Critter Control
Opportunity for Veterans: Critter Control® wildlife control continues with a strong industry growth rate. Critter Control is recognized as a Veteran Friendly Franchisor and is now offering a $5,000 discount on the initial franchise fee for qualified Vets.

Minimum Liquid Capital: $10,000

Be Your Own Boss with this High Demand Business

Critter Control® nuisance wildlife control continues with a strong industry growth rate year-after-year. Nearly 100 nationwide franchise locations provide over 500 jobs. Our animal pest management exclusion and repair franchise opportunities are extremely affordable and allow you the flexibility of running your Critter Control franchise right out of your home.

WHY A CRITTER CONTROL® FRANCHISE?

NATIONAL RECOGNITION. With Critter Control, you have an established business model with three decades of operation. You are supported by a company with:

  • A 30+ Year Success Track Record
  • A Nationally Recognized Brand
  • Protected Territories
  • Industry Leading Training
  • Ongoing Consultations & Support
  • National Advertising Budget

Critter Control is recognized as a Veteran Friendly Franchisor and is now offering a $5,000 discount on the initial franchise fee for qualified veterans.

A Critter Control® franchise opportunity can be available for as little as $11,000 (depending on territory size and population). The franchise fee and other start-up costs may be able to be financed based on your credit rating.

In a recent survey conducted by Franchise Business Review, 98% of our franchisees said “yes” when asked the question, 'if you had to do it over again, would you buy the franchise?’ (2014).

FORMER CRITTER CONTROL FRANCHISEES HAVE THIS TO SAY...

“I owned a Critter Control Franchise in Michigan for 12 years and it allowed me to earn, save and invest enough money to meet my goal of retiring at the age of 50. I learned that I could run a successful business with hard work and by providing excellent customer service, while doing something that I thoroughly enjoyed.”
- Rick Stanley (formerly CC of Ann Arbor, MI/retired)

“I was a franchisee for 12 years before selling the business and becoming a corporate employee. My association with Critter Control has always allowed me to make a comfortable living doing something I really enjoy while adding value to the lives of our customers, employees and their families.”
- Mike Dwyer (formerly CC of Columbus, OH /retired)

Franchise businesses are expected to grow and create more jobs at a faster pace than the rest of the economy in 2015, for the fifth consecutive year.
- The 2015 Franchise Business Economic Outlook / International Franchise Association

OUR FRANCHISE RANKINGS ARE IMPRESSIVE

Entrepreneur Magazine Franchise 500®

  • Franchise 500 Ranking 2016 (#464)
  • Franchise 500 Ranking 2015 (#452)
  • Top ‘Low Cost Franchise’ 2014 (#94)
  • Top ‘Home Based Franchise’ Ranking 2012 (#77)
  • 2015 Top Franchise for Under $50K

Every franchisee receives extensive initial training at our Atlanta, GA-based training center and then ongoing training and coaching, plus a start-up package that includes:

  • Detailed Operations Manuals with Online Access
  • Advertising & Promotional Materials
  • Industry Related Training Videos
  • Uniform Merchandising Materials
  • Various Customized Business Forms

LIMITATIONS OF COMPETITORS

Competition is divided into three main categories:

a) Traditional pest control companies deal primarily with insects, and some rodents.

b) There are tens-of-thousands of individual nuisance animal control trappers around the country. They usually do not have the licenses, permits or insurance necessary to provide full service animal control to the public.

c) Government wildlife damage control consists primarily of people who handle agricultural damage complaints.

WE DEVELOP LONG-TERM RELATIONSHIPS WITH OUR FRANCHISEES THROUGH:

  • Annual Meetings & Regional Training
  • Peer Support Group
  • Regular communications via an in-house listserv
  • Internal Critter Chatter® Newsletters
  • Sales Contests
  • Experienced Marketing Support
  • Group Purchasing Discounts
  • Business Consultations … and all the other advantages of being a part of the nation's leading wildlife control firm.

Roll-In Discount for Existing Similar Business:  If you have an existing business with annual gross sales of at least $50,000, that business offers services similar to the franchise and you agree to merge that business with the franchise and rebrand it as Critter Control®, we will discount the initial franchise fee by 5% for every $10,000 in annual Gross Sales above $50,000.

This website and the franchise sales information on this site do not constitute an offer to sell a franchise. The offer of a franchise can only be made through the delivery of a Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD). Certain states require that we register the FDD in those states. The communications on this web site are not directed by us to residents of any of those states. Moreover, we will not offer or sell franchises in those states until we have registered the franchise (or obtained an applicable exemption from registration) and delivered the FDD to the prospective franchisee in compliance with applicable law. FOR CALIFORNIA: These franchises have been registered under the Franchise Investment Law of the State of California. Such registration does not constitute approval, recommendation or endorsement by the Commissioner of Corporations nor a finding by the Commissioner that the information provided herein is true, complete and not misleading.

Opportunity for Veterans: Critter Control® wildlife control continues with a strong industry growth rate. Critter Control is recognized as a Veteran Friendly Franchisor and is now offering a $5,000 discount on the initial franchise fee for qualified Vets.

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