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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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Join a franchise business renowned for product quality

OSCAR’s history has been steeped in pet food manufacturing for over 25 years – designing formulas for high-quality pet nutrition long before we turned to franchising – giving us a unique understanding of the value of product quality and confidence for business opportunities.

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

With over 17 million UK households owning pets there has never been a better time to step into the pet industry. (*UK Pet Food 2022 equivalent to 62%)

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 franchisees bring many different skills to our network but share the same desire for a better work/life balance.

With one in two households owning a pet you can be certain of taking up a business opportunity with exceptional staying power and massive income potential.

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OSCAR for your customer

We are committed to promoting the health and welfare of family pets, and delivering exceptional customer care. We produce a range of highly nutritious and extremely tasty foods to sustain a healthy lifestyle for cats and dogs.

Formulated by experts since 1994, OSCAR Pet Foods provide balanced nutrition for every life stage.

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.

By staying focused on building relationships within local communities, we are able to deliver a quality product that is trusted.

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

OSCAR has won the Feefo Gold Trusted Service Award 2023, an independent seal of excellence, which recognises businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.

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.

Fully supported by (Head Office) staff whose loyalty and commitment provide immediate back-up and guidance on all aspects of franchise business development and excellence in animal welfare.

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

As established members of the British Franchise Association and a member of UK Pet Food (formally Pet Food Manufacturers Association),OSCAR is well established and recognised within the industry.

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Your choice - your future

Choose financial investments to suit your own ambitions and start-up packages to develop expertise and nutritional certification at a pace that’s comfortable for you. No experience needed.

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 & 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.

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Get noticed Online with OSCAR! 

It is all about being noticed: promoting awareness in your local area through various online activities.

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 will also set up: 

  • 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 & Google My Business to promote your community business profile

New for 2023!

Shows and local events are a fantastic way to promote and market your business. It’s a chance to talk directly to potential customers and raise brand awareness in your area.

To enhance your business launch OSCAR will:

  • Provide a local show planner giving details and links to forthcoming events in your area
  • Book and pay for your first local show *Up to the value of £150
  • Provide a show package, including show banners, A frame, posters and marketing material
  • Arrange for an OSCAR field trainer to attend the show– to encourage, support and provide effective training

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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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OSCAR Pet Foods Franchise Resales

Success Stories

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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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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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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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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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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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News

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OSCAR Pet Foods Enhance Franchise Package for 2023

The start of a new year introduces another exciting development from Preston-based franchise company 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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Why Choose Franchising?

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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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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Videos

Synopsis

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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