Pet Images Country Inn Replaces Lost Revenue from Pandemic with New Franchise Ownership of The Dog Wizard™ Twin Cities
– Mobile Dog Training Has National Reputation for Enriching Pet/Pet Owner Relationships –

LAKE ELMO, Minn., November 9, 2020 – For Pet Images Country Inn owners Karen and Glen Lownsbery, COVID-19 has meant expanding their business in the face of economic instability – a success story among the devastating loss of small businesses during the pandemic. The Lownsberys are the newest franchise owners of The Dog Wizard™ Twin Cities, a strategic move that adds mobile dog training to their trusted pet services of 31 years, which includes daycare, boarding, grooming and a dog park featuring a splash pad.

“We’ve had customers inquire about dog training in the past, so it’s a natural addition to our services to replace lost boarding revenue,” said the Lownsberys. “A good friend and owner of a kennel in Cincinnati told us about The Dog Wizard, and it sounded like the ideal new business venture considering its solid reputation and proven approach to dog training.”

The Dog Wizard is a nationwide mobile dog training and facility-based franchise that offers an alternative to traditional obedience training. Focused on the individual needs of both the dog and
the dog owner, the company prides itself on an open-minded approach based on the unique learning style of each dog. Pet owners are immersed in the training experience in a “train the trainer” format, as a way to strengthen the bond with their dog for long-term success.

For the Lownsberys and Pet Images Country Inn, the addition of The Dog Wizard to their portfolio of services means replacing revenue lost in boarding dogs during the pandemic. Due to travel bans, uneasiness with travel and people choosing to stay home, the boarding aspect of their business has decreased by approximately 50 percent. With their grooming and daycare services now fully recovered to pre-pandemic levels, the hope is to place and even exceed the revenue lost in boarding.

“We’re excited to offer this new service to current and new clients, and proud to provide an opportunity for pets and their owners to make positive and permanent changes to their relationships,” said the Lownsberys. “In addition to our facility and abundance of space, having the mobile service option allows us to confidently offer services with complete consideration for
safety measures and social distancing the owner prefers.”

Additional information about The Dog Wizard is available online, at Residents of the Twin City region can inquire about Pet Images Country Inn Services at

About The Dog Wizard
The Dog Wizard is a professional, mobile and facility-based franchised dog training company offering a range of services to help dog owners and families create happy dog-human relationships. The Dog Wizard leads with proprietary train-the-trainer and train-the-customer programs with lifetime support for graduates and offers exciting franchise opportunities throughout the country. The company was named an Entrepreneur magazine “Franchise 500 Top New Franchise” in 2017. Learn more about The Dog Wizard online, at