November 30, 2023

Pet Wants Opens New Location in Lincoln, NE

Pet Wants, a premier provider of small batch pet food with home delivery, has announced the opening of a new location in Lincoln, NE, owned by local residents Troy and Jennifer Post.

The Posts come from a background of multi-unit franchise ownership with Papa Johns. Being avid dog lovers, they received a sample from Pet Wants and immediately fell in love with the brand. The Posts noticed a huge difference in their own dogs after making the switch. They were eager to combine their known knowledge of franchising with their new passion of helping dogs in any way they can.

“My dogs usually had a bowl of kibble (dry dog food) that they only snacked on for 2-3 days. Once we introduced Pet Wants food, they immediately ate the entire bowl,” said Troy. That’s when I knew this brand was different and my interest in franchising with them grew exponentially.”

“We couldn’t be more excited to bring Pet Wants to Lincoln. and we couldn’t have found a better partner to help us do it than Jennifer and Troy,” said Brand President DeNita Carani. “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. The more we educate the pet parent on what makes Pet Wants so good for their furry family members, the more our sales grow.”

So far this year, Pet Wants has celebrated 14 signings for more than 140 total locations, entering new markets like Lincoln.

The Pet Wants brand’s pet food is made with fresh, natural ingredients enhanced with vitamins and minerals, free from potentially harmful fillers, bad ingredient choices and animal byproducts. With Pet Wants, pet owners get all the benefits of fresh, nutrient-dense food and the convenience of home delivery — without any of the hassles. Additionally, pet owners can take advantage of the brand’s educational resources, grooming services and more.

Pet Wants franchisees are able to launch quickly with a mobile or event-based business and focus on acquiring subscription delivery customers and building connections with local pet parents. During this launch phase, franchisees work with a national commercial real estate partner to identify the right location for their retail pet store and grooming center that sells Pet Wants food, custom chews and treats, as well as supplements. This allows them to take advantage of dual revenue streams once they open their brick-and-mortar store: retail sales (both in-person and online through the brand’s e-commerce platform) and grooming services.

Carani says the brand anticipates adding 35 to 40 new franchise owners next year. “Who doesn’t love a business built around loving pets?” she 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.”

Pet Wants is seeking qualified, passionate franchisees in markets across the US, starting with Texas, Florida, Utah, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and the Pacific Northwest.

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