2023 Franchise 500 Rank
N/R Not ranked last year
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Initial investment
$297K - $960K
Units as of 2022
14 22% over 3 years

Company Overview

About Wag N' Wash

Industry
Pets
Related Categories
Pet Stores, Pet Grooming
Founded
1999
Parent Company
Franchise Group Inc.
Leadership
Christopher Rowland, CEO/President
Corporate Address
17197 N. Laurel Park Dr., #402
Livonia, MI 48152
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Who We Are:

Wag N' Wash was founded in 1999 with the mission to enhance the bonds between dogs and cats and their people through providing best-in-class services and supplies. Wag N' Wash is not your average pet store, it's a fun, engaging destination where knowledgeable team members enthusiastically great their four-legged (and two legged) guests, learn about specific needs and provide custom solutions that will keep pets' tails wagging longer.

While Wag N' Wash is an emerging brand, it is now backed by Pet Supplies Plus, the largest pet retail franchise in the country. Owners will experience the excitement that comes with an emerging brand while having the foundation of Pet Supplies Plus' 30 years of experience, billion dollar buying power, private label brands and the industry's best supply chain.

There has never been a better time to join the pet industry as the pet industry is projected to hit an all- time high of $126 billion and pet services are among the fastest growing segment within the pet industry.

Who are we looking for?

Ideal Candidates

The ideal Wag N' Wash owner has a deep passion for dogs and cats, pet parents, and the communicates that the live and work in. While retail and business experience is helpful, the strong support team at the Pet Supplies Plus Group will train team members on all systems and processes that are needed to run a strong store.

We look for owners who have the following characteristics:

  • Honesty and Integrity when dealing with neighbors, team members and franchisor
  • Unwavering desire to succeed in building relationships with their neighbors, revenue for their stores and strong store teams
  • Understanding the importance of becoming ingrained within the community they serve

 

Business Overview

Franchising Since
2006 (17 years)
# of employees at HQ
270
Where seeking

This company is offering new franchisees in the following US states: Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming

# of Units
14 (as of 2022)

Information for Franchisees

Here’s what you need to know if you’re interested in opening a Wag N' Wash 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
$49,900
Initial Investment
$296,670 - $960,200
Net Worth Requirement
$500,000
Cash Requirement
$200,000
Veteran Incentives
20% off franchise fee
Royalty Fee
4%
Ad Royalty Fee
3%
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.

Third Party Financing
Wag N' Wash has relationships with third-party sources which offer financing to cover the following: franchise fee, startup costs, equipment, inventory, accounts receivable, payroll

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
80-160 hours
Ongoing Support
Purchasing Co-ops
Newsletter
Meetings & Conventions
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Security & Safety Procedures
Lease Negotiation
Field Operations
Site Selection
Proprietary Software
Franchisee Intranet Platform
Marketing Support
Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
National Media
Regional Advertising
Social Media
SEO
Website Development
Email Marketing
Loyalty Program/App

Operations

Additional details about running this franchise.

Is absentee ownership allowed?
Yes
Can this franchise be run from home/mobile unit?
No
Can this franchise be run part time?
No
# of employees required to run
3-10
Are exclusive territories available?
Yes

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Updated: December 12th, 2022