Camp Bow Wow Named #26 on List of "The 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Businesses in North America"

Entrepreneur Magazine and the Women Presidents' Organization Select Heidi Flammang and Her Dog Day Care and Boarding Franchise Organization

BOULDER, CO--(Marketwire - October 22, 2008) - Camp Bow Wow, the leading franchisor of doggy day care and boarding facilities, today announced that it has been selected as #26 on the list of the 50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Businesses in North America. With founder and CEO Heidi Flammang at the helm, Entrepreneur magazine and the Women Presidents' Organization chose the Colorado-based organization for its leadership, growth and innovative business practices.

"We are extremely honored to receive this recognition from such esteemed organizations," said Heidi Flammang, CEO and Top Dog of Camp Bow Wow. "It is rewarding to join other women leaders who are committed to leading successful and empowering businesses where people are proud to work every day."

Camp Bow Wow is the Premier Doggy Day and Overnight Camp® with 86 current locations and over 115 additional camps under development around the country and in Canada. Camp Bow Wow is a national leader in the $500 million doggy day care industry. While maintaining the feel of a mom-and-pop, Camp Bow Wow has advanced and standardized the model into what is the most sophisticated dog day and overnight care operation in the country. Utilizing technology, state-of-the-art facility design, and intensive employee training, all in a camp-like setting, Camp Bow Wows are operationally the best run and safest environments for dogs.

Camp Bow Wow boasts Certified Camp Counselors®, spacious outdoor play areas and a climate-controlled indoor environment, Camper Cams® so owners can virtually check in on their pets, doggy playground equipment and more. Overnight campers lounge in cabins with cots and fleece bedding accompanied by a campfire treat at bedtime.

The "50 Fastest-Growing Women-Owned/Led Businesses in North America" Awards will take place in December in New York City.

About Camp Bow Wow

Camp Bow Wow is the premier doggy day care and overnight camp in North America. It's where a dog can be a dog®, and is designed to provide the highest levels of fun, safety and service for its campers, and peace of mind for their parents. Since the Boulder, Colo.-based company started franchising in 2003, Camp Bow Wow has sold more than 200 franchises in 38 states, plus one in Canada. As we grow, our simple philosophy remains the same: It's all about the dogs. Visit us on the web at

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