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Supporting Our Local Communities – OSCAR Pet Foods

As we all work together to stay safe and alert, OSCAR's nationwide network of Local Nutritional Advisors are on hand to deliver essential services to customers in their communities. Delivering a comprehensive range of pet foods, treats, toys and accessories to those self-isolating, shielding, or recovering from Covid-19, means...
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Changing World – Oscar Contactless Delivery

Over the past few months, the world has changed beyond recognition. Words such as self-isolating, social distancing and lockdown have become part of our everyday narrative and lives that have sadly been lost are never far from our thoughts. Alongside devastating personal losses, businesses worldwide have had to re-evaluate and...
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Franchising Provides a Great Opportunity For Women In Business

International Women's day is celebrated annually on 8th March and this year's campaign theme is "An equal world is an enabled world" #EachforEqual #IWD2020. There are over 40 female franchisees across the OSCAR network, and to mark this special day we would like to celebrate the achievements of our inspiring...
Barking Mad dog Lily

Practising Mindfulness for Dogs is Pawfect for Pet Parents

The benefits of practising mindfulness have been well documented for humans but today's pet parents believe that it could also have a positive effect on their pooches. With the 2020 Petcare Innovation Summit advocating that, ‘the humanisation trend and changing consumer behaviours' are, ‘ forcing some of the industries...
Tom Cartmale

Happy 20th Anniversary – Tom Cartmale

Tom Cartmale celebrates his 20th Anniversary with OSCAR Pet Foods and looks back at the best thing he has ever done! Wondering where twenty years has gone, Tom modestly goes on to say, “Given the chance, I would do it all over again. My career in catering is a distant memory...
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PetStay – Meet the Family!

At PetStay, we couldn't be any more excited to start 2020 with lots of new enquiries from people looking for their next career.  We are busy with lots of people who are looking at their quality of work/life balance and are considering the great benefits that working for yourself...
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Oscar Pet Foods Reveal Winner For Longest-standing Customer!

OSCAR Pet Foods are delighted to announce that Monica & Alan Bower from Waterlooville, Hampshire, are the winners of our search for the longest-standing customer - huge congratulations to you both! After twenty-five years of being loyal customers, it turns out to be a time of double celebration for the...
Vicki Friends for Pets

Friends For Pets Franchisee Celebrates Successful First Year of Trading

In January 2019, Vicki Morris took on the 12th branch of Friends for Pets, the UK's most animal welfare orientated Pet Franchise. Before buying a Friends for Pets franchise Vicki had worked for a long time in a completely different industry but was desperate for a career change. One...
Star winner of the Mans Best Friend Category in the Barking Mad UK Dog Awards

UK Dog Awards Winners Really are Man’s Best Friend

A Labrador called Star, who has been described as a little boy's ‘light in his darkest times', was just one of the deserving doggy winners to be discovered in the Barking Mad UK Dog Awards, which celebrated canine companions and the difference they make to our lives.  Proud owner, Denise Meir, entered Star in...

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The Alternative Board – Franchise Interview

What was your career background before franchising (including what your job / career was immediately before) My role immediately before...

Two franchisees celebrate 5 years with PetStay

When Linda and Jane joined PetStay back in 2014, they began their journey entering the unknown of where this new adventure was going to...

David Abbott, The Alternative Board (TAB) – Thames Valley West

David Abbot is logical, systematic and likes to ensure he has all the facts so he can think things through before he makes decisions....

Theatre school welcomes new franchisees despite a global pandemic

With more than twenty years’ experience behind them, a Dragons’ Den backed theatre school franchise is delighted to announce a number of new franchisees...

Heritage Healthcare Cardiff wins ‘Homecare Services Employer of the Year’

Heritage Healthcare Franchising Limited is celebrating the fantastic news of its Cardiff office winning ‘Homecare Services Employer of the Year’ at the Cardiff and...