Woof Gang Bakery Awards Top Franchisees
Woof Gang Bakery awarded top honors to some of its franchisees during the company’s national convention in Orlando, Fla, in March. The company held its annual meeting concurrent with Global Pet Expo.
“This year was our most successful national convention with more than 240 franchise owners and guests in attendance,” said Paul Allen, president and CEO of Woof Gang Bakery. “It is an incredible experience to bring together the amazing people who have made Woof Gang Bakery the leader in specialty pet retail. We are awestruck by the talents and dedication of our franchise owners who work diligently to build their businesses and the Woof Gang Bakery brand.”
The winners of the Millionaires Club, which awards franchisees with gross sales of $1 million or more, are Woof Gang Bakery Cary, N.C., and Woof Gang Bakery Raleigh, N.C., owned by Elise and Michael Morales; Woof Gang Bakery Midland, Texas, owned by Brenda and Iram Molinar; and Woof Gang Bakery The Villages, Fla., owned by Beth and Woody Whitcomb.
The Franchise of the Year is Woof Gang Bakery Fleming Island, Fla., owned by Mary and Pete Hardin.
The Outstanding Grooming Store is Woof Gang Bakery SouthPark, N.C., owned by Arti Jethwa and Sara Giruzzi.
The Outstanding Retail Store is Woof Gang Bakery Las Vegas, owned by Chin Li and Richard Hansen.
The Outstanding New Store is Woof Gang Bakery Richmond, Texas, owned by Sharon and Chris Taor.
The Most Improved Franchise is Woof Gang Bakery South Tampa, Fla., owned by Bianca Souza.
Woof Gang Bakery is a specialty retailer of pet food, pet supplies and professional pet grooming in North America, with more than 110 locations across the U.S. It provides products and grooming with a service-oriented approach. Each location is a neighborhood store.
Woof Gang Bakery was recently designated as one of the top 10 largest retailers by Pet Business and the Orlando Business Journal. Woof Gang Bakery also was named best overall multi-unit retailer and received the Multi-Service Excellence Award from Pet Business, in addition to others.
The Woof Gang franchise family includes Woof Gang Bakery, Woof Gang Grooming, Woof Gang Doggie Day Care, Woof Gang Pet Resort and Woof Gang Wellness Clinics.