Local store's offerings range from mild to wild.
You can find a large variety of pets at the Wilmette Pet Center on Green Bay Road. The store, which has been around since the '40s, has some animals you'd expect to find: fish, birds, and a few dogs. But along with those you will find more exotic options, like Bearded Dragons, Chinchillas, and Waxy Monkey Tree Frogs. In addition to selling pets and pet supplies, the Wilmette Pet Center also does its part to help local animals and organizations like Adopt-a-Pet by serving as a foster home for homeless cats and dogs. Stop in and check out the wonderful variety of animals they have. Stay up to date on the latest news in Wilmette and Kenilworth! Sign up for our newsletter and "like" us on Facebook!
Follow these simple tips and you may save your pet's life.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Joanna Brown
Wednesday, October 12, 2011
Skip the trip to the animal hospital to get your dog’s stomach pumped (not to mention the $1,000-plus bill) and bone up on some reminders from local pet experts. During National Animal Safety and Protection Month, consider these suggestions for creating a home environment where pet and owner alike will thrive. Crate with Caution Francine Barnes, one of the partners that owns 50-year-old Carriage Hill Kennels on Waukegan Road, says the crate is a great way to keep your dog safe when you're not around. Curious animals like puppies and kittens can find lots of trouble when they go unsupervised; she's known kittens to get tangled in drapery cords and puppies to choke on the wood molding they decided to teethe on. But the crate can be a hazard…