Pets Are Inn

Pets Are Inn is committed to caring for pets while their owners are away. PAI takes pet boarding a step further by providing a private home environment to personally care for pets.

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Pets Are Inn


Pets Are Inn Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Nationwide, there is an explosion in family pets. Today's pet has become a "family-member". That's where Pets Are Inn (PA) comes into the picture. You see, PAI is committed to caring for pets while their owners are away. PAI takes pet boarding a step further by providing a private home environment to personally care for pets. These "Host Families" are carefully screened to make sure that the pet's unique personality and needs are met. Pets are cared for in a healthy and happy home environment!

PAI provides all transportation. Round-trip transportation from the Owner to the Host Family and then back to the Owner. The "Host Family" walks, feeds, plays with and entertains the pet and maintains the Pet's Regular Schedule. Arrangements with Veterinarians assure prompt, high quality medial care at a moment's notice.

Our industry's first comprehensive insurance program protects our franchise owners and host families. For the Pets ARE Inn Business Owner, there is NO inventory. NO receivables, and NO ongoing payables in the operation of a Pets's Are Inn Franchise!

Company Details

Established: 1982
First Unit Franchised: 1986
Franchised Units: 15
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In: Minnesota, California, Hawaii, Indiana, Wisconsin, Virginia, Florida
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Pets Are Inn

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: NA
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Co-Operative Advertising: Yes
Training: The Franchise Owner will receive a complete and total training package that will enable them to start an alternative boarding service in their locality using all of the Expertise and Know-How that has been developed since 1982!

The Franchise Owner's market will be geographically, demographically and psycho-graphically defined to identify target market areas for both Pet Customers and Host Families. Boarding (Lodging ) and Transportation rates will be defined. State of the Art Computer, cell phone and internet access is a "given" in today's business environment! You will receive stationary and business cards, forms and contracts, comprehensive insurance coverage, and other materials necessary for your initial startup operation.

You will be licensed to use our Nationally Registered trademark and receive an Exclusive Territory! You will be assisted in the opening of your business and you will receive training and consultation over the life of the Franchise Agreement!!

Other Info: Your accommodations during training is included in the franchise fee. You are responsible for your travel and meals.

Materials, supplies, and the Pets Are Inn Operations Manual are furnished at no charge. After signing the franchise agreement you will be scheduled for Time-Management Seminar in your area. You will receive the count down to training manual. These tasks are designed to be completed within 3 to 4 weeks prior to attending training in Minneapolis!

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Pets Are Inn Franchise.

What does a Pets Are Inn Franchise Cost?

Pets Are Inn franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $65,000
Total Investment: $86.600
Minimum Net Worth: $125,000
Franchise Fee: $65,000

20% Discount to Veteran's

Royalty: 10% of the 1st $5,000 in Sales, 7.5% of the Next $5,000 in sales, 5% of Sales in Excess of $10,000 .. computed Monthly
Ad: One %
Average Number of Employees: 1-2
Item 19: Yes
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: No
Home Based: Yes
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes
Veteran Discount: Yes

Is Pets Are Inn a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Pets Are Inn 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 Pets Are Inn a Home Based franchise?

Yes. Pets Are Inn is a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Pets Are Inn Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much Pets Are Inn franchisees make. Pets Are Inn offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is Pets Are Inn a Master Franchise Opportunity?

Yes. Pets Are Inn is a master franchise opportunity. A master franchisee is responsible to recruit, train and support franchisees in their territory.

Does Pets Are Inn Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Pets Are Inn franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Pets Are Inn Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Pets Are Inn franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Pets Are Inn Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Pets Are Inn franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Pets Are Inn Looking for International franchisees?

No. Pets Are Inn franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Pets Are Inn's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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Additional Information

Additional Categories

Pet Related, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


Pets Are Inn Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Pets Are Inn franchises for sale. We may have Pets Are Inn franchise resales. A franchise resale is an already established franchise owned by a franchisee and the franchisee is looking to sell their franchise.

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