Pet Friendly consultants, advocates and ecosystem builders

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Creating Amazing Pet Experiences, together.

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Welcome

Thanks so much for visiting our site! Take your time, look around, and learn more about us. If you have any questions or would like to explore working together please drop us a line. We'd love to help you create your own unique pet friendly program--and impact your business and/or community with the Power of Pet Friendly.

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The power of pet friendly

Why Pet Friendly Matters

85M households own pets. Millennials and the upcoming Gen Z have officially tipped the scales on Baby Boomers and are now 38% of all pet owners. Millennials, Gen Z and Baby Boomers alike, now consider themselves pet parents and they are taking their furry children with them everywhere. 

 

Community Impact

82% of mayors surveyed said that providing pet-friendly amenities can have an overall positive economic impact on the community. 63% of mayors surveyed agreed that pet-friendly policies and amenities can attract additional traffic to retail establishments, restaurants, cafés, etc.

Better Cities For Pets, 2018 US Mayor’s Conference


Hospitality & Travel Opportunity

56% of American travelers are more likely to travel with their pets. 52% of pet owners said they will only stay at accommodations that are pet friendly. 50% of dog owners would pay more to stay at accommodations that are pet friendly. 35% of pet owners take shorter vacations and 25% take fewer vacations because of their pawed pals and 7% will only travel to destinations where they can brings their pets. 

Trip Advisor, Annual Traveling With Pets Survey 2017


Workplace Benefits

65% of potential candidates are asking if the workplace is pet friendly during interviews. Some of the pet friendly benefits companies tout are improved employee morale, increased collaboration among peers, more exercise for employees, greater time dedication to work, financial perks for pet owners and attracting top talent.

Banfield Pet Hospital Pet Friendly Workplace PAWrometer Study 2017 

6 Reasons Dog-Friendly Workplaces Attract Millennials, Forbes.Com



 

“It is amazing how much love and laughter they bring into our lives and even how much closer we become with each other because of them.”

— John Grogan (Author, Marley & Me) 



Learn More

 At Pets Living the Dream we shine a light on the power of pet friendly and help businesses and communities create amazing pet experiences that stand our from the pack and win best in show!

Services

Consulting

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 With have over 20 years experience researching the pet products industry, pet travel and the evolution of pet friendliness, our team works with you to look at your business and/or community holistically.  Address goals and challenges. Apply best practices. 

Earn goodwill AND economic benefits. Set your program apart from the rest.

Program Development

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 Our goal is to help you design a comprehensive and sustainable program that showcases your unique pet friendly character and charm. We incorporate best in show practices and tap into the tools available to help you create amazing and memorable pet experiences for your two and four legged visitors.  

Project Management

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 As you implement your plans, we offer project management services to help coordinate all the moving parts. We’re here to assist your team as they get up to speed establishing a solid and sustainable foundation for long term pet friendly success.     

Training

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 Partnering with certified pet training experts, we offer programs for your staff that teach practical skills to properly and carefully handle visiting pet guests. We also coordinate fun training events at your property, business or community events to draw new fur families and help promote an even greater pet safe and social community.