Over the last ten years or so, the number of pet related "box-store" retail and franchise businesses has exploded. Not only have industry earnings estimates improved every year for the last decade in the pet related industry, but new pet related businesses and concepts continue to turn up everyday.
Following are five areas of pet related franchises experiencing record growth over the last few years.
Pet Treats - Pets can now enjoy a good number of wonderful food and dietary treats. Pet owners are not only opening their hearts and homes to their furry 4-legged friends, but they are increasingly opening their wallets and purses as well when it comes time to buying "Rex" a treat. All-natural and even organic pet food supply stores can now be found in many locations; also, pet bakeries even exist where owners can order special-recipe dog biscuits and more.
Pet Training - Get ready, if you have considered taking your puppy to obedience school, pet training isn’t just for your pooch anymore. More and more, pet trainers are explaining that pet owners need just as much instruction (psychology) when it comes time to learning correct forms of obedience as do the dogs and cats they care for. With an estimated 74 million dogs in America, there is surely no slowing down when it comes to pet training business/franchise possibilities.
Fashionable Pet Products - Pet foods are not the only area where owners are splurging on dogs, cats, birds, horses, and even fish. High-End pet retail and online specialty stores are currently “all the rage.” Custom made beds, designer pet bags (a purse with a dog or cat in it), rhinestone collars, pet strollers, and even designer pet clothing lines are as popular as ever.
Pet Sitters and Walkers - Pet sitters aren't just throwing a ball to your dog anymore. In fact, pet sitting now encompasses any number of duties including collecting newspapers and mail, turning lights on and off, watering plants, and even taking out trash. In a spin-off the pet and house sitting movement, errand services are also gaining in popularity.
Pet "Clean-up" - Better know as "poop-scooping," these businesses are actually some of the fastest growing pet related franchises that exist today. Some clean-up businesses are advertised more as "landscaping" related, while others even claim "green" efforts in ridding and recycling pet waste.
About The Author - Peter Siegel is the founder and President of BizBen.com - Businesses For Sale In California. A nationally recognized author (3 books and a syndicated small business blog) and expert consultant. If you are selling a business and need professional assistance utilizing high performance advertising, marketing, and highly effective strategies, or individual customization with your BizBen Power Search options in buying a California business, you can reach him at 866-270-6278.
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