McKINNEY, TEXAS  – Camp Bow Wow®, the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® franchise and an Entrepreneur Franchise 500 company, is proud to announce the grand opening of its brand new location in McKinney, Texas at 448 North Custer Road. To celebrate, all members of the surrounding community are invited to the Camp’s Grand Opening “Paw-ty” on Saturday, August 6th from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for a fun-filled morning of music, activities, and the chance to discover the premium pet care services that Camp Bow Wow is known for nationwide.

The family-friendly event will feature an adoption fest with local rescue groups, including Collin County Animal Services, Tails from the Heart, Texas Sporting Breed Rescue, Legacy Humane Society, Dallas DogRRR, Mutts & Mayhem Animal Rescue, Cane Rosso Rescue, ELMAR (Every Life Matters Animal Rescue,) American Boston Terrier Rescue and North Texas Boxer Rescue. Additionally, attending pets and pet parents will enjoy half price daycare on the day of the event, raffle prizes, giveaways, dog “Paw-traits,” low cost vaccinations with The Shot Spot and cool treats from Skallywags/Love Shack and The Canine Cookie Company.

Local organizations such as Brandon Tomes Subaru, Connections with Critters, Farmer’s Insurance, Debbi Daniels Photography and more will be on site to support the Camp’s grand opening. Joel Clarke will also be on hand to provide music for the event. All event proceeds will benefit Camp Bow Wow’s nonprofit organization, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation, which provides medical treatment grants for sick and injured dogs in need.

Camp Bow Wow McKinney brings to the area a network of highly skilled pet experts specializing in top quality animal care. The state-of- the-art custom facility offers local residents' fur babies a fun, safe and upscale environment for dogs to play, romp and receive copious amounts of love and attention. Pet parents have the option of both daytime and extended overnight stay care.
Camp Bow Wow McKinney offers the following services and amenities:

  • Certified Camp Counselors®
  • Dog Pools and Outdoor Play Equipment
  • Large Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas
  • 85 Spacious Cabins with Comfy Cots, including 12 “Teacup” Cabins
  • 3 Luxury Suites
  • Behavior Buddies® Dog Training
  • Live Camper CamsSM
  • Climate-Controlled Atmosphere
  • Grooming Services
  • Tasty Bedtime Campfire TreatsTM for Overnight Campers
  •  All-Inclusive Pricing

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About Camp Bow Wow®

In 15 years, Camp Bow Wow, the premier pet care franchise, has grown to include over 130 open locations across North America, becoming a $93 million brand. In 2016, the company was ranked 204 out of 500 in Entrepreneur’s Franchise 500 list. 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 38 states, plus one in Canada, over 70% having women in ownership. In August 2014, Camp Bow Wow was acquired by VCA, Inc. (NASDAQ: WOOF), a leading animal healthcare company in the United States and Canada.

About The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation

When the going gets ruff, the Bow Wow Buddies Foundation helps support the health and happiness of our four-legged friends to keep them in their forever homes. The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation provides grants of up to $2,500 for individuals, shelters, and rescue groups across North America who cannot afford necessary medical care for a particular dog. Individuals may apply for a grant when they are struggling to cover the cost of their dog’s veterinary care, and a shelter or rescue group may apply for a grant for a dog who is awaiting adoption pending veterinary care. The Bow Wow Buddies Foundation is a registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. To learn more, make a donation, or apply for a Bow Wow Buddies Foundation grant, please visit