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Authority Brands starts 2021 with a splash, following the acquisition of DoodyCalls

Authority Brands starts 2021 with a splash, following the acquisition of DoodyCalls

The pet waste removal brand has now joined the Authority family.

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Authority Brands, the parent company of franchises such as Homewatch CareGivers, Mosquito Squad, and STOP Restoration, has announced the acquisition of pet waste removal franchise DoodyCalls.

This new acquisition marks the eighth that Authority Brands has made since October 2018, and is its tenth acquisition overall.

DoodyCalls was founded in 1999 by husband-and-wife team Jacob and Susan D’Aniello, and has transformed from a side business into a leading pet waste removal service; with operations in more than 45 territories and 16 states.

“We’re excited to welcome DoodyCalls to the Authority Brands family and further diversify our portfolio,” said Rob Weddle, CEO of Authority Brands. “Jacob and Susan have established a strong business model and grown the brand tremendously over the last two decades. We look forward to helping propel the company to new heights as we put our full network of support behind this leading and innovative brand.”

“For the past 22 years, Susan and I have worked tirelessly to build a business that helps make the world a happier and healthier place for everyone and we couldn’t be more thrilled to continue our mission as part of the Authority Brands network,” said Jacob D’Aniello, founder and president of DoodyCalls. “The support and resources we’re gaining – from marketing and operations to IT and more – will help us better serve our customers and continue growing the brand.”

To get more of an idea of the past, present, and future of the Authority Brands network, make sure to check out our episode of The Global Franchise Podcast with Michael Pearce, chief development officer for the organization.

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