The Dog Stop
Dog care services and products

About
Founded

2009

Franchising Since

2013 (6 Years)

Corporate Address

80 26th St., #200
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

CEO

Jesse Coslov

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$259,500 - $675,300

Net-worth Requirement

$250,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$100,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$49,500 - $49,500

Ongoing Royalty Fee

6%

Ad Royalty Fee

2%

Financing Options

The Dog Stop has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: 
franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable

Veteran Incentives

15% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Proprietary Software

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

40 hours

Classroom Training:

10 hours

Additional Training:

As needed

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

8 - 12

Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $259,500 High - $675,300
Units
+33.3%+3 UNITS (1 Year) +50.0%+4 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.
Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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Updated: September 18th, 2019