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Banfield, The Pet Hospital


At Banfield Pet Hospitals, they celebrate and enrich the family-pet relationship through knowledge, expertise and products designed to make a better world for pets and people. Banfield Pet Hospital is a privately owned company of veterinary clinics providing the finest, most convenient human-quality medical services available for pets, as well as industry-leading anesthesia protocols and equipment. Banfield understands the special bond between pets and people, and the caring and compassionate veterinary teams at Banfield Pet Hospitals will help ensure that clients’ pets stay with the family as long and as healthily as possible.

Facts & Figures

Liquid capital required
$237,000 - $466,500
Franchise fee


Banfield, the Pet Hospital offers an opportunity to own and operate a successful veterinary practice within a national network of recognized quality. The Banfield reputation for innovative and caring approaches toe veterinary healthcare supports the unique franchising opportunity. Banfield Pet Hospital franchisees enjoy prime location opportunities that attract a passionate community of pet owners. Banfield will take care of the bookkeeping, payroll, benefits administration, technical support and more, leaving franchise owners free to concentrate on what they do best: delivering quality healthcare for pets.

Banfield Pet Hospital Franchise Opportunities – History

Banfield the Pet Hospital was founded in 1955 by Warren J. Wegert in northeast Portland, Oregon. In 1994 the pet store chain PetSmart teamed with Banfield parent company Medical Management International, Inc., in a deal to locate the veterinary clinics next door to PetSmart stores. By 2001, Banfield had grown to more than 250 clinics, and to 450 clinics worldwide by 2005. Today, Banfield the Pet Hospital operates more than 800 locations, and belongs to the Mars family of businesses.

Banfield Pet Hospital Franchise Cost / Initial Investment / Banfield Pet

Hospital Franchise Income

The initial franchise fee for Banfield the Pet Hospital is $65,000. The total investment to open and operate a Banfield Pet Hospital franchise ranges from $237,000 to $466,500. Ongoing royalty fees range from 2.5% to 6%.

Banfield Pet Hospital Business Opportunities: Other Information

Banfield believes in giving back to the communities in which it operates, and does so through its Banfield Charitable Trust, and through its educational subsidiary FutureVet, and by supporting shelters and rescue organizations, and other measures.


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