What Makes Us Better: The 5 P’s Passion, Product, Process, People and Profit
At AAPR, passion drives everything we do; delivering an exemplary product both to the consumer and the franchisee; continued product innovation enabling market leadership; continued process improvement and selection of the people that deliver our brand promise whether staff at a resort or a new franchisee.
Using these five P’s: passion, product, process and people, we achieve greater profitability than other pet care facilities.1
1Business Valuation Library, April 2009 Benchmarking. Est. annual gross income by size of boarding facility:
|Runs (Others)||Gross (Others)||Runs (AAPR)||Gross (AAPR)||Time Frame|
|Small: 27 suites (average)||$134,000||Small: 46 suites (actual)||$330,000||First Year|
|Medium: 69 suites (average)||$339,000||Medium: 96 suites (actual)||$495,000||First Year|
|Large: 137 suites (average)||$654,000||Large: 158 suites (actual)||$1,100,000||First Year|
International Franchise Association (IFA)
Since its inception in 1960, the International Franchise Association has represented and protected the interests of the franchise community as well as the American entrepreneurial spirit.
VetFran was founded in 1991 with the mission of providing access and opportunities in franchising to our nation’s veterans and their spouses. VetFran member companies have grown into a large network of over 650 franchise brands that voluntarily offer financial discounts, mentorship, and training for aspiring veteran franchisees and veterans seeking employment.
By connecting more than 7000 lenders to every franchise in the FRANdata database, the Franchise Registry provides the information, services and support that facilitates tens of thousands of loans to franchisees each year.
International Boarding & Pet Services Association (IBPSA)
IBPSA provides business resources, training and accreditation, and legislative support for the pet care services industry. IBPSA members include the owners and employees of pet boarding facilities, groomers, dog walkers, and veterinarians.
International Association of Canine Professionals (IACP)
The IACP is dedicated to the education, development and support of dog training professional world-wide. The IACP provides a community where experienced dog trainers mentor, guide and cultivate members to their full potential.
Dogs Playing for Life
All American Pet Resorts locations are certified in the Dogs Playing for Life training techniques for safe group play. Dogs Playing for Life was founded by Aimee Sadler and is a training program for shelter dogs featuring play groups. Ms. Sadler is a nationally recognized trainer specialized in behavioral problems and her techniques have been derived from over twenty-five years of professional work.