Dog owner and dogs.

The best-in-class pet franchise training and support

Not all franchises offer the same level of training and support. At Woof Gang Bakery, we pride ourselves on providing best-in-class franchise training and support to every member of our pack. This includes support throughout the life of their franchise (not simply leading up to the grand opening).

One of the many benefits of franchising with an industry leader like Woof Gang is that you get the support you need. We’ve spent years honing our business model to perfection. Once you’ve signed your franchise agreement, your journey to business ownership will begin with our world-class hands-on training program.

We’ll teach you everything you need to know

We’re here to give you one less thing to worry about! During your comprehensive training with us, your success is our focus. We’ll teach you everything you need to know about operating a successful grooming concept. Our unique way of customer service includes everything from administrative best practices and how to hire staff.

You’ll receive thorough training courses on how to market your store in your community. We even offer insights about how to promote on social media. Our marketing experts have years of experience building successful brands, and they know what it takes to get the word out! You’ll also learn how to establish and grow customer loyalty, as well as provide ongoing customer support.

You’ll spend a week with our Chief Grooming Officer, CEO, COO, CMO, and the rest of our management team in our best-in-class training facilities!

On Site Training includes:

  • Operating a successful grooming salon and retail store

  • Business Administration best practices

  • The hiring process

  • Marketing & social media

  • The Woof Gang Way of Customer Service

Pet Grooming & Retail Training

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Our four-legged guests and pet parents alike love our hand-selected retail offerings, like gourmet treats and healthy food. But most of what we do comes from the grooming side of the business. We’re guessing that you’re not an experienced pet groomer, but don’t worry! We’ll teach you everything you need to know about how to operate a grooming salon that is safe and successful, including: how to hire groomers, which products and services to offer, and more.

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Of course, the retail side is important too. During your training, you’ll learn how to keep your retail operation running smoothly. You’ll also learn how to order and select inventory. We even offer insights on everything you’ll need to know about merchandising.

Our training program is a mix of hands-on and online components. If you have questions at any time during your training, please feel free to ask the franchising team! We’ve got your back every step of the way.

We never leave a member
of our pack behind.

  • Site selection for your store

  • Real estate brokers access

  • Store design and setup

  • Point of sale setup

  • Manager training

Startup Franchise Support

Our start-up support is aimed at helping you hit the ground running. We’ll help you through the site selection process with:

  • A cutting-edge, data-driven location selection tool
  • Lease negotiation guidance
  • Access to our network of commercial real estate brokers
  • And more

As soon as your lease is signed, we’ll provide a store design and layout prototype. This helps make sure your location is consistent with our brand standards and guidelines.

You’ll be walked through vendor sourcing and purchasing. We’ll also help you through the placement of your first order and point of sale (POS) system setup. We will also get you set up for e-commerce sales through our branded app.

If you’ll be hiring someone to manage your store, we’ll provide thorough manager training. This will make sure they have all the resources and knowledge they need to successfully run a Woof Gang Bakery franchise.

Ongoing Franchise Support

Our commitment to you doesn’t end once your store is open. Throughout the life of your franchise, we’ll give you the resources you need to thrive. This includes access to our network of franchise owners across North America. They’ve been in your shoes, and just like our franchise training and support team, they’re happy to help you however they can.

  • Discounts on products and equipment

  • Local digital marketing consultants

  • Monthly performance analysis reports

  • CRM for personalized marketing

  • Regional and national support staff

Get in touch with us today!

Learn more about our training program and franchisee support

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Frequently Asked Questions

Want to know more about our business franchise training offerings? Get answers to some of the most common franchise support questions, direct from our network.

Franchise training and franchise support are methods to help small business owners. They ensure owners have everything they need to implement a successful and continuously successful franchise location.

Our pet business support is built on a franchise business training model. It is designed to work for both seasoned entrepreneurs and first time small business owners alike.

Our pet business support is designed to be comprehensive. Everything you will need as a franchisee should be included in our franchise business training program. This includes:

  • Customer service preparation
  • Hiring fundamentals
  • Marketing and promotion
  • Inventory management
  • Merchandizing
  • Real estate establishment
  • Point of sale setup
  • And much more

Our business training franchise program has helped countless franchisees learn the ropes as a small business owner. You’ll have everything you need to know for a dog grooming franchise, including training on everyday operations.

Franchise support is a means for a franchise network to be able to provide continuous support to franchise owners. Many franchise system networks will set you up and then leave you to the wind. However, our franchise support model is designed to offer owners continuous support and ongoing training sessions. All throughout the life of their franchise location.

If you need help getting started with your business or need a refresher on ordering six months in, we’ve got your back. Or, if you want a refresher on a niche concept years into your business, no problem. That’s what our franchise training and support model was designed for.

Franchise networks are only as successful as each location. This is generally true for all franchise networks, but at Woof Gang Bakery, we take this especially to heart. We want to make you feel like you’re part of the pack.

Franchise training a small business owner only helps establish a more successful franchise location. It is also designed to support your bottom line. When you launch your dog grooming franchise including training and support from industry experts, you strengthen your business.

With our ongoing support, you’re never alone in the woods. We’re with you every step of the way with on-demand franchise training and support should you need a refresher. After all, your success is our success.