More than 82 million households in the United States are home to at least one pet.1 But we don't just own them,
we love them! People consider their pets as part of the family, with 83 percent of pet owners referring to
themselves as "Mommy" or "Daddy."2
Caring for our pets has become one of America's favorite pastimes. Americans now spend $55 billion a year on their
pets.3 As the pet population continues to grow, there is no end in sight for the strength of the pet industry. Even
during tough economic times, spending on pets doesn't slow down.4 Pet owners are willing to sacrifice many daily
luxuries to provide for the needs of their canine companions.5
Doting dog owners are demanding more services and outstanding care for their "children." The need for dog daycare and
boarding facilities is intensifying. TailWaggers Doggy Daycare® serves this growing market with exceptional services
performed with a tender touch. We have established a distinctive, desirable brand that is unsurpassed in quality
Owning a TailWaggers Doggy Daycare® gives you the opportunity to serve a flourishing pet-care industry while achieving
your own goals. If you are passionate about dogs and possess an entrepreneurial spirit, we invite you to learn more
about TailWaggers Doggy Daycare® franchise opportunities.
1 American Pet Products Association "Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics" Accessed 18 Feb. 2014. http://www.americanpetproducts.org/press_industrytrends.asp.
2 "Appma Releases All Time High 2007 Pet Industry Spending Forecast." 22 Feb. 2007. Press Release. Accessed 13 April 2007 http://www.appma.org/press_releasedetail.asp?isp=101.
3 American Pet Products Association "Pet Industry Market Size & Ownership Statistics" Accessed 18 Feb. 2014. http://www.americanpetproducts.org/press_industrytrends.asp.
4 Desjardins, Doug. "Latest Natural-Food Trend Going to the Dogs." DSN Retailing Today. 14 March 2005.
5 "Current Economic Woes No Competition for Americans' Dedication to Their Dogs." American Kennel Club. 8 Dec. 2008.