Pet Care Franchises Are Roaring

Pet Care franchises are available in every US state

With 58 franchise systems, there are several great business opportunities that fit your investment range.
Pet Care is a relatively new and emerging franchise sector as 85.7% of Pet Care franchises began in 2002 or later. According to the American Pet Products Association (APPA), 65% of U.S. households own at least one pet with an estimated $62.75 billion spent on pets in 2016. Pet Care franchises can be classified as two types of investment opportunities; Personal Services and Retail Products and Services franchises.
Sector Report
Sample research stats taken from our data in the Pet Care sector
Initial Investment
What does it cost to get into the Pet Care sector?

The average investment in the Pet Care sector is $312,354. But, that doesn’t tell the whole story. There's a striking difference between the average and median.

Of all Pet Care franchises, 29 have an investment lower than $178,413. The average initial investment is skewed because the most expensive franchise in this sector is $1,560,800.

When looking at franchise opportunities make sure you examine brands within your investment range. Search below for Pet Care investments that fit your financial criteria. If you're not sure what you can afford, fill out our Franchise Affordability Calculator.

Initial Investment
$1,560,800 Highest
$12,650 Lowest
Figure 1: Initial Investment required for a franchise in the Pet Care sector
Financial Transparency
Provides Item 19 Data
Figure 2: 64% of franchises in this sector have Item 19 in their FDD.
Discloses Expense Data
Figure 3: Of franchises with an Item 19, 57% disclose expense data
How much can I make in the Pet Care sector?

How much money you can make from a Pet Care franchise depends on several factors, including location and demand for your services.

One way to predict your profit potential is to evaluate the financial performance representations provided by a franchisor in Item 19 of their Franchise Disclosure Document. Franchisors are not required to disclose this information, some are more transparent than others.

In the Pet Care sector, 64% disclose a financial performance representation. Of those, only 57% disclose some type of expense data on its franchisee operations.

Unlock our Pet Care Sector Report to learn which franchises are profitable.

These statistics are a sample drawn from just two of seven grade sections we research and analyze. For a full sector report, contact us.
Why buy a Pet Care franchise?
From pet hotels to pet sitting, the pet care franchise sector continues to grow and expand. For the pet lover a number of pet care franchises are available for a small investment with some being able to be operated as a home based business. Larger franchises offer good returns in comparison to other sectors and employees tend to be more dedicated and loyal. Most revenue is recurring customers.
  • Some people treat their pets like they are their children
  • People will spend for pet care services as they cherish their pets.
  • A traveling society needs pet care services and support
  • Seniors who continue to live longer value their pet as a favorite companion.
Are you an ideal candidate?
You should be passionate about animals and have an even temperament to handle both the complexity of having pets as your customers and the complexity of selling to the pet owners. Strong selling skills are an asset and will help keep recurring clients.
Want a more detailed analysis of the Pet Care sector?
Finding the best franchise means comparing several brands to determine the ideal fit for you. Franchise Grade is dedicated to research and education, helping you make confident franchise investment decisions.
Review our stats, check out the featured franchises below, browse all the franchises within this sector, unlock the full Sector Report, or contact us — we have several franchise experts ready to help you understand and analyze the data (FREE).