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The Camp Bow Wow Startup Costs

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The startup investment for a Camp Bow Wow franchise is all-inclusive and ranged from $1,089,000 to $1,524,000 in 2020*. Startup costs depend on a variety of factors including the size of your facility, construction costs, and your local market. More information on these costs is provided in Item 7 of our 2021 Franchise Disclosure Document. Your costs may vary depending on a number of factors.

The typical owner will invest $200,000—$250,000, which includes their franchise fee and finance the rest through the SBA or other loan options.

The following chart is from our 2021 Franchise Disclosure Document:

Type of Expenditure Low Amount High Amount
Initial Franchise Fee $30,000 $50,000
Travel Costs for All Initial Training $0 $8,000 per person
Leasehold Improvements $700,000 $800,000
Equipment, Supplies and Opening Inventory $45,000 $70,000
Dog Cabins and Interior Fencing $73,000 $157,000
Signage $4,000 $18,000
Webcam System $15,000 $30,000
Camp Payroll $8,000 $24,000
Rent and Utilities $5,000 $50,000
Plans and Permits $19,000 $52,000
Professional Services $13,000 $50,000
Camp Launch Advertising $25,000 $25,000
Financing Fees $2,000 $40,000
Additional Funds for First 12 months of Operations $150,000 $150,000
Total $1,089,000 $1,524,500

Our Franchise Disclosure Document discusses these figures in greater detail. Once you’ve spoken with our Camp Bow Wow team about joining the brand and it looks like we’re likely to be a good fit for each other, we’ll send you a copy of the FDD. We’ll be happy to answer any questions you may have about the FDD and other investment information.

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