Fall in love with a New Business Venture

People say starting a new business is like falling in love: The romance of starting something new and the excitement of building something of your own! If that’s the case, finding the perfect franchise opportunity is a lot like online dating. There will be a few toads you have to kiss before you meet the…

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DIY Valentine’s Day Treats

Try these delicious Valentine’s Day treats you can share with your dog! Flowers and a card are lovely but anything homemade makes the perfect gift! Whatever your plans are this Valentine’s Day, why not try this super tasty treat you and your pooch will both love. For these homemade dog treats you will need: 100g…

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What happens in the first year as a PetStay Franchisee

The first year of any new business can prove challenging, even with the support and training of a franchisor and experienced business partner. At PetStay, we strive to prepare new franchisees with their dog care venture by supporting and advising them through each step of launching a business. We spoke to a few PetStay franchisees…

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ITV Reveals Britain’s Top Dog Breed

Did you watch it? Britain’s Favourite Dogs aired on Wednesday night on ITV with presenters Sara Cox and Ben Fogle. The show recognised 217 breeds in the search to find Britain’s favourite dog. Britain’s Favourite Dogs surveyed 10,000 members of the public to find out which dog is the nation’s favourite breed. The two hour…

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Keeping Your Pet Safe in Cold Weather

Again, we’re being warned of snow, ice and high winds for the weekend! Great… Even rain can put a bit of a dampener on a dog walk, but the cold weather can make it even more difficult. High winds are set to batter Wales, snow is predicted to fall across Scotland and England is about…

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Welcome to PetStay Cornwall & Plymouth, our newest branch!

PetStay is pleased to welcome Nicola and her pup to the franchise team, as they open the newest branch PetStay Cornwall & Plymouth. Nicola, who lives with her family in Truro, is excited to bring the unique 5-star dog sitting service to Cornwall, and says: “Having lived with various breeds of dogs for most of…

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The UK’s most popular dog name revealed!

Ever wondered how many dogs share your pet’s name? No need to wonder anymore as Pets at Home have released a list to help you find out how popular your pet’s name is! The high street pet store, Pets at Home, asked owners to share the names of their pets as part of the store’s…

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Could caring for a dog prevent loneliness?

Loneliness is a growing problem in the UK despite things like social media.  In fact, charity The Campaign to End Loneliness believe that there are nine million lonely people in the UK, with four million being the elderly.  But could dogs hold the key to improved health and happiness? Studies have shown that dogs have…

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Become Your Own Boss in 2019

Start 2019 right by joining a leading UK franchise and launching your own successful dog care business. A new year usually means making resolutions, then forgetting and breaking them. But don’t let 2019 be just another year. If you dread going back to work after the holiday period or struggle to get out of bed,…

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Top Dog Breeds of 2018

With 2018 drawing to an end, we take a look at what we think the UK’s favourite dog breeds will be this year. As the UK’s most popular home dog boarders, we knew a thing or two about dogs! Caring for over 8,000 dogs this year, we’ve seen an array of breeds staying with our…

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