Press Release

Splash and Dash Makes Inc 500|5000

The Inc 500|5000 is a prestigious list that Inc Magazine releases every year. This is something companies all over the country compete to make every year.  It is our honor to tell you that Splash and Dash has made the list this year.

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How the List is Determined

There are many factors that are taken into account to determine the companies that make the cut. Companies need to have a certain number of employees, certain revenue levels and other factors just to be eligible to apply.  The companies that make the list are then ranked according to their three-year growth. This determines whether they will be among the top 5000 or in the coveted 500 list. Splash and Dash has made it onto the Inc 500 list at #211. In the last three years we have seen an increase of 2,118%.


Other Honors

There inc awardsare other honors that go along with this list. Inc goes further by ranking the businesses to each other by industry, state and region. Splash and Dash
ranked #2 in the Tampa Bay Metro area, #18 in Florida and #15 for Top Consumer Products & Services Companies.

What the Future Holds for Splash and Dash

In the last few years, Splash and Dash has added 33 new licensee locations, including 3 in Australia. Recently franchising has become an option and there are new franchise locations that are being opened or are in the process of opening now. This is an exciting time for the company as the business grows every day and it is the perfect time for new franchise owners to get on board.

If you are interested in learning more about what Splash and Dash can mean to you as a franchise owner, then give us a call today. We can answer your questions and help you determine if it is the right franchise opportunity for you.


Splash and Dash Pet Franchise CEO, Dan J. Barton, Radio appearance on the James Lowe Show

HUTCHINSON, KS – Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique owner and CEO, Dan J. Barton, will be appearing on the James Lowe Show July 18th at 7pm.  Dan J. Barton, the highly successful Pet Business Coach, elaborates on how he revolutionized the pet industry with a recurring revenue stream and lucrative clientele. He will be discussing the many aspects you want to consider when looking for the right business opportunity.

According to Dan J. Barton, “Many people think the only way to be successful is to buy a business that is already established. However, if you really dissect all the variables, you will find that a pet franchise can be every bit as lucrative as a pet business.”

The James Lowe Show is a nationally syndicated network radio show with 88 stations in the U.S. Find more information at

You can listen live online on iHeartRadio


About Dan J. Barton

Dan J. Barton is not only the CEO and founder of Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique, but he is also an entrepreneur and accomplished author. He is known in the pet industry as The Pet Business Coach.

After working in the gym and fitness for many years, he decided to change industries and go into the pet industry due to his love for his pets. The first store he opened, Hollywood Premier Pets in Palm Desert, CA went on to be an award-winning store. He then used the experience he gained in the fitness industry to model the membership program for dog bathing. This is where he created Splash and Dash. The revolutionary dog bath membership became an instant success in the pet world.

From there, Dan took this concept and opened it up to licensing. This allowed other pet store owners to get the same success as he experienced with his company. He also opened Splash and Dash up for franchising. During the little free time he has, Dan has also written a book called Stop YOUR Bitchin’ and Start Making REAL money! This book is designed to help pet store owners be successful.


About Splash and Dash Groomerie & Boutique
This is a company that offers both a full-service grooming salon as well as a pet boutique. What sets Splash and Dash apart from the other grooming salons is the monthly bath membership. This allows users to pay a monthly premium and bring their pet in as often as is needed for a bath and brush. There is also a high-quality boutique which offers eco-friendly pet furniture, toys, and accessories as well as healthy dog food and treats.


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