Oh, Fur Pet's Sake

Transforming Pet Care with Technology: How Oh, Fur Pet's Sake Scaled Operations and Enhanced Client Experience with Time To Pet.

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Lisa and Holly, two passionate retirees with diverse professional backgrounds, embarked on an unexpected entrepreneurial journey in the pet care industry. Their company, Oh, Fur Pet’s Sake, was founded in April of 2022 in Big Lake, Minnesota. Driven by a shared love for animals and a commitment to exceptional service, Lisa and Holly’s company encountered both opportunities and challenges as it grew.

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Challenges Faced

Like most small business owners, Lisa and Holly encountered the inherent complexities of managing a growing clientele very quickly after starting their company. It wasn't long before their manual processes, that were once manageable, became increasingly cumbersome. Scheduling conflicts, communication gaps, and administrative tasks threatened the quality of their service and hindered their scalability as a company.

Recognition of the Need for Change

Lisa and Holly reassessed their approach. Recognizing the critical need for modernization, they sought a solution that could streamline workflows, enhance communication, and support their new business growth. Time To Pet was the answer to their growing concerns and pain points.

holly with dog kissing her

Exploration of Time To Pet as a Solution

Driven by Holly's background in information technology, the duo researched software solutions tailored to the pet care industry. Their search led them to Time To Pet, a comprehensive platform designed specifically for pet sitting businesses by pet care industry professionals. Impressed by its features and user-friendly interface, they saw it as a potential game-changer.

the oh fur pets sake team

Implementation Journey

Transitioning to a new software platform was met with some initial apprehension. Lisa and Holly had concerns about the learning curve and potential disruptions to their workflows for both their clients and their staff members. However, Time To Pet's seamless onboarding process and dedicated support team eased their worries.

Holly reflects, "The transition to Time To Pet was smoother than we anticipated. The support team was incredibly helpful every step of the way, ensuring that we felt confident in using the platform."

Benefits and Outcomes

The integration of Time To Pet into their operations brought about a profound transformation. Automated scheduling, client notifications, and visit management streamlined processes, freeing up time for what they really love, client focused pet care. The software's intuitive design and comprehensive features not only improved efficiency but also enhanced the client experience.

Lisa remarks, "Time To Pet has revolutionized the way we operate. It's like having an extra team member managing everything seamlessly. Our clients appreciate the real-time updates and communication, which has strengthened our relationships."

Holly says, “I think a lot of people are intimidated by starting your own business, but it's just a matter of starting an LLC and getting your support in place. And, and the, our biggest support is Time to Pet.”

lisa in company care

Future Plans and Adaptations

Excited by their success, Lisa and Holly are planning for further growth. With Time To Pet as a cornerstone of their infrastructure, they aim to expand their team and explore new markets. Their vision for the future is rooted in innovation and a commitment to delivering unparalleled service closer to the Twin Cities.

Holly adds, "Time To Pet has empowered us to dream bigger. We're excited to continue growing our business while maintaining the high standards our clients expect."

lisa hugging a horse


Lisa and Holly's journey underscores the transformative impact of technology on traditional industries. Through their strategic research and adoption of Time To Pet, they overcame operational challenges, optimized their efficiency, and positioned their business for sustained success. Their story serves as inspiration for pet care professionals seeking to leverage innovation to drive business growth and exceed client expectations.

Their advice for future pet sitting business owners?

“Don't get bogged down with the small stuff. As long as you have a passion for pets and genuinely care about them, that's really where it's at. Every pet parent should feel special. Every pet should feel special. You know, the rest will come.”

Time To Pet is modern pet sitting software trusted by over 3,500 of the world’s most successful pet care companies. We help pet care professionals start, grow and manage their businesses.

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