Pet Supplies Plus, an independent pet retailer in North America with over 660 stores in 41 states, and Wag N’ Wash, a grooming, self-wash and natural pet food franchise, have acquired 20 Loyal Companion pet stores from their parent company, Independent Pet Partners.

Of these 20 stores located in Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire and Virginia, 10 will be Pet Supplies Plus stores and 10 will be Wag N’ Wash stores. While eight of the converted stores are corporate stores, twelve are owned by the company’s dual-branded franchisee group comprised of Caitlin GreeneRyan Greene and Ray Vigneault. With this deal, Greene, Greene and Vigneault will grow their portfolio by eight Pet Supplies Plus stores and four Wag N’ Wash stores, bringing their totals store count to 37, comprised of 28 Pet Supplies Plus stores and 9 Wag N’ Wash stores.

“This new acquisition is yet another opportunity to expand our multi-unit, multi-brand portfolio and serve more pet parents through our vast service offerings,” states Vigneault.