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Camp Bow Wow Celebrates 10 Years in Pittsburgh Community with Brand 

New Local Facility and “Dog Days of Summer” Deal 

(Pittsburgh, PA – May 28, 2015)Camp Bow Wow®, the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise and an Inc. 5000 company, is proud to announce the construction of its fifth location in Pittsburgh, PA at 1610 McClure Rd. Owned and Operated by Jordan and Barbara Murray, the Camp is slated to open in July of 2015 and will continue to fulfill the community’s need for great, local, quality pet care. To celebrate the fourth Camp opening and 10 years in the community, Camp Bow Wow Pittsburgh East will offer a “Dog Days of Summer” deal. New members will receive the first month of gold or silver membership, up to three days of daycare a week, for free. 

“As we celebrate our 10 year anniversary of Camp Bow Wow in Pittsburgh, we are thrilled to announce the opening of the fifth location, Camp Bow Wow Pittsburgh East,” said Jordan Murray, co-owner of Camp Bow Wow Pittsburgh East. “We are excited to be able to take care of even more of our furry friends and keep tails wagging for many, many years to come.”

Camp Bow Wow will continue to bring to the Pittsburgh area fun, safe and upscale environments for dogs to play, romp and receive copious amounts of love and attention. Pet owners will have the option of both daytime and extended stay care. 

Camp Bow Wow Pittsburgh East services will include: 

  • Large Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas
  • Certified Camp Counselors®
  • Live Camper CamsSM
  • Luxury Suites
  • Spacious Cabins with Comfy Cots
  • Climate Controlled Atmosphere
  • Tasty Bedtime Campfire TreatsTM for Overnight Campers
  • All Inclusive Pricing
  • Dog Pools and Outdoor Play Equipment 
  • 24- Hour Monitoring system 
  • Grooming
  • Behavior Buddies, Premier Dog Training and Behavior Modification

“We are delighted to soon be offering another Camp Bow Wow location in the community of Pittsburgh,” said Heidi Ganahl, Founder & CEO of Camp Bow Wow. “Jordan and Barbara have been wonderful representatives of the brand for the past 10 years and we are excited to continue to support them as they carry on the Camp Bow Wow message of Happy, Healthy Pets and Happy, Healthy People.”  

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About Camp Bow Wow®

In 13 years, Camp Bow Wow, the premier pet care franchise, has grown to include over 152 locations across North America, becoming an $86 million brand. The company was recently ranked 214 out of 500 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list in 2013 and  for the fifth year in a row named to the INC. magazine 5000 list of America’s fastest growing private companies. The Camp concept provides the highest levels of fun, safety and service for its Campers, and peace of mind for their parents. Dogs romp together in an open-play environment and pricing is all-inclusive.  Since the Broomfield, Colorado-based Company started franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold more than 150 franchises in 37 states, plus one in Canada, over 41% being women-owned. In August 2014, Camp Bow Wow was acquired by VCA, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF), a leading animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada.

The Camp Bow Wow brand family also includes:

  • Home Buddies by Camp Bow Wow – premier in home pet care
  • Behavior Buddies – premier dog training 
  • The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation – a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives and health of dogs everywhere, through foster programs, spay and neuter efforts, disaster assistance, canine cancer research, animal welfare education, therapy dog teams and shelter improvements.

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For all press inquiries, please contact: 

5W Public Relations

Emily Kjesbo

(646) 873-3947


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