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Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2010

Pet Store

If you’re buying your dog food from a big-box retailer, you may want to think twice. Many commercially made dog foods are loaded with fillers like corn, which canines can’t digest. The Natural Pet in Bay View doesn’t sell any of the shameful (and arguably even unhealthy) pet products that bigger retailers do...
Sunday, May 17, 2009
Milwaukee's independent pet stores mirror the nature of the neighborhoods that house them. Gary's Pet Jungle in Bay View is small-town friendly but big-city quirky. Like the small reptiles he stocks, owner Gary Johnson will occasionally munch on a cricket if a customer asks. In Riverwest, Glass Aquatics is vibrant and urban. The store specializes in aquariums and all manner of saltwater fish, though no doubt students from the nearby UW-Milwaukee dorms have wandered in, confused by the bright sign and disappointed to find clown fish and coral instead of blown glass and "tobacco accessories"...