The Opportunity

Next steps

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Thank you for your interest in Dogtopia Canada. We are delighted that you are considering our brand as a business opportunity!

So, what are we looking for in a Dogtopia franchisee?  While dog-related experience is not required, the ideal candidate should have an entrepreneurial spirit, with the ability to follow and execute Dogtopia systems.

If you meet the financial investment criteria, have transferrable skill sets and experience, and are interested in proceeding to next steps, please apply now.  One of our Franchise Development Representatives will reach out to you within 24 hours to discuss your goals and help you determine if we are a good fit for you.

NOTE: This website is not a franchise offering. A franchise offering can be made by us only in a province, if we are first qualified to offer franchises in that province, and only if we provide you with an appropriate franchise disclosure document. Follow-up or individualized responses to you that involve either effecting or attempting to effect the sale of a franchise will be made only if we are first in compliance with all provincial requirements.

1. COMPLETE “INFORMATION REQUEST FORM”

Please complete our Information Request Form to receive additional information. A Dogtopia representative will be in touch with you within one business day.

2. INTRODUCTORY QUALIFYING CALL

During your first call, you will further discuss the Dogtopia opportunity and cover a few key topics, including your motivation, business background, and territory of interest. They will be happy to answer any additional questions you have.

3. FINANCIAL QUALIFICATION AND LOAN APPROVAL

Approval is based upon your current financial circumstances and initial verbal confirmation of liquid capital available to proceed with the venture

4. RETURN YOUR CONFIDENTIAL PROFILE

Returning your profile to your representative tells us that you are serious about the opportunity and it gives us a clear picture of your financial and managerial plans.

5. RECEIVE FRANCHISE DISCLOSURE DOCUMENT (FDD)

Upon receipt of your confidential financial profile; you will receive our Franchise Disclosure Document. The FDD further defines the relationship between us – the Franchisor and you – the Franchisee. It contains all of the legal responsibilities involved in owning a Dogtopia and it is what you will sign in order to become a Franchisee.

6. FDD FOLLOW-UP

After receiving and reviewing your FDD, your representative will schedule a time to go over any questions that you may have.

7. DISCOVERY DAY!

Held in Phoenix, AZ. You will also spend an entire day meeting with the Canadian and the Dogtopia Support Office Leadership Team, who drives the culture and strategic direction of our brand.

8. SIGNING THE AGREEMENT

If we both feel it is a mutual fit, we will award a franchisee agreement and prepare a formal written offer.

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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.