Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in pet care but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Machelle Pacion, Founder of Passion Tree House LLC., located in Phoenix, AZ, USA.

What's your business, and who are your customers?

We formulate, produce, and 3rd-party test for balanced nutrition organic parrot food.

Tell us about yourself

I have always loved researching nutrition. It just seemed natural to formulate pet foods.

What's your biggest accomplishment as a business owner?

Revolutionized nutrition for exotic birds, primarily parrots.

What's one of the hardest things that come with being a business owner?

The most difficult task as an entrepreneur and small business owner is wearing multiple hats all at one time.

What are the top tips you'd give to anyone looking to start, run and grow a business today?

Research, research, research, and try to fund your business without loans.

Is there anything else you'd like to share?

Working hard is only the beginning of owning and managing your own business. Customer service is one of the most challenging tasks, so be confident, not arrogant, humble and not proud, cordial but have boundaries.

Where can people find you and your business?


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