Why a Pet Care Business? People are passionate about their pets and there are now more pets than people - 378 million pets versus 300 million people - and more than 74 million owned dogs nationwide. The pet industry's figures are soaring and there is no end in sight! In 2010 the total pet expenditure reached $47.7 billion and more and more dog and cat owners are providing their pets with the kind of care they would give their own children, only adding to the growing need for dog day care, boarding services, grooming and other pet related services. Relationships and dealing with people are one of the most stressful things that people can face. Research shows pets can provide excellent social support, stress relief, and other health benefits—perhaps more than people! More money is spent on pet sales than in the toy and baby food industries combined *63% of all Americans own a pet. *83% would be likely to risk their lives to save their pet *87% take their pets to veterinarians for regular checkups, vaccinations and teeth cleanings. *82% buy premium pet food *77% have their pets groomed *People spend more time reading nutritional labels on pet food (41%) than their own food (37%) *Four in ten cats (44%) receive a Christmas gift * APPMA 2010/2008 National Pet Owners Survey If you love animals, want to be your own boss, and make a difference in people's and animal's lives, I invite you to learn more about the Villa La PAWS franchise opportunity. This is the only Franchisor in the pet resort industry that offers Master Regions.

Posted Aug 10, 2012

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