Petland Franchise

Pet and pet-supply store

Starting operations in 1967 in Ohio, Petland sells pets and pet-related merchandise to consumers throughout the United States, Canada, Japan, France, Chile and Israel. Each Petland location sells fish, birds, cats, dogs, small animals, reptiles and the food and accessories needed to care for them.

The total investment necessary to begin operation of a new PetlandĀ®
franchise is between $300,500 and $1,065,500. This total investment, for
new franchises, includes amounts ranging from $117,500 to $352,500 that
must be paid to the franchisor.
The initial total development does not
include Real Estate purchase or lease expenses or costs (except for a
lease deposit). To develop more than one PetlandĀ® store, you must enter
into an Area Development Agreement. Development fees for area
development agreements are $40,000 for the first store plus $20,000 for
each additional store you commit to open under your development schedule
(these amounts will be credited against the payment of your initial
franchise fees). By way of example, for a two-store area development
agreement, the total investment is between $61,500 to $65,000, of which
$60,000 that must be paid to the franchisor.
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How much does it cost to open a Petland Franchise?

The investment required to open a Petland Franchise is between $300,500-$1,065,500. There is an initial franchise fee of $40,000 which grants you the license to run a business under the Petland name.

Individual Unit Costs

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  • Term of Agreement:
    20 years

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When did the first Petland open? 1967
When did Petland start Franchising? 1971

United States: Nationwide

International: Worldwide

Expense In-House Third Party
Franchise Fee No Yes
Startup Costs No Yes
Equipment No Yes
Inventory No Yes
Accounts Receivable No Yes
Payroll No Yes


On-The-Job Training: up to 77 hours
Classroom Training: 79 hours
Additional Training: In-store training

Purchasing Co-ops
Toll-Free Line
Grand Opening
Online Support
Security/Safety Procedures
Field Operations
Site Selection
Franchisee Intranet Platform


Co-op Advertising
Ad Templates
Social media
Website development
Email marketing
Loyalty program/app

Number of Employees Required to Run: 18

Your income potential as a Petland Franchise entrepreneur depends vastly on many factors. As an entrepreneur, the goals to achieve are related to expanding sales while lowering your operation costs and increasing the quality of your products and or services. Each month your operating costs can include royalty fees, mortgage / rent, supplies for products, staffing, utilities, bookwork, stationary and other items. From one month to the next, you may find your costs fluctuate, but your up-front costs are, for the most part, fixed and they will cover most of the initial setup of equipment, signage and renovations.

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