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Why Pet Franchises Provide Great Opportunities

When researchers at universities and academic institutions were first innovating a way to keep their computers interconnected so that they could share important information and data, they must have had little idea that what they were creating would, 25 to 30 years later, that would essentially serve as a means of sharing funny cat and dog videos. And yet here we are. What is the internet if not a means of conveying videos of your cat falling into the bathtub? The fact that pet videos have proven an inexhaustible form of entertainment for all of us goes to show how much we all love our pets. If only there was a way to profit off of this love . . . oh wait, there is! With a pet franchise.

Pet Franchises

We all love our pets, but our darn furry family members can be expensive, can’t they? Food, grooming, and the dreaded medical bills are all things we need to take care of. Or, far more often, things we need to pay somebody else to take care of. And that somebody could be you. With a pet franchise you will have the opportunity to enhance people's lives by making their beloved pets happy and healthy. And you can make good money doing it.

We should note that pet franchises typically do not provide veterinary services. Becoming a veterinarian requires education and certification and practicing veterinary services requires regulation. Pet franchises typically focus on other aspects of pet care, from providing the best pet food possible in the most convenient way to training animals (usually dogs) so that they can be the best pets they can be.

Pet Franchise Opportunities

A lot of pet franchise opportunities focus on providing services and products for dogs. This is not because people like cats, rabbits, or iguanas any less, but just because dogs are the highest maintenance animals we keep, provided we don’t live on a farm. Dogs need training and pet franchises can provide that. When families go away, somebody has to look after the dog. There are pet franchise opportunities out there that provide doggy daycare centers where dogs can enjoy a home away from home. But there are also pet franchise opportunities that specialize in providing equipment, toys, and other products for many different species of pets.

Reasons To Pursue Pet Franchise Opportunities

Did you know that about 68% of American homes own at least one pet? That’s a staggering 82 million or so pets in the USA right now. And this number is growing, perhaps because we’re all so dazzled by those funny internet pet videos that we want a pet of our own. And the pet service industry seems to be relatively recession-proof; we love our pets that much that we always find the money for them. Americans spend a gargantuan $3 billion on their pets every year. If you own a pet franchise, then you have the opportunity to receive some of that $3 billion. And wouldn’t that be nice? Plus, you might get to pet some of them!

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Rob Lancit Vice President-Internet Brands, MFV Expositions
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