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Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming Opens Its First Illinois Location

The brand brings top-quality pet care and grooming to the Naperville community.




(PRESS RELEASE) MIAMI, FL — Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming, the renowned pet care brand, announces the official opening of its first location in Illinois, in Naperville. Building on a strong start to 2024, which marked the successful signing of new franchise agreements in Michigan and Wisconsin, Woof Gang is aggressively expanding its presence in the Midwest. This expansion includes plans to open new stores across the region, with four upcoming locations in Indiana, three more in Illinois, two in Minnesota, three in Michigan, and one in Wisconsin, underscoring our commitment to spreading love and joy to the pet communities across the country.

With its doors officially open as of April 11, 2024, at 2940 Showplace Drive, Suite 100, Woof Gang looks forward to serving the vibrant pet community of Naperville and beyond.

“We are thrilled to extend Woof Gang’s reach into Illinois with the opening of our first location in Naperville,” said Ricardo Azevedo, CEO of Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. “Expanding into new locations allows us to fulfill our mission of providing exceptional care and top-quality products to pets and their owners. We are committed to becoming an integral part of the Naperville community, enriching the lives of pets and their families with every wagging tail and joyful bark.”

Powered by an extraordinary structure of science and technology, Woof Gang provides the best grooming experience, the most exquisite and delicious treats, and a heartfelt commitment to pet communities. This synergy of passion, technology, and community engagement is the cornerstone of Woof Gang’s strategy as it continues to expand.

Lisa Moran, the franchisee of the Naperville location, expressed her enthusiasm about joining Woof Gang, stating, “As a pet lover and proud resident of Naperville, I am honored to bring Woof Gang’s exceptional services and products to my fellow pet enthusiasts in the area. Our team is dedicated to providing personalized care and creating lasting bonds with pets and their owners. We look forward to welcoming everyone to our store and providing a warm, inviting atmosphere.”

With the addition of Naperville, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming now boasts an impressive network of 380 locations open or under development across North America. The company’s commitment to expanding its footprint and enriching the lives of pets and their owners remains steadfast as it continues to grow and serve communities nationwide.


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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 more than 350 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 and Best Overall Multi-Unit Retailer and Multiservice Excellence Award from Pet Business Media. In 2024, Woof Gang earned a placement in Entrepreneur’s 45th annual Franchise 500 Ranking for the second consecutive year. Additionally, in 2023, it secured a spot in the Franchise Times Top 400 for the second year in a row. 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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