Dogtopia Breaks into Franchise Times Magazine’s Top 200+ List
Fastest Growing Pet Franchise Makes First-Time Appearance in Acclaimed Franchise Industry Ranking
PHOENIX - October 26, 2016 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Anticipating expansion beyond 400 units by 2021, Dogtopia’s robust growth has been noticed by Franchise Times magazine, who recently ranked Dogtopia on its 2016 Top 200+ list for the first time. Noted as the most respected ranking in franchising, the Top 200+ measures U.S.-based franchise companies by year-end 2015 global sales across all company and franchised units.
With 43 locations currently operating throughout North America, the leading dog daycare and boarding facility expects to open 55 new locations in 2017, and is on track to have over 100 locations operating by December 2017. In addition, its comparable sales have seen tremendous growth of 28 percent since its acquisition in June 2015.
“2016 has been a year of incredible milestones for us,” stated Neil Gill, CEO of Dogtopia. “We’re humbled by the Franchise Timesacknowledgement for our dedication to the success of the brand as well as providing pet parents a safe, convenient and sanitary place to leave their dogs. This recognition is a direct result of our support, systems and tools combined with the superb execution of our franchise partners.”
The Company will be sharing details on its growth and 2017 initiatives with franchisees at its Annual Franchise Conference October 26-28 in Phoenix.
“With prime territories still open across North America and an unrivaled demand for our services, we’re excited to continue our momentum attracting strong franchise partners to further spread the Dogtopia brand to new communities,” stated Alex Samios, Vice President of Franchise Development for Dogtopia.
Founded in 2002, Dogtopia is an early pioneer and innovator in the pet services industry, offering an experience focused on safety and transparency in the market. With an emphasis on education, exercise and socialization for dogs, pet parents have the assurance of leaving their beloved furry family members in the hands of trained professionals in an environment created with the safety of dogs in mind. Each facility averages between 3,500–10,000 square feet and is specially designed to provide dogs and pet parents with the best experience by reducing odors, noise level, illness and accidents. With 43 locations across North America, the brand is now the largest provider of dog daycare in the United States and will continue expansion by franchising with successful entrepreneurs. For more information on Dogtopia, visit www.Dogtopia.com or www.Dogtopia.com/success.
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