Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in pet care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Elisa Kamens, owner of Raising K9, located in Columbia, MD, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

I am a dog trainer and a graduate of Ohio State boards in Training… I am trained in all methods …With 27 years behind me, I am passionate about what I do…

Raising K9 is we’re good dogs go to be great!

Tell us about yourself

I started as a dog walker in HOCO… my business grew, and I would do daycare for dogs in my home… owners would ask me to train them, so I did …. I saw that a well-exercised dog was more alert and willing to take direction. That was the beginning of my journey and what brought me to my success today….

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Owner and Founder of Club Pooche 2008-2022….I zoned the county to allow dogs in buildings….Added jobs in the county…The business is a great success… I took the training with me and have launched Raising K9….

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

The responsibilities and the totality of the business.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

The responsibilities and the totality of the business.

Where can people find you and your business?


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