Three Dog Bakery

Three Dog Bakery has been leading the way in humanized dog treats since 1989. while baked goods are our "sweet spot", we offer a curated assortment of products for pups in multiple categories, such as high-quality dog foods, treats, chews and toys, walking, training, and fashion accessories along with everyday essentials like grooming products, ensuring each customer visit is a productive one.

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Three Dog Bakery

Three Dog Bakery Franchise Cost and Requirements for 2024


Over 70% of households reported having a dog in 2021, and millennials are now the largest group of pet parents in the USA. 85% of those households consider their dog to be part of the family, and they're certainly treating them that way.

In a booming pet industry, one that grew by 13.6% to $123 Billion from 2020 to 2021, humanization of pets is one of the top trends. Three Dog Bakery has made it their commitment to keep up with that trend. They are committed to providing pet parents with the very best products in the marketplace for dogs through their own products, and the curated selection they've elected to carry.

Most importantly, it's the joy of celebration with pet parents and their furry friends on their birthdays, graduation days, holidays or just because it's Wednesday. Three Dog Bakery is the ultimate Celebration Destination, and it's become just that: a destination.

Dogs drag their pet parents around the block to get to the door to be greeted by dog lovers who are ready to spoil. With trendy, new pastry case creations being innovated daily, there is always something new to try and reasons for customers to come back!

The fact that you can bring your dog to work only sweetens the pot!

Company Details

Established: 1989
First Unit Franchised: 1997
Franchised Units: 47
Company Owned Units: 2
States Registered In:  All US states with the exception of Hawaii.
Canada Franchises: No
International Franchises: No

Support and Training Offered By Three Dog Bakery

Financial Assistance Provided: No
Site Selection Assistance: Yes
Lease Negotiation Assistance: No
Recruiting Assistance: No
Cooperative Advertising: No

  • 12 days of owner/ operator training in Kansas City
  • 5-6 days of opening support in market
  • Scheduled visits with their operation team begin 2-3 weeks after the training team leaves
  • New bakeries are visited 2-3 visits a year- 1-2 a year after they are established.
  • Resources include videos for bakery product training, associate and manager training programs, specific sales training, and access to vendor sponsored training portals for product knowledge about products, animal health and nutrition.

2024 Franchise Requirements Needed to Own a Three Dog Bakery Franchise.

What does a Three Dog Bakery Franchise Cost?

Three Dog Bakery franchise fees for 2024:

Cash Investment: $50,000 - $400,000
Total Investment: $290,000 - $400,000
Minimum Net Worth: $300,000
Franchise Fee: $40,000
Royalty: 5.50%
Ad: none at this time
Item 19: Yes
Average Number of Employees: 6
Visa Candidates: No
Passive Ownership: No
Home-Based: No
B2B: No
Master Franchise Opportunities: No
Veteran Discount: Yes, 20%

Is Three Dog Bakery a Semi Absentee Franchise with a Passive Ownership Opportunity?

No. Three Dog Bakery 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 Three Dog Bakery a Home Based franchise?

No. Three Dog Bakery is not a home based franchise opportunity.

What Do Three Dog Bakery Franchise Owners Make?

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

Is Three Dog Bakery a Master Franchise Opportunity?

No. Three Dog Bakery is not a master franchise opportunity.

Does Three Dog Bakery Offer a Veteran Discount?

Yes. Three Dog Bakery franchise does offer a veteran discount.

Does Three Dog Bakery Work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa Candidates?

No. Three Dog Bakery franchise does not work with E2 Visa and EB-5 Visa candidates.

Is Three Dog Bakery Looking for Franchisees in Canada?

No. Three Dog Bakery franchise is not looking for Canada franchisees.

Is Three Dog Bakery Looking for International franchisees?

No. Three Dog Bakery franchise is not looking for International franchisees.

Where can I see Three Dog Bakery's FDD (Franchise Disclosure Document)?

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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

20-50 UNITS

Cash Required

$50,000 - $100,000

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E2 Visa Franchise


Three Dog Bakery Franchises for Sale

Click Here to inquire about existing Three Dog Bakery franchises for sale. We may have Three Dog Bakery 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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