How to Start Your Own Home Pet Products Business
Make your in-home business shine with these great products for pets and their owners.
Nothing is too good for the pets that love and take care of you. Pets are considered a member
of the family. Giving them a gift delights children in the family as well as adults.
The market for pet products is massive and getting bigger. According to industry statistics,
this market is slated to continue its rapid growth in the years ahead.
The market for pet care is made up of two major areas. The first is for pet services.
This includes pet sitting, pet boarding, veterinary services, bereavement and funeral services,
training, grooming, adoption services, pet transport, pet pharmacy and health insurance.
The second area has to do with actual pet products such as carriers, harnesses, beds,
and treats. This area also includes gifts for pet owners. Such gifts may be jewelry with images
of pets, pet paintings, pet name scrolls and pet tee shirts.
Here are s of the best selling products for pets and their owners
1. Outdoor Cat Playhouse. Your indoor cat can play in the safety of his own playhouse
out on the lawn. This house is made of water resistant nylon netting. Inside are sturdy shelves
for the cat to rest on while shaded from the sun. It is held up by a rugged frame that is secured
to the ground by stakes. Attention: this playhouse does not protect the cat from dogs or other
2. Car Seat for Rex. Everybody needs to buckle up when going out for a ride in the car
- even the dog. His seat is washable and fleece-lined with a seatbelt and a strap to clip onto
his safety harness. It is easily fastened to the window seat so he can gaze out in complete
3. Outdoor Play Tunnel for Cats. Let your indoor cat enjoy the great outdoors safely
in his fantastic nylon net tunnel. The tunnel quickly compresses for indoor storage. It unfolds
instantly and is held secure by ground pegs. It has a zippered opening and can be made longer
by attaching a second tunnel. Attention: this playhouse does not protect the cat from dogs
or other animals.
4. Dog's Backpack. Everyone likes this backpack including the dog. The backpack holds
enough drinking water for the dog to last him for a long hike on a wilderness trail. A rear
pocket even has room for a bone. A hose allows the water to run into a cup or bowl. This is
also good to take along on for a trot on the big city streets.
5. Bracelet Watch with Pet Motive. This year's hot seller is a ladies wrist watch with
a bracelet made of figures of dogs or cats strung together. This bracelet watch is both dressy
and sporty and looks neat for most casual occasions. It distinguishes the wearer as a "pet
person" and is a terrific conversation starter.
6. Travel Carriers. Travel carriers are constant best sellers. They come in various sizes
and are just right for transporting cats and small dogs. Some carriers are outfitted with wheels
and pull handles for easy rolling along sidewalks. Some airlines allow cats in carriers to
ride in the cabin at the feet of their owner. Check with each airline on a regular basis to
find out the latest regulations and the size of the carrier they permit.
7. Pet Beds. One of the first items new pet owners buy is a bed for their pet. An exciting
new style bed is an "off the ground" bed. It is made of rugged canvas stretched across a steel
frame. It is similar to a camping cot for humans. It keeps the pet off the cold stone floor
or bare ground.
Drop shipping the above items is the easiest way to offer them to customers. Your only
job is taking orders and payment. The drop shipper handles storage, insurance, shipping and
Products for pets may be a golden opportunity for you and your in-home business.
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