Hawkeye's Home Sitters
In-home pet care/house-sitting services

Hawkeye's Home Sitters No Longer Franchising
In-home pet care/house-sitting services



Franchising Since

1997 (22 Years)

Corporate Address

7917 158 St NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 2G9

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$5,000 - $10,000

Liquid Cash Requirement


Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$4,000 - $8,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee


Ad Royalty Fee


Support Options
Ongoing Support

Purchasing Co-ops


Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Marketing Support

Co-op Advertising

National Media

On-The-Job Training:

via training manual

Absentee Ownership Allowed
Number of Employees Required to Run:

1 - 2

Dennis and Connie Pysyk started a home-sitting business in Edmonton, Alberta, in 1987 and began franchising in 1996. Having been a police officer since 1973, Dennis Pysyk was familiar with residential security issues. While the homeowner is away, the house sitter looks after pets, plants and appliances, picks up newspapers and mail, and gives the home a “lived-in” look. Since it started, Hawkeye’s has dealt with flooded basements, hailstorms and a tornado and cared for cats, dogs, birds, chickens, rabbits, rodents and reptiles.
Initial Investment: Low - $5,000 High - $10,000

Units (Locations)

Franchise Financing
Using 401(K)/IRA Funds
  • Tax Penalty-Free
  • Debt Free
  • Expert Guidance
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