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An innovative franchise “eatertainment” concept for you, your dog, and your bank account.
Restaurant, beer/wine/cocktail bar, and off-leash dog park
– where pups and peeps come to have fun!

Woman with Dog

2013 / Unique Fast Casual – doggie sports bar & grill, private dog park

People holding sandwiches

Membership, Alcohol, Food, Merchandising / Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Snack, Happy Hour

Owner feeding dog popsicle

Building 1,100 sq. ft., Land min. 1 acre / Membership access from 6am – 10pm daily

Michelle Boggs

Michelle Boggs
Managing Partner
MUTTS Canine Cantina®

Kyle Noonan & Joshua Sepkowitz

Kyle Noonan & Joshua Sepkowitz
MUTTS Canine Cantina®

Our Story

Opportunity is barking – and MUTTS Canine Cantina® has answered.

At last count, over 90 million pet dogs are wagging their tails in U.S. households. From millennials to empty-nesters, dog people are the driving force behind a booming pet industry – expected to top $64 billion by the end of this year.

MUTTS™ is an innovative fast casual restaurant/bar and dog park concept that is unrivaled in its space, presenting a franchise opportunity that offers delicious food for people and snacks for dogs, a beer/wine/cocktail cantina, and adjacent off-leash parks for small and large dogs. MUTTS™ allows dog lovers to enjoy all their favorite things in one place: fantastic bar and grill, a great social and entertainment scene, and a fun, clean, safe outdoor environment for your four-legged friend.

MUTTS™ is a place where dogs can run, exercise and play in the fresh air – and dog owners can relax and socialize. The private dog park offers daily passes, monthly subscriptions, or annual memberships. And, there is no admittance fee to eat in the cantina.

For people and pooches – MUTTS Canine Cantina® is the best of both worlds and one of the best franchise investments!

Franchise Advantage

Taps into $100 billion pet market by providing exercise & play for 90+ million dogs in the U.S. with a clean, safe place for dog owners to relax, eat, drink & socialize

Perfect for prime real estate & densely populated areas, stimulates repeated visits for non-resident traffic, offers social activities & canine-centric special events

Combination of bar & fast casual food with off-leash dog parks & recurring revenue model with daily passes, monthly subscriptions or annual memberships

Ideal for investors with mixed use projects, solves “odd shaped” or “undevelopable tract” within development

Franchisor delivers turn-key solutions, option-1: fully equipped with full bar & kitchen, option-2: single module for bar service with patio food truck program

Calendar Full of Events

The Numbers




Full franchise fee first 3 units, 50% deposit for each additional unit


7% of Gross Sales


2% of Gross Sales


1% of Gross Sales


$889,958 – $1,400,297

Awards & Honors

Ranking #15 on Fast Casual’s 2020 Top Movers and Shakers Award.

Deemed “An Urban Oasis for Dogs” by Dogster Magazine 

Nation’s Restaurant News awarded MUTTS Canine Cantina with the Breakout Brands Award: 5 Emerging Restaurant Brands with Big Growth Potential 

Awarded Best Dog-Friendly Bar or Restaurant by USA Today!

Target Franchisee

We are looking for franchisees who want to own their own business, have a passion for dogs, and as equally important, embody the “soul” of our groundbreaking concept. The right franchisee is as excited about creating new jobs in their neighborhood as we are about helping aspiring business owners achieve the dream of a restaurant and dog park franchise ownership.

All this in the midst of a playground where everyone is having fun in a relaxed environment – the two-legged customers, their four-legged “kids”, and the MUTTS™ family working hard and happily to provide a special experience for the visitors every day.

Franchise Requirements

Operational experience in the fast casual restaurant business is a plus, but not required assuming a professional General Manager will be part of your team. Prospective Franchisees must meet the minimum requirements below to be consider for a MUTTS Canine Cantina® franchise.

  • $1MM net worth*
  • $500K liquid capital available for investment*
  • Ready to begin development within the next 3-6 months
  • Ready to grow a multi-unit territory in a major U.S. area

*Investment partners may contribute to this requirement

Franchise Support

MUTTS Canine Cantina® is committed to strict excellence protocols at every location for a consistent and superior restaurant and dog park experience. MUTTS™ has developed systems which makes duplicating the concept easy for franchisees. We use best-in-class partners to assure quality compliance for all locations.

  • Real Estate/site selection
  • Store build-out, construction
  • Training systems
  • Operational support
  • Recipe & menu development
  • Marketing & brand building
  • Vendor & equipment selection
  • Point of Sale system
  • Pre-opening, grand opening support

Become a Mutts Canine Cantina® Franchisee in 30-Days

Step 1

Submit an Inquiry Form

Step 2

Speak with Franchise Development Director
(within 24 hours)

Step 3

Submit the Franchise Application
(2 days)

Step 4

Review Application with Franchise Development Director
(3 days)

Step 5

Receive & review Franchise Disclosure Document with Franchise Development Director
(5 days)

Step 6

Schedule Discovery Day with Franchisor
(14 days)

Step 7

Execute letter of intent
(16 days)

Step 8

Become a Franchisee!
(30 days)

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