Why Join DogWatch?
Steps to Ownership
What You’ll Need
While DogWatch provides robust training and support, we look for Dealers with ample business experience that gives them a strong foundation to build upon. We are looking for candidate with:
Our Dealers are the Difference
Take the Next Step
- How much does to cost to start a DogWatch Dealership?
The cost to start a DogWatch Dealership can vary depending on what you plan to purchase. You will need a van or trailer, wire trencher, concrete saw, various hand tools, a local website, marketing collateral, advertising budget, wire, and inventory. The total investment can range from $30,000 – $60,000.
- Are there ongoing costs to being a DogWatch Dealer?
DogWatch Inc. does not take a percentage of Dealer sales. Dealers are responsible for their local website maintenance and necessary updates, as well as all local advertising. They are also responsible for maintaining equipment and keeping adequate inventory.
- How long does it take to become a DogWatch Dealer?
Once you have registered your business in your state and obtained an insurance policy, the on-boarding and training process can be completed in 30-60 days.
- Are DogWatch Dealerships ever for sale?
Yes, in various parts of the United States, select DogWatch Dealers are looking to retire, divide territories, or transition their business. Please contact us to find out what markets are currently for sale.
- Is DogWatch a Franchise?
DogWatch is not a franchise business. DogWatch Dealerships are locally owned businesses that are licensed to use DogWatch Trademarks and sell DogWatch Hidden Fence products within their Authorized Sales Area. DogWatch Inc is a wholesale distributor that provides marketing and sales support to its Dealer network.
- What makes DogWatch different from other dog fence brands?
DogWatch has been making Hidden Dog Fence systems since 1990. We are committed to making the safest, most “pet-friendly” containment and training products in the industry. DogWatch is dedicated to honesty, integrity & service – and we consider it a privilege to serve our customers and their pets. We offer a full line of pet fences, indoor solutions, and dog training products. Our commitment to product quality and customer service is uncompromising, and these values are shared by our team of Authorized Dealers across the world.
- What will you need to be a DogWatch Dealer?
All DogWatch Dealers need to register their business within their state and purchase a general liability insurance policy. You will also need the following hard assets: a logoed van or trailer, wire trencher, concrete saw, various hand tools, wire, and adequate product inventory. Finally, DogWatch Dealers are required to set up and maintain customer management and bookkeeping software, a local website, a marketing plan, print marketing collateral, and dedicated business contact information.
- Does DogWatch provide training?
Yes, all new DogWatch Dealers are required to attend DogWatch University at our corporate office in Natick, Massachusetts. This will give the Dealer an opportunity to meet with key members of the DogWatch Team and learn everything there is to know about the business. In addition to DogWatch University, we provide field training with local Dealers to learn how to install and service DogWatch products. We continue to support Dealers throughout their tenure in any way needed to help them be successful!