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Established in 2001, we’re the UK’s longest established multi-service pet care provider.

We pride ourselves on delivering the highest standards of ethical pet care in the UK.

Offering a full range of pet care services, including pet sitting, small pet boarding, dog walking, dog home boarding, a specialised cat care service, puppy and elderly dog care,  a pet taxi and transportation service along with so much more!

At Petpals we are passionate about providing the best possible care for our clients pets when they are away, either for the day whilst they are at work or on holiday; Giving them the peace of mind that their pets and their homes are in safe hands with our fully insured, trained and police checked staff. 

Considering purchasing a franchise?

available for resale:

Petpals (Sefton) | Purchase price: £30k

A great opportunity has arisen to purchase an award winning pet care franchise in the area of Sefton, Liverpool. Petpals (Sefton), an established business with a great standing in the local community, boasts a high annual turnover and is offered for sale at a highly reduced rate due to a change in personal circumstances.

Petpals (Sefton) has an annual turnover of c.£100k, and has grown every year since its inception in December 2018, with >70% increases in both of the last two years.

A successful and profitable business with a loyal client base, Petpals (Sefton) has huge potential for further growth in this affluent territory.

The sale includes full head office training and support along with a handover from the current owner. Fully fitted pet-friendly vans sold by separate negotiation.

for sale

Petpals (Crewe) | £P.O.A

The chance to purchase a successful, long standing, local business has arisen in the affluent area of Crewe and Nantwich.

Having been trading for the past 18 years, the business has a very well established, loyal client base but still has great potential for further growth within the exclusive territory.

The sale includes full head office training and support along with a handover from the current owner.

for sale

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Considering purchasing a franchise?

Why choose petpals?

As the longest-established multi-service pet care franchise in the UK, we know our way around the marketplace. We have been helping franchisees
achieve their goals for over 20 years and we can help you capitalise on the nation’s love of animals to build a strong, profitable business.

Whether you choose to start your business as an owner-operator or decide to invest in a team from the outset, our management franchise gives you the system for success. As a Petpals franchisee, you benefit from the knowledge and experience that has kept our franchise model at the leading edge of pet care for over 20 years.

Award-winning National Brand

Gain immediate trust from your clients with our multi-award winning and nationally recognised brand

Training & Support

Receive extensive training and on-going support for all things pets and business

Proven Business Model

Following our Pawprint For Success you will benefit from our market leading business model

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Join a thriving and diverse network of passionate pet lovers and entrepreneurs


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Is pet care a profitable industry?

The pet care market

The pet care market in the UK is a dynamic and growing industry, driven by a high level of pet ownership post-pandemic, and a growing demand for high-quality pet services. ¹

90% of the UK population board their pets whilst away on holiday. Pet care and animal boarding is now a £4.3 billion industry in the UK. ²

1 (Source: UK PCMR Report, Actual Market Research)
2 & 6 (Source: Compare Your Life, Channel 4)
3, 4 & 5 (Source: Market Data Report 2023, UK Pet Food)


of all UK households own at least one pet ³

There are
12 million

dogs in the UK

There are
19.1 million

cats and small pets in the UK

The UK pet care market is a 
£4.3 billion


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Business Development Manager (North)

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