Camp Run-A-Mutt

The Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise is a daycare and boarding pet care business that allows pets to be themselves in a fun environment. It was founded in 2008 by Dennis Quaglia, Severn Crow, and Mikel Ross. The brand began franchising in 2010. Since that time, the franchise has expanded to more than a dozen locations across the country. This is an attractive franchise opportunity because the franchise provides you with great support and training, site selection assistance, marketing tools, and more. The dogs will also be cage-free, and their owners can see them with the franchise's Muttcam System. The franchise will also offer you wholesale discounts for rubber flooring and synthetic turf. 

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Camp Run-A-Mutt Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


In the U.S., pets are a big business because they are loved like family members. Billions are spent on pet care and other related services annually. If you are looking to own a daycare and boarding pet care business, look no further than the Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise. The franchise was founded in 2008 by Dennis Quaglia, Severn Crow, and Mikel Ross. The brand began franchising in 2010. Since that time, the franchise has expanded to more than dozen locations across the country. Prospective franchise owners will find this to be a great franchise opportunity because they will be provided with great support and training, site selection assistance, marketing tools, and more. Pet owners will also enjoy the fact that the dogs will also be cage free and their owners can see them with the franchise's Muttcam System. Franchise owners will also enjoy wholesale discounts for rubber flooring and synthetic turf. 
Owning a franchise in and of itself is a great hedge against the risk of starting a business from scratch. With Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise's proven system, user-friendly website, marketing material, and more, make it an ideal franchise for pet-loves. The ideal candidate for the franchise is a dog lover and a people person who has great work ethic. You also expect a great work ethic from those around you. In terms of an initial investment, candidates can expect to pay between between $336,875 - $685,300 and a franchise fee of $35,000. You can also expect a 6% royalty fee and a cash requirement of $100,000. The franchise also incentivizes veterans to invest in the business with a discount on the franchise fee. 

Company Details

Headquarters: San Diego, California
Founded: 2008
First franchise: 2010
international: No
Canada: No
B2B: No 
Exclusive Territory: Yes 

Support and Training Offered By Camp Run-A-Mutt

The franchise provides its franchise owners with three days worth of on-site training before the grand opening of their locations. There will be another three days of training at your location will occur after it opens. Franchise owners can also call a hotline number whenever they need help. The franchise will also provide you with site selection and buildout assistance, marketing tools, and ongoing assistance during the rest of your time with the franchise. 

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Camp Run-A-Mutt Franchise.

What does a Camp Run-A-Mutt Franchise Cost?

Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise fees for 2024:

Veterans incentive: Yes
Third-Party Financing: Yes
Royalty Fee: 6%
Initial Investment: $336,875 - $685,300
Cash Requirement: $100,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $35,000
Net Worth Requirement: $150,000

Is Camp Run-A-Mutt a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Camp Run-A-Mutt is not a semi absentee franchise. The owner of the franchise (the franchisee) is expected to be involved in all aspects of day-to-day operations.

Is Camp Run-A-Mutt a Home Based franchise?

No. Camp Run-A-Mutt is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Camp Run-A-Mutt Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Camp Run-A-Mutt franchisees make. Camp Run-A-Mutt offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does Camp Run-A-Mutt Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Is Camp Run-A-Mutt Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Camp Run-A-Mutt Looking for International franchisees?

No. Camp Run-A-Mutt franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Camp Run-A-Mutt's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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When evaluating a franchise opportunity, reading and understanding the current version of their FDD is a necessity. Considering the benefits of franchising, such as established brand recognition and support from the franchisor, it's important to also take into account franchise fees and franchising royalty fees. Since most franchisors are privately owned companies, the current versions of their FDDs are typically not available unless requested directly from them.

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Pet Related, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


Camp Run-A-Mutt Franchises for Sale

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