Franchise Opportunities

The concept of Animals at Home is based on the experience of pet owners, some of whom are occasionally away from home, and some who are regularly away or not able at times to look after their pets at the appropriate times.

While people may put their dog into kennels or cat into a cattery, its well accepted that both dogs and cats seem better in their own environments, with least disruption, furthermore what about the Rabbits, Birds, Mice and Hamsters etc, which many families have.

There is a real requirement for an Animal Ambulance/ Pet Taxi in many areas. This was launched to promote the main business and provide a service. The ambulance is equipped to transport pets safely and many of the vets and kennels now recommend this service.

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Along with your extensive training, including Vets Training, Operation Training, Accredited Pet First Aid Training and City & Guilds Qualifications in Pet Sitting, owners will feel confident in leaving their pets in your care.

Whether you are looking to start a new Animal Franchise business or have a change of career working with animals, Animals at Home is a great opportunity.

If you would like to read about what a typical day for a franchisee is like, click here.

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Essential skills...

Ideal franchisees are enthusiastic, energetic, organised, people who love pets and you have dreamed of working with animals, if you have the desire to provide a caring, friendly, professional pet care service that is superior to all others. We can give you the opportunity to work for yourself, but not by yourself. The Pet Franchise you are building is your own, but you will not have to do it on your own!

Daily tasks...

Collecting animals for journeys to and from the local vets,arranging the home visits for the clients wanting animals looked after at home. Daily dog walking and cat feeding jobs. The sensible use of time management to allow best routes and jobs to fit into daily workload. The confident use of the skills gained through our training if the animal ambulance is required, this is sometimes very urgent and the other tasks of the day need to be quickly rearranged to allow for emergencies.

Support & Training...

The package includes that listed below in addition there will be a full operations manual, which explains everything regarding the franchise.

  • Continuous full support,
  • Accredited Pet First Aid Training
  • City & Guilds Qualification in Technical Competency in Dog Walking
  • Animal Ambulance/Pet Taxi. (Leased by Franchisee)
  • Marketing collateral,
  • Business plan,
  • Business set-up,
  • Web site and e-mail,
  • Full instructions & contracts for your customers,
  • Bank loan facilities,
  • Regular meetings,
  • Marketing support,
  • Bookings advice,
  • Stationery,
  • Full training in your own area, and full training for two days at our regional vet practices to cover: animals handling, hygiene, and basic nursing knowledge.
  • Uniforms and protective clothing
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*(This will be a suitable van converted and in Animals at Home Livery to build a constant brand)

All our franchisees are not only vet trained but continue with on-going training such as, New to AAH.  A Recognised First Aid course, and City & Guilds Dog Walking Courses and of Course our Animal Nutrition Training to allow the best possible advice to be given to our clients.  We are always looking to improve the service that our franchisees offer through a continuous training program.