With the advent of spring, folks are cleaning up their yards, their homes, their cars – and their dogs.
“We’ll provide the products and the space, you just bring your wallet and your dog,” said manager Mina Kim.
In addition to grooming, Woof Gang provides a variety of dog treats, healthy foods, supplies and accessories to enhance the well being of your dog. The store will offer samples to best determine your dog’s appetite.
“We provide the education to our customers that they might not get at a super store,” said Jung Park, Kim’s sister and Woof Gang franchise owner. “Often no one talks to a new pet owner about types of food, or what not to give your dog.”
It was the cancer diagnosis of Kim’s 11-year-old pet Pomeranian dog that was the genesis for the store’s opening. While researching treatment, the family realized there was a lot of knowledge that could be shared.
“We got so much information regarding nutritional needs, and other things about keeping dogs healthy. We figured it was a good time to take that information and open the store,” said Park.
“We love our Meadowmont neighbors and our customers are great,” said Kim. Woof Gang’s Chapel Hill location is North Carolina’s eighth franchise of the business.
On the Move
Discount retailer Roses has announced the closing of its Chapel Hill location in June. For more than four decades, Roses has been a fixture at University Mall. The company has expressed an interest in possibly opening in a different Chapel Hill location.
Persons of Interest
Sporting goods franchiser Play It Again Sports has recognized Chad Guise with a sales excellence award. Guise was honored at the company’s annual conference in Long Beach, Calif. Play it Again Sports provides used and new sports equipment to the Chapel Hill community at its New Hope Commons location.
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