Petland
#118 Franchise 500| Pets, pet supplies, boarding, daycare, grooming

About
Founded

1967

Franchising Since

1971 (49 Years)

Corporate Address

250 Riverside St.
Chillicothe, OH 45601

Leadership

Joe Watson, CEO

Parent Company

Petland Inc.

Financial Requirements
Initial Investment

$300,500 - $1,065,500

Net-worth Requirement

$500,000 - $1,000,000

Liquid Cash Requirement

$150,000 - $500,000

Ongoing Fees
Initial Franchise Fee

$40,000 - $40,000

Ongoing Royalty Fee

4.5%

Financing Options

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

Veteran Incentives

10% off franchise fee

Support Options
Ongoing Support

Newsletter

Meetings/Conventions

Toll-Free Line

Grand Opening

Online Support

Security/Safety Procedures

Field Operations

Site Selection

Franchisee Intranet Platform

Marketing Support

Ad Templates

Social media

SEO

Website development

Email marketing

Loyalty program/app

On-The-Job Training:

Up to 100.5 hours

Classroom Training:

Up to 55.5 hours

Additional Training:

In-store training

Number of Employees Required to Run:

15 - 20

Petland is ranked #118 in the Franchise 500!
Bio
Starting operations in 1967 in Ohio, Petland sells pets and pet-related merchandise to consumers throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Chile and Israel. Each Petland location sells fish, birds, cats, dogs, small animals, reptiles and the food and accessories needed to care for them.
Cost
Initial Investment: Low - $300,500 High - $1,065,500
Units
+21.5%+41 UNITS (1 Year) +49.7%+77 UNITS (3 Years)

Units (Locations)

Where Seeking Franchisees:

Franchisor is seeking new franchise units worldwide.

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Updated: September 25th, 2020