Noah's Arf

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Dog and Cat Kennel Business Plan

Company Summary

Noah's Arf is a new company that will provide high-level animal care and customer service in the following categories:

  • Overnight care.
  • Day care.
  • In-home care.
  • Wash your own pet.
  • Pet grooming.
  • Animal behavior classes.
  • Pet portraits.
  • Gift shop.
  • Special events.
  • Special requests.
  • 24 hour service.

What will set Noah's Arf apart from the competition is our commitment to provide these services in one convenient location that is not limited to dogs and cats.

2.1 Company Ownership

Noah's Arf will be created as a Oregon Limited Liability Company (LLC) based in Multnomah County, privately owned by its principal operator.

2.2 Start-up Summary

Total start-up requirements include legal costs, logo design, stationery and related expenses. The start-up costs are to be financed partially by the direct owner investment and long-term loan financing. The details are included in the following table and chart.

Start-up
Requirements
Start-up Expenses
Legal and Accounting $2,000
Office Supplies (stationery, etc) $500
Collateral Materials (brochures, cards, etc.) $4,000
Consultants/Permits $5,000
Insurance $3,000
Rent/Lease $7,500
Space design/contractor $2,000
Sales and Marketing (advertising, direct mail, etc) $2,500
Expensed equipment $0
Other $500
Total Start-up Expenses $27,000
Start-up Assets
Cash Required $39,000
Start-up Inventory $4,000
Other Current Assets $0
Long-term Assets $100,000
Total Assets $143,000
Total Requirements $170,000
Start-up Funding
Start-up Expenses to Fund $27,000
Start-up Assets to Fund $143,000
Total Funding Required $170,000
Assets
Non-cash Assets from Start-up $104,000
Cash Requirements from Start-up $39,000
Additional Cash Raised $0
Cash Balance on Starting Date $39,000
Total Assets $143,000
Liabilities and Capital
Liabilities
Current Borrowing $0
Long-term Liabilities $100,000
Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills) $0
Other Current Liabilities (interest-free) $0
Total Liabilities $100,000
Capital
Planned Investment
Investor 1 $70,000
Investor 2 $0
Other $0
Additional Investment Requirement $0
Total Planned Investment $70,000
Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses) ($27,000)
Total Capital $43,000
Total Capital and Liabilities $143,000
Total Funding $170,000

2.3 Company Locations and Facilities

This facility will be established in an upscale, growing area in Northwest Portland described as the Pearl District. We will service the growing condominium area, the West Hills area, while capturing the Beaverton area for those customers coming into the Downtown Portland and airport areas. The facility is zoned EXD, which will allow day and overnight care.