Central Bark Cost Comparisons

About Central Bark

Central Bark Doggy Day Care is focused on expanding our network of doggy day care franchise opportunities in communities across the nation. We believe that a focusing on markets we are currently in while opening in additional states and markets will allow us to continue providing a superior level of support to our existing franchisees while at the same time building and enhancing our brand.

Each new and existing market represents a tremendous opportunity. There is unlimited potential with a pool of over 83 million American dogs out there that have yet to have the opportunity to experience Central Bark.

As the only UnKennel™, Central Bark® has a unique advantage and point of differentiation from the clutter of traditional kennel, home sitting, dog walking and dog boarding concepts available to consumers. Our one day per week commitment helps to create the safest possible environment for a socially centered program, it also provides the revenue consistency that makes for a more predictable business model! Today’s pet owners are more savvy and demand the very best for their four legged companions.

Over the past 17 years, pet industry sales have grown from $23 billion in 1998 to an estimated $69 billion in 2015 and eventually rising to $75 billion by 2017. The pet industry is on track to continue to grow at least 4% each year through 2018.

There are three major factors that are contributing to the ongoing pet industry growth upswing:

 Increase in pet ownership A stable economy The ongoing trend of pet humanization

Our vision and focus on socialization, the dog and overall doggy wholeness, positions Central Bark as the leader in specialty pet services area. According to the IBSWorld Report, this segment will continue to grow as more pet owners consider their animals to be valued members of the family….and, that’s just how we like it at Central Bark.

Pet Boarding/Sitting Franchise Opportunities

Below is a quick comparison of Central Bark against other Pet Boarding/Sitting franchises and business opportunities. For an in depth comparison of Central Bark with another opportunity including start-up costs and fees, business experience requirements, training & support and financing options click on the name of the company to view the detailed comparison.

Franchise Franchise Fee Royalty Advertising Fee Development Costs
Adventure Pet $7,500 5% $10,700-$14,350
All American Pet Resorts $50,000 7% of Gross Revenue $632,000-$1,546,000
Barkefellers $35,000-$70,000 6% $938,000-$4,500,000
Barking Zone, The $3,500 $16,500-$68,000
Blue Chip Pet Care $14,000 $15,000-And Up
Camp Bow Wow/Home Buddies $50,000 7% 1% $718,500-$1,457,500
Canine Campus $30,000 $71,500-$182,300
Concierge Home Services $20,000 5% 3% $30,000-$45,000
Dog Stop, The $49,500 6% 2% $195,200-$586,425
Dogs Love Running! $12,000 5% 0 $15,500-$46,200
Dogs Rule Resort $40,000 6% 5%local +2%Nat'l $147,700-$342,000
Dogtopia $49,500 7% 2% $668,298-$1,444,264
Fetch! Pet Care $59,500 5% 1.5% $64,467-$83,667
FlipFlop Dogs $37,500 $50,000-$120,000
G'day! Pet Care $12,500 $23,850-$72,100
Hounds Town USA $45,000 6% 2% $263,800-$3,932,500
In Home Pet Services $8,000 5% $9,200-$35,100
K-9 Resorts Daycare and Luxury Hotel $49,500 7% 1% $968,748-$1,789,360
Kennelwood Pet Resorts N/A $685,475-$791,875
Out-U-Go! $15,000-$20,000 6% 1% $35,400-$49,850
Pals4Pets Ltd $18,225 $18,225
Pet Assist $6,000-$10,000 $250-$350/mo. $50/mo. $19,050-$41,950
Pet Butler $18,900 7% $39,500-$92,000
Pets Are Inn $50,000 5-10 % $79,950-$375,150
Preppy Pet Suites $19,900-$34,500 4%-6% 2% $118,750-And Up
Rompin' Rovers N/A $283,842-$414,113
Snaggle Foot N/A 4% 2% $28,000-$47,700
TailWaggers Doggy Daycare $45,000 5% 5% local +2% Nat'l $727,300-$1,099,667
Top Dog Daycare $30,000 4% $71,500-$182,300
Wellington Pet Care $10,000 7% $450,000