Boss Your Business: The Pet Boss® Pod...

This is a podcast for the local pet business owner. Get foundational business tips mixed with the latest secrets of what’s working now, especially in this challenging world. Hear honest conversations from industry peers working the streets of Main Street, where dog business is BIG business. So, if you’re a pet supply store, grooming salon, dog daycare, boarding facility, pet sitter or dog trainer - we welcome you! What really sets this show apart from others in this space is that your show host, Candace D’Agnolo, the CEO & Founder of Pet Boss Nation ® - has started, scaled and sold successful pet businesses in almost every niche of the pet industry. Not only that, but her business had multiple locations, a team of 30 people, and annual revenue hitting multiple 7 figures. What this means for you is that you’ll get a holistic approach from someone who’s been on your biz journey from start to finish. Intrigued? Press play.

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Entrepreneurship
Pets & Animals
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081: Find and Keep More Customers by Conquering...
More customers = more money in your pocket, business growth, and pushing you toward the business you’ve always dreamed of.
28 min
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080: Baby Steps to Business Success: Candace's ...
YES, Candace was able to step away and focus on being a new mama for 110 days! But the ability to have time off from Pet Boss Nation® did not necessarily come easily. There was lots of prep work involved, and a WHOLE lot of trust in her team, who she had to set up for success.
45 min
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079: Candace’s $300K Investment: How Will Commi...
Investing in yourself is single-handedly one of the best things that you can do for your own peace of mind, your future, and your pet business.
32 min
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078: The Recipe for Pet Bakery Success from an ...
If you’ve ever thought about starting (or adding) a pet bakery, then you’ll 100% want to sit, stay, and take notes during this episode!
38 min
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077: How to Partner with Rescues, Gain New Cust...
Have you ever partnered with local animal rescues in your business? If it didn’t go as planned– this episode is a MUST listen. And even if it did, there’s something for you too! Today’s guest is Alison Schwartz, the owner of All Pets Considered in Greensboro, North Carolina. Want to know why Alison is our go-to person on this topic? Because on top of running a successful multi-location pet supply store, she also runs an equally as successful rescue called Doxie by Proxy.
43 min
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076: 3 Solutions to the Challenges of Today’s E...
Our guest in this episode, Alysa Slay, is not only a long-time Pet Boss Club® member and all-around awesome human, but she’s also the mastermind behind Camp Dogwood– an overnight camp for dogs and their humans (craving s’mores now?! So are we.)
39 min
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075: The 3 Secrets to Success Revealed by a Pet...
Jen Havens of Two Dogs Pet Services & The Real Life Dog is a Pet Boss All Star for a GOOD reason… She has started TWO pet industry businesses over the years–one pet sitting business that has served over 30 different species and one in-person and virtual dog training business.
38 min
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074: Behind the Scenes: Meet the Pet Passionate...
You know Candace D’Agnolo, the CEO and founder of Pet Boss Nation® (and the host of this podcast!) But how about you meet the team behind the scenes helping her to deliver the best and most supportive pet industry community out there?!
26 min
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073: Think Like a Pet Intuitive & Discover What...
Do you trust your intuition as a pet business owner? You will trust it even more once you master active listening as a skill! Liz Murdoch is an animal communicator who has the conversations with pets that most people would love to have. She receives messages that give pet parents valuable information about their pets’ wants…
35 min
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072: What’s Trending? The Inside Scoop from Glo...
What new and exciting things are brands in the pet industry doing right now?
40 min
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071: Take Your Pet Business to Infinity & Beyon...
Dom Hodgson, AKA the Pet Biz Wiz, has the magic wand that’ll help you INFUSE proven Disney magic into your pet business’s marketing. Dom helps pet business owners make more money and create a more impactful business by teaching how to position yourself as an expert leader, which helps you attract more high-end clients. He’s also the author of How to Disnify Your Pet Business, where he breaks down the nuances of the WOW factor Disney is so well known for and how you can use those same methods within your own pet business.
34 min
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070: Let’s Pawty! Celebrating & Monetizing Pet ...
Happy happy birthday to Pet Boss Nation’s CEO, Candace! 🥳 And who knew she’d be the one giving out gifts on her own birthday with this jam-packed episode?! In honor of her special day, Candace dedicated an entire episode to all the ways you can incorporate pet birthday paw-ties into your pet business.
30 min
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069: Run Your Pet Care Business, Don’t Let It R...
If you’re feeling border-line-burnt-out as a pet sitter, are interested in adding pet sitting to your business, OR… maybe want to start a podcast, then you HAVE to hear from this dynamic married duo who does it ALL! In this episode, Candace interviews Collin and Meghan Funkhouser of Funky Bunch Pet Care, a multiple six-figure pet care company.
45 min
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068: The Inspiring Journeys of Two History-Maki...
Women own 42% of all businesses in the United States. That’s 13 million businesses! Yet women still face unique challenges, including revenue and capital disparities… So what can we do together to ensure women in business (especially in the pet industry business) can continue to see growth and overcome the unique hurdles thrown their way?
44 min
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067: Next Level Tips to Capitalize On Your Trip...
You know how flipping excited your dog gets when you grab their leash and tell them they’re going to doggy daycare? → THAT’S how excited we are that Global Pet Expo is almost here.    It’s all happening in Orlando, Florida March...
33 min
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066: How to Start your Own Podcast that Support...
You’re an avid Pet Boss® Podcast listener… but have you ever considered starting your own podcast?   A podcast is another creative platform that can have a huge impact on your business goals. At Pet Boss Nation®, the podcast has helped us...
36 min
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065: Candace’s Maternity Leave Prep: How to Get...
If you’re a petpreneur who feels like you can’t take a week off from your business, let alone THREE months, then this episode will truly show you what’s possible.    Our CEO of Pet Boss Nation®, Candace, is officially on maternity...
29 min
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064: #1 Business Tips from Pet Boss All Stars- ...
This is the third and FINAL episode of our three-part Pet Boss All Stars 🌟series!  What’s a Pet Boss All Star, you ask? They’re long-time Pet Boss Club ® members who actively support others in the Club by answering questions, offering...
27 min
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063: #1 Business Tips from Pet Boss All Stars ...
Welcome back to part two of hearing from our Pet Boss All Stars. 🌟 They’re long-time Pet Boss Club® members who actively support others in the Club by answering questions, offering advice, and sharing their own real-life experiences as pet...
26 min
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062: #1 Business Tips from Five Pet Boss All S...
We know how much you love hearing from fellow pet professionals about how they got started, what helped them grow their businesses, and what’s working for them right now…  It’s inspiring to hear about the journey of others, and it can help...
24 min
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061: 5 Ways to Bring Your Marketing A-Game in 2...
Did you know that according to the American Pet Products Association, millennials and Gen Zs combined makeup 46% of the pet parent population? That’s almost HALF, and that number is just going to keep growing…  So the big question is– how...
36 min
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060: Advice From 5 Award Winning Pet Bosses
One of the beautiful things about the Pet Boss Club® is that when our members see success, they are eager to share their advice and knowledge with the rest of Pet Boss Nation®!  And that’s exactly what this episode is about. This panel of...
40 min
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059: How to Define and Crush Your Big Pet Busin...
A new year means you’re probably feeling EXTRA motivated, so what better time to talk about goal setting?  Not just a jumbled list of resolutions you’ll have forgotten about come June.  But SPECIFIC needle-moving goals you can achieve...
26 min
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REPLAY: How To Build The Business Of Your Dream...
Owning a pet business is exciting, but also scary. It’s thrilling, but also exhausting! It’s completely worth it, but can be completely overwhelming…  Do you see where we’re going with this?  In this episode, Candace talks about what...
29 min
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REPLAY: Competition in the Pet Industry - Why I...
In this episode, I help you shift your mindset about competition and open your eyes to the unlimited potential for your business.    We’ll go on a journey together from a place of scarcity to a place of abundance where you’ll see there...
32 min