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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Top 10 FAQ's

  • How Many Employees Do Most Locations Have?

  • How Much is The Total Investment/How Much Cash Will Be Needed? How Does Financing Work?

  • What are the average sales of the stores and the average take-home?

  • What are the Main Operating Costs Associated With the Business

  • How Long Does It Take to Open a Location After Signing?

  • What Services Does Dogtopia Offer?

  • How Does The Site Selection Process Work?

  • How Does Overnight Boarding Work For Dogtopia?

  • Can I Have Outdoor Space?

  • What Does Dogtopia Do For Us As A Franchisor?

  • Do Myself Or My Team Need To Be Certified To Work At Dogtopia?

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?

  • 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?

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

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