The problem of finding good-quality pet sitting services prompted husband and wife Peter and Julie Maxted to set up their own business.

Now, seven years on, they’ve turned it into a successful franchise operation and have signed up their sixth franchisee.

Julie, of Horsham, West Sussex, said: “We were looking for a business opportunity that could fit around our growing family, so the idea of launching a pet sitting company providing a service that we would have wanted ourselves, came top of our list.” Continue reading this post.