Dogtopia Breaks into Franchise Times Magazine’s Top 200+ List

Fastest Growing Pet Franchise Makes First-Time Appearance in
Acclaimed Franchise Industry Ranking

PHOENIX–(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 Times
acknowledgement 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.

About 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.

Contacts

Fishman Public Relations
Toni Lewin, (847) 945-1300
tlewin@fishmanpr.com