Ruffin's Pet Centres Inc.

Full-service pet stores
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2021 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$96K
Units as of 2012
11

Company Overview

About Ruffin's Pet Centres Inc.

Industry
Pets
Related Categories
Pet Stores
Founded
1981
Leadership
Mark Reynolds, CEO

Franchising Overview

Franchising Since
1987 (34 years)
# of employees at HQ
5
Where seeking

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

# of Units
11 (as of 2012)

Franchisor Information

Corporate Address
109 Industrial Ct.
Dunnville, ON N1A 2X5

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Ruffin's Pet Centres Inc. 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
$20,000
Initial Investment
$96,000
Net Worth Requirement
$150,000
Cash Requirement
$35,000
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
1%
Term of Agreement
5 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
Ruffin's Pet Centres Inc. 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
1 week
Classroom Training
2 days
Additional Training
At existing stores
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Field Operations
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Regional Advertising

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
2
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: February 8th, 2021