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Dogtopia, the nation’s leading dog daycare franchise, is targeting the greater Baltimore area for growth.
  • Mar 21st, 2017
  • By: Dogtopia
  • 31    0
In honor of National K9 Veterans Day, Petland is proud and honored to announce its support of more than 100 service dogs across the country.
  • Mar 14th, 2017
  • By: Petland
  • 17    0
When Petland Orlando East co-owner Ben Hoofnagle heard through the grapevine that Alan really wanted a puppy, Ben reached out and invited the family to his store.
  • Mar 10th, 2017
  • By: Petland
  • 28    0
The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to providing urgent medical care funds to sick and injured dogs who are either homeless or whose parents cannot afford to pay their veterinary bills by awarding grants of up to $2,500.
Dogtopia has been named the best franchise to buy in the pet category by Franchise Times as part of its new Annual Zor Awards.
  • Mar 7th, 2017
  • By: Dogtopia
  • 137    0
With current and aspiring pet parents and pet lovers in mind, Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, a full-line specialty pet retail and grooming destination for dogs and cats, will soon open in Seattle in the next couple of weeks.
The numbers are in! Petland stores nationwide raised more than $130,000 during the 2016 St. Jude Halloween Pin-Up Promotion benefitting St. Jude's Children's Research Hospital®.
  • Mar 3rd, 2017
  • By: Petland
  • 28    0
Fetch! Pet Care, Inc. today announced James Mowery will assume responsibility for system-wide growth and maximizing franchisee performance throughout the franchise system as President.
Pet Supplies Plus, the largest pet franchise in the country, has gained ground on the national front thanks to industry growth in 2016 and expects to see its most successful franchise development year in 2017.
Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, a full-line specialty retail and grooming center for cats and dogs, has ranked #448 in Entrepreneur magazine’s 38th Annual Franchise 500® list.
Petland is honored to once again be ranked among top-ranked franchises in the United States. Petland placed in the top 200 spots this year, ranking 188 overall in the Entrepreneur Magazine's 38th Annual Franchise 500.
  • Jan 13th, 2017
  • By: Petland
  • 17    0
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Petland wants to make sure pets and their owners stay warm and safe this winter.
  • Dec 21st, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 7    0
Pet Supplies Plus has announced a partnership with Natural Balance Pet Foods to donate up to $50,000 for Pets for Vets, during their Veterans Day event.
Anticipating expansion beyond 400 units by 2021, Dogtopia’s robust growth has been noticed by Franchise Times magazine, who recently ranked Dogtopia on its 2016 Top 200+ list for the first time.
  • Oct 26th, 2016
  • By: Dogtopia
  • 58    0
A bumblebee, a pirate or a lion? What will your pet be for Halloween? With anticipated retail sales of nearly 8.4 billion dollars on costumes, candy and decorations, it’s clear that Halloween is one of Americans’ favorite holidays.
  • Oct 18th, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 18    0
In honor of Petland's national children's charity, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital®, the Petland located in Pembroke Pines Shopping Center is hosting a community BBQ and fundraiser on Saturday, October 22nd.
  • Oct 17th, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 9    0
In honor of Petland Chillicothe’s 49th anniversary, the Petland store on Bridge Street will be celebrating October 8th and 9th with adoption events, tent sale and K9 demonstrations.
  • Oct 5th, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 17    0
Dogtopia ended a robust Q3 with 18.6 percent YTD comparable sales growth and seven new franchised agreements signed.
  • Oct 4th, 2016
  • By: Dogtopia
  • 296    49
Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery in Phoenix - a full-line specialty retail and grooming center for cats and dogs - will be celebrating its 10-year anniversary October 15-16.
Dogtopia - the nation’s leading dog daycare, boarding, training and spa facilities - has appointed Jesse Stiles as Vice President of Real Estate.
  • Sep 2nd, 2016
  • By: Dogtopia
  • 252    0
Inc. magazine today ranked Fetch! Pet Care®, Inc. No. 2608 on its 35th annual Inc. 5000® List, the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.
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Camp Bow Wow® outpaced the pet care industry in both revenue and franchise sales growth during the first half of 2016.
Pet Supplies Plus is happy to announce entry into three new states – California, Colorado and Oklahoma – and is furthering its expansion in the states of New Jersey, Texas, Missouri, Iowa and Georgia.
Pet Supplies Plus announced the passing of board member Richard Wenz.
Petland is pleased to announce its expansion with the recent opening of the Petland store in Lancaster, Ohio.
  • Jun 28th, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 34    1
As the weather gets warmer, millions of Americans and their pets are spending more time outside. Petland has some great tips to make sure your furry friends enjoy the summer months too!
  • Jun 27th, 2016
  • By: Petland
  • 19    3
Woof Gang Bakery believes that all animals deserve well-being, health and happiness.
The winning dogs and their owners were selected among more than 2,800 entries in the Path to Adventure Contest, a social media campaign hosted by Pet Supplies Plus as part of the launch earlier this year of their Redford Naturals dog food brand.
Wag N’ Wash Natural Food & Bakery, a full-line specialty retail and grooming center for cats and dogs, has signed a franchise agreement in Cherry Hill, NJ.
The booming U.S. pet care industry has positioned Dogtopia for robust franchise growth and expansion.

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