DUNWOODY, Ga. — Oftentimes, a mom is greater than only a mom. She’s a instructor, a caretaker, and on occasion, a trade spouse.
A minimum of, that’s the case for Andrea and Invoice Grey, the mother-son group who co-own canine grooming trade Scenthound in Dunwoody.
The Grays say Scenthound is greater than only a position to get your canine groomed; it’s a spot to make sure your canine lives an extended, satisfied, wholesome lifestyles. Scenthound’s care specializes in a canine’s pores and skin, coat, ears, nails and tooth, important spaces for his or her fitness. The trade provides a per 30 days club, which Invoice Grey stated reminds homeowners to stay their canine’s care present.
“The club is designed to remind them to convey their canine each and every month to get hygienic remedy on the ones 5 spaces,” Invoice Grey stated. “We all know if we do this each and every month, they’re going to be extra hygienic, we’ll be capable of spot extra problems which may be affecting them from a fitness viewpoint in order that the canine father or mother can cross and communicate to their vet.”
Invoice Grey stated Scenthound’s focal point on fitness units it except different canine grooming companies. He stated Scenthound doesn’t be offering sure products and services different groomers be offering, equivalent to boarding, as it’s fitter for canines to be with their households than in a kennel. It additionally specializes in practical grooming, moderately than stylistic grooming.
The Grays don’t personal the Scenthound logo, however personal franchises in Dunwoody, Buckhead and Tucker. Regardless of their first location in Dunwoody opening simply closing 12 months, they’re additionally dedicated to opening 20 extra places throughout DeKalb and Fulton counties over the following 8 years.
Along with their dedication to canine wellness, the Grays say they wish to advertise worker building, and rising their trade will lend a hand them reach that.
“There’s numerous younger other people in the market who’re on the lookout for a industry, who need to develop and ship their attainable,” Invoice Grey stated. “Infrequently the activity alternatives in the market don’t give them numerous foundational coaching and a craft that they might someday use to create their very own trade, to develop into managers and leaders.”
Invoice Grey stated the partnership started as a result of he was once wanting to begin a circle of relatives trade whilst giving again to the group. He stated they sought after to construct a trade for themselves and for his or her circle of relatives to enroll in.
Ahead of getting concerned with Scenthound, Invoice Grey was once a logo marketer and had labored with Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola. Andrea Grey has a background in human sources and worker coaching. Invoice Grey stated his mom’s enjoy is helping him convey a recent viewpoint to trade problems.
The Grays stated being trade companions in conjunction with members of the family creates some distinctive eventualities, however the duo unquestionably experience operating in combination. Even sooner than changing into trade companions, the 2 spoke on a daily basis.
Andrea Grey lately lives in Florida however nonetheless speaks along with her son day by day about each trade and circle of relatives issues. Invoice Grey joked about having to learn how to transfer between paintings conversations and private conversations.
“We don’t ever must get into the location the place I’m pulling my rank as mother,” Andrea Grey stated. “Once we’re in a trade courting, that’s what it’s. It’s a trade courting.”