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Gourmet Pet Foods Home Business Idea

Updated on June 18, 2013

Have you ever thought about starting your own gourmet pet foods home based business? Now for some people this idea may be far fetched. I mean somehow you have to be able to prepare the pet food yourself and figure out the proper recipes. However, if you have the funds, the time, and the skills, this may be the business idea for you.

So what kind of a person could start their own gourmet pet foods home based business? I would say someone who already has some capital to start experimenting with different recipe ideas and marketing strategies. Someone who likes to cook or can afford to hire someone to help out. Someone who is possibly a pet owner or a pet enthusiast. Also, someone who is not afraid to take a risk.

There are many busy pet owners who would love to take care of their pet's nutritional needs better, but have no time to do so. Pet food is pretty standard and it is not recommended for pets to eat food off the table. A gourmet pet food delivery service may just be what those busy pet owners need. This type of service is already in existance for human food, so why not for their beloved friends?

What are pet owners looking for in their pet food? They love nutritional value, an affordable price, something that is long lasting, and something that comes in a convenient container. It is important to know what is inside the food that the animals eat. Nutritional labels always help.

If an on call home delivery service is too much of a hassle, you can try to sell the food online first. Once you are well known, you can expand your business. You might also consider selling other pet products like toys, mats, and bowls.


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      galleryofgrace 4 years ago from Virginia

      Interesting article. I recently saw a sales ad for an electric appliance like a waffle maker that was for making dog biscuits. It was a surprise but it could be a very profitable home business. I don't think the usual health laws would apply to dog food.

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      freecampingaussie 4 years ago from Southern Spain

      This could be a good business for someone, They could also promote the Pet Protector to save pets from fleas,ticks, chemicals that I have a hub about . Came across you while hub hopping !

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