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Updated on January 31, 2011

Dog Training


At the Pet Store

Grooming Salon

Let Your Love For Dogs Earn You Some Money

If you are a dog lover, and looking to make some money, there are some excellent ways for you to make some extra cash. Depending on the time available to you, and your passion, the availability of space and finance, you can take up any of the following or combine a couple.

Become a dog breeder : If you have large space or a farm, you can take a loanto become a dog breeder. You will enjoy the company of many dogs and their puppies. It will be fulfilling to place good dogs in loving homes. You may opt to stick to one particular breed of dogs.

Open a pet store : Having a pet store will give you immense pleasure as you help your animals, including dogs find loving homes. You can also sell pet related products such as dog food, collars, leashes, dog bowls, dog shampoos, brushes, toys, etc.

Design pet clothes : Dog lovers love to dress their pets for their pleasure. You can design and manufacture clothes according to breeds.

Walk dogs in your area : If you can handle dogs on a leash, you can offer to take your neighborhood dogs for a walk in the park everyday for a fee. Most owners do not have time to walk their dogs.

Open a dog catering service : Offering dog food cooked at home can be boring if there is no variety. A dog catering service provides home delivery with nutritious meals depending on the breeds of dog you possess.

Dog grooming salon : Grooming parlors are known to cater to different types of dogs offering services that range from a simple shampooing to massages and nail clipping and hair styling.

Offer dog training: You can get yourself to be a certified dog trainer. A good trainer is always much sought after.

Have kennels for rent : Owners who wish to travel and need to leave their dogs where they will be properly cared for until they get back will find this particularly useful. You can charge on per day basis with food according to the types of pet dog.

Train dogs for therapeutic purposes : Dogs that offer companionship to the blind, the elderly and the autistic child are in great demand and one can open a training facility for such dogs.

Using your resources to the maximum, one can turn passion into income generation. In this case, you will find it extremely rewarding since you will be surrounded by dogs you love all day and will have the pleasure of seeing them find loving owners who can be guided to look after them as family pets.


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    • torrilynn profile image

      torrilynn 5 years ago

      Nice hub. I didn't know that you coud make money with dogs besides putting them into a dog show. Voted up.

    • dusy7969 profile image

      dusy7969 6 years ago from San Diego, California

      Great hub.This hub is very interesting and useful information.I like this hub.I am also like the dog.But My favorite dog is German shepherd.So thanks a lot for this sharing and keep it up.

    • prasetio30 profile image

      prasetio30 7 years ago from malang-indonesia

      Very informative hub. Unfortunately, I don't have a dog. But I believe this is useful for us. Thanks for writing this. Love and peace,


    • Genna East profile image

      Genna East 7 years ago from Massachusetts, USA

      Enjoyed this hub. A friend of mine trains therapy dogs, and has a few that accompany her when she does volunteer work for the Red Cross. They are wonderful, beautiful dogs.