New St. Cloud business Pet Evolution focuses on health, wellness

Pet Evolution franchisee Scot Ziessman and his dog Maggie pose for a photo Monday, May 2, 2022, in St. Cloud.

A local business owner will bring the to start with franchise of a Minnesota-dependent pet health and fitness enterprise to St. Cloud in June.

Scot Ziessman, who owns Massage Envy and The Qualified Massage Academy in Division Location Browsing Heart, mentioned Pet Evolution is established to open June 10. The business enterprise is billed as a nutritious pet source keep centered largely on canines and, to a lesser diploma, cats.

“Overall health and wellness for your doggy is so significant,” Ziessman reported. “The greater you feed them … the improved their life will be.”

The shop carries pet accessories and pet food items traces that are totally free of corn, wheat, soy, byproducts and synthetic flavors and shades. Pet Evolution will also supply five self-serve pet clean stations and 10 grooming stations.

It also gives 3 membership tiers for washes and treats, which come with bargains for retail purchases and grooming. Ultimately, there will be a van that can journey to close by client residences to provide dental cleanings and nail trims.

Ziessman said he sees a feasible market place for a pet overall health and wellness business as pet entrepreneurs progressively take care of their animals like their youngsters.

Pet Evolution franchisee Scot Ziessman and his dog Maggie walk through construction Monday, May 2, 2022, in St. Cloud.

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He is been a business owner for practically 20 several years, starting off with a Excellent Sam’s franchise in 2004 in advance of attaining his very first Massage Envy in 2012 and the therapeutic massage university in 2018, Ziesmann stated. A regional developer informed him about Pet Evolution, and Ziessman visited the company’s very first location in Woodbury. It felt suitable, he explained, and he realized a number of other wise, profitable folks leaping on board.

“This was that option to do the job with persons I like and respect,” he claimed.

He was later on to the sport in Massage Envy franchises, Ziesmann explained the St. Cloud site was the 680th franchise for the corporation.

Pet Evolution franchisee Scot Ziessman sits with his dog Maggie Monday, May 2, 2022, in St. Cloud.

By distinction, the St. Cloud Pet Evolution will be the initial franchise spot. The second, in Blaine, will also be Ziesmann’s.

“To be 1st in with the franchise and realizing and trusting the men and women behind the scenes, that was sufficient for us to say yeah, I’m not going to wait this time close to,” Ziesmann mentioned. “I’m gonna go early.”

For him, opening Pet Evolution stores just isn’t a huge leap. It is really however a care-oriented client assistance business enterprise.

“When I begun searching into it, it is not pretty different — other than the prospects are animals,” he claimed.

Pet Evolution franchisee Scot Ziessman speaks about the new business Monday, May 2, 2022, in St. Cloud.

He likes that St. Cloud is a regional hub, and he mentioned he does not see yet another business enterprise like Pet Evolution in the space.

“There is a place in town that does pet washes,” Ziesmann stated. “There are areas that do grooming. There are places that market dog food, naturally. And I’m not absolutely sure, but there may well even be a cellular van for nail trimming. None of them are all in one location. None of them are a membership-primarily based enterprise.”