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Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Expanding to California

It’s currently in 18 states.




(PRESS RELEASE) MIAMI, FL – Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, the leading pet service franchise brand in the U.S., is expanding to California. Currently in 18 states, the Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming franchise is growing rapidly nationwide. The first location in California will be in Fremont, with plans to open additional locations in Orange County. With its mission to be the world’s largest network of neighborhood pet stores, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming now has 220 locations open or under development across 18 states in the U.S. offering luxury spa services, gourmet treats and premium pet nutrition.

“We are thrilled to enter the country’s largest market with our first location in Fremont and are excited for the potential this market has for the brand,” said Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Chief Executive Officer Ricardo Azevedo. “Our franchise owners are ready to spread love and joy to communities across the Golden State, with our delicious treats and top-notch grooming services. As always, we will support our franchisees as we introduce the Woof Gang Way to new communities, setting them up for success in every aspect of their business.”

People in California love their pets. According to the Los Angeles Almanac, there are over 1.3 million households with canine family members in LA County alone, making the Los Angeles area a prime market for Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming to prioritize for expansion. California is also set to become the fourth-largest economy in the world, overtaking Germany. California is one of the largest markets for the pet industry and we can’t wait to start spreading love and joy across the Golden State.

The top tier pet retail and grooming franchise achieved record growth in 2022, opening 25 locations to meet the increased demand for pet services. This year, Woof Gang Bakery and Grooming is expanding overseas to Canada and is projected to open 50 more locations nation-wide. According to the American Pet Products Association, there are 85 million pet households in the nation, and annual pet care spending is estimated to exceed $124 billion. In addition, growth in the professional pet grooming industry is expected to top 11% per year through 2023, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming continues to grow and seeks aspiring entrepreneurs to join the Woof Pack. The brand’s leadership team is dedicated to the founding philosophy of staying committed to the happiness, health, and well-being of pets which includes how they look.

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About Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming

Founded in 2007, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming is the leading specialty retailer of pet food, pet supplies, and professional pet grooming in North America, with 200 locations open or under development in the United States. Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming has been recognized as a Top 10 Retailer by Pet Business Media and one of the nation’s fastest-growing pet chains by Pet Insight magazine. The franchise also received the Retailer of the Year Franchise Award from Pet Product News, Franchise Times Top 500, and Best Overall Multi-Unit Retailer and Multiservice Excellence Award from Pet Business Media. In 2023, Woof Gang was ranked in Entrepreneur’s 44th annual Franchise 500® Ranking for the first time. Woof Gang has become a household name in the more than $124 billion pet industry due to its mission to provide professional pet grooming and high-quality products that enhance the well-being, health, and happiness of beloved animal companions, and also how they look.



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