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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#172 Ranked #248 last year
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Initial investment
$719K - $1.5M
Units as of 2020
182 27.3% over 3 years

Company Overview

The first Camp Bow Wow location opened in 2000 and the company 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 from anywhere. Many locations offer additional services such as grooming and training.

About Camp Bow Wow

Industry
Pets
Related Categories
Pet Care
Founded
2000
Parent Company
VCA
Leadership
Julie Turner, President

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2003 (18 years)
# of employees at HQ
60
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees throughout the US.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Australia/New Zealand, Europe (Western), Canada, Mexico

# of Units
182 (as of 2020)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
7577 W. 103rd Ave., #209
Westminster, CO 80021

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Camp Bow Wow franchise.

Financial Requirements & Ongoing Fees

Here’s what you can expect to spend to start the business and what ongoing fees the franchisor charges throughout the life of the business.

Initial Franchise Fee
$50,000
Initial Investment
$718,500 - $1,457,500
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
10 years
Is franchise term renewable?
Yes

Financing Options

Some franchisors offer in-house financing, while others have relationships with third-party financing sources to which they refer qualified franchisees.

Third Party Financing
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

Training & Support Offered

Franchisors offer initial training programs and a variety of ongoing support options to help franchisees run their businesses.

On-The-Job Training
40 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Home study: 1 week; online training
Ongoing Support
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
No
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
8
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Ranked #172

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Updated: February 8th, 2021