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Woof Gang Bakery Gets Investment From Garnett Station Partners

The pet services and specialty retail franchisor has more than 200 locations open or under development.




Garnett Station Partners LLC, a New York-based principal investment firm, announced a growth investment into Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming.

Founded in 2007 by Paul and Cara Allen, Woof Gang is a pet services and specialty retail franchisor with more than 200 locations open or under development across 18 states.

“Paul and Cara have built an outstanding brand and operating model that has led to best-in-class unit economics,” said Alex Sloane, co-founder and managing partner at Garnett Station. “We are thrilled that they chose to partner with our firm.”

Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Paul Allen of Woof Gang added, “With a $50,000 loan, Cara and I opened our first store in 2007. Over the next 15 years, we grew Woof Gang with our team members, franchise owners and no outside capital. Our vision to build an unparalleled neighborhood pet store brand, and provide the very best quality and service to customers and their pets, has been our passion and driving mission. Today, with over 200 stores open or under development and $125+ million of run rate system sales, Woof Gang is ready for new and exciting leadership. After a long search, we could not have found a better partner to take Woof Gang to the next level than the team at Garnett Station.”

Alex Macedo, partner at Garnett Station, said, “We believe a remarkable opportunity exists to grow the brand and we are extremely excited to provide both growth capital and operational resources necessary to turbo charge the Company’s growth.”


Garnett Station Partners, founded in 2013, manages over $1 billion of assets. Garnett Station partners with experienced and entrepreneurial management teams and strategic investors to build value for its portfolio of growth platforms. Core sectors include food and beverage, health and wellness, automotive and business services.



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