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Staglers visits Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Staglers visits Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

Biscuit our gorgeous Border Terrier and Mascot of Staglers, recently visited Lulworth Cove on the Dorset’s beautiful Jurassic Coast

He can be seen trotting along, with a dogs view, with his little camera on his back. This was a first, and successful, trip out. There will be many more to come. Well done Emma and Andy for exploring our beautiful countryside in Purbeck.

The Dog Walking in Dorset is terrific, and dog friendly accommodation is just what you need on holiday in the Jurassic Coast Area of Purbeck.  Dogs Love beaches and we have plenty of them. Some are only open in the winter months.

  • Lulworth Cove. A West Dorset gem, Lulworth Cove combines steep hills with flat beaches, making for a good, brisk stroll with your dog. …
  • Studland Beach. …
  • Old Harry Rocks. …
  • Thornicombe Woods. …
  • The North Dorset Trailway. …
  • Corfe Castle. …
  • Kimmeridge. …
  • Wareham Forest.

Pet Friendly Accommodation

is becoming so much a way of life that we wanted to make it easy for you to choose. While it can be a little unnerving for you dog to have a strange environment for a week or two you can take all the comforts from home. What do you love most about home? You dog will appreciate their own bed (smells they recognize), perhaps their own bowls, definitely their food! Oh and don’t forget the lead!

Take a look at these

Visit Dorset Pet Friendly Places to Stay

Want to holiday in a cottage? Look no further

We love the Good Dog Guide who can help you choose a holiday anywhere around the country!

The rise in dedicated Doggy holidays can be seen in the lovely Pet Friendly’s Holiday and Vacation Planner

Brought to you by Staglers Antler Dog Chews!

Dorset Jurassic Coast for Dog Friendly holidays from Staglers

Staglers visits Dorset’s Jurassic Coast

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The Times SME Hub Staglers Report

Staglers deer antler dog chew owner John guarantees fast service
The Times SME Hub photo
John Palmer-Snellin loves his work with is best Border Courtesy of Maria Spann for The Times

The Times SME Hub Staglers Report  Carly Chynoweth

Published at 12:01AM, July 3 2014

 

“It is always amazing how networking and contacts can open doors for all businesses” said John Palmer-Snellin. “My interview with Carly Chynoweth from The Times Newspaper and the SME Hub Report about our Dogged determination  has been a wonderful experience. Our original projections were based on the strength of a large chain’s orders I was fulfilling. Who knows where 2014 and 2015 are going to take us.

The Times SME Hub Staglers Report – Growth trajectory “We are looking for stable, organic growth”

The idea for Staglers, which makes deer-antler dog chews, came to John Palmer-Snellin in an instant when he noticed how much his border terrier loved playing with antlers shed by his wife’s deer.

The company’s name, logo and branding strategy took a while longer. “I went to bed thinking about it for weeks,” says the retired police officer. His first idea was “Dogs Luv Antlers”, but when he discovered he could not register it as a trademark (visit ipo.gov.uk)  he had to come up with something new.

Once he settled on Staglers, he set up an e-commerce site. “Then we had to drive traffic to it, so we used a Google AdWords campaign,” he says.

Initially, his strategy wasn’t very successful, but, after consulting with his web designer, he adjusted the key words —  and when they are used, with Thursday to Sunday being the best days —  it became more effective.

Facebook also plays a big part in Staglers’ marketing mix. The Palmer-Snellin’s spends quite a bit of time “liking” and posting on the pages of other dog-friendly businesses. “Some of them have thousands of followers and they are excellent pet retailers, trainers, groomers and there are also some fabulous community sites, so we like them and they like us back,” he says. This means that when it runs Facebook offers, John can see order numbers rise.

However, not all internet-based connections are useful; he says it is important to always check the reach and credibility of potential online partners. “A lot of people offer a banner or web space but that does not mean it will increase traffic to your site in any great numbers.”

On the other hand, a real-world relationship with Bournemouth University has proved incredibly helpful. “Four students are using my company as part of a module in their tourism and marketing degree,” he explains. “Their assignment is to look at the business and see what they can do to improve it (through online marketing). It’s the sort of thing you would pay consultants a fortune for and it isn’t costing us a penny.”

www.staglers.co.uk

 

Staglers Deer Antler Dog Chew Company – Family Run Pet Store Retailer in Poole, Dorset.