Investing in a HydroDog Franchise

Learn what it takes to run a successful franchise with us!

Ready to Start a Franchise?

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Become a part of a $100+ billion pet industry with HydroDog. Our stand out features include recurring revenue, untapped market, small footprint and low investment. HydroDog has been around for decades and has proven to be recession and pandemic resistant. HydroDog is the only franchise to combine mobile dog grooming and companion pet wellness into one brand. Our systems are proven, our brand is rememberable, our groomers are our heroes.

How much does a franchise cost?

HydroDog is an affordable low-cost pet franchise with three ownerships options for entrepreneurs, making HydroDog the best choice for any lifestyle in a growing industry.

Owner operator: this option is perfect for those looking to branch out on their own or a pet lover ready to apply their passion to a business.

Semi-absentee: great for an entrepreneur who manages the day to day while having employees groom.

Passive: let HydroDog manage your business for you. We handle your business while you watch your investment go to work.

The total investment to open a franchise ranges from $44,448 – $216,558.

Ongoing Costs

  • Royalties of $1000 or 8% (no brand marketing fees)
  • Insurance
  • Lease payment when applicable.

Requirements to Consider

Single vehicle territory:

  • Minimum net worth of: 70k
  • Minimum liquid capital of: 30K
  • Credit score minimum of 700

Multiple vehicle territory:

  • Minimum net worth of: 200k
  • Minimum liquid capital of: 70K

The Growing Pet Industry and Hydrodog's Advantage

HydroDogs affordable entry and low-cost overhead mobile pet industry franchise is a model franchise for any entrepreneur. With multiple services offered, HydroDog is a household name for any pet owner. This means repeat customer base and multiple streams of revenue to scale your business. This home based service franchise is profitable year around and proven strong in any economical fluctuations.

HydroDog home office provides franchisees with ongoing training and support throughout their partnership with the brand. Buying a HydroDog franchise is buying your own business, but not going about it on your own. You have a pack of (Hydro) dogs supporting you.

The outlook for mobile pet services industry is positive. The U.S. pet industry revenue surpassed $123.6 billion in 2021 and in 2023 grew to be worth $103.6 billion. The industry trajectory is strong with an 8% annual growth through 2030. More and more people are adding pets to their families increasing the need for HydroDog services. These fur babies are part of the family and quality pet care is the norm. The Amazon Effect has created an expectation in society. HydroDog understands and is here to serve.

Financing Support

We offer financial support to help with your investment.

  • In-house financing is offered to qualified individuals to go toward the franchise fee. Additional support and refers to our lending partners for the remainder of your investment.
  • Military discount is offered to active and retired military personnel. Up to 20% off the franchise fee.
  • Community hero discount is offered to all law enforcement, firefighters, paramedics/EMTs, doctors, nurses or teachers.

How to get Started in Franchising

Our discovery process is thorough and it is important you complete each step. This developed undertaking is a way for both of us to get to know each other and determine if we are a good fit for one another.

With everything to consider when buying a franchise, specifically a pet care franchise, our goal is to eliminate the risk and educate you so that you in turn can make the best informed decision for yourself and your goals. This starts with understanding who we are as a brand, what all of the costs are with starting a mobile grooming and pet wellness business, and what happens after your commit.

Our Process Includes

A short introduction to the process you can expect to be onboarded with HydroDog.


We get to know you


You get to know HydroDog


Financial review & pre-qualification


Franchise disclosure document (FDD) review


Discovery day & meeeting our team


Training & becoming a franchisee!

Ready to Mark Your Territory?

Check out our available markets and reach out to learn more about owning one of the top pet franchises available! When you complete our form, a member of our franchise development team will get in touch with you.