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Taipei mulls regulation for pet nannies

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taipei is seeking to enact an ordinance regulating the booming industry of pet sitting to ensure the rights of both pet owners and service providers. The city’s A...

Petco goes public again as spending on dogs and cats soars

NEW YORK (AP) — Petco, the pet store chain, went public again Thursday, hoping to cash in on people's obsessions with their furry pets. Petco’s stock, which opened at $18 Thursday, ...

Want that first customer? Do research, don't undercharge

NEW YORK (AP) — Many small business owners are so anxious to get their first customers or clients that they'll underprice their products or services, and end up in relationships that are not only unpr...

Turtle disaster? 100-pound tortoise missing in New Mexico

ROSWELL, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico woman is on a desperate hunt for her disappearing pet that can't run fast and can't be missed — a 100-pound tortoise. KOB-TV reports Dusty the Turtl...

Steady Launches to Serve the Squeezed American Economy

ATLANTA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 31, 2018--Steady, created to serve the more than 70 million Americans* who rely on multiple income sources and/or contingent work arrangements, today launches the free ap...

Side hustles you can start with no money

Starting a business is often a pricey ordeal, but no- to low-cost ideas exist for aspiring entrepreneurs with unique and marketable talent. Take inventory of the skills you already p...

NYC to at-home pet boarders: Legally, you're in the doghouse

NEW YORK (AP) — Fur is flying over pet-sitting in New York City, where regulators are sniffing around apps that connect owners with people who take animals into their homes for pay. ...