Case Study I’d Rather Be With My Dog

I’d Rather Be With My Dog- Bagisto Helped Convert Passion into Successful Business



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I’d Rather Be With My Dog is an online pet store. It deals in treats, food, leashes, collars, beds, mats, toys for dogs, and all pet clothing and accessories.

I’d Rather Be With My Dog isn’t just a company that sells clothes for dogs, it’s a lifestyle brand or a mantra for people who are truly “obsessed” with their dogs.

They believe in making high-quality, stylish products that make the lives of both dogs and their owners better. Mr.Doug Ratner is the CEO & Founder at I’d Rather Be With My Dog.

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The company’s wanted is to help rescue dogs find new homes and to provide more resources for owners. They want to bring happiness to their customers by making it easier for them to take care of their pets.

Petcare Products Market Overview

According to Dvm360, the Pet product market is growing globally day by day. with 2020 being the year it has the most growth. A global market research firm, the global pet care market’s e-commerce channel share increased from more than 10% in 2017 to over 20% in 2020.

Increasing Customers’ preference for online stores, it pushing customers away from physical stores to fulfill their wants for pet products.

In 2020 and 2021, sales of pet products on e-commerce grew quickly due to factors such as the rising pet population, pet ownership, humanization of animals by owners, and spending per pet.

Why Did the Doug Ratner Start this Business?

The Doug family has been in the pet food and pet store business for the last three generations and has always been looking for ways to improve the lives of dogs. So, Then Doug decided to start his own online pet store.

Mr.Doug Ratner donates every month of his sales 5% to 10% to a different cause or rescue. He wanted to make sure that he was providing something that would enhance the lives of dogs and their owners.

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The mission of Doug is to build a dog community platform that is positive, fun, and informative so dog lovers can connect with each other and help improve the time they have with their dogs.

How Bagisto Helps Mr.Doug

Mr.Doug was looking for an open-source eCommerce platform where he could build an online pet store. In the market, there are many open-source platforms available Such as MagentoOpenCartCS-CartWooCommerce, and many more.

Despite many open-source platforms, Mr.Doung decided to go with Bagisto to build their complete eCommerce store. Because Bagisto offers an open-source Laravel eCommerce platform. He chose Bagisto because it allows for building a free eCommerce website and various post-commerce solutions.

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After creating an eCommerce on Bagisto, Mr. Doug adds numerous customizations from different companies for more functionality and appeal.

Create a Blog for Dogs

Dog lovers can use this website to create blogs dedicated to their furry friends. They can share stories, photos, and memories with other dog lovers from all over the world.


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Find Resouces for your Furry Friends

After posting a blog, dog lovers can find several resources for their furry friends, including treats, food, leashes, collars, beds, mats, and toys.

By providing this type of solution, they’re not only helping dogs but also their owners by giving them a convenient way that they are taking care of their dogs to the best of their ability.



By using Bagisto, our client was able to turn his passion for dogs into a successful eCommerce store. This business not only provides resources for dogs but is also helping to save their lives.

He is not only helping to improve the lives of individual dogs but also making a significant contribution to the animal welfare community as a whole.

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