Pet Butler

At a Glance

Products & Services: Pet-waste cleanup and removal

Number of Locations: 101

Total Investment: $30K - $42K

Founded: 1988

Began Franchising: 2005

Franchise Units

Year U.S. Canadian International Company Owned
2014 101 0 0 0
2013 101 0 0 0
2012 104 0 0 0
2011 96 0 0 0
2010 77 0 0 0
Where Seeking Franchisees: Franchisor is seeking new franchise units throughout the U.S. and Canada.
Direct Capital

Startup Costs, Ongoing Fees and Financing

Total Investment: $30,000 - $42,000
Franchise Fee: $25,000
Ongoing Royalty Fee: 12%
Term of Franchise Agreement: 10 years, renewable
Veteran Incentives: $5,000 off franchise fee.
Financial Requirements
Liquid Cash Available: $30,000 - $42,000
Operations
Franchise can be run from home. 30% of all franchisees own more than one unit. Absentee ownership of franchise is allowed. (96% of current franchisees are owner/operators).
Direct Capital
Financing Type In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee
Startup Costs
Equipment
Inventory
Accounts Receivable
Payroll

How This Franchise Supports Franchisees

Training: Available at headquarters: 5 days. Video, conference calls, manuals
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, National media, Regional advertising,
Other marketing support: Customer service, billing & collections

Franchise Ranking History

Franchise 500®: #467 (2010),
Top New: #28 (2010),