Capital Required $1,000,000 ~ $3,000,000
Number of units 101
Investment Level $1,000,000+
Franchising Since 2002
Royalty Fee 7% Admin: 2%




Dogtopia is currently looking for Area Developers in select regions of Canada as follows:

Winnipeg, Manitoba
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Lower Mainland, British Columbia
Vancouver Island, B.C.

If you are experienced in Franchise operations, management of multi-unit locations, and can meet the financial requirements to develop your Area, this could be the opportunity that you’re looking for. 

Since 2002, Dogtopia has been committed to offering simply the best service to our two clients – dogs, and their dog-parents.  We now have 250 locations sold with 101 open sotres in the U.S. and Canada.



Our Advantage is Your Opportunity:

  • Our target customers are the two largest demographics in the history of North America – female millennials and baby boomers
  • The fragmented Pet Services market is ready for a sophisticated, localized brand like Dogtopia to be the new industry leader
  • A strong business model with minimal key variable expenses
  • Consistent recurring daycare revenue making up 70% (or more) of sales
  • Multiple service revenue channels (training, boarding, grooming, and daycare) generate strong, sustainable returns
  • Alternate revenue channels (pet insurance, after life services, etc.) being explored to augment core sales opportunities
  • Straightforward operation focusing on lead generation, facility operations and labor management
  • No Complex Management of Supply Chain or Food Safety
  • Digital system for lead generation, retention and reputation and customer relationship management
  • Dogtopia Connect learning management system (LMS) provides exclusive, industry-leading training content
  • Online training tools available 24/7
  • Online webcams in playrooms
  • Franchise-experienced Executive Team
  • Environmental Biologist, Certified Dog Trainers, Instructional Designer, Operations Specialists, Animal Behaviorist and Specialized Supply Partners
  • We are a transparent and very engaged community. We openly network, and support each other




  • 98% growth in pet services spending from 2013 to 2015
  • $72 billion industry, Estimated to be at $110 billion by 2023
  • 97 million dogs.  41% of households own dogs
  • Projected job growth in the pet industry is 11% between 2014 and 2024
  • According to Forbes, an astounding 92% of pet owners spent more or the same on their pets during the most recent recession



  • Investment: $2,000,000 - $6,000,000 depending upon number of projected units
  • Minimum Net Worth: $3,000,000 – 10,000,000
  • Minimum Liquidity: $1,000,000 - $3,000,000 depending upon number of projected units in area
  • Royalty Fee: 7%
  • Admin. Fee: 2%


Should you be looking for a single unit opportunity only rather than an Area Developer opportunity,
click here to find out more information about our franchise concept in our general listing.