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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
#54 Ranked #71 last year
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Initial investment
$543K - $1.5M
Units as of 2021
161 114.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

Founded in 2002 and franchising since 2005, Dogtopia offers dog daycare and boarding services with an emphasis on education, exercise, and socialization. Each facility averages between 2,500 and 7,500 square feet and is designed to reduce odors, noise level, illness, and accidents.

About Dogtopia

Industry
Pets
Related Categories
Pet Care
Founded
2002
Parent Company
Dogtopia Enterprises LLC
Leadership
Neil Gill, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2005 (16 years)
# of employees at HQ
43
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees worldwide.

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following international regions: Canada

# of Units
161 (as of 2021)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
6245 N. 24th Pkwy., #210
Phoenix, AZ 85016

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Dogtopia 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
$49,500
Initial Investment
$543,193 - $1,489,801
Net Worth Requirement
$1,000,000
Cash Requirement
$300,000
Veteran Incentives
10% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
7%
Ad Royalty Fee
2%
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
Dogtopia has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory

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
80 hours
Classroom Training
99.5 hours
Additional Training
At Grand Opening
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
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
Loyalty Program/App

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
15-20
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Additional Rankings

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Ranked #54

Franchise 500 Ranking

Ranked #86

Fastest-Growing Franchises

Ranked #96

Top Global Franchises

Ranked #70

Fastest-Growing Franchises (U.S. & Canada)

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Updated: February 8th, 2021