What FlipFlop® Dogs Offers is Unique, in the USA The FlipFlop Dogs Franchise is a home-based business opportunity in the fast growing pet industry, backed by an established marketing strategy that creates lifelong customers.
The best businesses are born from a market need, and FlipFlop Dogs is no exception. FlipFlop Dogs is the alternative to kenneling®
. We provide peace of mind to dog owners while they are away by arranging for their dog to stay in a dog lover's home. FlipFlop Dogs is modeled after Barking Mad, the internationally proven franchise business in England. Barking Mad was named franchisor of the year by the British Franchise Association in 2012 and has over 60 franchisees. FlipFlop Dogs, LLC. offers a market-tested business opportunity that allows franchisees to establish and manage their own successful business. If you love dogs and working from home, being your own boss and controlling your own schedule, a FlipFlop Dogs franchise could be a perfect match for you!
The Pet Industry- The Reasons Behind Our Success
The pet care industry continues to grow due to Americans' love for dogs, and always demanding top care for their furry loved one. Pet franchising, specifically, is strengthening and developing as more consumers are choosing to have a pet in their household. The American Pet Products Association's 2013-2014 National Pet Owners Survey reveals:
- 83.5 million is the total number of dogs owned in the U.S.
- Basic dog boarding/kenneling annual expenses are $327, on average
- $4.54 billion is expected to be spent on pet grooming/boarding this year, up $380 million from last year.
Why Choose the FlipFlop® Dogs Franchise
After the franchise agreement has been signed, we provide our new franchisees with a thorough initial training program
. We understand that not everyone's career backgrounds are the same, which is why this initial training program is so crucial to the success of your franchise. This extensive training program goes through the ins and outs of how FlipFlop Dogs' franchises are run and how you will become an invaluable extension of the brand. Our well-established and successful franchise model has been carefully developed to prove its profitability in our selected markets. Our support is not limited to the launching of your business. We have a franchise development template designed to assist you for the life of your business
that is supported by a dedicated executive team with over 66 years of combined management experience in the pet industry. Blueprint for Efficiencies:
- Turnkey: After the initial training, you will have your franchise up and running in a few short months. FlipFlop Dogs is designed to be home-based which reduces your overhead costs, and allows you to be operating sooner, by not requiring a commercial storefront. Access to our customized Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system is available anywhere, anytime by using your tablet or smartphone.
- 24/7 Call Center: Our state-of-the-art Customer Call Center answers your phone calls, schedules appointments and responds to email inquiries. Our expertly trained staff confidently answers all of your customers' questions and scheduling issues. This support gives you the freedom to operate your business knowing that your customer inquiries are answered quickly, accurately, creating an exceptional first impression.
- Protected Territory: We've done our research in order to satisfy demand in all areas by profiling existing customers to establish our exact target market in each territory. You will be given mapping and statistical information about your exclusive territory upon approval as a franchisee.
- Marketing Start-up Kit: We have developed a complete marketing kit, with tested and proven marketing material for you to build, sustain and drive new customers to your franchise.
Is a FlipFlop® Dogs Franchise Right For You? You must be a dog lover – that goes without saying – but we are also looking for enthusiastic communicators with the ambition to grow a successful business.
Successful FlipFlop Dogs franchise owners share the following characteristics:
- Assertive self-starters with a strong desire to succeed
- The drive to start a business and the endurance to see it through
- The ability to connect and to communicate well with customers
- Excellent time management skills
- Willing and able to follow a process
- Love dogs
As we are look for growth opportunities in select markets throughout the country, the time to become a FlipFlop Dogs' franchise is now. If you believe you have the skills and drive, we'd love to speak with you more about becoming a FlipFlop Dogs franchisee in your area.