Denver Gazette: How much is that doggy in the window?

Mar 1, 2021

“As the founder of Camp Bow Wow, one of the country’s largest pet franchises, I’ve seen my share of good and bad in the pet industry. Our franchisees and corporate team helped over 10,000 dogs find homes through our nonprofit, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. But there were never enough homes for all the pups that needed one.

In typical 2020/2021 fashion, that problem has been flipped on its head.

COVID has brought on an adoption craze like I’ve never seen before. Pet adoptions and sales have exploded this last year, with waiting lists and bidding wars making it very difficult to find a furry friend to keep us company while stuck at home. There are plenty of good homes now, but not enough dogs to fill them.”

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