PooPrints Case Study

Case History—12 months

Costs

 

122 unit property, 45 dogs, average 2 dog waste complaints (Over 12 months) or sightings per month Initial Investment: DNA collection kits and sample testing costs. 50% match rate.

DNA Swab Registration Kits 45 x $44.95=$2022.75

Waste Collection Kits 2 x 12 x $27.50=$660.00

Lab Test for Dog Waste 2 x 12 x $69.95=$1678.80

Less: 15 Fines (50% match rate) X $250 per fine=($3000.00)

 

Total Net Investment Costs Year 1 $1361.55

 

Results:

 

  • Program identified 9 unregistered dogs resulting in additional pet fees

  • 65% match rate

  • Maintenance labor costs reduced by 5 hours per week

  • Resident complaints and unscooped waste reduced 95 percent

  • Residents reported they appreciated the cleanliness of the property grounds

 

PooPrints Financial Benefits Summary:

 

Property received additional pet fees of $25 per month for 9 additional dogs. $225.00 

 

Property reduced 5 labor hours/week dealing with dog waste clean-up. Assuming a maintenance average hourly rate of $15/hour. $75 /week x 52 weeks= $3,900.00/year in savings.

 

ROI = Net Benefit Divided by the Investment

 

  • The gross financial net benefit is $225.00 + $3900.00 = $4125.00

  • The investment cost made was $1361.55

  • Net benefit is $4125.00 - $1361.55 = $2763.45

  • ROI for this property was $2763.45/1361.55 = 202% in year one (not including higher resident retention)

Assumptions:

Property passes on DNA Registration Swab cost to a new resident.