Christina Schenk-Hargrove

Forming An LLC For Your Dog Training Business

Many advise forming an LLC when starting a business. But for dog trainers, an LLC might not be the best choice.

Is fear of failure is affecting your ability to reach your goals?

Oftentimes, a business owners’ fear of failure can hold them back.  In order to move forward with your business and grow it into what it can be, it’s important to overcome those fears. But how do you do that? I want you to put on your Dog Trainer hat Dog trainers...

Shield or Sword? Plagiarism and Copyright Law in Business

Shield or Sword? It's Confusing I see a lot of confusion surrounding plagiarism and copyright among pet professionals, and while it may not seem obvious, dog training is a business in which the subjects of plagiarism and copyright come up frequently. Why Is This Even...
Business Names, Logos and Trademarks

Business Names, Logos and Trademarks

For many business owners, naming their business and designing a logo sounds like fun in the beginning, but can become complicated very quickly.  In truth, it’s an important step that is more about planning than fun, but that can grow into a valuable asset and a source...

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What’s in a Waiver?

What’s in a Waiver?

Liability waiver:  A legal contract intended to reduce the chance of a lawsuit being filed against you or your business, or to reduce the amount that can be recovered, by shifting liability for your negligence to your client.  Also called a "release," because the...

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