JDog in the News – Page 2


1851 Franchise: JDog Brands Provides Marine Veteran Connection and Community After Decades of Service

Retired Sergeant Major Jason Green, a JDog Junk Removal & Hauling franchise owner in Pittsburgh, spent 24 years as a Marine. After retiring, like many Veterans, he wasn’t quite sure where to go next. Green spent time in college, worked at a Veteran-focused nonprofit and started a small business through Amazon before finding JDog.

1851 Franchise: The Great Franchisee | Former Professional Baseball Player Takes a Swing at Business Ownership to Help Local Veterans Find Employment

The former professional baseball player for the Pittsburgh Pirates, Wes Freeman, recently opened JDog Junk Removal & Hauling in the Lakeland, Florida area with his two business partners. When Freeman left the league, he didn’t know which career path he wanted to take, but he did know that he had a passion for helping others. After a few years in other jobs, Freeman discovered JDog, the Veteran-centric national franchise, and knew that the brand was the right fit for him.

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Business In Tampa: JDog Junk Removal & Hauling is Cleaning Up St. Petersburg and Beyond

Another man’s junk is another man’s…business? That’s the case for Tony Gregg, the owner of a JDog Junk Removal & Hauling franchise in St. Petersburg.

1851 Franchise: JDog Brands Has Record Year With Plans to Exceed 300 Territories in 2023

JDog Brands, the parent franchisor to JDog Junk Removal & Hauling and JDog Carpet Cleaning & Floor Care, has had a monumental year. The concept has both experienced a record year in terms of system-level growth and made incredible progress in terms of its mission-driven efforts.

1851 Franchise: FOX Business: Company Seeks to Reduce Veteran Unemployment Rate

In 2011, when Army Veteran Jerry Flanagan noticed the struggle many Veterans had when coming back into civilian life, he and his wife created JDog Junk Removal & Hauling. He started with a Jeep and a trailer and hired a few Veterans from Coastal Hospital. They found immediate success, so the couple began franchising the brand so Veterans across the country could take on leadership positions and hire other Veterans in their communities.

1851 Franchise: How JDog Helped Joe Yurick Find His Way Back to His Veteran Identity Years After an Honorable Discharge

Joe Yurick joined the U.S. Army in 2000. Shortly after he completed basic training and AIT (Advanced Individual Training), the 9/11 attacks occurred, and he was deployed. After an honorable discharge in 2004, he worked in a variety of industries — trucking, sales, concrete and more. Coincidentally, a previous employer encouraged him to attend a JDog Brands mixer to learn more about the company.

1851 Franchise: FranchiseWire: How JDog Brands Helps Veterans Make a Smooth Transition to Civilian Life

In October, the U.S. Department of Labor reported that the Veteran unemployment rate dropped from 4.1% to 2.7% over the year. But Tracy Flanagan and her husband, Jerry Flanagan, are looking to continue to lower that rate to under 1% nationwide. The Flanagans have created a unique opportunity for Veterans to own small businesses and hire other Veterans in their communities through their company JDog Brands. The company offers home care services through its two brands, JDog Junk Removal & Hauling and JDog Carpet Cleaning & Floor Care. The couple has created a brand based on the military values of respect, integrity and trust.

Great Day Colorado: JDog Junk Removal & Hauling South Denver Takes Clean Ups to a Whole New Level

With more guests stopping by during the holiday season, maybe you’re wanting to clean up around the house or tackle a few small projects, and we have just the team to help you! JDog Junk Removal & Hauling provides eco-friendly, residential and commercial services across our community to haul away old items of all kinds. This Veteran run and welcomed business is offering a special discount just for our GDC viewers, you’ll get 10% off any junk removal service and 25-dollars off a dumpster rental.

Austin American-Statesman: New Pflugerville business dedicated to hiring veterans

After eight years in the Army, Joshua Schaefer’s dream of being a business owner came true with the opening a company that allows him to create jobs for veterans while helping to tidy up the community.