A 23-year-old entrepreneur from Sully who began a canine strolling enterprise on the age of 13 is now celebrating the primary anniversary of opening a canine out of doors exercise centre, and has his sights set on long-term enterprise development.
Sean Mayor launched Canine Journey Land, a stress-free, out of doors exercise centre for canines in June 2021 in response to the social and separation anxiousness skilled by puppies and younger canines born through the peak of the Coronavirus pandemic.
Developed to be a home-away-from-home for as much as 25 canines from throughout the Vale of Glamorgan every day, Canine Journey Land gives beloved pets a spread of sand pits, massive fields, agility actions and indoor sofas with heaters to get pleasure from, all earlier than being bathed and returned house to their house owners as a part of the dependable pick-up and drop-off service. Canine Journey Land was spawned from Sean’s profitable canine strolling enterprise, PB Canine Care, when after a decade and over 5,000 walks accomplished, Sean was able to increase.
Over the previous 9 months, Canine Journey Land has develop into recognised nationwide as the one Welsh day care centre for canines that operates predominantly outdoors. However the self-taught entrepreneur behind Canine Journey Land has intensive enterprise development plans, aiming to open three new areas outdoors of the Vale of Glamorgan over the subsequent 5 years to answer the demand he’s already experiencing.
Talking of his beginnings within the canine day care trade, Sean mentioned: “Caring for canines has at all times been a ardour of mine, however I by no means might have imagined what began as a small dog-walking enterprise as a younger teen would permit me to increase additional into the canine care trade.
“After we launched Canine Journey Land, we had three canines in our care every day. Our focus was to provide canines a pure surroundings for them to be themselves, whereas boosting their social expertise. Most significantly, we wished to alleviate them of their separation anxiousness by giving them a routine. It’s our dedication and fervour that has helped us develop into a number one canine care facility within the Vale of Glamorgan, with the utmost 25 canines in our care each day.”
Sean launched Canine Journey Land with the help of Massive Concepts Wales, which is a part of Enterprise Wales and funded by Welsh Authorities to help entrepreneurship in Wales. The service is aimed toward anybody between the age of 5 and 25 who needs to develop a enterprise concept, together with college students and graduates, as a part of its dedication to the Younger Individual’s Assure
Sean first heard about Massive Concepts Wales when one of many service’s Function Fashions visited his faculty to share his private journey in launching a enterprise. Years later, Sean approached Massive Concepts Wales himself and was immediately paired with a enterprise advisor who assisted him within the planning and early levels of launching of his enterprise – from writing a marketing strategy to making use of for land registration. Because the enterprise started to develop, so did Sean’s work with Enterprise Advisor Mark Adams, who was on-hand to help him with creating and sustaining revenue and loss accounts and enterprise improvement plans.
It’s this help that impressed Sean to lately develop into a Massive Concepts Wales Function Mannequin, swapping puppies for pupils as he goes again to highschool to supply recommendation to younger entrepreneurs who’re keen to construct a profitable enterprise too.
Sean mentioned: “I’m desperate to share my expertise as a younger entrepreneur and encourage others. I’m not an instructional particular person, however I’ve been lucky sufficient to construct my very own thriving enterprise regardless of this and it’s necessary that likeminded younger individuals realise that you just’re nonetheless able to success even if you happen to stray from the tutorial norm and observe your private objectives. I owe the booming development of Canine Journey Land to the great help provided by Massive Concepts Wales and my very own unbelievable crew at Canine Journey Land, particularly day care supervisor Matthew, for the willpower and fervour they put into our dream each day.”
In addition to new websites, Sean has extra instant plans to introduce canine coaching amenities and lessons, in addition to in a single day boarding to the companies provided by Canine Journey Land.
Talking of his achievements, Carolyn Goodwin at Massive Concepts Wales mentioned: “It’s inspiring to know that Sean constructed a profitable canine strolling enterprise while nonetheless at faculty, and it’s commendable that he sought the help of Massive Concepts Wales while launching Canine Journey Land. Massive Concepts Wales can help younger individuals in each second of their business trip, and Sean is a good testomony to this. I look ahead to watching the expansion of each companies and to see Sean encourage others as a Massive Concepts Wales Function Mannequin.”