Profitable Pet Care Service. Dog walking and Pet sitting.

Boston, MA (Suffolk County)

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Profitable Pet Care Service.  Dog walking and Pet sitting.
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Asking Price: Get Financing: $399,000

Cash Flow: $150,000

Gross Revenue: $312,000

EBITDA: $150,000


Inventory: N/A

Established: 2001

Profitable Pet Care Service. Dog walking and Pet sitting.

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Business Description

High Profit pet care and dog walking. Monthly recurring business.

Dog walking service- run remotely, one hr/day. That is correct. The owner spends only 1- 1.5 hours per day running this business. If it takes up so little time, why sell- you ask? Good question. The owner would like to cash out after 20 years, and invest the profits into another venture. The business has roughly 175 accounts, and the owner has done very limited marketing in the past few years. Last year, the business generated approx. $312,687.00, with a cash flow of approx. $150,000.00. Around 95% of the accounts pay by credit card, so there is an easily-verifiable paper trail. There are currently four F/T and six P/T employees, who all work on a 1099 basis. There is great upside in the densely-populated metro area that the business currently services. We are seeking a serious and financially qualified buyer with at least $300K in liquid funds to cover the down payment.

ACT FAST! Let the dogs out!! This business is priced to sell and will go quick. Own your own business working with those you love...pets. And this industry is hitting all-time highs. That coupled with the record breaking growth of the Boston area proves that this is a huge opportunity, providing in-home Pet Sitting, Dog Walking and Vacation Services. This is a huge opportunity to harness growth, have an active, enjoyable profession and be in control of your own destiny!

Established over 20 years ago, the business has a loyal and established monthly recurring base of customers. Company has a high profit margin. The company services its customers with a staff of over 10 + dog walkers and Pet sitting professionals, many who have worked for the owner since the start of the business.

The easy to use scheduling software minimizes hassle and allows for easy scheduling changes. Clients are able to track their billing, make payments and leave any additional notes for their pet’s caregiver all online.

Currently the business is run by a semi absentee owner.

Interested buyers will execute an NDA and complete a buyer profile for the listing prior to the release of the name of the company.

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none (Home Based)
This is a huge opportunity. In its 2013-2014 National Pet Owners Survey, the American Pet Products Association (APPA) reports that pet ownership is at an all-time high. With 68 percent of U.S. households owning a pet (82.5 million homes), The need for professional pet sitters and dog walkers is also at an all-time high! According to the U.S. Department of Labors Occupational Outlook Handbook, employment of animal care and service workers is projected to grow 15 percent from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations.
Growth & Expansion:
No physical location is currently required to run the business (home based) Market Outlook/Competition: The Company is in an excellent position for growth. A new owner could easily grow the business by increasing its online ad spending, putting more work into SEO search traffic, and making more public appearances at pet related events, festivals, and community organizations.
up to 100k
Support & Training:
4 weeks but is negotiable. Owner wants to help the new owner to be successful and provide a smooth transition.
Reason for Selling:
Want to focus on new mobile app and software business.
This business is Home-Based
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Business Listed By:
Elizabeth Bradley

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