Camp Bow Wow
#204

Initial Investment

LOW: $356,624
HIGH: $1,000,651

Change in Units

+8.2% +15 UNITS (1 Year)
+18.7% +34 UNITS (3 Years)

Promoted Opportunities

Company Profile

Founded

2000

Franchising Since

2003 (13 Years)

Corporate Address

8820 W. 116th Cir., #D Broomfield, CO 80021

CEO

Heidi Ganahl

About Camp Bow Wow

Heidi Ganahl opened the first Camp Bow Wow in 2000 and began franchising in 2003. All Camp Bow Wow locations offer doggy day care services as well as overnight boarding, with live webcams that allow customers to check in on their dogs. Some locations offer additional services such as grooming, training, and branded retail items. Ganahl later started Home Buddies to offer in-home care services such as pet-sitting, dog walking, pet food delivery, pet waste cleanup, grooming and training for both dogs and other pets unable to come to day care.

Financials

Financial Requirements

Initial Investment

$356,624 - $1,000,651

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000

Ongoing Fees

Initial Franchise Fee

$50,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

7%

Ad Royalty Fee

1%

Financing Options

Camp Bow Wow has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

Veteran Incentives


10% off franchise fee

Franchise 500® Rank History

Highest Rank: 204

Lowest Rank: 458

* Not all years were ranked

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:
Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.

Operations & Franchisor Support

Training Onsite: 1 week

Training at headquarters: 2 weeks

Additional Training: Home study: 1 week; online training

Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Internet
Security
Field Operations

Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Slicks
Regional Media
National Media

Absentee Ownership Allowed

Number of employees required to run: 8 - 12

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Updated: August 18th, 2015

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