In this podcast we speak with longstanding One Percent Club member Chris Harris.
Chris is a former Royal Marine, unfortunately an injury shortened his time within the Royal Marines. Chris then started his business, working from home with just £300 pounds and threw himself into the world of home fragrance with a well-known American brand. Chris successfully brought this brand to the high streets of Plymouth and Exeter and embarked on a retail whirlwind. But that whirlwind came with a lot of stress and less and less time was being spent with his family, so something needed to change.
Chris decided to walk away from that £5 million pound a year business, to create an ambitious lifestyle business, that truly delivers the lifestyle he wants for himself and for his family. In today's episode, you're going to hear why he walked away from it all, and he hasn't stopped walking since. Chris, has now with his wife Charlotte set up a highly successful dog walking, grooming and boarding business Harris Hounds.
Harris Hounds are a husband and wife team (Chris and Charlotte) and are there to take care of your dogs every need; exercise, socialising, fun and grooming. Chris is the professional dog walker and Charlotte is a professional groomer. They offer their services separately and/or combined to give your dog the full works.
Chris provides a complete Dog Walking Experience, as well as Day Visits and a Pet Taxi Service. The walks are tailored to your dog; if they need to be kept on the lead, short walks, or if they need plenty of exercise, perhaps with a little discipline too, Harris Hounds can help.
As a former Royal Marine Chris is organised, strategic - and energetic! He will ensure that your dog has the best possible time on their walks, the utmost care and attention on their home visits and as comfortable car journeys as possible.
The business is going from strength to strength, so much so that they have now had to take on a new member of staff to keep up with the demand.
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