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In the meantime we have our spotlight -- small business as we.
And business owners are managing to survive thrive and -- -- economy joining us now Jamie Dan -- founder and CEO of the zoom around the the only indoor training dogs for -- -- -- chain -- franchise.
In the United States -- only thing that's at a Jamie but I can't.
I we have to get to the essential question about your training franchise which is that you teach dogs to find lost cell phones.
And bring their owner and beer and we have to figure out -- that's how you do that inhabit because party your business tell us about that.
Well basically we run a training program were the only brick and mortar dog training franchise in the United States.
And -- have a variety of different classes and one of our classes is a retrieving class where we teach dogs to go pick up things like.
Cellphones and Beers and we also do -- -- training class where we teach dogs.
To identify objects by the percent in so that when you can -- -- -- to basically pick up your cellphone.
Your keys anything that you might want in the house.
We teach them did find it with their sat.
It despite all of this you say really you're at your job is about -- you business is about training people.
As much as trained dogs is that right.
Absolutely we trying to emphasize the social bonds between dogs and their owners so we really want to make sure that the owner who lives with the dog has the skills they need to have a great life with their dot -- so we definitely is focused on the owner training their own -- They started in 2007 and so we're on the verge of this huge fiscal crisis at that time and throughout the recession in your company has grown.
How much has it grown and and why I had to -- -- -- accessory such a difficult time.
Well I think one of the things this is that people are really spending close to home and dogs have become such an integral part of the family that.
You know people are.
Using services that.
You have a lot of benefit to their dog that they enjoy.
And we've seen a lot of growth because people just want to have a good time and play with their dogs and go out and train them and we've experienced cement an amazing growth 43 units in development right now.
43 units and that's amazing yeah said the -- room for people that -- checking out and see if there is.
Franchise or maybe potentially with wanna open it giant needs some -- he says with all of the -- that he zones.
He's never really been an effective trainer that's right Jamie picked up -- king John dogs are smarter than I am that's the problem.
It's a giants -- has got application might be rejected for a franchise ownership but maybe -- and tips for him.
Well absolutely not we -- all kinds of people to become dog trainers and our belief is that anyone can learn how to train -- dog.
Even television news anchors John says it all absolutely lots Jamie it's a great idea for business encourage -- viewers to check it out -- room online dot com.
And congratulations about the success thank you for the time today they can't great thing about America people can do what they want them that's a great idea.
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