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News and Awards

Brand President, Amy Addington, was featured opening her very own Woofie’s in Delray Beach. 

Teferi and Tsebaot, two remarkable owners from our Woofie family were featured discussing their franchising journey.

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Woofie’s was featured discussing its growth in quarter 1 in 2024

 Amy Addington was recently interviewed by Franchising 101 podcast, discussing women in franchising. 

Amy Addington is featured on Eye on Franchising Podcast, discussing Woofie’s franchise opportunity.

 Amy Addington was recently featured by Adam Mendler, discussing her effective strategies in building and growing Woofie’s, offering invaluable entrepreneurial advice, along with insightful sales and marketing tips.

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Amy Addington is featured in Groomer to Groomer shedding light on the importance of safety in pet grooming.

Two executives from Woofie’s parent company, Authority Brands, are featured in Baltimore Business Journal for becoming Woofie’s next franchise owners!


Kathryn Robair, was featured in the latest Step by Step Business article discussing her successful franchising journey.

Woofie’s is recognized as one of Franchise Dictionary Magazine 100 Game Changers in 2023.

Amy Addington has been featured in Groomer to Groomer Magazine, sharing her insights on becoming a franchise owner in the mobile grooming industry

Amy Addington is featured in a Medium article discussing how to grow your business and how she was able to with Woofie’s. 

Woofie’s Co-Founder and President, Amy Addington has been recognized in the prestigious Franchise Dictionary Magazine as one of the “50 Women of Wonder” in their 2023 issue. 

Woofie’s won the Most Innovative Employee Recruiting award at the 5th Annual Franchise Innovation Awards. 

The International Franchise Association‘s Franchising World Magazine featred Woofie’s as the perfect emerging brand, highlighting some of our owners.

Franchise owners Eric and Cameron McEntire, are featured discussing how Woofie’s allows them to work together as a family and pass down a legacy to their children. 

Woofie’s is highlighted in BizJournal discussing how much the franchise has grown in the pet care industry.

Her Forward highlights Amy Addington in her journey with Woofie’s and what it is like being a female entrepreneur. 

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Woofie’s is featured discussing their 2023 growth and highlights. 

Lets Talk Franchising mentions how Woofie’s leads the pack in superior pet care, and if you are thinking about franchising in the pet industry, you should look into Woofie’s. 

American Entrepreneurship Today had on Woofie’s Brand President, and Co-Founder Amy Addington. She discusses how Woofie’s became apart of Authority Brands and is currently growing across the United States. 

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FranServe’s SUPERHERO BRAND 500 list recognizes franchise brands that go above and beyond to help franchisees fulfill their dreams. Alongside the other industry leaders named, Woofie’s® offers superb training and operational support.

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Franchise Journal recognizes Woofie’s® for carving a unique space in the pet care industry. Multiple revenue streams contribute to this recognition; the brand thrives by offering pet sitting, dog walking, and mobile pet grooming services. logo

Woofie’s® is a brand to watch and ranks #123 among Entrepreneur’s 2023 list of top new and emerging franchises. Eligible companies are those that have been franchising for five years or fewer.

Woofie’s® is named a top 100 game-changing franchise business by Franchising Dictionary. Award criteria include impacting veterans, serving communities, empowering aspiring entrepreneurs, being a choice millennial brand, and filling a niche.

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Entrepreneur recognizes Woofie’s® for committing to diversity and engaging underrepresented groups in leadership roles. Underrepresented groups are supported on the leadership team and as franchise owners.

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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.
Woofie's co-founders named two of the top 50 women of wonder (WOW) by franchise dictionary magazine
Amy Reed and Leslie Barron are dynamic leaders! Inspired by their love for pets, they established Woofie’s® in 2004 and have expanded from pet sitting to overnight care and mobile grooming services.
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In an effort to help communities during the COVID-19 pandemic, pet care franchise Woofie’s® is offering free services and webinars for health care workers and homebound clients.
Local dvm curbside grooming at woofie's a huge hit
Woofie’s, a pet grooming company with three franchises in Northern Virginia, prides itself on its mobile services. Its fleet of vans travel to clients’ houses and Woofies employees groom the pets onsite.
Woofie's academy™ pet grooming school wins franchise update media 2020 innovation award
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.
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All-inclusive pet-care franchise looks to bring personalized approach to more communities in Virginia and Maryland.
Dogs named pooches and smooches show love money for cancer charity
The Valentine’s weekend charity event was sponsored by Ashburn-based pet services franchise Woofie’s and Ellen Zangla Photography.
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The Hottest Industries Today. Our list of the franchises best positioned for growth, even in uncertain times.
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Just a few months after launching their franchising opportunity – Woofie’s® a new franchise in the $70 billion professional pet care industry that is the first to offer the combined services of personalized pet sitting, dog walking and mobile pet spa services, has signed two development deals in a week. The first franchisee-owned location will service the communities of Reston and Herndon, Virginia.

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