Erin's most recent appearances in news and media outlets are shown here.

Spring 2018 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On pages 12 - 13 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Spring 2018 magazine, Erin discusses some of the factors that contribute to a pet sitting or dog walking company's business valuation when it comes time to buy or sell.   

https://issuu.com/napps/docs/pps-spg18-issuu

 

Fall 2017 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On page 12 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Fall 2017 magazine, Erin encourages industry business owners to identify niches in the market that they can exploit to better stand out from their competition.

https://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/professional_pet_sitter-fall17-issu

 

 Spring 2017 -Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On pages 6 and 7 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Spring 2017 magazine, Erin talks about how the pet sitting industry is at a tipping point--prices for services have been stagnant for several years, primarily due to the fear the entrance of new competitors Dog Vacay, Rover and Wag have caused.  Simultaneously, finding good pet sitter and dog walker staff is harder than it has ever been.  Shouldn't the trusted pet professionals who we allow into our homes when we are away, and who take care of our beloved pets, be able to make a true, full-time living wage?   

https://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/napps_spring_2017_magazine

 

Winter 2016 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On page 15 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Winter 2016 magazine, Erin talks about how pet sitting is a more of a "people business" than it is a pet business.  Erin is also featured on pages 16 and 17 of the magazine in the article about the NAPPS 2017 Business of the Year, Park Cities Pet Sitter.  Park Cities Pet Sitter has been a consulting client of Erin's since 2011.

http://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/napps_winter_2016

 

December 2016 - 'Oh Behave!" show on Pet Life Radio

For the second consecutive year, Erin serves as co-host on pet expert Arden Moore's "Oh Behave" radio show on Pet Life Radio.  In episode 301 of Arden's show, Erin and Arden discuss the top pet products of 2016.  

http://petliferadio.com/behaveep301.html

 

Fall 2016 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On page 6 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Fall 2016  magazine, Erin writes about how bad online business reviews can actually be a great opportunity to showcase how your business handles adversity. 

http://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/napps_fall_2016?workerAddress=ec2-54-84-96-207.compute-1.amazonaws.com

 

Spring 2016 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On pages 12 and 13 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Spring 2016  magazine, Erin writes about whether a pet sitting company should offer Overnight services considering most companies today are in violation of FLSA labor laws concerning wages paid for these services.

https://issuu.com/napps/docs/pps-spg16-issuu_final/1

 

Winter 2015 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On pages of 10 and 11 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Winter 2015 magazine, Erin writes about the most important metric in a pet sitting business: cost of labor. 

http://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/nappswinter2015issue?workerAddress=ec2-54-88-81-97.compute-1.amazonaws.com

 

December 2015 - The 'Oh Behave!' show on Pet Life Radio

Erin was a co-host on Pet Life Radio's 'Oh Behave' Show with author and pet behaviorist, Arden Moore.  In Show Episode 278, Erin and Arden highlight their picks for the Top 10 Pet Gifts of 2015.

http://www.petliferadio.com/behaveep278.html

 

Fall 2015 - Professional Pet Sitter Magazine

On pages 14 and 15 of the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters' Fall 2015 magazine, Erin writes about how technology is helping the pet sitting industry become more professional.

http://issuu.com/erinfenstermaker/docs/nappsfall2015final?workerAddress=ec2-54-86-56-247.compute-1.amazonaws.com