December 23, 2010 // Franchising.com // Berkeley, CA – National pet sitting and dog walking franchise FETCH! Pet Care has received the coveted ranking of No. 1 franchise in the pet industry from Entrepreneur Magazine. The business has been named No. 166 overall among the Franchise 500 List and was ranked in additional categories such as "Fastest Growing Franchise" and "Top Home Based Franchise."
In its 32nd year, the Franchise 500 list, compiled by the magazine, is the best -known and most comprehensive franchise industry ranking. The rankings are based on objective, quantifiable measures of success, and include special categories for specific industries and accomplishments.
"It's such an honor to receive a ranking on the Franchise 500 list, and we are proud to be the No. 1 pet services franchise," said Paul Mann, founder of FETCH! Pet Care. "All of our franchisees have a strong passion for pets and, collectively, we work very hard to meet the needs of pet owners by stepping in as temporary caregivers to their furry friends. It's great to be recognized for all our hard work and we're going to continue our efforts to remain the best in the industry."
Along with receiving an admirable ranking on the list, FETCH! Pet Care was also named in several special categories. The franchise was ranked No. 51 as a Fastest Growing Franchise, No. 35 as a Low Cost Franchise and No. 46 as a Top Home-based Franchise. The at-home pet sitting and dog walking company has over 1,500 service areas in the United States and continues to rapidly expand.
Founded in 2002 and with over 1,500 service areas in the United States, FETCH! Pet Care is the pet sitting industry market leader – the new face of pet care in the 21st century. The company offers a humane alternative to kennel boarding by providing loving, in-home overnight and/or daily care to any kind of pet in the most professional and reliable manner possible. FETCH! Pet Care uses highly experienced pet sitters and dog walkers and screens and insures all of them to guarantee service excellence and pet owner peace of mind. For more information, visit www.FetchPetCare.com or call 1-866-FETCH-ME. To visit the Fetch! Pet Care Facebook Fan Page, visit www.Facebook.com/FetchCorporate.