At Dogtopia, we have a passion for caring for dogs. Happy, healthy pups are at the heart of who we are. We’ve created a loving place with what dogs want and need in mind. It’s a dog daycare, boarding and spa facility all rolled into one. Learn more about joining our team!

What Does a DogTopia Franchise Cost?

To buy a franchise with DogTopia, you'll need to have at least liquid capital of $300,000 and a minimum net worth of $2,000,000. Franchisees can expect to make a total investment of $688,312 - $1,806,803. They also offer financing . *


Financial requirements for this franchise:

Liquid Capital: $300,000
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Net Worth: $2,000,000
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Total Investment: $688,312 - $1,806,803
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Options available to franchisees:

Financing: Available
Training: Available

Franchisor Details

Facts about this franchise:

Total Units: 200
Year Founded: 2002

Booming – $67 billion industry. Demand – 68% of US households have at least one dog. No matter the economy, people love their pets. And more than ever people are looking for daycare services.

Dogtopia was one of the early pioneers in the dog daycare industry. That means we’ve had over 15 years to refine and perfect our
model. And we continue to operate 6 stores ourselves as company-owned units. We know how to make daycare a profitable and economic windfall. Come join us and grab your share!

“Love what you do, and you’ll never work a day in your life.” This old saying rings true for our Dogtopians and it could for you too. As a Dogtopia franchisee, you’ll spend your days playing with dogs, engaging with our pet parents and fostering positive relationships of trust in your local community. At the same time, you’ll be teaching your team members responsibility and the value of hard work while providing career growth opportunities. At the same time, you will be building a better future for you and your family through business ownership. If thatbsounds good, a Dogtopia franchise might be the perfect business opportunity for you!

“In business for yourself but not by yourself.” Within a franchise system, you have the security of knowing you’re never alone. There is always someone to turn to for answers and assistance: the Support Office or other franchisees. Our dedicated team of experienced franchise professionals and franchisees are engaged with you every step of the way.

Employment in the pet care industry grew by well over 90% from 2005 through 2015. Growth in this sector, not surprisingly, has coincided with a significant national increase in what Americans spend on their pets. According to the American Pet Products Association, U.S. pet ownership hit an all-time high in 2016. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the growing demand for pet care services, including dog trainers, groomers, pet sitters, kennel attendants, and caretakers in shelters and rescue leagues is expected to continue going forward.

A Favorable Outlook

  • Pet Industry Expenditures for 2017: estimated $69.36B in the U.S.
  • $8.04B pet market that is fragmented and highly underserved
  • 90M dogs in U.S.


  • Work-life balance = majority of daycare business is Monday through Friday
  • No inventory
  • World-class branding (best-in-class partners for PR, digital and traditional marketing)
  • Financial STRENGTH of franchisor (100% privately owned, no debt)
  • Recession resistant (strong demand for our services)
  • Industry growth projected to be $90 Billion by 2025
  • Dog services is one of the fastest growing sectors in America today
  • Fragmented market ripe for a sophisticated localized brand like Dogtopia to dominate the industry
  • Simple business model with labor costs as the only key variable expense
  • Consistent recurring daycare revenue (65% of sales) driven by the humanization of dogs and the ongoing need for socialization and education.
  • Multiple revenue channels (daycare, boarding, spa, grooming, training and retail)
  • Sophisticated technology platforms for Marketing, Lead Management & Customer Retention

Experienced Franchise Support Team that consists of:

  • Chairman, CEO & Executive Team with strong franchise backgrounds
  • Environmental Biologist
  • Leading Animal Behaviorists
  • Certified Dog Trainers
  • Senior Franchise Operations Specialists
  • Real Estate Professionals
  • Digital Marketing & Branding Experts
  • Leading Supply Partners
  • Leading-Edge Technology providers
  • Prime Areas Available

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DogTopia is currently accepting inquiries from the following states:

Arizona, Colorado, Connecticut, District Of Columbia, Delaware, Florida, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, New Mexico, Nevada, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Vermont, Wisconsin, West Virginia

Interested parties should have at least $300,000 in liquid capital to invest.

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