For Immediate Release
Karin Machusic, PR, Out-U-Go! Mobile: 925-708-2179 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Jacqueline Trost, Director of Public Relations, Village Green: 248-932-2770; email@example.com
Chicago-based pet care franchise to provide exclusive pet care services at Chicagoland properties
CHICAGO, February 4, 2014 – Chicago-based Out-U-Go! Pet Care Services franchise today announced the launch of a special partnership with Village Green, one of the Midwest’s leading owners, managers and developers of luxury apartment communities. The relationship will bring premium pet care amenities to residents of Village Green’s Chicagoland communities. As the official vendor of Village Green’s pet care services, Out-U-Go! will provide Village Green residents with pet care services, as well as also host signature pet-themed events at participating properties.
“We are devoted to providing our residents with exceptional experiences,” commented Andrea Humanic, Executive Manager, Village Green Benefits, Chicago. “Out-U-Go! has developed an outstanding reputation as a premiere residential pet care provider, and we are excited to offer their extraordinary pet care services to benefit Village Green residents in the Chicagoland area.”
The partnership between national leaders in the pet care and apartment industry couldn’t come at a better time: According to “2013 Pet-Friendly Renting Trends” published by apartments.com, approximately 75-percent of renters have pets, marking a 32-percent increase from 2012. Cats and small dogs still top the most popular apartment pets, and increasingly, apartments (approximately 78-percent) are allowing pets. Meanwhile, the pet industry is estimated to have grown to $55 billion in 2013, up $2 billion in year-over-year expansion, according to the American Pet Products Association.
“We are excited to work with Village Green to bring a wide range of high-quality pet care services to benefit residents at their Chicago area locations,” said David Lipschultz, CEO and Top Dog at Out-U-Go! He added, “Our goal is to make busy pet parents’ lives easier as they juggle work, life and travel, and our Out-U-Go! team is dedicated to providing exceptional care that pets deserve and that pet parents want.”
As pet specialists, Out-U-Go! is recognized for the individual attention provided to customers, and more importantly, their beloved animal friends. Out-U-Go! offers a full range of residential pet care services including dog walking, cat and critter care, overnight house sitting services, pet taxi services and , and of course complimentary belly rubs at every visit. With flexible scheduling, a full-time office staff, competitive rates and trustworthy, trained pet sitters, the company demonstrates an unmatched customer service mindset.
Founded in 1996 and headquartered in Chicago, Out-U-Go! provides professional, personalized dog walking and pet care services for all of the family pets with the ultimate mission to make the world a better place for pets and people. The company has provided more than 1,000,000 pet visits at its nine franchise locations in Colorado, Florida, Illinois and Wisconsin. Future growth plans include the opening of additional national locations.
With a focus on its local communities, Out-U-Go! helps support rescue programs and environmentally responsible business practices. The company carries all appropriate insurance and is a certified member of Pet Sitters International. For more information about Out-U-Go!, please visit www.outugo.com.
About Village Green
Village Green, with offices in Cincinnati, Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Minneapolis and St. Louis, is one of the nation’s largest privately held developers and managers of luxury apartment communities. Established in 1919, Village Green operates approximately 43,000 apartments in over 160 rental communities under four distinct brands: Village Green, City Apartments, Regents Park and Village Park, as well as V-Suites Furnished Apartments. Explore villagegreen.com.
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