Investment Info
  • Startup Costs
    $416,032 - $1,071,075
  • Cash Required
  • Net Worth Required
Company Stats
  • Year Founded
  • Franchising
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  • Franchisees

img_0561Dogtopia is the largest and leading dog daycare franchise and one of the early pioneers of the $67B pet industry.

Since 2002, Dogtopia has provided exceptional care for dogs. Currently operating more than 50 locations in the United States and Canada, Dogtopia is the new 2.0 version of dog daycare with more focus on safety, transparency, odor control systems and sound proofing. Most importantly, our stores have experienced very impressive unit economics, including dramatic year-over-year traffic and sales growth in one of the fastest growing industries. The difference is incredibly engaged franchisees combined with an executive management team that has a winning track record and extensive experience in franchising.


dogtopia_exterior-signageOur focus on unit success and refinement of our operational and marketing systems has positioned Dogtopia for dramatic growth in the coming years. Whether you‘re seeking a new career path or you just want to diversify your business portfolio, Dogtopia offers you an opportunity to do something you’ll love and own a thriving business. For many, it’s a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to break free from the daily grind and operate a fun lifestyle business with huge demand in your community.

We have prime opportunities available with room to grow.  

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  • Currently the largest provider of dog daycare in the U.S.
  • Aggressive growth plans: 400 stores by 2021, over 80 new stores in developement
  • Daycare is the primary service: (65% of the revenue), Boarding (22%), Grooming/Spa (11%), Training/Retail (2%).
  • Open play – all day, every day – 100% monitored by webcams in each store.
  • Hip, professional branding.
  • Three models to choose from: Urban, Suburban, and Industrial (ranging from 3,000 sq. ft. to 10,000 sq. ft.).
  • Featured in Entrepreneur Top 500 and Franchise Times Top 200+ (October 2016).
  • M-F Business
  • No Inventory (less than 4% COGS)
  • Simple Operations
  • Recurring Revenue
  • Major Markets Available
  • 29.4% Revenue Growth (Since December 2014).



John Francis

With more than twenty-five years of hands-on experience in the franchise industry, John Francis has served as a franchisee, franchisor, investor and Board Member for organizations such as Sports Clips, Office Pride, Seva Beauty and the International Franchise Association. John's exposure to franchising began when he was just a child in his family’s hair salon system, "The Barbers," which was the 1,000-plus unit organization that franchised the brands Cost Cutters, City Looks and We Care Hair. He later joined the family business, playing a major role in the integration and merger of The Barbers into Regis Corporation in 1999. Today, John shares his perspective and expertise as a consultant, advisor and keynote speaker to help franchise professionals “see what they don’t see” and achieve their highest levels of success.