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Pets Mean Business - Episode 47 Cara Armour: Managing Emotions and Expectations in the Business of Caring

9/25/2017
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Jamie talks to Cara Armour, award-winning founder of Active Paws (a petsitting company in Boston) and pet industry entrepreneur, about how her dogs changed her life and shaped her future career. They also discuss how important it is to set up realistic boundaries and processes in order to responsibly grow your business, avoid burnout and compassion fatigue, and maintain your sanity. More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Cara Armour: Managing Emotions and Expectations in the...

Duration: 00:33:19


Pets Mean Business - Episode 46 David Knoepfle: Changing the Way Pet Parents Nourish their Pets

8/29/2017
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Jamie talks to David Knoepfle, founder of COAST + RANGE, about the growing demand for natural, sustainable, human-quality, and environmentally-friendly pet food. They also discuss the company’s commitment to ongoing nutrition research, keeping pet parents educated with reliable, up-to-date information, and the surprising element that drives pet food production. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - David Knoepfle:...

Duration: 00:36:47


Pets Mean Business - Episode 45 Phil Chang: The Next Generation of Commerce + Community

8/24/2017
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In this episode, Dustin talks to Phil Chang of Hubba, a web-based community that connects retailers, brands, and influencers in a modern, user-friendly platform. If you're a business looking for the right outlet, or a retailer looking for great brands, Hubba can help you make that magic match. They also talk about some of the major pet industry retail trends and market forecasts. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Phil...

Duration: 00:30:21


Pets Mean Business - Episode 44 Joe Meyers: Bringing FaceTime to Fido

8/8/2017
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In this episode, Dustin gets nerdy about pet tech with Joe Meyers of PetChatz. They talk about pet humanization, the value of customer input, and how the internet of things have all contributed to the new wave of technology that allows us to virtually interact with our pets and provide "digital doggy daycare" while we're away. They also discuss the impact of interactive technology on the health and well-being of shelter dogs. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at...

Duration: 00:29:59


Pets Mean Business - Episode 43 Mike Linville: It's All About Marketing

7/26/2017
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Jamie talks to Mike Linville of Black Dog Marketing about the challenges of working with small businesses, helping pet companies be more agile with their marketing, and the things that drive him as a biz owner and entrepreneur. Bonus: top tips for updating your marketing plan, and fireworks! Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Mike Linville: It's All About Marketing on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:43:40


Pets Mean Business - Episode 42 Adam Baker: The Best Toys for Your Best Friend

7/13/2017
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Dustin talks to SodaPup CEO Adam Baker, a self-described ‘corporate refugee turned entrepreneur’ who has committed to keeping manufacturing jobs for his products in the United States. They also discuss the increasing demand for "made in America" toys, and how the SodaPup emphasis on quality and sustainability is better for the pets, the retailers, and the environment. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Adam Baker: The...

Duration: 00:36:11


Pets Mean Business - Episode 41 Nicole Morris: Passion is Alive in Corporate America... How One Woman Followed Her Heart to a Big Job in a Big Company

6/30/2017
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Jamie talks to Nicole Morris of PetSmart about her passion filled career trajectory. They’ll discuss the learning track at the PetSmart Grooming Academy as well as the pros of working in a big company. This is a don’t miss episode as Jamie gets real about her opinion of starting a career at PetSmart. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Nicole Morris: Passion is Alive in Corporate America... How One Woman Followed...

Duration: 00:32:40


Pets Mean Business - Episode 40 Dion Leonard: Finding Gobi, and Finding Himself

6/9/2017
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Dustin talks to ultra-marathoner, author, and dog lover Dion Leonard about the fateful day in the desert when he first met Gobi, how they bonded during the race, and the moment he finally fell for her. They also talk about the terrible days when Gobi was missing in Urumqi, and how their joyful reunion and unshakeable connection became a symbol of hope and inspiration for people all over the world. Their book, “Finding Gobi”, comes out in the U.S. in June 2017. Questions or Comments?...

Duration: 00:26:33


Pets Mean Business - Episode 39 Len Horowitz: Lighting up the World of Pet Tech

5/31/2017
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Dustin talks tech with Len Horowitz, founder of 4 Paws Tech. They talk about the community-support foundation of the company as well as their market focus on brick-and-mortar boutique shops. They also talk about the importance of charitable partnerships, both as way to help animals and to make the community stronger and more connected. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Len Horowitz: Lighting up the World of Pet Tech...

Duration: 00:21:51


Pets Mean Business - Episode 38 Mike Sessoms: A New Model for Pet Industry Networking

5/4/2017
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Dustin talks to Mike Sessoms of the innovative Pet Shop Events about networking in the pet industry, and the high-touch, effective, invitation-only “match-making” model of connecting buyers and sellers pioneered by PSE. It’s like Speed Dating for the pet industry! Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Mike Sessoms: A New Model for Pet Industry Networking on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:19:54


Pets Mean Business - Episode 37 Chris Walker: On Reaching your Audience and Loving the One You’re With

4/6/2017
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In this episode, Dustin talks to Chris Walker of Retaliate 1st and Woofipedia about his time at the American Kennel Club, why he created Woofipedia, and how he used his need to do more for dogs as a driver for innovation in marketing, branding, and messaging for both startups and more traditional pet care companies. (Stay tuned to the end: Dustin and Chris have some solid tips for jumpstarting your own marketing plan!) Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More...

Duration: 00:37:27


Pets Mean Business - Episode 36 Cathy Bissell: The Business of Animal Welfare

3/7/2017
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In this episode, Dustin talks about the business of animal welfare with Cathy Bissell, founder of the BISSELL Pet Foundation. The BPF helps support a network of nearly 3000 rescues and shelters across the country, and has helped save nearly 100,000 homeless pets since 2011. They also talk about BPF’s participation in the Save Our Shelters tv show and Empty the Shelters initiative, the creation of the AdoptBox program (featured on HSN), and the biggest challenges facing pet rescue...

Duration: 00:26:46


Pets Mean Business - Episode 35 Candace D’Agnolo: How to Start Living a Top Dog Life

2/15/2017
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Dustin talks to Candace D’Agnolo (CEO of Dogaholics) about the creation of her new business consulting and coaching venture, Pet Boss Nation. Pet Boss Nation supports pet business owners by teaching focused, easy-to-implement processes that can lead to greater success, a better bottom line, and a more fulfilling life. Questions or Comments? Email Dustin at dustin@pupjoy.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Candace D’Agnolo: How to Start Living a Top Dog Life on Pet Life...

Duration: 00:29:59


Pets Mean Business - Episode 34 Diane Rose-Solomon: Lessons in Compassion From Children and Dogs

1/18/2017
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Jamie talks to Diane Rose-Solomon about her work as humane educator, her unexpected career as an author of children’s books, and how her first rescue dog JJ changed her life, work, and worldview. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Diane Rose-Solomon: Lessons in Compassion From Children and Dogs on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:35:59


Pets Mean Business - Episode 33 John McGuigan: On Thoughtful Dog Training and Running an Unapologetically Successful Business

1/3/2017
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Jamie talks to John McGuigan, Glasgow Dog Trainer & Behaviour Consultant, about his evolution as a dog trainer and the challenges involved in running a rapidly growing business. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Pets Mean Business - Episode 33 John McGuigan: On Thoughtful Dog Training and Running an Unapologetically Successful Business on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:38:19


Pets Mean Business - Episode 32 Larry Kay: Empathy, Innovation, and rocking your Strengths

12/21/2016
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Jamie talks to Larry Kay of Positively Woof about cause marketing for shelter dogs, how great innovations are informed by empathy for both pets and people, and boldly using your strengths to create a life and career that you really love. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Larry Kay: Empathy, Innovation, and rocking your Strengths on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:41:35


Pets Mean Business - Episode 31 Aimee Beltran: Creating a Satisfying Life and Career as a Pet Influencer

11/28/2016
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Jamie talks to Aimee Beltran of BlogPaws about the growth, increasing professionalization, and extraordinary strength of the online pet blogging community and how it led to the creation of the Social Learning Center. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Aimee Beltran: Creating a Satisfying Life and Career as a Pet Influencer on Pet Life Radio.

Duration: 00:33:18


Pets Mean Business - Episode 30 Alex Robertson: Bringing the World Dog Expo to Life

10/21/2016
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Jamie talks to Alex Robertson about how the first-ever World Dog Expo (June 9-11, 2017) aims to educate and entertain both pet professionals and dog lovers in a big way, and what is involved in bringing a major international event like this - described as a cross between the World’s Fair and the Olympics - to the public. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Alex Robertson: Bringing the World Dog Expo to Life on Pet...

Duration: 00:28:05


Pets Mean Business - Episode 29 Alicia Obando: Helping Families and Pets Stay Together Through Pitter Patter Parenting

9/27/2016
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Jamie talks to Alicia Obando, founder of Pitter Patter Parenting, about how she combined her degree in counseling psychology and background in community organization with her love of animals in a way that has materially impacted the ability of pets and their families to live together in a safe, responsible, and mutually respectful way. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at jamie@petliferadio.com More details on this episode MP3 Podcast - Alicia Obando: Helping Families and Pets Stay...

Duration: 00:35:36


Pets Mean Business - Episode 27 Jennifer Whaley: How Self-Awareness Can Help Grow your Business (Even Without a Formal Business Plan)

7/23/2016
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In this episode, Jamie talks to Jennifer Whaley, owner of Fetch Portraits, about her experiences as a business owner and how she developed the Pose-a-Pet app to help increase the placement of adoptable companion animals. She also talks about the life choices (as part of what she calls her "annual inventory") that led her from a corporate job to a satisfying full-time career as a pet photographer and animal rescue advocate. Questions or Comments? Email Jamie at...

Duration: 00:34:56

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