MENTOR, OH August 29, 2013 -- With dog owners looking for alternatives to kenneling and the demand for such services on the rise in northeast Ohio, FlipFlop Dogs is now recruiting franchise owners on the west side of Cleveland. FlipFlop franchise owners match dogs with suitable Companions™ to receive loving care while their owners are away.
The investment in a FlipFlop Dogs franchise ranges from $53,000 to $111,000, and being a dog lover is a must. FlipFlop franchisees are home-based, reducing overhead by not requiring a commercial storefront. Being home-based allows the owner to be operational within weeks rather than months.
Danielle Eisenmann owns and operates FlipFlop of the Lakeshore, and she looks forward to more locations in neighboring territories. “I know first-hand the demand for in-home dog care is growing in northeast Ohio,” said Eisenmann. “Since west Cleveland has similar demographics to my location, I have no doubt that demand there is as much or more.”
"In addition to being in close proximity to Eisenmann, new FlipFlop owners will benefit from a state-of-the-art call center for scheduling, as well as training and support from a management team who have 66 combined years in the pet industry,” said Lindsay Arko, director of franchisee support for FlipFlop Dogs. "And the pet industry projections are outstanding for anyone considering a pet franchise."
According to the American Pet Products Association, the pet industry continues to grow. In 2013 revenues are expected to reach $55.53B with $4.54B spent on boarding and grooming. The International Franchise Association says a franchise business has a 92 percent success rate over five years, compared to 23 percent for an independent business.
ABOUT FLIPFLOP DOGS FRANCHISE
FlipFlop Dogs is based on the internationally successful and market tested Barking Mad in the U.K. FlipFlop offers a home-based business opportunity in the fast-growing pet industry, backed by an established marketing strategy that creates life-long customers. FlipFlop is a member of the International Franchise Association (IFA), and, through the IFA's VetFran program, offers a 25 percent discount to veterans. For more information visit www.flipflopdogs.com on Facebook at FlipFlopDogs and on Twitter @FlipFlopDogs.
Liz Anderson, E.H. Anderson PR