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9 Business Tips in 90 Minutes

Get ready for a lightning round! In 90 minutes, Gina Phairas and Veronica Boutelle of dogbiz share their top 9 business tips for dog trainers. Here’s the fun part: a speed round of Q&A follows each tip, in order to address burning questions about running a dog training business. This high-energy Session is designed to inspire your business creativity and success!

Please Note: There is a difference in audio level between the presenters. The preview will give you a good understanding of the difference, so we encourage you to watch it before purchase. 

Veronica Boutelle | Gina Phairas

Veronica is the founder of dogbiz. She is the author of How to Run a Dog Business: Putting Your Career Where Your Heart Is and the co-author of Minding Your Dog Business: A Practical Guide to Business Success for Dog Professionals. She writes standing business columns for the Pet Professional Guild BARKS from the Guild and the Association of Professional Dog Trainers’ Chronicle of the Dog. Veronica is a sought-after speaker at conferences and dog-training schools across the country and internationally. She is the former Director of Behavior & Training at the San Francisco SPCA.

Gina Phairas, a central force behind dogbiz, the dog pro industry’s leading business support company, and a former instructor at the San Francisco SPCA Academy for Dog Trainers, Gina Phairas oversees the dogbiz University program, developing business courses to help R+ trainers succeed in their dream businesses. She is a dynamic speaker, teaching business workshops across the country and for Karen Pryor Academy. Gina previously ran a successful dog training business of her own and consulted nationally for shelters and rescue groups.