The Beginning of Sunshine Paws Dog Kits:
I love my two, four-pawed children and would do anything to protect them and help them
stay happy and wiggly tailed. Exercise is a very important part of our daily
routine to keep them healthy and in good physical condition. We started going
to our local pet-friendly park. When we started out, we were about 5 people
with their dogs getting together at 5 o’clock in the afternoons for a social
gathering where all the dogs get to play with each other and run freely. We are
now close to about 25 people and dogs in our group and all the dogs are part of
one big happy family.
As is, unfortunately, the downside of a local park, there are quite a few
unwanted “treasures” lying around the park just waiting for my Bella or Lexie
to swoop it up. This was the case the one afternoon whilst we were at one of
our gatherings in the park. Bella got hold of some unhealthy snacks and I
luckily came prepared that day.
I have a kit that I have put together with some wet wipes, a toothbrush, some
toothpaste as well as some doggy breath freshener. I quickly removed the
offending treasure from Bella’s mouth and proceeded to wipe her face, mouth,
and paws with wet wipes and then brushed teeth and sprayed some breath
freshener in her mouth. If it was not for the kit that I have compiled then who
knows what would have happened.
Some of the dog moms and dads that were there that afternoon saw my reaction and how
much of a help the kit was to this instance. The one mom then contacted me with
a request to also compile a kit for her four-pawed kiddie. It felt so good that
my hard work did not just help my fur child but that someone actually saw it
and decided that they want one also.
Whilst preparing the kit for this mom, my mind wandered and I started thinking about
all the other doggy parents and how they may also like/want a kit for their
dogs. I also started thinking about the different configurations of kits that I
could offer. I eventually came up with four different kits. The most popular
ones are the first aid kit and the executive kit.
With all this in mind, I thought about starting up my own small business (small
for now) and then to advertise on Facebook groups, at markets, dog parks, and
dog-friendly events. I now have the idea but needed the idea for a name.
Thankfully my love for sunflowers made it quite easy to create a logo and the
name: Sunshine Paws Dog Kits. I now have my product, logo and perfect name.
I started doing some markets and handing some example kits to our dog trainer
(Dogwartz) to display at her training school. Everybody that has bought the
kits from me is in love with them and only speaks with praise about them.
Hopefully one day you too can also enjoy your own dog kit and join the Sunshine