Checklist For Starting A Pet Cemetery Business

1. Research the industry and understand regulations, zoning, costs and business requirements in your state/area.

2. Choose the location of your pet cemetery – is it going to be an outdoor or indoor facility?

3. Secure necessary funding- consider investors, loans or grants.

4. Obtain the business license and any other permits required in your area.

5. Design a marketing plan that fits the needs of your community and target audience – consider online advertising, email campaigns, flyers or printed newsletters, etc.

6. Develop policies and procedures to ensure safety, quality care and customer satisfaction.

7. Invest in the necessary equipment and supplies, such as markers and digging tools.

8. Network with local veterinarians, animal shelters, rescue groups and pet owners to create awareness of your business.

9. Hire a qualified staff that is knowledgeable about pet care and has experience working with animals.

10.Purchase insurance for your business and employees.

11. Establish an online presence with a website, social media accounts, etc.

12. Design memorial services, burial packages or other special offerings that set you apart from the competition.

13. Create a plan to manage finances and track profits and expenses.

14. Stay up to date with industry trends and regulations.