Pet Sitting #1 Home Based Business for 2012

Mobile Dog Find out more about becoming a Pet Sit Pros Franchisee by clicking this link Pet Care Businesses have been all the rage across the United States for the past few years. Pet Care has proven to be one of the only recession proof industries experiencing growth every year since the 2008 economic downturn. Small Business Opportunities Magazine ranked pet sitting as the #1 Home Based Business for 2012. See the story here. Now the economy is back on track and the pet care industry is projected to earn more than $60 billion in 2013 almost  an 8% increase over 2012. That 8% increase represents $4.5 billion! Whose pockets will that money go into? How about yours? Become a Pet Sit Pros Franchisee! Pet Sit Pros, is a leader in the Southern California pet sitting and dog walking market. Our high tech business model has proven to be highly profitable. We are sharing our expertise through our franchise program. Why become a Pet Sit Pros Franchisee? Becoming a Pet Sit Pros franchisee lets you skip many of the costly mistakes and investments that it would take to build a successful high-tech pet sitting and dog walking business on your own. We know how to run an in-home pet care business because we’re owners too. We’ve spent countless hours getting the local model just right. In addition, we’re building high-tech solutions for the mobile connected future of the pet sitting and dog walking industry – many that your clients and competitors have never seen before. Our pet sitting and dog walking franchise program will give you the tools to become a pet care leader in your area! 1-855-856-PETS(7387)

Pet Franchise Facts and Trends

Trends and Facts About Pet Franchises

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  • The pet business is a growth industry, with Americans spending a lot on their favorite animals. APPA National Pet Owners 2011 Survey reports that 62.2 percent of US households own at least one pet, which equates to 72.9 million homes.
  • According to the survey, freshwater fish are the most numerous with 151.1 million followed by cats (86.4 million) and dogs (78.2 million), though there are more households with dogs. Birds are fourth followed by small animals, such as gerbils or hamsters, then by reptiles.
  • The consumer market for pets, including different services, care and products, exceeds 71 million US households. The pet industry has doubled from a decade ago, and is expected to keep growing.
  • The APPMA reports that in 2009, US consumers spent $45.4 billion on pets, which is up from 2008’s spending of $43.2 billion.
  • Spending on pets will surpass $60 billion in 2013 making the pet industry one of the fasting growing industries in the nation.
  • Pet food is expected to reach $19.5 billion in sales, followed by veterinary care at 14.1 billion. Pet supplies and over-the-counter medication, such as flea treatments, will amount to $10.2 billion.
  • People will spend about $2.2 billion to actually buy pets, and then $3.6 billion on grooming and boarding them.
  • According to the US Census bureau, the average establishment in the pet industry is a small business, with nine or less employees, providing pet services. Veterinary services had the biggest share of this market. Pet and pet supply stores employed one fifth of the industry’s workers.
  • A wide variety of different pet franchises and businesses that have come into existence to cater to pet owners. These range from traditional pet and pet supply retail stores, to specialized boarding facilities, to professional grooming, in home pet sitting and dog walking and even poop disposal
  • For those who want to own a pet-related business, there are many options to choose from and a high success rate, especially for franchise businesses, because Americans love their pets and will continue to spend money for all types of services and products to make their animals happy and healthy.