Tags : pets

From Side Gig to Small Business: How One Local Entrepreneur

[wp_ulike style=”wp-ulike-pro-default”] When Nicole Damico started pet sitting in 2016, she saw it as a fun way to make some spending money in addition to her full-time job in medical billing. Fast forward to today, and Damico’s company, Keys and Collars, employs 25 team members and provides pet-sitting services for over 475 clients through Volusia […]Read More

A Real Ruff Playtime: How One Family-Owned Business Created a

[wp_ulike style=”wp-ulike-pro-default”] At one point, Gary and Debbie Bessette had 17 dogs in their Ormond Beach home. The year was 1988, and even as avid dog lovers, they knew they needed a bit more room for the humans. That’s what led them to purchase a run-down dog kennel property in the area. They figured a […]Read More

The Fish Tank Turns 50 as Aquaculture Continues to Grow

[wp_ulike style=”wp-ulike-pro-default”] For 50 years, Daytona Beach’s oldest aquarium store has been helping people turn hobby into passion. Founded in 1972, The Fish Tank is a well-known locale for those who are both seasoned and new to the world of aquaculture. Brad Lewis, who started at the store as an employee, bought The Fish Tank […]Read More

The Evolution of Pet Healthcare: New Tech, New Thinking

Pets are part of the family. And today, more pet owners will do all that they can to keep that ‘other’ family member as happy and healthy as possible. For the veterinary profession, new technologies, trends and treatments are continually being developed for a growing pet population. “There is a ‘human/animal bond’ between owners and […]Read More

Attentive Care Provides Comfort at the End of a Pet’s

Many agree that the recent pandemic helped refocus our hearts and minds on who and what matters most to us. As many people experienced tremendous isolation, loss or both, it is not surprising that pet ownership, and the use of pet care services, increased during the pandemic. Perhaps less noticeable has been the rise of […]Read More

Pets as a Perk? Create a Pet Policy to Keep

Ready to bring some paw-sitive vibes into the workplace? More companies are becoming pet-friendly as a way to keep employees happy and to attract new talent with a unique employee benefit. If you’re interested in becoming a pet-friendly office, there’s no better time than now. You’d also be joining the likes of companies like Etsy, […]Read More