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OSCAR Pet Foods Franchise

OSCAR Pet Foods franchisees deliver highly nutritious pet food and accessories, as well as free expert advice, to customers.

Janet Walmsley OSCAR Pet Foods

Interested in OSCAR Pet Foods ?

Contact Janet Walmsley

Franchise Recruitment Manager

At a Glance

Established: 1994

UK Presence: 60+ franchisees

Average start up cost: £20,000

Min personal contribution: £8,995

Development type: Single-unit franchises

BFA Status: Full

Franchise Info

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OSCAR specialises in providing the complete pet care service direct to the customer – from food and toys to treats, accessories and health care products.

We pride ourselves on using premium, locally sourced ingredients (where possible) with nutrition being our primary consideration. We produce a range of highly nutritious and extremely tasty foods to sustain a healthy lifestyle for cats and dogs.

Our service is appreciated by customers who want to feed the best food at a competitive price, and they enjoy a service that is backed up with FREE advice from experts in nutrition, behaviour and veterinary matters. OSCAR has kept a firm focus on changes in pet food manufacturing, while devoting time to a growing network of franchisees.

The OSCAR franchise opportunity

OSCAR opportunities are flexible and tailored to suit individual backgrounds and/or experience, whether to develop into a full-time business, treat as a second income or even add to an existing operation.

OSCAR continues to reinforce franchisee progress with exciting incentives and avenues of opportunity. As each business grows from strength to strength the OSCAR system is satisfying more and more customers.

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OSCAR for your customer

A reliable, convenient delivery service, making visits to the shops or carrying bulky pet items a thing of the past. Our payment system makes shopping easy and delivery of items can be made whilst the customer is out at work.

A variety of tasty, highly nutritious pet foods and a comprehensive range of accessories ensures customers have choice and variety.

A FREE helpline to our experts is a welcome addition, providing ongoing professional advice during the life of their pet.

A friendly and hassle-free service that is only a phone call away – guiding your customer on life's pet essentials!

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OSCAR for you

An OSCAR franchise provides the security of a strong brand and protected image that gives you the benefit of running your own business alongside like-minded individuals.

Supported by trained and experienced mentors, OSCAR is a tried and tested system which ensures you will be suitably qualified to understand and promote the products and services you have to offer.

OSCAR is a business that provides a positive cash flow with low overheads in a rapidly expanding market.

As full members of the British Franchise Association and a member of UK Pet Foods, OSCAR is well established and recognised within the industry.

Your choice - your future

The OSCAR franchise package provides flexibility and choice in accordance with your own level of expertise and skill set.

Commencing with the fundamental necessities to launch an OSCAR franchise, the package has been designed to provide a cross section of additional business development services that you can tailor to suit your needs.

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Our franchise package

  • Innovative and user friendly training delivered by experienced mentors.
  • Vetpol Accredited - Companion Animal Nutrition Course
  • Full colour livery.
  • Professionally branded corporate marquee for use at local events.
  • Corporate clothing and equipment.
  • Vast array of branded marketing materials.
  • Access to online marketing tools.
  • Access to online PR system.
  • Franchise manual for easy reference at your fingertips.
  • Internet discussion forum enabling you to network online.
  • Bespoke customer relationship system.
  • Fully functional bespoke accounts system.
  • Internet discussion forum.
  • A comprehensive online reference manual.
  • E-commerce to send customer enquiries direct to your business.
  • An exclusive standard territory.

= £8,995 plus VAT

Finally, choose from Essential Stock Options and Optional Business Extras to add the finishing touches to your personalised franchise package. Each option is costed so you can plan your investment in conjunction with the essential elements needed to enhance your personal business growth.

Get noticed! 

It is all about being noticed: promoting awareness in your local area through various online activities and creating a vital kick-start for your new business launch.

Placing your business at the forefront of your local community by bringing OSCAR ‘to life’ online allows you to highlight your reliable and personal service, directly to potential new customers.

OSCAR is offering you:

• Personalised website to showcase your local business

• Business photo-shoot to build a portfolio of marketing images

• Professionally written personal biography

• Facebook Location Pages to provide interactive content for customers

• Online Listings to promite your community business profile

• Google My Business to make it easier for pet owners to find you and discover your business

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Janet Walmsley OSCAR Pet Foods

Interested in OSCAR Pet Foods ?

Contact Janet Walmsley

Franchise Recruitment Manager

Click on the link below to receive further information on our franchise opportunity. You can also connect directly with us to ask any questions.

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Success Stories

Success Story
Franchisees Michael & Lesley celebrate 5 years with OSCAR Pet Foods!

For Michael & Lesley Cairnduff of OSCAR Pet Foods Co Down, celebrating their 5th anniversary is an opportunity to recall how they have helped improve the quality of life for so many pets.

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Success Story
Interview: Mark & Tracy Round of OSCAR Pet Foods in Stourbridge

After a long career in high-tech IT businesses Mark’s redundancy was tinged with relief. As he paused to take stock, he realised a change in pace would be relished. With many successful years in marketing and statistical analysis behind him, he was ready for more time at home. Stumbling on OSCAR Pet Foods by chance made them considering a franchise opportunity. Learn more about their journey in franchising here...

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Success Story
When it comes to plans for the future, I can’t wait to grow the business

With over 30 years of commercial management experience in a family furniture manufacturing company, Andrew Mitchell was lucky to bring many logistical and organisational skills to his OSCAR business. Learn about Andrew's journey and the advice he would give to somebody looking at a new OSCAR franchise opportunity...

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Success Story
Nigel and Sally Bragg OSCAR Pet Foods Bridport

“As fate would have it, our decision to take on an OSCAR re-sale business coincided with Covid-19 and we found ourselves launching our franchise during lockdown!"

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So devoted to OSCAR – I bought another one!

OSCAR Pet Foods franchisee for Coventry and Warwickshire Wayne McLanaghan talks to us about his journey with OSCAR's. After successfully starting his first franchise territory, he expanded his operation with a second territory!

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Success Story
Pet Food Means OSCAR!

The high quality pet food delivered by OSCAR reached Lynette Higgins way before she found her ideal business opportunity. Learn how Lyn transitioned from customer to franchisee owner with OSCAR Pet Foods!

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OSCAR Pet Foods Welcome Two New Franchisees

We would like to give a warm welcome to our two newest franchisees that have recently joined the OSCAR Network, having bought an established business.

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The Flexibility of a Van Based Business

As the UK’s leading pet industry franchise OSCAR Pet Foods provides a complete pet care service delivering pet food, toys, treats and pet supplies with FREE expert advice in nutrition and behaviour.

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It's business as usual for OSCAR Pet Foods...

After two years of postponed and cancelled shows, OSCAR franchisees are out and about doing what they love most – meeting new customers and their pets!

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OSCAR Pet Foods offer their advice on what to look for when considering a franchise opportunity, information about the franchisor and how to be successful in franchising.

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The Benefits of a Resale Business

An established resale franchise is a positive investment. They become available from time to time, offering a solid foundation you can maintain and build on successfully.

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OSCAR Pet Foods receives Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2022

OSCAR Pet Foods are delighted to be recognised for outstanding customer care and awarded with the Feefo Gold Trusted Award 2022.

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In this video, we meet Pete Wiles who is an Oscar Pet Food franchisee in Tadcaster, East Yorkshire. He shares with us his experience so far as a franchise owner.

Learn the benefits of franchising, what kind of training and support you receive, and the success that can come from it.

Oscar Pet Foods is a pet franchise business, specializing in manufacturing nutritional pet food and offering nutritional expert advice to pet owners.

Overheads are low as this is a home-based franchise opportunity that is operated from a van. Oscars Pet Food is a Full member of the British Franchise Association.

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