How to Run 13 Mobile Grooming Vans with Nick Field

Alex Martin
March 6, 2024

How a former night club promoter started a mobile grooming company

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Welcome to The Daily Groomer! I'm your host, Alex Martin, and in this episode, we're diving into the entrepreneurial journey with Nick Field, founder of the thriving mobile pet grooming franchise, Furry Land. Nick shares his transition from nightlife ventures to grooming glory, revealing his secrets to scaling up during a pandemic, the value of a strong customer relationship, and the intricacies of managing a nationwide franchise. Join us as we explore the challenges and strategies of grooming business success, employee satisfaction, and the promising future of Furry Land. Don't miss this insightful conversation with a true industry trailblazer!


00:00 Worked as web developer, traveled, then returned.

04:12 Transitioned from party guy to successful businessman.

07:20 Struggled to find suitable space for business.

10:55 Enthusiastic support for ambitious business vision and growth.

14:35 Navigating tough business challenges, pushing forward persistently.

19:35 Marketing crucial. Approach varies by city demographics.

23:38 Various marketing options, connections key to success.

25:36 High road retains customers, attracts new ones.

30:47 Work-life balance, flexible, pleasing and enjoyable.

31:44 Groomer burnout is a leading cause. Consider 3 days on, 1 day off.

37:01 Outsource low-cost tasks to save time. Sacrifice money for personal time and balance.

38:51 Outsourcing can save time and increase efficiency.

42:40 Reluctant about cat garment but praises interviewee.

45:17 Franchisees succeeding in making lots of money.