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The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

A Haven for Pampered Pets: The Ark Pet […]

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Franchise Details

Year Established: 2019
Category Locations: Retail
Available Ownership Type: Owner Operator,Semi-Absentee
Corporate HQ City: Hixson
Corporate HQ State: TN
Investment Range: $100,000+
Canada Franchising: Yes
Latin America Franchising: Yes
India Franchising: Yes
Franchise Fee: $49,500
Royalty Percentage: 7%
Veteran Discount: Yes
E2/EB5 Visas: Yes
Master Franchise Opportunities: Yes

Background

A Haven for Pampered Pets: The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel FranchiseThe Ark Pet Spa & Hotel is a one-stop shop for all your furry friend's needs, offering luxurious pet boarding, grooming, daycare, and retail services. Founded in 2004, The Ark has quickly become a beloved franchise, with over 100 locations in the United States.What Makes The Ark Different?The Ark's focus on providing a positive and enriching experience for pets sets it apart from the competition. Their facilities are designed with pet comfort and safety in mind, featuring spacious suites, climate-controlled play areas, and a variety of toys and activities. The Ark also employs a team of trained and loving pet care professionals who provide personalized attention to each guest.A Rewarding Franchise OpportunityIf you're looking for a franchise opportunity that is both profitable and personally rewarding, The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel is a great option. The company offers comprehensive training and support to its franchisees, and they have a proven track record of success. With the growing pet care industry, The Ark is a franchise that is poised for continued growth in the years to come.

Support & Training offered by The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel

The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel offers a comprehensive support and training program for new franchise owners, designed to set them up for success from day one. Here's an outline of what you can expect:Pre-Opening Training (112 hours):Phase 1 (27 hours classroom): This intensive classroom session covers everything from the Ark's brand and operations to pet handling, safety, and CPR. You'll learn about:The Ark's mission, values, and brand standardsFinancial management and budgetingMarketing and advertising strategiesCustomer service and communication skillsPet care procedures and protocols (boarding, daycare, grooming)Safety and emergency protocolsEmployee recruitment and trainingPhase 2 (40 hours online): You'll delve deeper into specific operational aspects through online modules, gaining a strong understanding of:Point-of-sale systems and softwareInventory managementScheduling and staffingMaintenance and facility upkeepPhase 3 (45 hours on-site): The Ark's experienced trainers come to your location and provide hands-on training for you and your staff. This includes:Setting up your facility and equipmentImplementing operational proceduresPracticing pet handling and care techniquesMarketing and sales trainingGrand opening preparation and supportOngoing Support:Dedicated Franchise Business Consultant: You'll be assigned a dedicated consultant who acts as your primary point of contact and provides ongoing guidance and support, covering areas like:Marketing and advertising assistanceOperational troubleshootingPerformance benchmarking and analysisRegulatory compliance guidanceRegional Field Support: Regular visits from Regional Field Managers who offer additional support and ensure you're on track with your business goals.Online Resource Center: Access to a comprehensive online portal with operational manuals, training materials, marketing resources, and a forum for connecting with other franchise owners.National Conferences and Events: Attend annual conferences and regional meetings to network with other franchise owners, learn about industry trends, and participate in workshops.Additional Resources:Slobberbones Retail Program: You'll become part of The Ark's exclusive retail program, offering high-quality pet products with competitive pricing and profit margins.Purchasing Power and Vendor Discounts: Leverage The Ark's group buying power to access discounted prices on food, supplies, and equipment.Marketing and Branding Support: Benefit from The Ark's established brand recognition and access to national and regional marketing campaigns.

Additional Information

Category Location Retail
Number of Units Open
Investment Range $353,595 - $870,833
Master Franchise false
Home based franchise YES
Item 19 Franchise YES
Veteran Discount YES
Franchise Opportunities in Canada YES
International Franchise Opportunities
E2/EB5 Visa Franchise YES
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