Businesses represented throughout the “Holiday Biz Book” are women-owned and operated. They range from pet food manufacturers and artists to groomers and veterinarians. Details about these women-owned businesses are categorized and indexed for easy reference.
Here’s the link to view the entire Holiday Biz Book, Women in the Pet Industry Holiday Biz Book. (http://content.yudu.com/
The National Retail Foundation is predicting that 2012 holiday spending will rise and return to 2007 levels with $28.13 earmarked for pets by the average holiday shopper.
Women in the Pet Industry Network President Shawna Schuh said, “Pet owners reportedly spend more on pets than on video games, movies or recorded music. The Holiday Biz Book is all about the women owned businesses that support this booming market and the services, products and facilities they operate.
Sixty seven women are included in the book with 26 profiled and talking about their business, their career and their pets: Some even share funny and poignant Christmas pet tales.
Schuh commented, “This holiday season catalog invites you to curl up with your laptop and a cup of cocoa and get acquainted with the top women in the pet professions. Filled with interesting profiles and fun pet photos, this digital book is a delight to browse and learn from. These are the stories of women who are making it happen.”
The Top Women in the Pet Industry Holiday Biz Book Women in the Pet Industry Holiday Biz Book.was produced by Women in the Pet Industry Network (WIPIN), a membership networking organization where pet professionals gather to grow, give and connect all year. Women in the Pet Industry Network is headquartered near Portland, Ore.
More than 120 career paths exist within the pet industry. WIPIN includes representatives from most. They include groomers, pet-sitters, vets, pooper-scoopers, artists, trainers, breeders, animal psychics, writers and pet store operators.
NOTE TO EDITOR: PHOTOS OF WOMEN PROFILED IN THE HOLIDAY BIZ BOOK ARE AVAILABLE. Women in the Pet Industry Holiday Biz Book.