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Intro to Houndztooth

Houndztooth is an Australian company specialising in premium pet care products, including organic grooming solutions and health supplements tailored for dogs. Despite having a unique range of high-quality products, Houndztooth faced challenges in reaching their target market online amidst a competitive pet care industry. The need to stand out and effectively communicate their brand’s value proposition led them to seek Ven Agency’s expertise in web design, development, and particularly, SEO strategies to enhance their digital presence.


When Houndztooth first entered the pet care industry in 2018, it recognised the importance of establishing a strong online presence to stand out in a competitive market. As a startup driven by a passion for providing premium pet care products, they sought a partner who could help them translate their vision into a digital reality that would resonate with pet owners worldwide.

Ven Agency emerged as the ideal collaborator, sharing Houndztooth’s dedication to creating an engaging online shopping experience. Together, they laid the groundwork for a website that connected with pet owners who wanted the very best for their beloved companions.

As Houndztooth’s brand evolved, so did their digital ambitions. By 2020, it became clear that to continue offering exceptional products and experiences, the team needed to take their online presence to new heights. Once again, Houndztooth turned to Ven Agency to lead this transformative journey.

The result was Houndztooth 2.0—a reimagined ecommerce website that showcased their expanded product range while embodying the sophistication and user-centric approach that had become synonymous with their brand. Ven Agency wove cutting-edge web technologies and SEO strategies into every aspect of the site, creating a space where pet owners could easily find the perfect products for their pet’s unique needs.


  • Elevate Houndztooth’s brand visibility online through targeted SEO strategies and brand awareness campaigns.
  • Create an intuitive and engaging online shopping experience, as well as personalised pet profiles module that reflect Houndztooth’s commitment to providing premium and tailored pet care products.
  • Implement a robust SEO strategy to improve organic search rankings, drive qualified traffic, and increase brand visibility in search engine results pages (SERPs).
  • Develop and execute retargeting ad campaigns via Meta to re-engage website visitors, boost brand recall, and encourage repeat purchases.
  • Streamline website management and customer interaction processes to ensure a seamless user experience and efficient back-end operations.
  • Leverage SEO best practices to optimize website content, meta tags, and site architecture, enhancing the website’s visibility and search engine performance.
  • Utilise Meta’s advertising platform to create highly targeted brand awareness campaigns that reach pet owners most likely to be interested in Houndztooth’s products.


Ven Agency embarked on a comprehensive web development, SEO, and digital marketing campaign to revitalise Houndztooth’s online presence. The strategy included:

​Website Development & SEO:

  • Redesigning the website to reflect Houndztooth’s sophisticated brand identity, with user-friendly navigation, aesthetic appeal, and a focus on showcasing their expanded product range.
  • Implementing technical SEO optimisations to improve site speed, mobile responsiveness, and search engine indexation, ensuring a seamless user experience across devices.
  • Crafting and optimising engaging, keyword-rich content that highlighted the uniqueness and quality of Houndztooth’s products, targeting pet owners actively searching for premium pet care solutions.
  • Developing custom features, such as a pet profile creation and tailored product recommendation tool, to enhance customer interaction, satisfaction, and overall shopping experience.

Meta Ad Campaign:

  • Launching retargeting ad campaigns via Meta to re-engage website visitors, boost brand recall, and encourage repeat purchases from interested pet owners.
  • Implementing ongoing SEO and Meta advertising optimisations to maximise return on investment (ROI) and ensure continuous growth in brand visibility and online sales.

Conversion Rate Optimisation (CRO):

  • Analyse user behaviour and engagement on the website to identify areas for improvement, focusing on product discovery, shopping cart abandonment, and checkout process.
  • Optimise website layout, content, and calls-to-action (CTAs) to encourage visitor engagement, product exploration, and seamless shopping experiences.
  • Conduct A/B testing to determine the most effective design elements, product descriptions, and placement of CTAs to maximise conversions and drive sales.
  • Implement personalised product recommendations based on user behaviour and preferences to enhance the shopping experience and increase average order value.
  • Streamline the checkout process to minimise friction and reduce cart abandonment rates, ensuring a smooth path to purchase for customers.

The Outcome

The collaboration between Houndztooth and Ven Agency marked a turning point for the pet care brand, resulting in:

  • A significant increase in website traffic, user engagement, and online sales, with pet owners spending more time exploring Houndztooth’s products and brand story.
  • Improved keyword rankings for highly relevant search terms, capturing the attention of pet owners actively seeking premium, high-quality pet care options.
  • Enhanced operational efficiency through website optimisations and streamlined customer interaction processes, allowing the Houndztooth team to focus on product development and delivering exceptional customer service.
  • Increased brand awareness and recall through strategic Meta advertising campaigns, driving more targeted traffic to the website and fostering long-term customer relationships.

Ven Agency’s expertise in web design, development, SEO, and Meta advertising delivered a comprehensive digital solution that not only met Houndztooth’s immediate needs but also positioned them for sustained growth and success in the competitive pet care market. By focusing on user experience, brand storytelling, and data-driven optimisations, Ven Agency helped Houndztooth establish a strong online presence that resonates with pet owners and drives measurable business results.