Pet Franchises

Pet Franchise Growth - Reasons Why


Over the Past Ten years, the pet franchise industry has exploded with numerous large, successful and strategically focused pet franchise businesses.  Dog walking franchises, Pet Boarding franchises, Pet Grooming franchises, Pet Food Delivery franchises and even Pet Poop franchises have developed thousands of units across the entire United States which have each brought branding, structure and profitability to the business segments.

The Pet Franchise Business is Big - why?  Because lots of Household own pets and lots of Americans spend a great deal of money on their pets.

Number of U.S. Households that Own a Pet (millions)

Bird                             5.7
Cat                             38.9
Dog                             46.3
Equine                         2.4
Freshwater Fish            11.9
Saltwater Fish              0.7
Reptile                        4.6
Small Animal                 5.0

Pet Franchises have grown in numbers because of the dollars being put into the industry.  With the growing numbers of dollars being spent on people's pets, more and more pet franchises have successfully grown in numbers and units.

In 2010, $48.35 billion was spent on our pets in the U.S.  Breakdown:

Food                                                      $18.76 billion
Supplies/OTC Medicine                           $10.94 billion
Vet Care                                                $13.01 billion
Live animal purchases                             $2.13 billion
Pet Services: grooming & boarding           $3.51 billion 

With this surge in spending on pets has come an amazing array of Pet Franchises that have successfully branded the industry.

Aussie Pet Mobile - Mobile Pet Grooming franchise

Camp Bow Wow - Dog Day Care Franchise

Fetch! - Dog Walking franchise

Pet Butler - Pet Waste Removal Franchise

The Pet Franchise industry is big...and getting bigger.  Not only is the Pet Franchise business a lucrative one, but people also enjoy the idea of spending their time working with pets, the things they love and something they are truly passionate about.  There are so many opportunities throughout the Pet industry and so many different Pet Franchises, for more information on Pet Franchises and which ones may be a good fit for you, contact us:

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