Pet Franchise News

Dogtopia, the nation’s leading dog daycare franchise, ended 2020 on a high note with its recent jump 18 spots to No. 12 on the Franchise Times Fast & Serious list.
January 15th, 2021
Scenthound is expanding its reach with nine “Scenters” projected to open during the first quarter of this year and an additional 18 units sold so far.
January 12th, 2021
2020 has been a difficult year for businesses across the country, but dog wellness franchise Scenthound is going into the new year with plans to expand like never before.
January 8th, 2021
Scenthound, a wellness-focused, membership-based dog grooming business, welcomes Christian Betancourt as newest member of their franchise leadership team.
December 29th, 2020
Scenthound is on a mission to keep dogs healthy and clean nationwide and is opening its first North Carolina location in Apex on January 2.
December 28th, 2020
Wag N’ Wash Natural Pet Food & Grooming announced its Phoenix location achieved the highest sales volume in Wag N’ Wash history.
December 22nd, 2020
Pet Supplies Plus announced today it will acquire an estimated 40 previously operated Pet Valu locations throughout Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, New Jersey, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.
December 22nd, 2020
The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation® closes 2020 with granting nearly $100,000 to cover the cost of urgent medical care for sick and injured dogs.
December 17th, 2020
K9 Resorts Luxury Pet Hotel of Houston opened its luxury dog hotel and resort at 12145 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX on Dec. 12.
December 16th, 2020
Scenthound is opening four new grooming locations in South Florida this December and January.
December 7th, 2020
MUTTS Canine Cantina® is challenging dog lovers across the country to help potential franchisees spot the perfect location for a MUTTS® dog park.
December 2nd, 2020
Petland in Chillicothe has been matching the right pet with the right customer for more than 53 years.
November 19th, 2020
ApplePie Capital
ApplePie Capital
ApplePie Capital
Scenthound is pleased to be among the top 50 second-stage companies in Florida selected as a 2020 GrowFL Florida Companies to Watch honorees.
November 11th, 2020
Pet Supplies Plus has collaborated with Natural Balance® to raise awareness about the incredible and positive impact pets have on active and former military servicemen and women.
November 9th, 2020
Florida-founded grooming concept Scenthound is on a mission to keep dogs healthy and clean nationwide and has just announced the greater Raleigh-Durham market as its next area for development.
November 2nd, 2020
Pet Butler is offering a new Stimulus Plan that waives the initial fee and provides the needed expansion capital for pet-industry business owners interested in joining the Pet Butler family.
November 2nd, 2020
MUTTS Canine Cantina® has signed a multi-unit franchise deal to bring locations to El Paso, Texas, and Tucson, Arizona.
October 30th, 2020
Scenthound was among the first round of the 2020 Florida Companies to Watch finalists recently announced by GrowFL.
October 27th, 2020
Camp Bow Wow®, the largest and leading doggy day care and boarding franchise, received top honors from Franchise Update Media’s second annual Franchise Innovation Awards.
October 27th, 2020
Pet Supplies Plus known for its high-touch local shopping experience was ranked No. 104 in Entrepreneur Magazine’s first ‘Top Growth Franchises,’ list.
October 7th, 2020
Peter Thomas, chairman of Thomas Franchise Solutions USA, LLC (TFS), has named one of Dogtopia's multi-unit franchisees Chris Kempner as Dogtopia's new Chairman and General Partner.
October 6th, 2020
Woofie’s® Co-Founders and Co-Owners, Amy Reed and Leslie Barron, have been designated two of the top 50 “Women of Wonder” (WOW) in 2020 by Franchise Dictionary Magazine.
October 2nd, 2020
Woof Gang Bakery will celebrate the grand opening of the company’s third Las Vegas area franchise this month.
October 2nd, 2020
Scooter's Coffee
Scooter's Coffee
Scooter's Coffee
Wild Birds Unlimited was the first place recipient of the Most Innovative Franchisee Support Award.
September 30th, 2020
Woofie’s® will offer free pet services to veterans and active duty military on Thursday, October 8, as a participant in ?Freedom Day USA.
September 25th, 2020
The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation® proudly announces “Step Up For Pups” - a virtual walking challenge to support sick pups in need.
September 23rd, 2020
The Ark Pet Spa & Hotel has expanded into North Alabama with it’s newest location at 7635 Highway 72W, Madison, AL.
September 17th, 2020
On a mission to keep dogs clean and healthy, Jupiter-based Scenthound is opening a new location in Boca Raton this month.
September 16th, 2020
Florida-founded grooming franchise Scenthound has been growing faster than ever, and the company is proud to announce a new hire to help take the emerging brand to the next level.
September 9th, 2020
Camp Bow Wow®, the largest and leading doggy day care and boarding franchise, is celebrating its many accomplishments and recognitions throughout the first half of 2020.
September 1st, 2020
It was announced today that Dogtopia has awarded 36 new franchise licenses this year, with the majority of new franchisees joining over the past few months.
August 25th, 2020
Since the pandemic, Florida-founded grooming franchise Scenthound has been expanding faster than ever.
August 24th, 2020
Woofie’s Academy™, a first-of-its-kind professional pet grooming school, has been recognized for its “Most Innovative Employee Training” by Franchise Update Media in its second annual Franchise Innovation Awards.
August 19th, 2020
Blink Fitness
Blink Fitness
Blink Fitness
A new store catering to Boulder people and pets makes its doggone dynamic debut this month.
August 17th, 2020
Petland is honored to once again be ranked among top-ranked franchises around the world.
August 13th, 2020
North America's leading and fastest-growing dog daycare, boarding and dog spa franchise has set sights on Western Canada for its upcoming expansion plans.
August 13th, 2020
Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming in Ridgewood opened in 2017 to spoil furry family members and cater to customers with a caring, personalized touch.
August 4th, 2020
Woof Gang Bakery will celebrate the opening of the company’s first New Mexico store with a grand opening event from August 8 through August 22.
August 3rd, 2020
Schlicher is a new franchise owner with Pet Butler, which allows pet lovers to turn their passion into a business by providing pet waste removal and other pet-related services to homes and multi-family communities.
July 17th, 2020
As part of its partnership with Peanuts to commemorate the comic strip’s 70th anniversary, Dogtopia is throwing a nationwide birthday bash for Snoopy.
July 16th, 2020
Despite all of the unfortunate news regarding COVID-19, some positive headlines managed to sweep the nation as animal shelters across the country were cleared out during the pandemic.
July 8th, 2020
Known as America’s Favorite Neighborhood Pet Store, Pet Supplies Plus has outlined big plans to give back in 500+ communities over the next four months.
June 30th, 2020
Pet Supplies Plus, the largest independent pet retailer in North America, accepted 12 new franchise agreements and one independent pet conversion in the first half of 2020.
June 25th, 2020
Scenthound, a wellness-based grooming concept, has been able to continue expansion and sell 11 new units during the pandemic, including its first out-of-state deal.
June 11th, 2020
Petland and Petland Charities are pleased to announce the results of its May fundraising campaign, which raised more than $7,500 for Heartland Canines for Veterans.
June 9th, 2020
Urban Air Adventure Park
Urban Air Adventure Park
Urban Air Adventure Park
Woof Gang Bakery, the leader in specialty pet retail and grooming with 130 locations across the U.S., has awarded top honors to the company’s exceptional franchises, based on the previous year’s sales figures.
June 3rd, 2020
Pet Wants®, the Cincinnati-based high-quality pet food and supplies franchise, is pleased to announce that the company has hit a major milestone - reaching 100 franchise locations.
June 3rd, 2020
Woofie’s® is offering free dog walks and grooming services to frontline healthcare workers to ease their minds and give their cooped-up pups some much needed grooming, attention and exercise.
May 1st, 2020
It's spring nesting season, and Wild Birds Unlimited is partnering again with The Cornell Lab of Ornithology to give everyone something to hoot about with a live Barred Owl Nest Cam.
April 30th, 2020
While many businesses are halting expansion efforts, a Florida-based franchise is taking strides to bring its wellness-focused grooming services to Georgia.
April 27th, 2020
Pet Butler is proud to announce its newest franchise owner, Mike Gillespie of Londonderry, NH.
April 15th, 2020
Shelters across the United States are reporting a significant surge of applications for fostering and adopting animals during COVID-19, resulting in a high demand for supplies at local pet retailers.
April 13th, 2020
Pet Butler is proud to announce its newest franchise owners, Aimee Braatz, of Waukesha, WI.
April 8th, 2020
Tim and Carrie Chapman, the local owners and operators of Pet Wants Minneapolis, have earned Pet Wants’ national President’s Award of Excellence, both for their business growth and their role in growing the brand across the nation.
April 2nd, 2020
Scenthound, a growing franchise in the evolving grooming industry, is one of over 250 brands adapting as they are set to showcase the franchise at The Great American Virtual Franchise Expo on March 31st.
March 31st, 2020
Designated as an essential business during the COVID-19 outbreak, more than 490 Pet Supplies Plus stores in 34 states nationwide will remain open and are offering free 2-hour curbside pickup.
March 26th, 2020
Goldfish Swim School Franchising, LLC
Goldfish Swim School Franchising, LLC
Goldfish Swim School Franchising, LLC

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