MIAMI — Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming announced plans for expansion in South Florida, furthering its presence in the area’s pet care market. The retail franchise is on track to open eight new locations throughout the region.

During the past year, Woof Gang has significantly expanded its footprint, increasing its presence from  17 to 26 states, inking a deal for its 300th store, and even launching into the international pet care market. Such significant growth landed the company on the Franchise Times 400 list.

After opening new locations in Pinecrest and Dania Pointe this month, the company shared plans for six additional locations throughout South Florida. The new retail locations will be located in Mid Beach, Spanish River, Plantation, Sunny Isles, Surfside and Merrick Park, each aiming to reach more pet parents throughout Florida with its premium pet food and supplies offerings and grooming services. The stores are set to open toward the end of the year and through 2024.

“We are thrilled to be taking the South Florida pet care market by storm, thanks to our incredible growing network of franchisees in this market,” said Ricardo Azevedo, chief executive officer at Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. “The love and dedication of our team for pets, coupled with our mission to provide excellent grooming services, have allowed us to make a positive impact on pets and their owners across the region.”

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