A unique opportunity to acquire an established dog swimming business, based in Stockton On Tees, with massive scope to increase sales.
The business was formed in 2019 and offers dogs swimming sessions, that have to be pre booked, the sessions aim to improve the dog’s fitness, in a safe environment, in clean water, indoors.
The business operates from a modern industrial unit, that is 1,500 sq ft and a new lease will be granted for a term to be agreed. Current rent is £750 per month, no business rates are payable as the business benefits from small business rate relief.
The 5 metre, heated pool can be controlled to create a current giving the dogs resistance to swim against, an instructor is on hand in a wet suit to supervise the class. At the end of a session, the dogs are washed and dried.
The business has two main income streams, the first is bookings of the pool, which are made online and has over 1,200 registered customer, current prices are £25 for 45 minutes, sessions book up well in advance and up to 16 sessions per day can take place.
The rear of the premise is let to a dog groomer.
The large reception area is under utilised and could offer a pet store, selling dog food, treats, toys and accessories, dog training classes or other associated uses to tap into the £1.7 billion uk market.
Swim paws has over 1,200 clients and sessions book up quickly once released.
Currently trading on very limited hours, Monday – Friday 9am – 1.30am operated solely by the owners.
Profits for 2021 were £24,200, management accounts available on request.
Opening hours are to be extended from February 2022, which in turn will increase sales.
The current owners have lovingly built the business up over the last 3 years and are selling due to a change in direction.
This unique business has scope to increase sales, by increasing opening hours, offering more services, utilising the large space at the reception area.
A website and social media channels are included in the sale, social media platforms include – Facebook (2500+ likes), Instagram (1600+ Followers), Twitter, TikTok and YouTube.
Our Ref: 179138051