Camp Bow Wow Franchising FAQ's

If you’ve got questions, we’ve got answers! See below for some of the answers to the frequently asked questions we’ve received from current and prospective franchisees:

How many locations do you have?

We currently have over 200 open locations in the United States and one in Canada.


Where can I build a Camp?

We have many territories still available in the United States, please review our available territories map. You can also feel free to contact our Franchise Development Team to learn more!


Do you offer development opportunities outside of the United States?

We're selling locations in Canada, please review our Canadian available locations . Please feel free to contact our Franchise Development Team to discuss any international opportunities.


How much does it cost to get started?

The startup investment for a Camp Bow Wow franchise is all inclusive and ranged from $1,034,000 to $1,769,500* in 2023 as detailed in the most current FDD. Startup costs depend on a variety of factors including the size of your facility, construction costs and your local market and may be lower or higher than the range from 2023 shared above. 


What does the franchise fee cover?

The franchise fee is the fee for joining our franchise community and includes:

  • Securing the available territory of your choice for your development
  • The franchise’s support to get your Camp up and running, including, but not limited to:
  • Site selection process
  • Construction and equipment process
  • Marketing support for grand opening and after opening
  • Operations support and training


Do you offer special discounts for Veterans?

Yes! We offer a discount off our initial franchise fee for Veterans of the U.S. armed services branches and qualify under the International Franchise Association’s VetFran program. Additionally, we also offer a discount off the initial franchise fee to First Responders, Firefighters, Paramedics, and Law Enforcement Officers.


What experience do I need?

No previous business experience is necessary to become a CBW Franchise Owner. However, an aptitude for following processes and procedures, great customer service skills, and a passion for dogs are all great assets that will help to fuel your success in the dog hotel business.


How much money can I make?

Please review the information found on the opportunity page for additional insight on financial performance from Item 19 of our most current FDD.


Can I own more than one unit?

Yes! Many Camp Bow Wow franchise owners have more than one Camp. In fact, 46% of Camp Bow Wow franchises are owned by multi-unit owners!


What services are offered by Camp Bow Wow?

Our core services offered at all Camp Bow Wows are Day Care, Overnight Boarding, and Basic Grooming. Full Service Grooming and Dog Training services are offered on a location-by-location basis.


How do I get started?

Please complete the form below and someone from our Franchise Development team will reach out to provide more information about becoming a Camp Bow Wow franchise owner and answer all of your questions.

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