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Pet Sitting / Dog Walking Business For Sale
Location: United States -> Texas -> Austin -> Austin
Industry: Business Services > Pet Care

Business Summary

Asking Price: $25,000

Pet Sitting/Dog Walking service providing customized pet care, daily mid-day walks and vacation/business travel care since 2006.

Growth/Expansion: A new owner could increase sales/income by hiring help and expanding the geographical areas covered.

Additionally the current owner receives many requests for pet care services which this business does not currently provide but would be an easy addition to this business and would further increase sales.

This is a great business for a single person or for a married couple. This is also an excellent business for retired people wishing to supplement their income. This is also a fantastic business opportunity for someone new moving into the area as it would provide immediate income.

Hours are flexible. Amount of work accepted is flexible.

According to the APPA (American Pet Products Association) it is estimated that in 2013 total spending in the pet industry is estimated to be $55.53 Billion. Of that, $4.54 Billion is expected to be spent in the boarding/pet sitting and grooming sector. In 2012 the actual spending in the pet care industry was $53.33 Billion. Of that, $4.16 Billion was spent in the boarding/pet sitting and grooming sector.

The industry continues to grow as pet ownership increases. According to APPA in 2013 68% of US households owned a pet: with an estimated 56.7 million households including dog(s), and 45.3 million homes including cat(s).

In May 2012 Inc. Magazine listed pet care as one of the best industries for starting a business in 2012 as the American trend is to consider pets as part of the family consequently allocating more money to pet-related care.


Asking Price Range:  < $250K
Gross Revenues:   $45,940
Cash Flow:   $30,752
Cash Flow Type:  EBITDA
Seller Financing:  No

About The Business

Year Established:  2006
Number of Employees:  1 - 3
Relocatable:  No
Franchise:  No
Current Real Estate:  Owned

About The Sale

Management Training and Support:  2 weeks at 20 hours/week. In addition, the owner is willing to stay on as an independent contractor for a specified period of time to be determined to assist the new owner in the transition of the business and to provide immediate availability for the new owner to take on additional work .
Reason For Selling:  Retirement


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Print Listing Id: 700203827
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