Established in 2013, Retreat Doggy Day Care is a positive reinforcement dog day care centre providing social, mental and physical enrichment for dogs, so they go home tired and happy. This is a small, boutique centre, catering to just 15 dogs currently to ensure one-on-one attention.
- Limited competition – Great location in affluent area with many townhouses and apartments
- Leased premises 60m2 indoor space + outdoor area
- Shares premises with a grooming salon, rent $860 per month
- Fun, rewarding job with loyal customers, fabulous dogs
- Consistent revenue without extensive marketing – website, FB + WOM
- Limited competition and plenty of growth opportunities
- Open Mon-Fri so weekends free – or extend trading!
- Full training and support provided
This business has 128 clients registered, most attend once or twice per week on set days. There are also many dogs who attend daily. Currently 30 clients on prepaid packages.
This is perfect for an owner-operator with a passion for dogs; someone looking for a career change that doesn’t require great skill or extensive training.
There are many options for expansion: day trips, walking, pet sitting and overnight care, training classes, shopfront, transport (this was offered previously), move to a larger location and expand further. Add-ons such as food, treats, birthday parties etc.