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How much does a pet boarding company make?

We have small pet boarding companies, pet boutiques through to multi-site complexes using Revelation Pets. Although there is no differentiator within the system to categorise the size of the company in our database, we do have the Sales revenue (actual payment received) for all of our subscribers bookings. Using this information we have averaged the monthly sales for 2015 and produced the following table so that you can compare your own sales.

Please bear in mind that the values in this table may also include the optional charges such as grooming, drop off/pick ups, etc 

Average Revenue 2015 Q1-2

Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun TOTAL
UK £2,486 £2,292 £3,111 £3,633 £4,153 £4,113 £19,788
USA $7,328 $4,918 $6,751 $9,311 $9,041 $8,606 $45,955
Canada $5,489 $3,951 $6,059 $4,209 $3,777 $4,032 $27,517
New Zealand 0,336 $4,632 $3,860 $9,773 $4,959 $5,507 $39,067
Australia 0,144 $8,186 $4,176 $5,282 $9,333 1,834 $48,955

Average Revenue 2015 Q3-4

Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec TOTAL
UK £4,666 £5,916 £4,495 £4,722 £3,408 £2,679 £25,886
USA 1,851 0,097 $7,950 $8,504 $7,926 $8,908 $55,236
Canada $6,487 $7,714 $7,813 $7,581 $7,706 $6,979 $44,280
New Zealand $9,289 $7,811 $7,595 $9,962 $6,853 $8,480 $49,990
Australia 3,905 $6,394 $6,583 $9,344 $7,996 0,306 $54,528


How much should you charge for pet boarding?

When owning a dog kennel trying to determine how much to charge for your pet boarding facility can be a challenge. We’ve found that most kennels and catteries look at other boarding facilities websites within their area to see how much their charging. With over a million nights booked on Revelation Pets we have pulled out the data from our subscribers setup accounts to produces averages:

Country Average number of bookings made Average number of rooms Average spend per customer Average spend per booking
USA 563 39 $346 20
UK 419 35 £225 £94
Canada 505 33 $345 07
New Zealand 538 61 $331 47
Australia 425 52 $422 $229


How much should you charge for pet boarding?

Trying to determine how much to charge for your pet boarding facility can be a challenge. We’ve found that most kennels and catteries look at other boarding facilities websites within their area to see how much their charging. With millions of nights booked on Revelation Pets we have pulled out the data from our subscribers accounts to produces averages:

Pet Type By Themselves 2 Sharing 3 Sharing
USA Dog $24 $36 $48
Cat 5 $23 $28
UK Dog £11 £16 £25
Cat £8 £16 £19
Canada Dog $24 $37 $57
Cat 8 $23 $38
New Zealand Dog $23 $40 $60
Cat 2 $24 $41
Australia Dog $29 $56 $61
Cat 1 $30 7


Other stats (Averages) – for 2015


To further compare your business to your country averages we have compiled the following statistics. Using this information you can compare your growth and average customer spend per year and by booking. This information may help you calculate your cost per acquisition for new business and to help drive your marketing /sales strategy.


Country Average number of bookings made Average number of rooms Average spend per customer Average spend per booking
USA 563 39 $346 20
UK 419 35 £225 £94
Canada 505 33 $345 07
New Zealand 538 61 $331 47
Australia 425 52 $422 $229


And finally

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