December 13, 2010

Pet Goods & Services

Chicago Locations

4Legs Pet Products
4725 N. Damen
Chicago, IL  60625

Conveniently located in Wrigleyville, offering delivery and curbside service.

Barker & Meowsky
1003 West Armitage
Chicago, IL 60614
“We love our pets and yours and want to make sure we give them healthy, nutritious, safe and delicious treats. Our baked goods are so good that we’ve even caught humans eating them! We know our dog treats! We know that training treats should be a rewarding experience without the worry of over-indulgence. So, smaller or soft and breakable treats are a great choice for training. Chewing is a very important activity for mental and dental health while redirecting unwanted behaviors like chewing on table legs and your favorite shoes.”

Doggy Style Pet Shop
2023 W. Division St.
Chicago, IL  60622

“Nutrition, exercise, and proper grooming are all important pieces in your pet’s healthy life.  Our pets are here for us when we need them, and in return they deserve the best we can provide.  As a leading pet store for super-premium nutrition choices, and plethora of pet and eco-friendly products, we believe this begins with us.  At Doggy Style, we strive to improve the lives of pets and their owners through education.  Each of our friendly and knowledgeable staff offers a different bit of expertise, and as a team we pledge to help you find the right food, treats and accessories for your individual pet – and your lifestyle.  Our dedication to animals drives our desire to ensure you have a great shopping experience at Doggy Style.  This means providing our customers with a balance of quality, convenience, selection, value, service credibility, and consistency.  This is our style and our brand.”

Kriser’s – Multiple Locations

“In 1999, Brad Kriser was introduced to all-natural pet food by his cousin in Boulder, CO. He soon saw the difference it made on his dog, who is 12 years old and still acting like a puppy. So when he opened a pet day care in 2001, he knew he had to carry all-natural pet foods. Once people discovered how it helped their pets, Brad opened a store dedicated to all-natural pet food and supplies – Kriser’s. Since 2006, we’ve grown to six locations around Chicago and recently pushed west to Los Angeles, CA.”

Parker’s, A Natural Dog & Cat Market
1342 E. 55th St.
Chicago, IL  60615

“As a lifelong animal lover, it wasn’t a hard decision to open Parkers.  With my Pomeranians Parker, Jack-Jack and Bebe Belle and my 5 cats as my inspirations, I searched the world over for the best products available for dogs and cats.  I wanted to stay away from the lower quality products available at mass retailers and big box stores.  Instead, I spent months searching out small, quality vendors who were more interested in the integrity of their products than selling millions of them.  Quality pet nutrition if a passion of mine, and I’ve spent countless hours studying and researching to find the highest quality, most biologically appropriate foods.”

Paw Naturals
932 W. Monroe St.
Chicago, IL  60607

“Paw Naturals was founded by Jami Ippolito after the big pet food recall of 2007 because of all the misinformation there is about pet food and what is considered “healthy” for our pets.  We get past all the clever marketing and really zero in on biologically appropriate dog and cat foods.  We take the guesswork out of shopping for the best pet foods because everything we carry is of the highest quality.  Every stocked product has to meet our stringent pre-selection criteria for premium quality of ingredients, quality in procurement and quality in manufacturing. Our products are either organic, natural, raw or eco-friendly and made with responsible manufacturing practices.”

Puptection Health & Nutrition Center
1755 W. North
Chicago, IL  60622

“The PUPTection Health & Nutrition Center was conceived through heartfelt concern for the health and well-being of our own beloved pet named Marco.  Health problems experienced by our dog led us to extensive research, education, and ultimately, a sincere desire to provide specialized, optimal pet wellness maintenance for other pet lovers.  PUPtection Health & Nutrition Center is Chicago’s first and only storefront holistic treatment center focusing exclusively on providing preventive holistic treatments for pets. We offer exceptional pet nutrition plans and holistic products catering to dogs and cats, featuring what we consider to be the least processed, most nutritious foods and supplements available to help pets heal.”

Ruff Haus Pets
4652 N. Rockwell St.
Chicago, IL  60625

“Ruff Haus Pets is above all a place to visit with your pet. We have been serving Lincoln Square and greater Chicago since 2001. It’s a community of people and their pets who share a common belief in treating our furry companions as family. So whether you’re looking for a healthy food option, a unique toy, a better bed, or fresh water break while walking your dog, stop in to say hello and see why Ruff Haus Pets really is the place for hip dogs and cool cats.”

Soggy Paws – Multiple Locations

“Paul is a long-time Chicago resident and pet companion.  Paul spent a brief period in southern California where he experienced and enjoyed a new breed of dog wash services – with friendly “people” tubs that allowed for a more open and friendly environment.  The dogs loved it.  The companions had great conversation.  Paul decided that this was exactly what Chicago needed.  Upon his return, he set about recreating that experience with a unique Chicago flavor.

Kevin is a transplant to Chicago.  He’s more familiar with constant sun of California and just jumping into his car for just about everything.  What he’s discovered in Chicago is that people like to avoid driving: the weather isn’t always great for driving and most neighborhoods provide exactly what you need.  “So why are there no dog or cat services for Uptown or South Loop residents??!!”  Upon his arrival in Chicago, Kevin set about working with Paul to provide a washing facility, grooming service and retail products store to serve the needs of Uptown residents, as well as neighboring Edgewater, Andersonville, and Lakeview and now, as well, the South Loop.”

The Barking Lot – Chicago
2442 W. Irving Park Road
Chicago, IL  60618

“At the Barking Lot, when we say everything under one woof, we’re not kidding. Whether you’re looking to grab a bag of high-quality all-natural food, drop off your dog for a day (or week) of play or need to get her looking her best, the Barking Lot’s two locations can take care of it all. Our dedicated, pet-loving staff will ensure the needs of you and your pet are met – and make sure they’re always looked after while you’re away to give you complete peace of mind.”

1257 W. Devon Ave.
Chicago, IL  60660

“Located in Chicago’s Edgewater community Urbanimal provides those essentials necessary to ensure your furry children are physically, mentally, and emotionally fit. Our knowledgable staff provides comprehensive diet solutions tailored to your needs. We donate and accept donations for local shelters including Edgewater’s “Care for Real” pet food pantry and “Felines & Canines“. We also hold adoption events and training seminars to help place animals in need into their forever homes and keep them there.”

Urban Pooch
4501 N. Ravenswood St.
Chicago, IL  60640

“We offer you the convenience of having one place to go for a full range of unique services, thoughtful products and great ideas to help you enjoy a more loving relationship with your dog.  When we decided to launch Urban Pooch our goal was to raise the bar on every aspect of the services we offer you.  As passionate dog lovers ourselves, our commitment is to help nurture social connections from dog to dog and owner to owner — making every experience with Urban Pooch delightful for both dog and owner.”

3337 N. Broadway
Chicago, IL  60657

“We are neighbors, friends and furry kid owners. We understand how fast life flies by, especially for our furry kids. We live by what we believe in and bring to you our knowledge and experience working within the animal industry. Wigglyville began as a series of life changing events that culminated into the idea of opening not just a business but providing a positive lifestyle for furry kids within a team setting.”


Suburban Locations

Bentley’s Pet Stuff
Multiple Locations
“Bentley’s Corner Barkery was started on the belief that our pets deserve to live the longest and healthiest life possible.  At Bentley’s, we know how important your pet is and how vital their nutrition is.  This is why we hand pick each item and research them so you can be at ease when making any purchase at our store.  Our customers like knowing that they can choose any item and know that stand behind what we carry.  A big misconception out there is that quality means expensive and we have so many great quality pet foods at affordable prices.  With so many foods and treats to choose from out there, we wanted to create a place that carries only healthy and natural ones.  We hope you enjoy your shopping experience at Bentley’s and we know your dog will!”

Sirius Cooks
142 Harrison
Oak Park, IL 60304
Sirius Cooks is founded on and dedicated to cooking healthy, wholesome treats and specialty items for dogs and cats, with human-grade organic ingredients.
Contact: Julie A. Kreiner (


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