Get Your Hopes Up?

When I started my dog walking business in 2010, I, of course, had starry eyes and big dreams. But I didn’t get my hopes up because… what if I failed? You pour your time, energy, and soul into a business with the idea it’ll eventually grow into something legit, but brand new businesses are so fragile. In those early days, it feels like it’ll only take one key thing to go wrong, and it could all just go away and come to nothing. One little misstep and your dreams are over, done, gone. I didn’t feel legit when I started. I was all heart and hustle with (very!) limited know-how. I did know that if a client took a chance on me, I would give it my all and blow them away with the value I’d provide. I was also so, so aware of everything I didn’t know. I’d never studied business and I didn’t have any formal qualifications. Uhh, revenue forecasting, marketing strategies, payroll remittances, huh? I just want to give your dog such a great experience on a pack walk that your relationship with said dogger will blossom and your home life will improve in ways you didn’t realize were possible – that’s a business plan, right? In those early days, I never bought swag for the business or anything branded. It wasn’t an essential expense for one thing. The real reason, however, is I was terrified the business might fail and that swag would become a tangible souvenir of the wasted money and time. Like, been there, failed that, bought the branded t-shirt. I dreamed though. I dreamed that one day the business would be big enough that my team would have cute, sporty tees with our logo on it. That we’d have our own private property…

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Boogity Dog Walking Open in Barrhaven !

Great news for dog owners in Barrhaven looking for an off-leash dog walker. Boogity has expanded operations to Barrhaven. We now provide in-home pickup in Barrhaven for dogs to join our off-leash walks. We are currently the largest dog walking provider in Kanata/Stittsville walking over 100 dogs with a team of 4 full-time employee pack walking experts. We screen all our dogs for social temperament to ensure a great day at our private 100-acre dog park. If you’re new to our site please check out our services as well as our reviews on Google and Facebook. If you think the service may be right for your dog click on Contact to set up a meet-n-greet for your dog.