The pet industry is one of the fastest growing industries in North America. With over a third of households owing pets, there is a huge gap in the market for offering self serve dog washes.
There are several ways to start a dog wash business. If you have an existing business, adding a dog wash is a great tool to increase customer traffic to your business and to supplement your business income.
If you are looking for a unique and profitable business idea – opening a dog wash store might be something to consider. You can add a K9000 dog wash and run a hands off business or you can add a K9000 or classic tub and sell dog washes as part of a service line.
Some property developers/managers or even campground owners add dog wash machines to differentiate their properties and provide a valued pet amenity as a free service to pet owners.
Adding a dog wash to an existing business or a new property, can be as simple as just preparing a space to accommodate the machine, ordering and installing the machine and then advertising the service.
When it comes to starting a new dog wash business there are a few more steps to consider. Preparing a business plan, looking for a location, ordering a machine, preparing the new site for the dog wash, installing the machine and then advertising the service is required. These steps are outlined in our ebook – how to start a dog wash business.