Thank you for your interest in Dogtopia!
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, as well as sales, marketing, restaurant and/or retail experience.
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.
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 either Western or Eastern Canada dependant on the location of the candidate. You will also spend the entire day meeting the franchise support team and our CEO.
8. SIGNING THE AGREEMENT
If we feel that you are a great Franchisee candidate, we will send you a formal written offer including the assigned territory.