All my job prospects were elsewhere, the economy wasn’t booming here in Montreal in 2002, so I decided to buy the shop until I figured out what I wanted to do when I grew up. That was 17 years ago. I still haven’t grown up.
What do you feel is unique about your store?
Me - and my staff
We care, not just about the health of your pet, but about you too
Walk-in freezer, & 11 retail freezers, we’re serious about nutrition, we’re an ingredient driven store, but all seriousness aside, it’s also a fun atmosphere, we love what we do, and we hope it shows.
What seems to be the main concerns of the pet parents that walk into your store?
Are the products they want in stock? Can we deliver them in a timely manner? Do we have time to help them?
We’re not vets, so we cannot diagnose illnesses or sell medication, but we can help them find the supplements they’re looking for, or we can help them avoid ingredients that aren’t beneficial
Do you have a success story or stories to share about how the GPH Pet Wellness Life Stress Scan has helped a dog or cat get back into balance?
We’ve had literally 100's of success stories. The Pet Wellness Life Stress Scan helps us to give the guardian a road map to navigate the potential stresses or triggers in their pets’ day to day lives. Otherwise, trying to figure out which ingredients are bother their pets, it’s like throwing spaghetti against the wall and seeing what sticks.
Do you work with any local animal charities?
Yes, Gerdy’s Rescue and Adoptions, Sophie’s, rosie’s, SPCA de l”ouest, Au répit de la montagne, SPCA, SPCA monteregie, as well as some other non-animal charities like Chron’s and colitis, JDF, Yaldei, to name a few.
What are your plans for the future?
Keep offering the best variety at competitive prices.