MIAMI — On April 24, Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming shared the official opening of its first retail location in Illinois. The new store builds upon Woof Gang’s aggressive expansion throughout the Midwest, with additional plans for new stores in Michigan, Wisconsin, Indiana, Minnesota and others in Illinois.

Located in Naperville, the new Illinois location officially opened on April 11. 

“We are thrilled to extend Woof Gang’s reach into Illinois with the opening of our first location in Naperville,” said Ricardo Azevedo, chief executive officer of Woof Gang Bakery & Grooming. “Expanding into new locations allows us to fulfill our mission of providing exceptional care and top-quality products to pets and their owners. We are committed to becoming an integral part of the Naperville community, enriching the lives of pets and their families with every wagging tail and joyful bark.”

Lisa Moran serves as the franchisee of the new location, which offers a variety of pet foods, treats and supplies, in addition to Woof Gang’s signature gourmet treats. 

“As a pet lover and proud resident of Naperville, I am honored to bring Woof Gang’s exceptional services and products to my fellow pet enthusiasts in the area,” she shared. “Our team is dedicated to providing personalized care and creating lasting bonds with pets and their owners. We look forward to welcoming everyone to our store and providing a warm, inviting atmosphere.”

With the addition of the Naperville location, Woof Gang now has a footprint of 380 locations open or under development throughout North America. The company remains committed to continuing to expand its footprint, allowing it to better serve pets and pet parents. 

For 2024, Woof Gang has plans for three additional locations in Illinois, four in Indiana, two in Minnesota, three in Michigan, and one in Wisconsin. These continued expansions throughout the United States come on the heels of the company’s increased focus on Canada

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