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Dog Talk With.....Paul Tadday - Paul Tadday Photography

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Dog Talk With.....Paul Tadday - Paul Tadday Photography

We had a chat with Paul at Paul Tadday Photography about his business.   Why did you start your business? In my previous life I was a WorkSafe inspector! What a contrast huh! I think that over a period of time my love for photographing dogs and pets overtook my passion for OH&S. The idea of starting my own business always appealed to me, particularly the work/life balance aspect (and being able to cuddle pupsters all day!). Also, it’s great to have a job where people are actually happy to see me!   How long ago, and how? I started...

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Dog Talk With.....Kim White - Black Pepper Dogwear

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Dog Talk With.....Kim White - Black Pepper Dogwear

We had a chat with Kim from Black Pepper Dogwear to find out about her and the business.   Why did you start your business? I lost my job during Covid-19 and also due to personal reasons I had to move from the Sunshine Coast to Brisbane's Bayside and there were very limited job positions available at the time. While I was looking for work during lockdown, I found myself with too much spare time on my hands, so I decided to buy a sewing machine and have a go at making my puppy Pepper a jacket for winter. I have...

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Dog Talk With.....Hayley Jepson - By Hayley

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Dog Talk With.....Hayley Jepson - By Hayley

We had a chat with Hayley from By Hayley to find out about her and the business.   Why did you start your business? I first started my business as I was trying to purchase some matching scrunchies for my sports team one day and I found that there were no affordable ones. So I started to create these scrunchies myself and which eventually led to creating other products such as dog bandanas, tote bags and headbands.   How long ago and how? I started my business in February 2019 mainly using Instagram to sell my products, which has now progressed...

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Dog Talk With.....Adam McDonald - Personalised Pet Collars

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Dog Talk With.....Adam McDonald - Personalised Pet Collars

We had a chat with Adam from Personalised Pet Collars to find out about him and the business.   Why did you start your business? I actually wasn't the founder of Personalised Pet Collars, we purchased it from my in-laws Richard and Julie in 2017 when they wanted to retire from day to day work. We only wanted the business for the ecommerce potential and they only wanted to do weekend markets, so we structured the deal around that and the rest is history. How long ago and how? Personalised Pet Collars started in 2003 when Julie lost one of her Golden Retrievers...

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Dog Talk With.....Allira Fontana - Allira Fontana Photography

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Dog Talk With.....Allira Fontana - Allira Fontana Photography

I had a chat with Aliira from Allira Fontana Photography to find out about her and the business. Why did you start your business? I have always loved taking photos of animals, it is like chicken soup for my soul. I knew when I was young that humans alone were not the subjects for me, which is why I have practiced and mastered photographing dogs and horses. I love showing pet owners their images and seeing their faces light up, smile and even cry sometimes, this is when I know I have captured something special that will last a lifetime. How...

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