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Being a Dog Trainer versus Being a Pet Care Business Owner

If you want to be a dog trainer go to a college, if you want to be a pet care business owner then talk to The DogSmith. The DogSmith is a complete business in a box. Yes we believe we have the best dog training program but we also offer so much more. Finance Training, an effective and affordable marketing program, vendor agreements, 4 business models under one company name and much more.

Visit www.DogSmithFranchise.com and watch a short webcast. Call us, no obligation. Niki Tudge 1-888-Dog-Smith (364-7648)

Why Should You Join The DogSmith – Open Your Own Pet Care Business

The DogSmith, the nation’s only Dog Training, Dog Walking & Pet Care franchise. At The DogSmith we will show you how you can become part of a socially responsible, environmentally friendly, unrivaled dog training and pet care franchise and start building wealth doing what you love.

The DogSmith is unequaled in the Pet industry.  We are the leading example of what a socially responsible company can accomplish while creating an enviable lifestyle for you, the DogSmith owner.  With The DogSmith we have created a business model that provides you with the opportunity for multiple streams of income while giving back to your community through active involvement with animal rescue groups and shelters.  We are ahead of the industry by defining what it means to own your own business in a sustainable, socially conscious and eco-friendly way.

The DogSmith is the unrivaled Dog Training, Dog Walking & Pet Care Franchise in the United States.  With its unique and unparalleled experience and credentials, The DogSmith has established a Dog Training and Pet Care company based on positive learning theory training techniques and systematic behavior change protocols all packaged into a proprietary system that is easy and effective to learn and teach.  You owe it to yourself and your future to see what we can do together.

If you have any immediate questions you can contact me directly at (888) 364-7648 x2.  Or, if you would prefer, simply send an email to csealy@dogsmithfranchise.com.  We look forward to making contact with you soon and discussing The DogSmith with you in more detail.

Here are a few links that really spell out the program and explain how comprehensive it is.  If you have not yet viewed our presentation, click here.  This is about a 5 minute video presentation by our founder Niki Tudge.

To view the DogSmith brochure, click this link… The DogSmith Brochure.

This brochure will give you a lot of the information you will need to help you decide if you would like to take the next steps in becoming a franchisee.

After viewing the materials, if you would like to be considered in becoming a DogSmith Franchisee, the DogSmith Franchise Application needs to be filled out and submitted.  To access the application, click on the following link… The DogSmith Franchise Application after we receive the application I will contact you and explain the process.  If you have any questions please feel free to call me.  I do look forward in working with you.

Below are some compelling reasons you will want to be a DogSmith…

The DogSmith shows you how you can become part of a socially responsible, environmentally friendly, multi-faceted dog training and pet care franchise and start building wealth doing what you love.

Financing available to qualified candidates

The pet industry is booming.  Over 60% of American households have pets.   That’s more than 70 Million pets!  Americans own over 38 million cats and 45 million dogs. And the pet industry has proven to be resilient during economically tough times.  Not only is pet ownership increasing but we are spending more on our pets.

All of these factors are encouraging more and more entrepreneurs to move toward the Pet Industry. The converging trends of today’s economy combined with the “home-based” model afforded to dog training and pet care professionals makes it an unusually effective fit for those looking for a socially responsible, environmentally friendly business opportunity where you can truly love what you do for a living.

Today, DogSmith affiliates are reaping the rewards of being part of this socially responsible pet care franchise.  Why are they so happy? Here is why:

1.                  Real world know how -The DogSmith knows what pet owners need and want and we have developed the most comprehensive selection of pet care services for our customers ensuring client retention and ongoing service reservations.

2.                  Building a business with a purpose -DogSmiths have a fanatic passion for supporting animal rescue through our proprietary ‘Canine Rescue Resources Program.’ As a company we are committed to helping clients ease the burden of pet ownership and ensure a safe and secure home for dogs and cats.  Each DogSmith actively works in the community to minimize the number of homeless pets and provides rescue groups with the resources they need to make shelter animals more adoptable.

3.                  Marketing – The DogSmith knows that attracting and retaining customers is key to your success. We provide a strategic and a proprietary tactical marketing plan, professional marketing collateral, brand standard manuals and the support you need to successfully position your business in your market place.

4.                  DogSmith Tool KitsThe DogSmith has a range of proprietary business tool kits for all aspects of your business, ranging from advanced learning theory, social media training, recruitment, selection and certification of DogSmith Pet Care Technicians to our systematic approach to targeting and changing problematic dog behavior.

5.                  Ongoing training & support from the best in the business -The DogSmith National Training Center offers continual dog training and dog behavior counseling education programs for its franchise owners. There are monthly training webcasts, weekend workshops, teleconferencing, support calls and professional consultations to support client behavior change programs. All DogSmith training is delivered by certified training consultants ensuring what we’ve trained is retained.

6.                  Quality of lifeDoing what you love for a living means you’ll never have to work a day in your life!  DogSmiths enjoy the quality of life that comes with building income in an exploding industry from the comfort of their homes. The business life is both intellectually stimulating and emotionally rewarding while they enjoy a rare degree of freedom and flexibility with their personal lives.

7.                  No dog training experience is necessary! At the DogSmith we believe in “recruit for attitude, train for skills.”  We don’t require any previous dog training experience.  We will train you to become a certified dog trainer and we will provide you with the resources you will need to progress in your business and dog training career with our continuing education program (CEP).  Our CEP helps develop your business and animal training/behavior counseling skills advancing at your own pace through the various stages until you achieve the coveted Master DogSmith title.



The DogSmith Franchise Owner is

1.                  Passionate about helping pets and their owners develop and maintain loving relationships.

2.                  Enjoys helping people, coaching and championing them to achieve their goals

3.                  Ethical, reliable and socially responsible

Outstanding Package – The DogSmith offers an outstanding package including:

1.                  Extensive training in all critical dimensions of your business, operational skills, the delivery of  your pet care and training service supported by finance and marketing training.

2.                  The DogSmith tactical marketing program which provides you with marketing support integrated with our business management software.

3.                  A start up business package of training equipment, pet care supplies and marketing collateral to get you up and running immediately.

4.                  Preferred vendor partnerships with industry leading professional organizations providing you access to health and business insurance, wholesale pet care products, training equipment and marketing supplies.

5.                  Website, including zip code driven Individual web pages and online customer signup, the DogSmith vanity toll free number, cooperative advertising agreements and a state-of-the-art internet based business management program.

It’s the Right Decision

In today’s economy, owning your own DogSmith business may be the best investment you can make.  Take it from the likes of J. Paul Getty (who said the only way to make a great deal of money is to own one’s own business) and Warren Buffet (who prefers owning a business to passive investments). We believe that you can be successful in just about any business if you are willing to work hard enough but because of our mission, vision, ethics and values, and our unique DogSmith pledge you will be proud to be a DogSmith. The DogSmith is synonymous with quality and expertise in the pet care industry. We help pets become family! ®

DogSmiths Around Town – Come and meet your local DogSmith Pet Care Expert

DogSmiths around Town. Certified Dog Trainers & Pet Care Experts. Want to become a dog trainer? Visit www.DogSmithFranchise.com


The DogSmith of East Pensacola:

Saturday, September 25, Dog Daze – 9 AM to 4 PM at the Fort Walton Landing, 139 SE Brooks St, Fort Walton Beach FL, 32549.


Saturday, October 2 – Mark your calendars for Barktober Fest at Seville Square,
Pensacola Beach, FL.  9am to 4pm, benefiting The Humane society of Pensacola.  Family fun, dog contests.  For more information, please call 850-432-4250 or email Director@humanesocietyofpensacola.org.

The DogSmith of North Tarrant County:

September 11, Doggie Dunk – 9am to 12 pm at The Keller Pointe, 405 Rufe Snow Dr, Keller TX 76248.  Bring your favorite four-legged canine and enjoy The Keller Pointe Outdoor Pool for the last day of summer.  There will be a swimsuit contest, diving contest, and retrieving contest.  This event will be limited to the first 300 participants. The cost is $5 per dog before September 11 & $10 per dog on the day of event.  For information, call The Keller Pointe at (817)743-4FUN (4386) or send e-mail to mailto:www.thekellerpointe@cityofkeller.com.

September 25, from 8 AM to 7 PM – Wild Wild West Fest, Bear Creek Park, 1100 Bear Creek Pkwy, Keller TX 76248. The biggest and the best celebration of the Old West this side of the Tarrant County Line.  There will be plenty of entertainment for all ages including the popular Children’s Stick Horse Rodeo, an old west fort, western entertainment, arts and crafts vendors, children’s activities, main stage entertainment, food court, tractor pulls and much

The DogSmith of Palm Beach County:

Saturday, September, 25; Responsible Dog Owners Day – 10am – Free Doggie Social –  Jupiter dog beach, Jupiter, Fl,  Shower #27 North of Marsinski road.  Free*Register Free Doggie Social for all Responsible Dog Owners and their dogs.  This event is to mark the Responsible Dog Owners Day.   Rachel Williams CDT & AKC CGC Evaluator will be holding an ‘ASK’ the Trainer Q&A for all your training and behavioral questions please join us.


Trends and Facts About Pet Franchises

Trends and Facts About Pet Franchises

1. The pet business is a growth industry, with Americans spending a lot on their favorite animals. Business Week Magazine reports that 62 percent of US households own at least one pet.

2. According to the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association (APPMA), cats are the most numerous, though there are more households with dogs. Small animals, such as gerbils or hamsters, are third, followed by fish, birds, and reptiles.

3. The consumer market for pets, including different services, care and products, exceeds 71 million US households. The pet industry has doubled from a decade ago, and is expected to keep growing.

4. The APPMA reports that in 2007, US consumers spent $45.4 billion on pets, which is up from 2008’s spending of $43.2 billion.

5. Pet food is expected to reach $17.4 billion in sales, followed by veterinary care at 12.2 billion. Pet supplies and over-the-counter medication, such as flea treatments, will amount to $10.2 billion.

6. People will spend about $2.2 billion to actually buy pets, and then $3.4 billion on grooming and boarding them.

7. According to the US Census bureau, the average establishment in the pet industry is a small business, with nine or less employees, providing pet services. Veterinary services had the biggest share of this market. Pet and pet supply stores employed one fifth of the industry’s workers.

8. A wide variety of different pet franchises and businesses that have come into existence to cater to pet owners. These range from traditional pet and pet supply retail stores, to specialized boarding facilities, to professional grooming, and even poop disposal.

9. For those who want to own a pet-related business, there are many options to choose from and a high success rate, especially for franchise businesses, because Americans love their pets and will continue to spend money for all types of services and products to make their animals happy and healthy.

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