Camp Bow Wow Announces 2011 Second Quarter Golden Paw and Golden Wags + Whiskers Winners

Nation’s Largest Pet Services Company Rewards Top Franchises Based on Safety, Service and Success.

New York, NY, September 06, 2011 --( Camp Bow Wow, the nation’s largest pet services company, announces the five recipients of its Golden Paw Awards and one recipient of its Wag + Whiskers Award for the second quarter of the 2011 fiscal year.

The Golden Paw Award honors Camp Bow Wow locations based on safety, service, and success. Five winners have been chosen out of 110+ camp locations throughout the country. Winning camps set the bar for leading safety standards, top percentage revenue, along with philanthropic support for the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation. The Golden Wags + Whiskers Award recognizes one Home Buddies franchise for exemplary customer service, safety compliance and top sales per quarter.

The winners of Camp Bow Wow’s Golden Paw Awards are:

Camp Bow Wow Waukesha, WI
Camp Bow Wow Portland, ME
Camp Bow Wow Salt Lake City, UT
Camp Bow Wow Chapel Hill, NC
Camp Bow Wow Boulder, CO

The winner of Home Buddies’ Wags + Whiskers is:

Home Buddies Roseville, CA

“My counselors and I are honored to be selected for Camp Bow Wow’s Golden Paw Award,” says Sharon Opfermann, owner of the Camp Bow Wow Salt Lake City, UT franchise. “Being a part of the Camp Bow Wow family means offering pet owners a premier place for their pup to stay and play while they're away. To be recognized as a leader of the pack among so many other great camps is very rewarding.”

"Receiving the Golden Paw - Camp of the Quarter reward is a great honor for our Chapel Hill Team! It is an awesome recognition of the effort that our Camp Counselors put forth for our Campers, Clients and each other every day,” says Jeff Vaughan, owner of the Camp Bow Wow Chapel Hill, NC franchise. The Team has a true passion for what they do each day and to be recognized at the CBW Corporate level is a great testament of the Team's dedication to supporting the CBW standards and mission to be the Premiere Brand in our business. Thanks!"

Winning the Golden Paw Award is really exciting for our staff,” states Sue Ryan & Rob Geller, co-owners of the Camp Bow Wow Boulder, CO franchise. “Being recognized by our franchisor and winning this award is evidence of all of the hard work that we put in each and every day. We are so proud of our team!”

"We are so pleased to win this quarter’s Home Buddies of the Quarter Award,” states Laura Hudson & Anne Lesemann, co-owners of the Home Buddies Roseville, CA franchise. “Our team is so proud of this accomplishment and of being recognized by the franchise. We are most pleased that the Camp Bow Wow franchise continues to offer new services to our clients and that we can honestly say to our clients that we have their pets covered, whatever their needs."

“We are thrilled to honor our leading franchises with this prestigious quarterly award,” says Heidi Ganahl, CEO and Founder of Camp Bow Wow. “This awards program is a testimony to Camp Bow Wow’s high safety standards, exemplary customer service, philanthropy and overall financial success.”

For additional information about Camp Bow Wow, please visit:, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter.

For all press inquiries, please contact:
5W Public Relations
Jocelyn Kahn/ Alicia McAllister
212-584-4307/ 646-430-5155

5w Public Relations
Alicia McAllister
646 430 5155