Fetch! Pet Care

What Does a Fetch! Pet Care Franchise Cost?

Cash Required:$15,000
Net Worth Required:$30,000
Total Investment:$19,967 - $28,167
Initial Franchise Fee:$6,000

Franchisor Details

Total Units:72
Year Founded:2002
Franchising Since:2003
Home Office: Dayton, OH
Ranked #1 in Pet Services by Entrepreneur Magazine, Voted Top 100 Business Service Companies on Inc.5000 list, Ranked #49th on Franchise Times Fast 55 List

About Us

Fetch! Pet Care® is America's largest and most trusted professional dog walking and pet sitting franchise. We offer an affordable, flexible and turnkey solution designed to enable you to supplement your income while still working at your regular job. We streamline all operations for you and provide you with marketing, technology and operational support needed to grow your business in the booming $70 billion pet industry. We invite you to learn more about being part of our growing family!

  • Low Cost: Total investment is less than $20,000, we offer 5 year financing on your initial franchise fee, and 50% off our initial fee for members of the military.
  • Flexibility: At only 20 hours per week required to dedicate to your franchise, you'll have plenty of free time for yourself, your family or to work a 2nd job.
  • Full Support: Our turnkey solution provides comprehensive training, 1-on-1 coaching, task lists, and marketing support to help build your business.
  • Money Back Guarantee: If you're not completely satisfied with your franchise after a year in business, we'll refund your initial franchise fee.
  • Managed Services: Our fully integrated Client Concierge Center is staffed 365 days a year to handle customer service and scheduling so you can focus on local marketing and building your team.
  • Advanced Technology: From our cutting edge mobile app, to our sophisticated virtual communications platform, you'll have access to technology that will give you a competitive edge.

Why Choose Us?

Fetch! Pet Care® is the nation's largest franchised provider of professional dog walking and pet sitting services. Our franchisees operate locations from coast-to-coast and employ Pet Care Providers who provide recurring service to pets and their clients. We offer an operating system and support services for part-time operators in the rewarding pet care industry.

Our franchise gives individuals the professional edge to outpace the competition. Training and materials cover virtually all aspects of operation including operations, sales, marketing, accounting, legal and human resources. Our proven franchise business opportunity can be operated from your home, requires little capital investment, and can provide a supplemental income along with a fun, flexible and healthy lifestyle.

Ideal Candidate

Do you have what it takes to be a Fetch! Pet Care® Franchise Owner? We hope so! We've been doing this for over 16 years and have found that both women and men, who may be just getting started on their career path or who have more work experience - and want to be more involved in their local community - make great franchisees! All of them have a few things in common. To sum it up, the ideal Fetch! Pet Care Franchisee:

  • Is reliable, trustworthy, caring, and compassionate
  • Can follow and successfully implement proven systems and processes
  • Ascribes to exceptional Customer Service and Servant Leader philosophies
  • Enjoys interacting with people and building teams
  • Has the desire to provide a superior pet care service that is friendly and professional
  • Has the willingness and patience to build a sustainable business
  • Loves pets and can never pass one up without giving it a good belly rub! Can dedicate 20 hours per week to operating their franchise
  • Has a strong credit history and $15,000 available to invest
  • Having operations, management, or even previous business ownership experience is also helpful, but not required to own and operate a Fetch! Pet Care franchise.


Back in 2002, our founder, Paul Mann, believed there was a more professional and reliable way to consistently provide loving care to pets than the options that existed at the time. With locations across the United States, Fetch! Pet Care® has become America's largest and most trusted professional dog walking and pet sitting franchise.

Today's Fetch! Pet Care is the result of 16 years of innovation and evolution driven by our exceptional leadership team and franchisees. It has never been easier to run and to scale a Fetch! Pet Care franchise than it is in today's $70 billion booming pet industry. We've evolved our business model, enhanced our technology systems, and expanded our marketing and support capabilities so that our franchisees can enjoy greater success with their business.

Our visionary leadership team works tirelessly, year after year, to deliver a business model that keeps Fetch! Pet Care franchise owners profitable in their businesses. Our franchisees also market in their local community and work diligently to build strong, long-lasting relationships with their clients and team at a local level.

What truly makes Fetch! Pet Care unique in the franchising world is the fact that our leadership continues to innovate our proven business model, which has helped Fetch! Pet Care succeed through good and bad economic climates. Our leadership works to ensure that our rapidly growing franchisee network has a voice in initiatives and receives exceptional ongoing support.

Training And Support

Fetch! Pet Care offers in-person training at our Franchise Support Center in Dayton, Ohio. Franchisees receive easy-to-follow manuals, online training, marketing and staffing plans, budgets and additional materials to help you start and operate your Fetch! Pet Care® franchise. Some of the topics include Basic and Advanced Pet Care Techniques, Marketing, Customer Service, Operations, Human Resources and Financial Management. You'll have ongoing training and support through weekly coaching calls, our online training platform, a toll-free support line and the Fetch! Support intranet with online resources and discussion forums. We can tailor your support to suit your individual needs as you set up, open and expand your business.

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Please Note:

Fetch! Pet Care is currently accepting inquiries from the following states: West Virginia, Wisconsin, Washington, Vermont, Virginia, Utah, Texas, Tennessee, South Carolina, Pennsylvania, Oregon, Oklahoma, Ohio, New York, Nevada, New Mexico, New Jersey, New Hampshire, Nebraska, North Carolina, Mississippi, Missouri, Minnesota, Michigan, Maryland, Massachusetts, Louisiana, Kentucky, Kansas, Indiana, Illinois, Iowa, Georgia, Florida, Delaware, Washington, D.C., Connecticut, Colorado, California, Alabama, Alaska.

Interested parties should have at least $20,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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