The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel was created to provide a safe, fun, and loving environment for guests and their pets, by ensuring the highest trained crew members, the best facilities, and the latest in pet care techniques and products. We provide several pet services including boarding, daycare, and grooming along with a well-chosen retail section featuring baked dog treats, bones, toys, and so much more! Our pet boarding offering is unique in the fact that we provide these services for a variety of domestic and exotic pets including dogs, cats, birds, pigs, chickens, rabbits, hamsters, ferrets, and more! With the Ark, it's where pets play all day!

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The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel


The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel is where pets come to play all day! Our locations are conveniently located near heavily trafficked areas and we welcome a diverse array of domesticated pets. We provide extensive guest services including live cams, report cards, boarding, daycare, and grooming to cover a wide variety of consumer needs. Our award-winning concept is backed by industry experts with 15+ years of experience and our efficient design combined with our guest retention rate leads to a high ROI and a successful franchise!

Company Details

Established: 2006
First Unit Franchised: 2019
Franchised Units: 1
Company Owned Units: 6
States Registered In: Alabama - AL, Alaska - AK, Arizona - AZ, Arkansas - AR, Colorado - CO, Connecticut - CT, Delaware - DE, Florida - FL, Georgia - GA, Idaho - ID, Indiana - IN, Iowa - IA, Kansas - KS, Kentucky - KY, Louisiana - LA, Maine - ME, Massachusetts - MA, Michigan - MI, Mississippi - MS, Missouri - MO, Montana - MT, Nebraska - NE, Nevada - NV, New Hampshire - NH, New Jersey - NJ, New Mexico - NM, North Carolina - NC, Ohio - OH, Oklahoma - OK, Oregon - OR, Pennsylvania - PA, South Carolina - SC, Tennessee - TN, Texas - TX, Utah - UT, Vermont - VT, West Virginia - WV, Wisconsin - WI, Wyoming - WY
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: Yes
Recruiting Assistance: Yes
Cooperative Advertising: Yes
Pre-Opening training consists of three phases lasting a total of 112 hours: 27 hours in the classroom and 85 hours of on the job training. The three-phase initial training program must be completed approximately 1 week prior to the opening of the Franchise Owner's Location(s). Third phase of training is completed at the franchisee's location and our trainers will arrive 5 days prior to the grand opening and will stay through 2 days post-opening. 

In addition to the thrre-phase initial training, our intranet system will post training videos for employees and managers on topics including: pet behavior, pet safety, and pet CPR, to name a few!

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Franchise.

What does a The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Franchise Cost?

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $200,000 - $250,000
Total Investment: $353,595 - $870,833
Minimum Net Worth: $500,000
Franchise Fee: $49,500
Royalty: 7%
Ad: 2%
Item 19: Yes - Top location Revenue $800K+ ! 
Average Number of Employees: 5
Visa Candidates: Yes
Passive Ownership: Yes
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes - Royalty reduced to 3.5% for first 6 months of operation

Is The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

Yes. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel 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 The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel a Home Based franchise?

No. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Franchise Owners Make?

Click here to find out how much The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchisees make. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel offers an Item 19 in their Franchise Disclosure Document which provides financial information about select franchisees in their franchise system.

Is The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

Yes. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchise does work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Looking for International franchisees?

No. The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

Buying a Franchise Guide: What is a Franchise Disclosure Document?

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.

Click here to connect with a Franchise Consultant who can help you obtain a copy quickly and for free. They can also guide you through the essential franchise questions to ask, ensuring you make a well-informed decision about your investment.

Additional Information

Additional Categories

Pet Related, Non Food Franchises

Number of Units Open


Cash Required

$100,000 - $250,000

Master Franchise


Passive Franchise


Home Based Franchise


Item 19 Franchise


Veteran Discount




Franchise Opportunities in Canada


International Franchise Opportunities


E2 Visa Franchise


The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel Franchises for Sale

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