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Pet Franchises

Whether you’re a dog or cat person, you can find the Pet Franchise that fits your needs, with Why Franchise.

Aussie Pet Mobile Inc.

As its name suggests, Aussie Pet Mobile was founded in Australia in 1996. The...

Liquid Capital Required: $300,000 - $500,000
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Camp Bow Wow

It’s important to get to know your pup care provider, as you are trusting...

Liquid Capital Required: $200,000
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At Dogtopia, we believe in safe socialization, exercise and education for your furry child....

Liquid Capital Required: $300,000
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Pet Supplies Plus

At Pet Supplies Plus, we’re crazy for pets, too. With 450 corporate and franchise...

Liquid Capital Required: $200,000
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Pet Wants

Tap into the huge demand for fresh, custom-made pet food. Pet Wants is riding...

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Petland, Inc. is a privately held Ohio corporation founded in 1967. Initially, Petland owned...

Liquid Capital Required: $150,000 - $500,000
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Sit Means Sit Dog Training

Fred Hassen is the founder and originator of the Sit Means Sit dog training...

Liquid Capital Required: $20,000
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Wild Birds Unlimited

In 1981, Jim Carpenter, our founder and CEO, had a dream. Jim loved the...

Liquid Capital Required: $40,000 - $50,000
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Pet Franchise Opportunities

Are you thinking about opening your own pet franchise? If you have a passion for business and animals, opening a pet store franchise could be perfect for you! Here’s everything you need to know about franchising in the pet industry.

Franchise businesses selling pet food have the most profitable business model in the United States. Pet businesses like EarthWise Pet and Pet Wants have found success in this niche. Pet food is expected to maintain the top spot as the most profitable pet business in 2021. Pet businesses can also specialize in pet services which include dog daycare and overnight boarding. Pet sitting and dog walking is often included in the package. Grooming services are also very popular. Franchisors like Wag N' Wash and Aussie Pet Mobile make the best pet franchises for dog grooming. Doggy daycares like Camp Bow Wow and Dogtopia offering dog training and socialization are also raking in significant profit. Pet retailers like Petland that sell fish, birds, pets, cats, dogs, small animals, and reptiles are highly profitable.
The pet industry is expected to see a lot of growth in the coming years. Certain trends have contributed to its continued expansion. Two of the most popular pet franchising trends are organic food and eco-friendly products. Organic pet food and supplements Pet owners are becoming increasingly aware of what ingredients are good or bad for their pets. Organic products made for animals have been all the rage recently. Natural pet food helps address skin problems, prevent allergies, and promote overall health and well-being. Pet owners are likely to stay away from chemical additives, artificial colors, and by-products. These consumer preferences do not only pertain to food products but also medicines, supplements, and shampoos. If you're planning to open a pet business, it's a good idea to include organic pet products in your inventory. Eco-friendly pet products Pet owners are more likely to support products with environment-friendly materials. Retail franchises are more likely to be profitable if they sell pet products made from sustainably sourced ingredients. Recyclable or biodegradable packaging is a plus. The rise of this trend is reflected by the 70% increase in sales for pet products marked “eco-friendly.”
In 2020, when many industries were struggling due to the pandemic, the pet industry remained thriving. Pet businesses brought in 99 billion dollars in profit which is astounding. Becoming a pet franchise owner is simply a great business opportunity. In addition to that, more than half of all households in the U.S. have at least one pet. That gives you a pretty large customer base! Rest assured that you will always have the patronage of pet parents who tend to spoil their furry friends rotten.