Jeff and Sandy Lutton have been dog lovers all of their life. But with busy work schedules and the desire to have a dog to match their active lifestyle, Sandy is a marathoner and Jeff is a triathlete, they didn’t think it would be fair to leave a dog, let alone a retriever, at home all day alone. When a friend referred them to Dogtopia’s dog day care, they decided it was the answer to their doggie dilemma. Soon after, they brought home their long-awaited dog, a Golden Retriever, Josie.
After watching Josie’s excitement when attending dog daycare at a Dogtopia location in Tyson’s Corner, VA for several years, they found she’d sniffed out an ideal franchise opportunity for Mom and Dad; one that combines their business savvy, as well as their love for dogs.
The Lutton’s are thrilled to bring Dogtopia to the Alexandria area, which is well-known for its amazingly dog-friendly population. They’ve always enjoyed peace of mind knowing Josie was in a safe and happy place with they were at work or away from home and they look forward to providing that same feeling to area dog owners.
Jeff plans to devote himself full-time to the daycare operations with support and assistance from Sandy, who will continue her full time Business Development Career while adding her Marketing expertise to the Alexandria location.
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