly, a good understanding of marketing and self-promotion will be needed to get your business off the ground.

    Finally, an ability to network and negotiate with both your customers and local animal industry is key. Never underestimate the potential for clients to try and negotiate price or you could find yourself working for substantially less than you might have hoped.

    3. Be aware of the rules and regulations

    Although there are relatively few regulations specifically targeted at dog walkers, businesses providing a service must get public liability insurance.

    If this is the start-up business idea for you, be aware you may have to deal with dogs injuring other dogs or people while in your charge.

    It’s vital to have the right insurance cover to deal with legal claims, should they arise.

    They can help provide you with support and advice on dog walkers insurance and training, plus your membership will give your clients confidence.

    To ensure you abide by key regulations, Narps suggest you should:

    • Meet owners prior to the first booking
    • Restrict the number of dogs walked to no more than four at a time
    • Keep records of all work undertaken
    • Protect clients’ personal information

    All dogs in public must wear a collar with the owners name and address on it and you could be fined up to £1,000 if you fail to clean up its faeces.

    While not the most exciting element of running your own business, it’s crucial you keep abreast of the latest rules and regulations to ensure you’re not jeopardising the safety of others or the reputation of your business.

    4. Find a niche in the market

    Given the popularity of setting up a dog walking business, it’s very probable you’ll have to find a niche to distinguish yourself from the crowd.

    Above all else, carry out market research and see if there’s actually room in your area for another dog walker.

    A simple google search or contacting NarpsUK will help a lot in this regard.

    Consider offering pet sitting as well as dog walking. Much like babysitting, you’ll mind your client’s pets at their home while they are away, as well as feeding them and attending to any medical needs such as medication or fulfilling dietary requirements.

    Having a diploma in pet medication would be advantageous in this instance as it would allow you to cater to a specific group of dogs.

    Provided you are properly trained, you could also offer grooming services such as hair cutting or washing.

    Offering one-to-one intense sessions with larger dogs could also widen your appeal.

    Some dogs simply won’t be satisfied by a trip around the block and will require a more strenuous workout.

    For more information on starting a dog walking business, take a look atour in-depth guide to help you prepare for the launch of your start-up.

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