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Re: That pet shop still gets a thumbs up.

Posted by Kelsi on 4/03/07
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    You're welcome Carrie Ann. I told you the place was awesome. :)

    On 3/17/07, Carrie Ann wrote:
    > Hi Kelsi,
    > I went to the pet shop that you recommended and I just had
    > to tell you that I loved it! The owners name is Alice and
    > she is just the nicest person. I asked her all kinds of
    > questions while I was there and she was indeed very
    > knowledgable and very happy to answer all my questions
    > without making me feel like I was keeping her from something
    > else, like they do in so many stores. I found out that she
    > was a vet tech and can accurately (I know because I too am a
    > vet tech) answer a lot of questions about dogs and cats,
    > including nutrition and health questions. She let me bring
    > in my puppy to size a collar and I was shocked when she got
    > down on the floor and played with him. It is immediately
    > obvious that she is an animal lover. I asked about the Macaw
    > and Cockatoo you spoke about and she told me that she was
    > only interested in those birds getting into good homes. She
    > said that she did sell one larger bird once, but will not
    > sell any more large birds because she cannot be sure that
    > they will get into appropriate homes. She will assist
    > someone to rehome a bird if she can. The smaller birds she
    > gave away were desperately in need of homes. She felt that
    > they had been 'cagebound' and 'neglected' by the previous
    > store owner for WAY too long and that they deserved to know
    > what it was like to have a real home and a loving care taker
    > that was all their own. Thats why she gave them away once
    > she nursed them to health and brought them back from the
    > brink of starvation, which is the condition they were in
    > (that part I verified with others who had been in the store
    > when those 'other' people owned it). I really liked the
    > store, the cleanliness, and especially the warm and loving
    > way that Alice deals with the animals that are there. I will
    > never shop anywhere else for pet supplies again. Thanks for
    > bringing that store to my attention Kelsi. I loved it!