ENGLEWOOD, Colo. --(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Bark Busters, the world's largest dog training company, was named the #1 Pet Services Franchise in America for 2009 by Entrepreneur magazine. The #1 ranking highlights the effectiveness of Bark Busters' natural training techniques, which can successfully train any dog of any age by leveraging the same communications methods—body language and voice control—that dogs follow as part of their instinctual pack mentality. The company's top ranking is further confirmation of the large and growing business opportunities in the $45+ billion pet industry.
"It is such an honor to be ranked as the best pet franchise in America by Entrepreneur magazine," said Liam Crowe, CEO and Master Dog Behavioral Therapist of Bark Busters USA. "This recognition is a tribute to the success of our dog training system and the skill and dedication of our dog behavioral therapists."
In addition to ranking #1 in the pet services category, Bark Busters achieved additional 2009 rankings in Entrepreneur, including Franchise 500® - #115 ; Top Home-Based Franchises - #27; and America's Top Global Franchises - #118.
Bark Busters, the world's largest dog training company, has trained more than 500,000 dogs worldwide. The company's methods focus on developing a positive relationship between owner and dog to establish a lasting bond based on respect and trust. Bark Busters and its global network of dog behavioral therapists are championing responsible dog ownership to reduce the possibility of abuse and euthanasia of companion dogs.
As one of the most successful franchise communities in the United States, Bark Busters helps new franchise owners launch and grow their businesses by offering comprehensive training, along with ongoing marketing and business development support.
Bark Busters, the world's largest dog training company, started in Australia in 1989 and came to the United States in 2000 with its dog-friendly, natural methods. With 250+ franchised offices in 40 states and over 400 offices in 10 countries, Bark Busters is continuing its mission to build a global network of dog behavioral therapists to enhance responsible dog ownership and reduce the possibility of abuse and euthanasia of companion dogs.