Pets Are Inn

At a Glance

Products & Services: Pet care in private homes

Number of Locations: 16

Total Investment: $49.95K - $75.2K

Founded: 1982

Began Franchising: 1986

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2013 16 0 0 0
2012 19 0 0 0
2011 19 0 0 0
2010 19 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units in the following states:
Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, Midwest, Nebraska, North Carolina, Northeast, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South, South Carolina, Southeast, Southwest, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $49,950 - $75,150
Franchise Fee: $35,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 10-5%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Financial Requirements
Net Worth: $250,000
Liquid Cash Available: $50,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 30% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Number of employees needed to run franchised unit: 4. Absentee ownership of franchise is NOT allowed. (100% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
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How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. At franchisee's location: 1 day. Weekly, monthly & quarterly "checkups" at owner's location
Ongoing Support: Newsletter, Meetings, Toll-free phone line, Grand opening, Internet, Security/safety procedures, Field operations/evaluations, Purchasing cooperatives
Marketing Support: Co-op advertising, Ad slicks,
Other marketing support: Local PR efforts

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #379 (2010),
Low-Cost: #99 (2010),