WASHINGTON and ROCKPORT, TEXAS — Pet Wants announced two new locations, one in Fall Church, Va., and another in Rockport. The new locations expand upon Pet Want’s footprint, increasing its store count to over 140.

The new retail location in Fall Church will be owned by Laura and Ian McGowan, and the new location in Rockport will be owned by Andrew Bazner.

“We were excited to discover that Pet Wants was a franchise and knew it was our next challenge,” Laura McGowan said. “Our goal is to help as many pets as possible achieve a healthier and longer life.”

Pet Wants’ new locations will provide pet parents with the brand’s pet food, which is made with fresh, natural ingredients and enhanced with vitamins and minerals. The brand’s formulas can also be delivered directly to consumers. The stores will offer other pet products, including custom chews and supplements, as well as educational resources, grooming services and more.

Pet Wants’ stores leverage dual revenue streams, allowing franchisees to capitalize on in-store and online sales through its e-commerce platform.

“This is an incredible time for the Pet Wants brand overall as we continue to welcome franchise owners who focus on educating pet owners in their community on health, wellness and nutrition,” said DeNita Carani, brand president of Pet Wants. “The more we educate the pet parent on what makes Pet Wants so good for their furry family members, the more our sales grow.

According to Carani, Pet Wants will add an additional 35 to 40 new franchise owners next year. The brand is seeking to expand with new franchise agreements in Texas, Florida, Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the Pacific Northwest.

“Who doesn’t love a business built around loving pets?” Carani said. “If you are looking for a low-cost, high-demand, rewarding business, there isn’t a better opportunity in the booming pet industry than Pet Wants.”

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