If you love animals and enjoy working with people, a career in the retail pet business could be the perfect opportunity for you. You'll see that owning your own pet store can be gratifying and fun, as you help your customers and their animal companions to thrive.
Besides, owning your own pet store business is a great way to build a future both for yourself and for your family members. Now is a great time to join PET DEPOT® as we expand throughout the country with our proven and popular business system. Currently, our franchises are available in most states in the USA and all provinces in Canada. PET DEPOT® offers you a choice of franchising options that are customizable to meet your personal needs:
- PET DEPOT® Full-line Pet Specialty stores, ranging from 2,500 sf to 7,500 sf.
- PET DEPOT® Veterinary Group Animal Hospitals* from outpatient care to specialty medicine.
- PET DEPOT® Barkery – smaller boutique formats for high foot traffic areas.
A booming, high-growth industry
The American Pet Products Association reports that nearly 62% of all U.S. households have pets. There are 86.4 million pet cats and 78 million pet dogs in America, along with countless birds, fish and other small animals.
The pet business is a growth industry and is a $51 billion dollar USA market and 41%of those customers buying specialty foods are purchasing them at specialty pet retail stores like PET DEPOT®.
Compare the difference: pride of ownership
It’s your money, your store, and that’s why we put YOUR name on it.
PET DEPOT® experience you can depend on. Your success is our goal. We treat each store we build for our franchisees like we are building it for ourselves. We’ve owned and operated PET DEPOT® stores since 1991 and Animal Hospitals since 2009; we provide to you first-hand advice to help you succeed in the pet industry.
Franchisees of the PET DEPOT® system are eligible for expedited and streamlined SBA loan processing through the SBA's Franchise Registry Program.