The Dog Wizard

Dog training
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2022 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$50K - $67K
Units as of 2018
21 16.7% over 3 years

Company Overview

About The Dog Wizard

Industry
Pets
Founded
2005
Leadership
Gretchen Hollifield, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
2013 (9 years)
# of employees at HQ
4
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states:

# of Units
21 (as of 2018)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook
Corporate Address
401 Hawthorne Ln., #110-207
Charlotte, NC 28204

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a The Dog Wizard 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
$38,000
Initial Investment
$50,450 - $67,400
Net Worth Requirement
$30,000
Cash Requirement
$30,000
Veteran Incentives
$2,000 off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
10%
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.

In-House Financing
The Dog Wizard offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee
Third Party Financing
The Dog Wizard 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
119 hours
Classroom Training
47 hours
Additional Training
Annual seminars
Ongoing Support
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Ad Templates
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
1-1
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021