Having a passion for pets and pet care can send you on the path to franchise success. In America, pets are more than just companions; they are often viewed
as members of the family. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA),
pet ownership is at a record high—with 68 percent of households claiming at least one pet. This represents over 82 million people! Even Forbes
Magazine tagged this industry as recession-proof.
The increase in pet ownership is up across the board, including a 2 percent increase in the number of households (from 42 to 44 percent) claiming multiple pet ownership. And the best news of all? Total pet expenditures have increased from $50 to $53 billion annually—nearly a 5 percent increase. What does this mean for the franchising world? Well, quite simply, pet franchises have a bright outlook in the near term.
If your passion is pets and animal care, you can turn this interest into a franchise business in numerous categories. If you consider yourself a pet-friendly
advocate, you have the opportunity to seek the freedom of financial independence—while doing something you love. The pet industry really is
At FranNet, our goal is not to convince you that franchise ownership and new business opportunities are the right thing for you. However, we have extensive experience helping people through the various decision-making processes that may lead them to franchise ownership. A franchise is a strategy for gaining a competitive advantage in the marketplace. We look forward to helping you through this process and assisting you in achieving your career goals. No matter what you choose, we are here for you!