THIS Hampshire dog daycare business started less than two years ago with one canine client and now has 250 four-legged friends.
Country Pooch Ltd is based in the beautiful countryside of the Broadlands Estate in Romsey where pups are offered enriching experiences like outdoor running paddocks, an agility paddock, garden with climbing frames, climbing gyms jungle, a beach room, scent dens and relaxation stations.
“There is no other daycare center like us!” says the company’s Hannah Mead.
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“Our premises, our staff, our service, our training style and the reports we send to owners are all something special.”
Specializing in dog training, daycare and walking, Country Pooch started with just one employee and now has a team of 13 – a full-time trainer, two dog walkers, an administrative staff member and nine staff from preschool.
The company has also grown from one dog training class per week to six group classes and three individual behavior training sessions per day.
It was also named a finalist for the Daily Echo-backed South Coast Business Awards, which celebrate business excellence across a host of sectors, in 2021.
The staff aim to ensure that all dogs have plenty of fun, safe and challenging opportunities, including games, group walks and socializing with other dogs. They will never be bored with the assortment of areas and activities available.
Hannah added, “We want to thank our amazing customers, subscribers and employees for their continued support and we feel overwhelmed with our journey so far.
“We have exciting plans for the future and we look forward to creating exciting new ways to enrich the lives of dogs.”
Unlike many local businesses, the pandemic has been more of a help than a hindrance for new company Country Pooch Ltd.
As well as the Covid dog ownership trend, which has seen UK households acquire an additional 3.2 million pets, the lockdown has allowed the business to open for business earlier than expected.
“We opened our doors in the middle of Covid. We were able to renovate our premises during the 2020 lockdown, install new flooring, install electricity and water, install fencing, build enrichment areas and paint the entire site.
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