Scoop Soldiers INFO
About Scoop Soldiers
Scoop Soldiers was established in 2010 to give pet parents a break from the dirty work of cleaning up after their pets. Not only does Scoop Soldiers help to keep yards clean, but it also saves clients’ time.
Pet waste removal services are available at residential and pet-friendly commercial clients such as apartment complexes, pet care centers, hotels and more. Clients can opt for service packages that range from three visits per week to a one-time cleanup for a special event.
Scoop Soldiers helps to eliminate odor, germs and unsightly appearances from private and commercial properties.
Why Scoop Soldiers
Scoop Soldiers is dedicated to providing its franchisees with the support they need to be successful. This includes leveraging the existing brand awareness and client base behind the brand’s existing 13 corporate locations. As the brand expands concentrically from those, franchises who join Scoop Soldiers are able to tap into the revenue already coming in from those locations on day one.
In addition to its 13 existing corporate locations, Scoop Soldiers also currently has 16 franchisee territories that are up and running. The emerging franchise hopes to open 15 to 20 more locations in 2022, and is actively looking to grow in markets across the country including Texas, Georgia, Florida, Oklahoma, Arizona, Colorado, North Carolina and Ohio.
Scoop Soldiers is eager to work with franchisees who want to run a successful business while maintaining a healthy work-life balance. Although reaching unit and revenue goals is important, the brand also wants to ensure that their franchisees are successful and happy.
Scoop Soldiers is dedicated to honoring those who serve as well, even four-legged friends. The company has a partnership with Valor Service Dogs. Scoop Soldiers sponsors dogs who go through two plus years of training and are then teamed up with first responders who need service dogs.
Why This Industry
The pet scooping industry saw business growth during the COVID-19 pandemic. Scoop Soldiers has also been franchising for two years and in business for 12 years, in which its business model has been tested and proven to be successful.
The pet waste removal industry has a lot of open terrority for expansion, more so than competitors as well.
A change in lifestyles has also increased the demand for outsourced services like pet waste removal. People are more interested in having their personal time back now that the lines between home and work life have been blurred.
What Sets Scoop Soldiers Apart
Franchisees who work with Scoop Soldiers will be able to take advantage of the corporate team’s support services. For example, Scoop Soldiers offers daily billing and invoicing so that franchisees can focus on communicating with clients, building a management team and finding employees who can provide customers with high-quality pet waste removal services. Additionally, Scoop Soldiers provides its franchisees with the front end customer service of handling new client inquiries and customer service issues. That eliminates one or two people that franchisees would need to hire to perform these functions.
Scoop Soldiers also handles paid and organic marketing for franchisees, website management and converting leads into sales.
The investment for a Scoop Soldiers franchise ranges from $61,300 on the low end to $111,300 on the high end. This includes a $37,500 initial franchise fee. Scoop Soldiers require $200,000 in net worth, $50,000 in liquid capital and a “can-do” attitude. Enhanced territories in which Scoop Soldiers operates corporate locations with existing customers and revenue are also available for an additional investment.
Scoop Soldiers offers a $10,000 discount on the franchise fee for veterans as well as a $5,000 discount for females and minorities. Additionally, a multi-territory discount is available.