LOS ANGELES, CA (August 26, 2023) – Zoom Room, the revolutionary indoor dog training gym, is excited to announce its recent feature in Axios, a leading news site known for its insightful analysis and reporting. Published on June 7, 2023, the article highlights Zoom Room’s ambitious expansion plans, including a 10-unit franchise agreement that will bring the company’s total number of locations to 125.

“This Axios feature comes at a pivotal moment for Zoom Room as we continue to grow and redefine the pet industry,” said Mark Van Wye, CEO of Zoom Room. “With over 60 locations open and another 80 in the process of opening, we are thrilled to share our vision and plans for the future.”

Why It Matters

The pet industry has seen unprecedented growth post-pandemic, with record-high adoption rates fueling demand for services like healthcare, grooming, daycare, and training. Zoom Room is uniquely positioned to meet this demand with its focus on socialization, positive reinforcement, and human education.

Key Takeaways from the Axios Feature

  • Multi-Unit Franchise Agreements: The 10-unit franchise agreement, signed with CFO Anthony Polazzi, is part of a series of deals aimed at rapid expansion.
  • Capital-Efficient Model: Zoom Room’s franchise model allows for capital-efficient growth, enabling the company to partner with firms for multi-unit franchisee deals.
  • Innovative Curriculum: Zoom Room offers a comprehensive set of classes focused on obedience and agility, aiming to democratize and demystify dog training.
  • Socialization Events: Beyond training, Zoom Room hosts social events like dog disco nights and dog birthday parties, fostering a community of responsible pet owners.
  • Retail Products: The company also offers a range of pet products, further diversifying its revenue streams.
  • Future Plans: Mark Van Wye envisions Zoom Room becoming synonymous with dog training, a goal that sets the stage for potential future exits, such as a sale or IPO.

For more information on Zoom Room, visit https://zoomroom.com/. For those interested in learning about franchise opportunities: https://zoomroom.com/franchise/. 



Established in 2007, Zoom Room® is a venture-backed and revolutionary indoor dog training gym, recently recognized as one of the Top 40 fastest-growing consumer service brands in the United States per the Inc 5000 list. Zoom Room’s mission is to deepen the bond and communication between dogs and their human companions through its focus on socialization, positive reinforcement, human education, and interactive learning. Accolades include rankings on Entrepreneur‘s Franchise 500 list and their esteemed list of Top Franchises for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. They are also the authors of the best-selling dog training book, Puppy Training in 7 Easy Steps and Ultimate Puppy Training for Kids. Committed to social responsibility, Zoom Room celebrates responsible pet owners and actively collaborates with animal rescue and welfare organizations at both local and national levels. Discover more about how Zoom Room is redefining the pet industry at https://zoomroom.com/.