Military veterans who are looking for a new mission should consider a career in the pet industry, according to a new article by Thrive. With their unique skill sets, veterans are well-positioned to succeed in this fast-growing industry.

Hooper, a commissioned officer who previously served for the United States Army and now owns a Dogtopia franchise, told Thrive: “Veterans are well-experienced in having discipline and focus to accomplish a mission, and this focus is critical to avoiding obstacles and distractions in starting a business.”

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