D.O.G. Hotels

The D.O.G. Hotels franchise offers high-quality services to "pet parents" including boarding, grooming, and daycare services. As a franchisee with the pet-related brand, you can cash in on the booming pet industry and care for animals at the same time. The brand was founded in 2012 and began franchising in 2014. Since then, the franchisee has awarded several locations across the country. As a franchisee, you will appreciate that your location will be in an exclusive territory, which decreases your competition. The franchise will also provide you with great support and training from the beginning. Your initial investment will be between $429,000 - $548,500. 

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D.O.G. Hotels Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2022

Background

In the U.S., the pet industry is booming. "Pet parents" and animal lovers alike can cash in on the industry and care for animals. If this interests you, consider the D.O.G. Hotels franchise. The pet-related franchise offers high-quality services to "pet parents" including boarding, grooming, and daycare services. The brand was founded in 2012 and began franchising in 2014. Shortly after franchising, D.O.G. acquired DoggyBay, another dog facility, in 2015. The D.O.G Hotels' first location opened in Miami, Fla., and its first franchise location opened in Coral Gables. Since then, the franchisee has awarded several locations across the country. Not only will customers appreciate all the services that you provide, but your location will also be climate controlled and designed to pamper the dogs. Dogs who stay overnight are also put into a space with independent air circulation. It is their home away from home.
While you can operate it full-time, you can also hire employees and can enjoy absentee ownership by hiring a manger to run the business' daily operations of the business for you. Your main services will be overnight care, daycare, and grooming. The ideal candidate loves dogs and provides great customer service. As a franchisee, you will appreciate that your location will be in an exclusive territory, which decreases your competition. The franchise will also provide you with great support and training from the beginning. Your initial investment will be between $429,000 - $548,500. You will also have a 10-year renewable franchise agreement. You will be responsible for a 7% royalty fee and should have $500,000 in liquidity.  

Company Details

Founded: 2012
First franchise: 2014 
Headquarters: Wilton Manors, FL
Canada: No
International: No 
B2B: No
Home-based: No
Exclusive territory: Yes 

Support and Training Offered By D.O.G. Hotels

You can expect an initial training program that is broken down into on-the-job and classroom instruction. You will also receive marketing tools, grand opening assistance, site selection and buildout assistance, and ongoing support during your time with the franchise. 

2022 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a D.O.G. Hotels Franchise.

What does a D.O.G. Hotels Franchise Cost?

D.O.G. Hotels franchise fees for 2022:

Financing options: Yes
Royalty Fee: 7%
Initial Investment: $429,000 - $548,500
Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
Net Worth Requirement: $1,000,000
Initial Franchise Fee: $40,000
Cash Requirement: $500,000

Is D.O.G. Hotels a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. D.O.G. Hotels is a semi absentee franchise and allows passive ownership. A semi-absentee franchise is a business you could start and run while still maintaining a job or other obligation.

Is D.O.G. Hotels a Home Based franchise?

No. D.O.G. Hotels is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do D.O.G. Hotels Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much D.O.G. Hotels franchisees make. D.O.G. Hotels offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Does D.O.G. Hotels Offer a Veteran Discount?

No. D.O.G. Hotels franchise does not offer a veteran discount.

Is D.O.G. Hotels Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. D.O.G. Hotels franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is D.O.G. Hotels Looking for International franchisees?

No. D.O.G. Hotels franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Pet Related, Retail, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open

LESS THAN 20 UNITS

Cash Required

More than $250,000

Passive Franchise

Yes

Home Based Franchise

No

Item 19 Franchise

Yes

Veteran Discount

No

B2B

No

Franchise Opportunities in Canada

No

International Franchise Opportunities

No

D.O.G. Hotels Franchises for Sale

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