Interquest Detection Canines

About Interquest Detection Canines

Debbie Farmer and Mike Ferdinand started Interquest in Texas in 1988 when they bought the canine detection division of Security Associates Int'l., a multinational security company. Farmer and Ferdinand targeted their new company toward schools. By 1992, Interquest had expanded to other states, and in 1995, investors purchased the rights to the Interquest program and name.

Based in Houston, Interquest Detection Canines uses dogs to detect drugs and other contraband. Franchisees serve public school districts, private schools and businesses. In addition to detection services, franchisees also provide dogs to police departments, offer school security consulting and conduct drug testing programs for clients.

Pet Training Franchise Opportunities

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Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Bark Busters $37,500 8% 2% $71,100-$96,400
Dog Training Elite $40,000 8% 1% $79,650-$241,350
Dog Wizard, The $34,900 10% $250/mo. $47,750-$64,300
Hollywood Paws N/A $50,000
Instinct Dog Behavior & Training $20,000-$58,000 $272,325-$777,280
Jim Burwell's Petiquette $25,000 $60,450-$65,700
Sit Means Sit $17,500-$20,000 $600/mo.-$900/mo. $24,275-$123,850
Stein-way Dog Training $125,000-$225,000 $215,000-$475,000
Top Dog Daycare $30,000 4% $71,500-$182,300
Zoom Room $49,500 8% 1% $168,280-$358,780
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Franchise
Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Bark Busters
$37,500 8% 2% $71,100-$96,400
Dog Training Elite
$40,000 8% 1% $79,650-$241,350
Dog Wizard, The
$34,900 10% $250/mo. $47,750-$64,300
Hollywood Paws
N/A $50,000
Instinct Dog Behavior & Training
$20,000-$58,000 $272,325-$777,280
Jim Burwell's Petiquette
$25,000 $60,450-$65,700
Sit Means Sit
$17,500-$20,000 $600/mo.-$900/mo. $24,275-$123,850
Stein-way Dog Training
$125,000-$225,000 $215,000-$475,000
Top Dog Daycare
$30,000 4% $71,500-$182,300
Zoom Room
$49,500 8% 1% $168,280-$358,780