You can start your own business, build dog houses for yourself and others to sell for you. If you can build quality dog houses, which will withstand any weather, and you can also offer exclusive models of quality dog houses, you could have a good part-time or full-time business for yourself. Some people like a simple “A” frame dog house, no frills, something simple, Fido can sleep and live.
Other people want the best for their dogs, they are like family to them and treat them that way! If you can build some solid, quality homes, and have some extra amenities with them, to make them stand out from your average home, like windows, or a front or back porch, a balcony, an upstairs, downstairs model, you could win! a lot of money and build them at the same time!
You could have various styles of dog houses. You could take pictures of them and make a nice flyer that you can take to pet supply stores, feed stores, doggy motels, dog groomers, and more. Offer to put some of your houses in your stores on consignment. You can give the store owner a percentage of every dog house they sell or take an order for you. If you could design your own doghouses that could fit in a box and give simple instructions on how to put them together, you could sell your doghouses through mail order, business, and internet sales.
Many people are used to putting together furniture themselves these days. A lot of things come in boxes from abroad, and you have to put them all together most of the time. You can have your own houses that fit in a box and are easier to handle and ship. You can also sell them online on major auction sites as it is an easy way to start a business quickly, if you have a good product. Also, ask other pet store type websites to list their houses on their website, and they will submit each one and give them a commission for each dog house sold through them.
You should put signs on your vehicle that say you build “custom dog houses” and then if you can print a picture of a finished, color, laminated dog house, you can make some magnetic signs of some of your models. , with prices below each house. I’d get a lot of clients that way too.