training & support


What is the best way to launch a business? By leveraging the power of a proven model with a team of experienced professionals dedicated to your success.  On average, franchises are much more likely to succeed. According to the US Department of Commerce, 95% of franchises are still in business after five years in the U.S. (97% in Canada), whereas self-launched businesses see a five-year success rate of only 47%.


Incredible Support, Every Step of the Way

training-support2Dogtopia provides our franchise owners with unwavering support through initial and training to operations as you grow – it’s a team approach to success.

  • 30-day initial training program at Dogtopia University in Phoenix support office
  • 2-week classroom, 2-week in-store training
  • 10 days of opening support (5 days before, 5 days after opening)
  • Marketing and sales training
  • Turn-key real estate and construction services
  • Ongoing field visits
  • One-on-one coaching
  • Website development
  • Webinars, seminars, calls
  • Quarterly regional workshops
  • Access to our network of franchisees – shared best practices


NOTE: This website is not a franchise offering.  A franchise offering can be made by us only in a providence, if we are first qualified to offer franchises in that providence, 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 providential requirements.

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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.