Keep Your Dog Looking Fresh and Groomed This Summer

Take care of your furry friends this summer, like they take care of you. Here are some of the top dog grooming products from Woodbury’s Chuck and Don’s.

Shampoo and Conditioner
Isle of Dogs Everyday Elements offers a wide variety of shampoos. The Jasmine Vanilla will detangle and soften, while Red Berries Champagne is high–performing and offers odor control.

Grooming Tool


Best Pet Picks

After browsing numerous pet product websites, Pet Evolution co-owners Rian Thiele and Mike Osborne saw a need for a website that clearly showed what items people were purchasing for their furry friends. Best Pet Picks, Pet Evolution’s digital companion, seeks to offer only the best quality pet food, toys and more. “We define what’s in the food and the quality of the food,” Thiele says. The online option also allows the store to reach more members of the community, who cannot always leave their homes to get the supplies they need.


Holiday Makovers for Your Pets

Want to treat your pet to a holiday makeover? Your best friend will be Christmas-card ready after trying any of Posh Pooch Pet Boutique’s specialized services such as a polished pedicure, colorful natural hair dying, bows, feathers, bandannas and much more. For a more classic look, the salon offers full-service grooming or a simple freshening up with The Clean Up or a la carte services.

Open Monday and Saturday 8 a.m.-4 p.m., Tuesday-Thursday 8 a.m.-8 p.m., Friday 8 a.m.-6 p.m.


Jingle Dogs

The holidays are a time for family, which includes our four-legged family members. Kate An Hunter, DVM, of Carver Lake Veterinary Center, shares some tips for ensuring a safe and enjoyable holiday for your pet.

Prepare for guests. If you have increased traffic in the home, make sure your animals are comfortable. And be watchful of doors!

Keep warm. “20 degrees is the cutoff,” Hunter says. Keep pets indoors when the temperature drops and if they must be outside, use booties.


The Return of Chuck & Don’s

Woodbury animal lovers hailed the opening of a new Chuck & Don’s Pet Food & Supplies in CityPlace shopping center this summer. The fast-growing pet supply retailer now boasts 24 stores in its home state and several additional locations in Wisconsin and Colorado. While Chuck & Don’s specialty is super premium dog and cat foods, the store has also become a go-to source for unique pet toys, custom gifts and gear, and quality grooming products.


Walk A By Buddy: A Pet and People Favorite

Shelley Benda has been running Walk A By Buddy, a local dog-walking and pet-sitting business, for three years. It has proven to be the perfect setup for Benda, her customers and the dogs. Benda was living in San Diego when she got her dog, Buddy, and she says her whole life changed.



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