K-9 Resort on FOX Network

c4d708ee2f3fc580ba7a_logo.jpg
c4d708ee2f3fc580ba7a_logo.jpg

FANWOOD, NJ – Jason and Steven Parker, owners of K-9 Resorts in Fanwood, were featured on FOX Business News on Monday morning.

The brothers recounted the story of how they loved dogs and started a dog walking business while in high school that expanded into a full “doggie daycare” business in 2005.

“We decided in 2010 to begin franchising our business and we will close our ninth franchise on Friday and our tenth one next week,” said Steven Parker.

Sign Up for E-News

When questioned about the costs, they outlined how there were different rates depending on whether or not the canine in question needed a private room, spring water and a Gucci bed, or they could be ‘social’ with other dogs, drink tap water and bring their own bed!

“We have clients who will call and make sure when we have availability before they make their own vacation plans,” said Jason Parker.

Some of the extreme cases of ‘pooch spoiling’ can cost between $100 and $200 per day and some have even included cooking steak for the discerning boarder.  “That was really an exception.  The average cost is typically $61 per day and includes doggy day care and multiple visits to the outdoors.”

Jason and Steven Parker have rapid expansion plans, with two more “corporate” properties and 100 more franchises planned nationwide in the next five years.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

New Ice Rink Gets Green Light from Westfield Town Council

May 23, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — A standing room-only crowd cheered and booed Tuesday night after the town council, with a 6-3 vote, passed a resolution granting Mayor Shelley Brindle the authority to negotiate a lease agreement with Arena Realty Partners for a temporary ice rink at Gumbert Park this winter.

Brindle made her case for testing out the public-private partnership.

“I don’t ...

Capitalist or Communist?

Karl Marx may have been the pioneer, but many other Jews were also involved in the struggle for communism, particularly in the early days of the Russian revolution. Personally, I don’t think that we have any apologies to make for this phenomenon. Having suffered unbearably under successive oppressive regimes, many of those political activists genuinely thought communism would be better ...

The Facts About Vaping

May 13, 2018

Dear Editor:

The recent public discussion about vaping and “Juuling” that occurred at our high school really opened the eyes of a lot of parents who may have been clueless about what their kids are doing to themselves. There is a lot of conflicting and confusing information available online, on YouTube and social media about the so-called benefits of vaping vs. smoking ...

Wardlaw+Hartridge Students Shine at Spring Concert

May 23, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Lower School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison showcased their vocal and instrumental talents in the Grades 2-5 Spring Concert on May 10.

Highlights of the concert included two vocal selections from The Sound of Music - My Favorite Things by the third and fourth grade and Do Re Mi by the third grade, the Hebrew lullaby Numi Numi by the second and fifth ...

Upcoming Events

Carousel_image_ba317921a2cba7b2db89_great_american_read

Thu, May 24, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

The Great American Read Kickoff Celebration

Arts & Entertainment

Fri, June 1, 8:00 AM

Royce Brook Golf Club, Hillsborough Township

Liam's Room 5th Annual Charity Golf Outing

Giving Back Sports