The Opportunity

What is my investment?

Welcome wall with the logo at Dogtopia lobby

We have two unique clients at Dogtopia: the pet and the pet parent. We are equally committed to serving both as the thought leader and trusted authority in the dog daycare sector.

The estimated initial investment for a dog daycare facility can range between $606,545 to $1,321,145. Our average total investment is $750,000. This includes the initial franchise fee and costs associated with construction, equipment, training, hiring and initial operations. This investment can be partially offset with a Canada Small Business Financing (CSFB) loan.

You should also consider the following financial commitments involved to open a Dogtopia in Canada:

  • Investment Range: $555,000 to $1,358,000
  • Minimum Net Worth: $1,000,000 per location
  • Initial Franchise Fee for First Store: $49,500
  • Royalty Fee: 7% of monthly gross sales
  • Minimum liquid capital: $250,000
  • CSFB loan up to $350,000 available
  • 10% Veteran discount
  • Multi-unit Discounts
  • Variable of Three Unique Models with a 3,000-7,500 square feet footprint impacts range of total build-out costs

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.

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.