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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
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Initial investment
$60K - $85K
Units as of 2019
15 0.0% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Pets Are Inn

Industry
Pets
Related Categories
Pet Care
Founded
1982
Parent Company
Pets Are Inn Inc.
Leadership
Jim Platt, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1986 (35 years)
# of employees at HQ
3
Where seeking

This company is seeking new franchisees in the following US states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
15 (as of 2019)

Franchisor Information

Social
Facebook, Twitter
Corporate Address
7625 Metro Blvd., #120
Edina, MN 55439

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Pets Are Inn 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
$45,000
Initial Investment
$59,950 - $85,150
Cash Requirement
$50,000
Veteran Incentives
25% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
10-5%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
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
Pets Are Inn offers in-house financing to cover the following: franchise fee, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll
Third Party Financing
Pets Are Inn has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment

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
20 hours
Classroom Training
40 hours
Additional Training
Weekly, monthly & quarterly "checkups" at owner's location
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security & Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Marketing Planning & Support
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?
Yes
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
4
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

Franchise 500 Ranking History

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Updated: February 8th, 2021