Close Menu
Our Branches Contact

It's time to invest in YOUR future!

We're here to help

Get the lifestyle you deserve

With over 20 years experience as the leading pet care pioneers, Barking Mad provides the reassurance that your investment is in safe hands. Our excellent support team are trained to help you every step of the way along your journey to becoming a dog sitting entrepreneur. Start a business for yourself, but not by yourself!

How much is the Barking Mad Franchise opportunity?

The Barking Mad franchise opportunity offers you the chance to realise your dreams of becoming a successful business owner, through a proven model, with the backup and support of a team with extensive experience in launching and developing local businesses.

Not only will you have the support of the team at The Support Centre, who specialise in areas such as Marketing, IT, Finance and Business Development, but as part of the nationwide network of franchisees, you will also benefit from the experiences and advice of the network as a whole.

The Barking Mad Franchise costs £9,995 + VAT, and with the various pricing options that we offer, you can get started from just £4,995 + VAT of your own funds. This makes Barking Mad a low-cost franchise with fantastic rewards.

Request FREE Info Pack

What do I get for my Investment?

The Franchise Fee covers:

  • The Initial Franchise Licence Fee
  • Your Comprehensive Training Programme
  • Bespoke CRM Software
  • Business Equipment including your uniform; marketing collateral; business cards and letterheads, as well as other operational items, such as your doggy holiday suitcases and branded dog tags.

Sundry Costs:

Vehicle Livery: from £350

Quickbooks subscription: from £5 per month

Please note: VAT is applicable to the above costs

For more in-depth information and to find out more, please click the link below to request a copy of our free, no obligation information pack.

Request FREE Info Pack

What can I expect to earn as a Barking Mad Franchisee?

Just 12 host families and 80 customers can generate circa £35,000 in income.

Your business can be as big or as small as you want it to be and you can run it in a flexible way to suit your circumstances.

Next Steps

Once you have read through the Franchise info pack, you will be invited to book an informal telephone chat at a time to suit you. From there, if you like what you hear, you can attend an informal, online discovery session, with our Managing Director, Rachel Stewart. These discovery sessions are usually in the evening after work, where you will be able to go into more detail, and ask any questions you may have.

Request Discovery Session Booking

Additional Information

  • Bank financing may be available subject to status. Please call us for details.
  • Other requirements include: A silver or white car able to accommodate 2 dogs and their belongings. Car must be in good condition and less than 7 years old.
  • Personal laptop, colour duplex printer, iPad and smartphone dedicated for business use.
  • Broadband connection minimum speed 4Mbps

*Additional applications in other Local Authorities are subject to additional cost applicable to the franchisee.

Learn more

Thanks to dog lovers like you,
we're rated the UK's No.1 dog home boarder. Hurrah!