PET DEPOT® Natural Pet Food Headquarters℠



About Us

Helping people care for their pets is a great way to earn a living!

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If you love animals and enjoy working with people, a career in the retail pet business could be the perfect opportunity for you. You'll see that owning your own pet store can be gratifying and fun, as you help your customers and their animal companions to thrive. Besides, owning your own pet store business is a great way to build a future both for yourself and for your family members. Now is a great time to join PET DEPOT® as we expand throughout the country with our proven and popular business system. Currently, our franchises are available in most states in the USA & all Provinces in Canada. PET DEPOT® offers you a choice of franchising options that are customizable to meet your personal needs:

  • PET DEPOT® Full-line Pet Specialty stores, ranging from 2,500 sf to 7,500 sf
  • PET DEPOT® Veterinary Group Animal Hospitals* from outpatient care to specialty medicine.
  • PET DEPOT® Barkery – smaller boutique formats for high foot traffic areas.

Why Choose The Pet Industry?

A Booming, High-Growth Industry: The American Pet Products Association reports that nearly 62% of all U.S. households has pets. There are 86.4 million pet cats and 78 million pet dogs in America, along with countless birds, fish and other small animals.

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The pet business is a growth industry and is a $51 billion dollar USA market and 41% of those customers buying specialty foods are purchasing them at specialty pet retail stores like PET DEPOT®.

A Turnkey Business System Awaits You: No Previous Experience is Necessary! A PET DEPOT® Franchise is a turn-key business that includes site assistance, store design, fixtures, inventory, Computers and software for administration and selling, working capital and a comprehensive store identity package. You'll have the professional look of a much larger pet store chain, but with the personalized attention and service that only a small, dedicated business can offer.

You'll receive extensive training for you and your management team on how to run and manage your new business to help make you a real "pet expert".

By joining the PET DEPOT® team, you'll be able to take advantage of co-op buying power, advertising support, chain-wide consumer specials and promotions, and brand support from product manufacturers and distributors.

Natural Pet Food HeadquartersSM: At PET DEPOT® we stock over 65 brands of the best quality natural pet foods in the industry; brands that drive sales back into your stores. Natural pet food has been the growth segment of the industry and we have the support you need to grow sales.


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SBA Approved

Franchisees of the PET DEPOT® system are eligible for expedited and streamlined SBA loan processing through the SBA's Franchise Registry Program


Why Choose PET DEPOT®?

Compare the Difference: Pride of Ownership
Pet Depot 03 It's your money, your store, and that's why we put YOUR name on it.

PET DEPOT® Experience you can depend on. Your success is our goal: We treat each store we build for our franchisees, like we are building it for ourselves. We've owned and operated PET DEPOT® stores since 1991 and Animal Hospitals since 2009; We provide to you first-hand advice to help you succeed in the pet industry.

We invite you to check us out to see if owning your own PET DEPOT® is a great fit for your future!

PET DEPOT® is a federally registered trademark of Labrador II, Inc. *Veterinary Hospitals have unique ownership criteria that vary by state and are not currently available in Canada. ©PET DEPOT 2012

PET DEPOT® Natural Pet Food Headquarters℠ is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, North Dakota, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Washington, Wisconsin, West Virginia, Wyoming.

Interested parties should have at least $80,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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How Much Does It Cost?

  • Liquid Capital Required: $80,000
  • Total Investment: $265,000 - $560,000

More Franchise Information

  • Incorporated Name: Labrador Franchises Inc.
  • Business Type: Franchise
  • Industry: Pet-Related Products/Services
  • Industry Subsector: Pet-Related Products/Services

  • Year Founded: 1991
  • Franchising Since: 2002
  • Total Units: 40

  • Royalty Type: Flat
  • Financing Assistance: Available, via third party
  • Training and Support: Available
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