Walk-in pet clinics
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$204K - $488K
Units as of 2023
23 Increase 475.0% over 3 years

For animal-loving enthusiasts, PetWellClinic might be a one-of-a-kind business opportunity. It's a veterinary clinic that caters to walk-in clients, one of the few of its kind. The company usually offers franchise opportunities where you can monetize your passion for pets quickly and effectively.

And the best news? You don't usually need to be a veterinarian to run one of their locations. As a franchisee, you may run and manage the business side of the clinic, then hire trained professionals to do the actual medical work.

Why You May Want to Start a PetWellClinic Franchise

Starting this franchise may be a unique opportunity, especially for people in the veterinary field looking to create their own practice. Of course, there's always the satisfaction that comes with working with animals and helping them live healthy lives. You may be able to provide cost-friendly services without compromising quality.

PetWellClinic is a one-of-a-kind veterinarian clinic that offers basic pet-care services, which means that you may not need to invest in expensive radiology and field equipment. Your clinic may also provide packages that include vaccines, minor lab tests, ailment diagnosis, and treatment for chronic illnesses. Such packages could allow for repeat customers with low overhead costs. As you grow your location, you may even offer telehealth visits for animals too nervous about traveling to the office. 

What Might Make a PetWellClinic a Good Choice?

To be part of the PetWellClinic team, you should make sure you’re financially ready for an initial investment made up of a franchise fee and other startup costs. You should also be prepared for ongoing fees that will include advertising, royalty, and potential renewal fees. Franchisees will also need to meet the company's set net worth and liquid capital requirements.

Before making any financial commitment or signing an agreement, you must perform your due diligence and establish if this is the right opportunity for you. Speak to existing franchisees and ask the PetWellClinic team questions as you explore the opportunity further. 

How To Start a PetWellClinic Franchise

To open a PetWellClinic franchise, you will need to submit a franchise request form. If you are seen as a good fit for the brand, then a franchise representative may reach out to you to set up the first steps. As part of your exploration process, you may be given the PetWellClinic Franchise Disclosure Document with an invitation to attend a discovery day at the brand's headquarters in Knoxville, Tennessee. A discovery day may allow you to meet with current franchisees and speak to company executives about your intentions to open your own location. 

Support from the PetWellClinic is vital to the establishment of your location. As a franchisee, you will have ongoing technical training opportunities, marketing and advertising support, and opening day preparations. Support is also given during the construction phase of your location, ensuring the PetWellClinic name is upheld in the design and layout of the location. 

With a PetWellClinic, almost anything is paw-ssible. 

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Company Overview

About PetWellClinic

Industry Pets
Related Categories Miscellaneous Pet Businesses
Founded 2012
Parent Company PetWell Franchisor LLC
Leadership Dr. Sam Meisler, CEO
Corporate Address 555 W. Jackson Ave.
Knoxville, TN 37902
Social Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram

Business Overview

Franchising Since 2017 (7 years)
# of employees at HQ 6
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchises worldwide.

This company is offering new franchises in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units 23 (as of 2023)

Information for Franchisees

Here's what you need to know if you're interested in opening a PetWellClinic 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.

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$203,900 - $487,500
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10 years
Is franchise term renewable? Yes
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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 32 hours
Classroom Training 46 hours
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App


Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed? Yes
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Updated: December 12th, 2022