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Barking Mad (franchise for sale in Edinburgh & Surrounding areas)

  • Location(s): Edinburgh & Surrounding areas
  • Investment Level:50000
  • Established: 2000
  • No of Staff: 2
  • Barking Mad franchise business for sale

    Edinburgh, West & East Lothian, Midlothian & part of Borders (All EH postcodes)

    An exciting opportunity has arisen to buy into a highly successful, rewarding and flexible pet franchise business, offering a professional home from home dog boarding service.

    We are a dynamic and exciting management franchise business which is a home-based professional alternative to kennels. The flexibility of this business allows for a thoroughly rewarding, family friendly business opportunity.


    Barking Mad is a multi- award winning franchise which stands out from the crowd in terms of brand exposure, professionalism and the support provided to our highly motivated team of franchisees.

    Barking Made franchise business opportunity for sale Fife Scotland pets dogThe business for sale covers a large geographic area and is thriving, with a strong and continually growing customer base with significant potential for further development within the area.

    Pet ownership continues to grow with 24% of all UK households now owning a dog, and home alternatives to kennels is an increasing market in which Barking Mad is a brand leader. It is a cash positive business which has high turnover year-round, and substantial repeat bookings throughout the year.

    Who this opportunity would suit

    Dog lovers who want to run their own professional pet care service with the full support and back up of a well-established and thriving company with a proven track record of success.

    Marketing, Training & Support

    Barking Mad has a professional team of support staff based at head office. Franchise owners are, therefore, in business for themselves but not by themselves. 

    Barking Made franchise business opportunity for sale Fife Scotland pets dogIn addition to a customer contact centre which handles calls when the franchisees are busy with other tasks, they offer high standards of marketing and training in areas such as social media, IT, business management and development. A thorough induction training package and handover period with the existing franchisee is also available.

    The Barking Mad Company/Brand

    Barking Mad was established in 2000 and has over 65 franchisee throughout the UK and full membership of the British Franchise Association since 2002.

    In 2013 we were winners of the Franchise Support Award and one of our franchisees won the bfa HSBC Franchisee of the Year in 2014.

    Our service is a home based, professional alternative to kennels where our network of carefully selected host families offer home from home care when the dogs’ owners are away. We carefully match dogs to host families according to their daily routine, exercise needs etc and offer a door to door collection service.

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