October 3, 2023

Michigan’s First Wag N’ Wash Store Celebrates Grand Opening

Wag N’ Wash, the emerging self-wash, grooming and natural pet food franchise, celebrated the grand opening of its first corporate location this past weekend. Located at 353 N. Maple Rd. in Ann Arbor, this serves as the flagship store for the up-and-coming franchise brand. Wag N’ Wash of Ann Arbor offers local pet parents full-service grooming, self-wash facilities, baked dog treats, natural food, supplements, toys and more.

The new Ann Arbor store makes a significant mark in the brand’s history as the first corporate location and flagship store, serving as the template for all future stores. Previously a nail salon, the Wag N’ Wash team converted the 4,800 sq. foot space into its newest prototype. The store design captures the spirit of Ann Arbor, being progressive in nature while still embodying small-town hospitality.

“This is an exciting time for Wag N’ Wash as we continue to grow the brand’s footprint and reach new achievements,” said Chris Rowland, CEO of Wag N’ Wash and Pet Supplies Plus. “We couldn’t think of a better place for our flagship store than Ann Arbor. Its community-centered roots perfectly align with Wag N’ Wash, and we look forward to calling it home.”

Each Wag N’ Wash location offers both a self-serve pet wash station and full-service grooming salon. In the self-serve pet wash area, neighbors are met with a self-wash attendant who provides apron(s), towels, dry brushes, wet scrub brushes, shampoo, conditioner and cologne spray. In the full-service grooming salon, neighbors work with top-tier, professional groomers to provide full-service grooming, including nail trims, ear cleanings and more. With services being a primary part of the business, each Wag N’ Wash also offers a variety of dog and cat products such as supplements, pet food, collars and leashes, toys, supplies and other unique goods.

Wag N’ Wash was acquired by PSP Group in February of 2022, which is also the parent company of Pet Supplies Plus, the largest independent pet franchise in North America with more than 700 stores across the US. The emerging brand currently has 25 locations open and 40 more in various stages of development across the US. Although separate entities, the brands are rooted in and operate from the same proven business model and have the billion-dollar backing of more than 30 years of franchise and industry experience.

Wag N’ Wash of Ann Arbor operates Monday – Saturday 9 AM – 9 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM. For more information on Wag N’ Wash of Ann Arbor, call 734.325.9554 or visit Wag N’ Wash.

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