Bark Busters Offers Franchise Discount To U.s. Veterans

Tuesday, April 08, 2008

New "Service for Service" Program Designed to Help Former Military Personnel Jumpstart a Successful Business

Bark Busters, the world's largest dog training company, has launched a new program to help U.S. veterans leverage the skills they've learned in the military into a successful business.

Bark Busters new "Service for Service" program awards a complete marketing launch, valued at $6,500, to U.S. veterans who become new Bark Busters franchise owners. Any honorably discharged veteran, regardless of military branch or dates served, is eligible to participate.

"Our new Service for Service program provides Bark Busters the opportunity to offer veterans a service in return for their service to our country," said Liam Crowe, CEO and master dog behavioral therapist, Bark Busters USA. "The startup phase of any business can be a challenge. We've designed a launch program that includes public relations, advertising, direct mail and business coaching""and for veterans, we'll pay for all four components. In this way, we're helping them achieve the flexibility and freedom that comes with business ownership." According to Crowe, many former military personnel have become highly successful Bark Buster franchise owners because their service training gives them the focus and discipline required to excel as both business owner and dog behavioral therapist.

"Bark Busters dog behavioral therapists teach dog owners to establish leadership with their canine companions by applying the principles of pack law; these principles are similar to the chain of command in the military," Crowe explained. "That's why veterans have proven very successful in applying the Bark Busters methodology." Eligible veterans who are interested in learning more about the Bark Busters Service for Service program are invited to call 877-300-BARK or visit and click on "Franchise Info." In 2007, Entrepreneur magazine ranked Bark Busters USA the #1 Pet Service Franchise in America. The company is also ranked #118 of the Top 500 Franchises, #96 of the Top 100 Fastest Growing Franchises, #25 of the Top 101 Home-Based Franchises, and #96 of the Top Global American Franchises. SPCA International selected Bark Busters dog behavioral training services as the "best of the best" in its category. No other training company or dog trainer received such a distinction. Franchise opportunities are available nationwide.

About Bark Busters Bark Busters, the world's largest, most trusted dog training company, started in Australia in 1989 and came to the United States in 2000. Since inception, nearly 400,000 dogs have been trained worldwide using its dog-friendly, natural methods. With 240+ franchised offices in 41 states and more than 400 offices in 10 countries, Bark Busters is continuing its mission to build a global network of dog behavioral therapists to enhance responsible dog ownership and reduce the possibility of maltreatment, abandonment and euthanasia of companion dogs. Bark Busters is the only international dog training company that offers a written lifetime guarantee. To fetch a trainer in your area, call 1-877-500-BARK (2275) or visit, where dog owners can complete a Dog Behavioral Quiz to rate their dogs' behavior.

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