Pet Wants Franchise, an Ohio-based premium pet food manufacturer, has announce that Scott Hoots has joined the company as the new president. Hoots has been working in franchise leadership since 1992.

Pet Wants’ premium pet food formulas are made in small batches and enhanced with vitamins and minerals. Pet Wants franchises are locally owned by Pet Wants owners, and there are currently 78 Pet Wants franchises in the US. Pet Wants Franchise offers both a retail store model with delivery and a mobile delivery only model. The majority of Pet Wants products are sold through the delivery channel, reinforcing the importance of convenience to American consumers.

Hoots is a Certified Franchise Executive as awarded by the International Franchise Association and has experience in all facets of franchise leadership: operations, marketing, sales, compliance and financial management. He most recently served as the Vice President of Franchising for American Family Care, where he oversaw 160 franchise locations both operational and under development.

Prior to that, Hoots worked as the director of operations for American Dental Partners, the director of franchise attractions at Ripley Entertainment, the director of franchising at 1-800-Flowers and both the corporate operations director and franchise operations director at Domino’s Pizza.


During his tenure at American Family Care, Hoots put numerous improvements into place that helped local franchisees and grew the total franchise system revenue by 31 percent in 2016. | Courtesy of Pet Wants Franchise 

“I have a strong background in all facets of franchise executive management and I’ve worked in a variety of industries that have properly prepared me for this opportunity to lead the Pet Wants system to even higher levels of performance,” said Hoots in a company press release. “I’m looking forward to continually refining and improving the Pet Wants business model and further enhancing the success of our franchise owners in their communities across the country. This is an exciting time at a great company and I’m really looking forward to working with the passionate Pet Wants team, both at the corporate office and at the community level.”

The Pet Wants franchise is part of Strategic Franchising, a group of affiliated franchise brands, based in Cincinnati, Ohio.