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Passionate about pets? Join Pet Valu - Canada's largest pet specialty retail chain.
Pet Valu franchises are now available in Canada. Find out everything you need to know, including the cost to start this franchise in minutes here!
Pet Valu Canada Inc. is the largest pet specialty retail chain in Canada. Pet Valu offers a broad selection of national and premium brands when it comes to supplies for dogs, cats, fish, birds, or small animals. We are proud to consider ourselves the “Pet Experts.”
Pet Valu started in Toronto in 1976, and by 1987 we were opening our first franchise. Today, there are more than 360 Pet Valu, Bosley’s by Pet Valu, and Paulmac’s franchises in Canada and over 600 stores overall.
Our passion at Pet Valu franchisees is obvious: Pets! That means we treat each pet as an individual. Our franchisees demonstrate this by providing a personalized service that comes with attention to detail when selecting the care and nutrition for each and every pet.
We offer dedicated franchise territories, each one following the Pet Valu owner-operator model with small-box neighbourhood stores. As a Pet Valu franchisee, you’ll gain access to the tools you need to operate a successful business.
You will have a store build-out comprising of:
Pet Valu has worked hard to create a well-regarded brand and reputation for over 40 years. We are now one of the best-recognized pet expert businesses in the country.
Franchisees enjoy turn-key store operation, including floor plans and design, supervision of leasehold improvements, store equipment purchasing and installation, initial inventory purchasing, and experienced guidance at the store opening.
Each franchisee completes three weeks of training. Weeks one and two consist of hands-on experience at an existing Pet Valu store under an experienced operator’s supervision. The third and final week is our virtual head office training, where you will cover topics including:
Pet Valu franchisees receive ongoing support from our Operations team and their Franchise Business Consultants (FBC). With your FBC’s ongoing operational support and frequent on-site visits, they provide a wealth of expertise and experience in the field to help you successfully establish your business in the community. Additionally, you will receive support from our in-house marketing team, who will help you brainstorm, design, and execute local advertising campaigns.