Franchising FAQ

Want more information about becoming a Dogtopia franchisee? See answers to our most frequently asked questions about joining our team. When you’re ready to move forward, click on “Next Steps.”

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About the Pet Industry

  • Why choose the pet industry?

  • Why a dog daycare?

  • Does Dogtopia give back to the community?

About Dogtopia

  • Who is Dogtopia’s ideal customer?

  • Is Dogtopia part of any profession associations?

  • What are your facilities like?

  • How many franchises are there?

  • How are the Canadian locations performing?

The Investment

  • What areas are available?

  • What is the investment?

  • Does Dogtopia provide financing for franchisees?

  • What is the royalty fee?

  • What are the insurance requirements?

  • How many employees are required to staff a typical Dogtopia facility?

  • Who is the ideal Dogtopia franchisee?

  • As a franchisee, will I be required to work in or be physically present at the store for a specific amount of time each week?

  • Does Dogtopia help the franchisee find their business location?

  • How long does the franchise agreement run for, and is it renewable?

  • Can I sell my Dogtopia business if I decide I want to do something else?

  • I’m interested! What are the next steps?

Foundation Logo

The Dogtopia Foundation enables dogs to positively change the world. To accomplish this, we currently are funding programs focused around three worthy causes: Service Dogs for Veterans, Youth Literacy Programs and Employment Initiatives for Adults with Autism.