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Summary
PetStay is a flexible, high quality franchise opportunity, allowing you to run your business from home, providing pet owners with an alternative to dog kennels - you match their pets with a local dog carer. Run your own franchise from just £11,995.

PetStay

  Opportunities:
In the UK
  Business Type:
Franchise
  Minimum Investment:
£11,995
  Training Provided:
Yes
  Home-based:
Yes
  Part time:
Yes

Full Description

 

Spring Offers: PetStay wants YOU to open its 40th Branch

The UK’s leading pet sitting franchise is welcoming new franchisees with a whole host of special offers to help them launch their own branch.

Available for a limited time only, the Spring Offers include;

  • £1300 OFF the Franchise Fee
  • No Management Fee for the FIRST 6 months
  • PetStay branded Regatta coat
  • Additional PetStay branded stationary and marketing freebies

A Loving & Caring Alternative to Kennels

Home Dog Boarders since 2005

A franchised network of local branches across the UK

The award 5* winning leading dog boarding franchise. Working from home and managing your own team of dog carers. If you love dogs, then this could be your dream business!

PetStay has been trading successfully since 2005 and is now looking for more franchisees to join the team. Work from home with flexible hours, running your own home dog boarding service, providing an alternative to kennels and matching customers to one of your network of local dog carers. PetStay is a growing company with 37 branches throughout the UK, we are one of the leading ‘Home Dog Boarding’ companies and lead the way in our field with our expert knowledge of this growing market place. With a low franchise fee of just £11,995, there has never been a better time for you to open your own PetStay branch in 2018

5* Franchisee Satisfaction Award run by Smith & Henderson

We are incredibly proud to have won this prestigious award and to be recognised for our franchise model, training and on-going support along with our branding and the excellent relationships we have formed with our franchisees. It is such an important award for PetStay as it comes from our franchisees. Also, we are extra proud as we have gone through to the ‘Smith & Henderson Best Franchise Award’

Our franchise fee of just £11,995 is one of the lowest in the pet industry within the UK, but please be under no illusions, we have very strict criteria and extraordinarily high standards and we want to open up this amazing opportunity to anyone with the right skills and desire and passion to succeed in this ever-expanding industry.

As one of the leading most respected home dog boarding services in the UK, we are known as:

“A Safe, Secure and Loving Alternative to Kennels”

The PetStay franchise is a life-changing choice for you and your family, giving you the opportunity to work from your own home office with low overheads in the growing market of dog home boarding. Dog owners are looking for a professional service that can provide a home-from-home environment for their beloved pet. PetStay provides this and more.

We have built up a successful business with very strong branding that people recognise. The PetStay Head Office is in East Yorkshire, and we have divided the UK into large exclusive territories which gives franchisees the potential to build a successful business.

Key Franchise Benefits

· No previous experience required

· High income potential: £30+k per annum

· Full training in all aspects of the business

· 2/3 day comprehensive training

· Working part-time or full-time

· Ongoing training

· Low overheads

· Ongoing support

· Run the business from home

· Marketing campaign

· Flexible working hours

· Use of all PetStay branding

· Fits around the children

· Lead generation

· Large exclusive territory

· Mini-site on main PetStay site

· Complete business start up package

· Expert advice on the industry

Initial Training

The training, takes place at the PetStay HQ in East Yorkshire, this will give you sufficient knowledge to confidently begin trading as a PetStay local branch. The training takes place over 2/3 days and includes:

· PetStay overview and the market place

· Setting up and running your PetStay business

· Technical Training

· Recruitment of Dog Carers

· The PetStay Booking System

· Sales and Marketing

· Social Media Training

· Administration, Accounts and Reporting

Ongoing Bespoke Training and Support

Once you have had your initial training from PetStay, it doesn’t stop there – ongoing bespoke training is available to you. We feel that our training, support and backup are key features of our franchise offer. PetStay also provides comprehensive telephone and e-mail support.

Who are we looking for?

We are looking for hard-working individuals with a passion for dogs, the determination to succeed, who enjoy offering excellent customer service and want to provide the very best home dog boarding service in their area. You have a head start with PetStay. We want to work with people who believe in our unique service and love dogs.

The characteristics we are looking for are as follows:

· Dog lover

· Keen to run your own business

· Want to work from home

· Good with people

· Able to work hard for yourself

· Honest and reliable

· Good customer service skills

· Computer skills

Franchise fee only £11,995 plus VAT!

We also can offer financing assistance through a third party.

The PetStay franchise includes the following:

· Trading under the PetStay brand name

· Use of the PetStay brand name

· An exclusive territory for you to trade in

· 2/3 days of training at our offices in the beautiful Hessle, East Yorkshire to include our company, operations and all aspects of running your own PetStay franchise

· Networking with other franchisees

· Permanent ongoing head office support

· Complete start-up package – including stationery and sales literature

· Operations manual

· A dedicated & integrated web presence

· Your own page on the main website

· Your own email address

· PetStay booking system

· Franchisee Facebook forum

· Social media training

· PetStay annual conference

· PetStay regional meetings

· Dog first aid course (local)

· Google campaign

· Dog tags and business cards for your dog carers

· Corporate apparel (2x t shirts and 1 x sweat shirts

  • Case studies from PetStay’s successful franchisees

    Case studies from PetStay’s successful franchisees

    “We are delighted with the way our business has grown. We now have 30 carers and 400 customers have used our service. Our turnover for Year 2 met Carole’s forecast and Year 3 has got off to an excellent start. We are very optimistic about the future as...

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  • Spring Offers: PetStay wants YOU to open its 40th Branch

    Spring Offers: PetStay wants YOU to open its 40th Branch

    28th March 2018

    The UK’s leading pet sitting franchise is welcoming new franchisees with a whole host of special offers to help them launch their own branch. Interested individuals with a love for dogs will be welcomed into the PetStay family with Special Spring Offers to h...

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  • Petstay Becomes TOP RATED Pet Sitter on FreeIndex

    Petstay Becomes TOP RATED Pet Sitter on FreeIndex

    23rd February 2018

    PetStay, the loving and caring alternative to kennels, has been rated the No.1 pet sitting service on online directory, FreeIndex. Carole Davy, Managing Director and founder of PetStay said: “We are incredibly proud to have been rated the No.1 pet sitting se...

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  • PetStay Welcomes Three New Branches to the Family

    PetStay Welcomes Three New Branches to the Family

    21st February 2018

    PetStay were happy to welcome three new entrepreneurs to their team, opening three new branches of the dog sitting service and bringing the number of branches across the UK to 37. Russell and Carol joined the team and opened the North Manchester branch, and Pa...

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  • PetStay have won the 5 Star Franchisees Satisfaction Award.

    PetStay have won the 5 Star Franchisees Satisfaction Award.

    1st September 2017

    We are very, very proud to have won this prestigious award. Carole Davy, Managing Director said: “We are very, very proud to have won this prestigious award and been recognised for our franchise model, training, ongoing support along with our branding an...

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  • PetStay Launch a Brand New Website!

    PetStay Launch a Brand New Website!

    21st June 2017

    PetStay have launched its NEW sparkling website this month. Managing Director Carole Davy says, “After many months of meetings, creativity and ideas flying about we are happy to announce the launch of our new website. We wanted to make sure we designed i...

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  • PetStay have won several industry awards

    PetStay have won several industry awards

    10th March 2017

    PetStay have won an award in our industry, ‘The Good Vet & Pet Guide Franchise of the Year’. Also, our PetStay Derby Branch won the ‘Pet Business of the Year’. Carole Davy of PetStay HQ said: “PetStay are very proud to have won ‘The Good V...

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  • What’s been happening in 2015?

    What’s been happening in 2015?

    20th November 2015

    2015 has been a busy and productive year for PetStay! Let’s catch up on what’s been happening since March… November 2015We now have 27 branches throughout the UK. Our annual conference took place on 6th November at the Lions Court, at Staunto...

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  • New Product from PetStay

    New Product from PetStay

    20th November 2015

    PetStay, the loving and caring alternative to kennels, are celebrating their 10th anniversary! PetStay provides a home-from-home holiday solution for thousands of people who don’t want to place their dog in a kennel environment. With 27 branches UK-wide, the...

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  • March 2015 news

    March 2015 news

    18th March 2015

    We have had a great start to 2015 with our first four new franchisees joining PetStay. Our fourth branch is also our second Scottish branch to open in 2015. Our latest branches have now opened in Glasgow, Wakefield & Castleford, Northamptonshire and our l...

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  • Important Points to Consider when Choosing a Pet Franchise

    Important Points to Consider when Choosing a Pet Franchise

    3rd March 2015

    Here at PetStay we have looked at every angle to make this opportunity a real one and want our franchisees to be successful and will give you the support to help you all the way. Things to consider when looking at a pet franchise: Our ongoing fees are just 8% ...

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  • PetStay at Crufts – the world’s largest dog show

    PetStay at Crufts – the world’s largest dog show

    3rd March 2015

    2014 and 2015 so far have seen PetStay grow in leaps and bounds. To showcase our opportunity, we will have a stand at Crufts, between the 5th and 8th of March, at the NEC, Birmingham. Crufts 2015 5th to 8th March What a better place to shout about PetStay than...

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  • PetStay have sold their fifteenth branch in 2014

    PetStay have sold their fifteenth branch in 2014

    5th December 2014

    PetStay have now sold fifteen franchise branches in 2014. The Exeter, East and South Devon and the Lincolnshire branches completed their training in November and are busy setting up and looking for new carers to join their team. Our last branch of the year, So...

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  • PetStay have sold their twelfth branch in the first eight months of 2014

    PetStay have sold their twelfth branch in the first eight months of 2014

    18th September 2014

    PetStay have now sold twelve franchise branches, after just starting franchising in July 2012. The Guildford branch has just been finalised and will be the twelfth area to join PetStay in 2014. Carole Davy, managing director at PetStay said, “I feel we h...

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  • PetStay’s satisfied franchisees talk about their experiences

    PetStay’s satisfied franchisees talk about their experiences

    8th September 2014

    From first contact I felt Petstay was going to be good. They were friendly, helpful and prompt with any requests for information. The prospectus gave sufficient information along with several conversations with Carol Davy (the owner of Petstay) and an open inv...

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  • New Suffolk franchisee Karen Wilkins talks about her experiences with PetStay

    New Suffolk franchisee Karen Wilkins talks about her experiences with PetStay

    1st April 2014

    Wow! I can honestly say that after one month of being a PetStay franchisee, I completely love it! Carole has been so supportive, always at the end of the phone when I needed her, helping with questions or concerns I’ve had and ringing me to see how I’ve be...

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  • PetStay have sold their third branch

    PetStay have sold their third branch

    21st December 2012

    PetStay have now sold their third franchise branch after only starting franchising in July 2012. The York Branch has just been finalised and will be the third area to join PetStay, The Dog and Pet Sitting Service Franchise..    Carole,  managing director at...

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  • Kath and Colin Younger

    Kath and Colin Younger

    When we heard about this opportunity we knew it was too good to miss. Being PetStay existing dog carers we knew what an excellent service they offered. The whole franchise experience was really straightforward.

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  • Karen Wilkins

    Karen Wilkins

    PetStay has taken off far better than I could have anticipated too – yes, I had concerns at first about finding carers, but after placing an advert in local papers the response was so phenomenal that it gave me an excellent choice of carers. It also boosted ...

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  • Sally & Garrod Cooper

    Sally & Garrod Cooper

    Being PetStay franchisees allows us to combine our love of dogs with working flexible hours from home. The training course took place in a relaxed atmosphere and we felt we could ask all the questions we needed to. At the end of the course we felt we had all t...

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Full Legal Company Name
PetStay
BFA Membership
None
Investment Currency
GBP £
Business Type
Franchise
Home Based
Yes
Locations
UK-England
Training Provided
Yes
Min Investment
11995
Part Time
Yes
Franchises suitable for Women
Yes
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