I’m always interested in “outside the box” ways to start a side business or make money. So when I started reading how Christine Larsen started her dog treat bakery business from home and eventually turned it into five figures a month, I wanted to know more!
In today’s post, I’m sharing with you some details about Christine and what she’s accomplished, some things to think about before deciding to start a dog therapy business yourself, and how you can sign up for her free workshops that give you so much more. . More details.
Yes, Christine has an e-course that teaches you how to do this by following the exact steps she took to make this successful business venture happen for herself, but it won’t be for everyone.
The free workshop is the first thing you need to do to decide if a dog treat bakery business would be right for you.
Christine Larsen is someone I’ve known for years. In addition to running a successful dog treat bakery business, she earns money managing Pinterest accounts for other people as a Pinterest virtual assistant.
I knew about the Pinterest VA part of her entrepreneurial journey and had shared information in the past about her need to teach others to do the same.
However, I didn’t know much about his dog treat bakery business venture, and as I read more about it I could remember how it was a unique idea for a business — something that not everyone is doing, either (not many). Competition is a good thing).
Christine was first running her dog treat business – selling mainly at local farmers markets and on Etsy – but she eventually turned it into a five-figure enterprise. Her treats were even given in the Emmy swag bag one year!
Why would anyone want homemade treats vs. Shop bought?
You might be wondering why anyone would pay you to cook food for their dog when they can just go to the grocery store and pick something up.
While grocery stores and what they offer are super, super convenient, we all know how much people love to pamper their dogs.
And we also know that in recent years, people are all about homemade, natural foods with natural, not processed ingredients. And this extends not only to humans, but also to our pets!
Many people love the idea of rewarding their pets with something baked with more thought and care than something mass-produced.
Even if it’s just an occasional treat, people willpower Spend money at this time. Especially if you can make something that looks appetizing to your pet and is attractively packaged.
Is there a really big market for dog treats?
Yes. Millions of dollars are spent by consumers each year on dog treats, and a large portion of that comes from “all-natural” foods and treats.
actually, People are spending more money on their pets since the pandemic Many are forced to work from home and are around their pets more than ever.
So, people want and need these!
Is it expensive to start?
Overall, you can start pretty small. You use your own kitchen and invest in some ingredients, bakeware, packaging, etc Some of these things you can use things you already have
You’ll also need to look into getting a business license, and it’s important to check your area’s laws regarding making and selling food made from your home kitchen.
Even if you’re just cooking for pets, there are rules surrounding food prepared and sold from your home that will vary depending on where you live.
Other things to think about with a dog bakery business
To start making money you must promote yourself. You don’t necessarily have to start a website.
It’s best to just use your social media accounts (Instagram and Facebook would be a good start) and post interesting photos of the treats you make.
Share on social media consistently so people don’t forget who you are, and invite your friends and family to share The better you can make your photos, the more interested people will be.
According to Christine, earning $500 to $1,000 per month is not that difficult. And it can be a full-time job if you have the time to fully invest in it.
If you are interested in learning more…
If you want to learn more about this, just sign up for Christine’s free workshop. It comes with no strings attached and will help you decide if you should sign up for his complete e-course
In the workshop, Christine gives you more specific information about the dog treat bakery business and what it takes to get it up and running.
In the complete e-course, you’ll get access to the exact steps he took to turn this into a money-making venture for himself, including:
- Pet Treat Recipes
- Legally form a business
- Present your behavior attractively
- PACKING AND SHIPPING CONDUCT
- A pricing structure that makes it easy to price your treats
- Where to sell your treats
- How to accept payment
- How to promote your business
Also included are bonuses, like how to make nutrition labels, a dog treat recipe book and 30 days of free access to the Diva Dog Bakery Facebook group which will help you out even more as you can talk to other people enrolled in the course. and ask questions.
where to start
Go here to enroll in the free workshop, or go here to read the course (a payment plan is available to make the course more affordable if you can’t buy the whole thing at once).
Good luck if you decide to try it!