While it might not seem like an obvious transition, Dogtopia’s Vice President of Franchise Development, Alex Samios, believes the skills restaurant operators learned in the foodservice industry will easily transfer to dog daycare. “With no inventory or food costs to manage and cost of goods sold at less than three percent, the only key controllable expense at Dogtopia is labor, making it simpler to operate than restaurants,” said Samios. As the fastest-growing pet franchise and double digit same-store-sales growth in the last five years, the Dogtopia finacial model is the perfect opportunity for franchise owners to expand their portfolio in the $99 billion dollar and growing pet industry. Read the full story in Nation’s Restaurant News.