Pet Sitting / Dog Walking Business For Sale

Listing ID: 700203827

Listing Title: Pet Sitting / Dog Walking Business For Sale

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Industry: Business Services

Industry Segment: Pet Care

Country: United States

State / Province: Texas

Area Austin

City: Austin

Asking Price Range: < $250K

Gross Revenues: $45,940

Cash Flow: $30,752

Cash Flow Type: EBITDA

Year Established: 2006

Number of Employees: 1 - 3

Business Description:
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.

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