This year, U.S. pet industry expenditures are expecting to rise to an all-time high of $62.75 billion. As the industry continues to flourish, Dogtopia is preparing for accelerated growth with the help of a revitalized franchise system. Under a new breed of leaders, Dogtopia has implemented many new initiatives as the company looks to continue setting the industry standard among dog daycares three key benefits: education, exercise and socialization.
Peter Thomas, chairman of Thomas Franchise Solutions, announced the purchase of Dogtopia in June 2015 and appointed Neil Gill as CEO and President. Spearheading the brand’s reinvention, Gill brings with him an extensive background of more than 30 years in retail and franchising with brands such as Gloria Jean’s Coffee, Pizza Hut and Brinker International.