Spotlight on Pets
08/04/2010 06:18AM ● Published by Style
From adorable puppies to horses, exotic iguanas, and everything in between, there is a pet for everyone, and they manage to find a way into our hearts! Finding the right place to trust and help you take care of your beloved pets can be difficult. Luckily though, whether you are looking for someone to care for your furry friend while you are out of town or gifts to spoil them with, the area has many resources! Style invites you to take a moment to hear from some of the region’s finest in pet care!
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Lees’ Feed and Western Store
4110 Datsun Ct., Shingle Springs, CA | 4110 Mother Lode Dr., Shingle Springs, CA
530-622-FEED | 530-677-4891 | www.leesfeed.net
Lees’ Feed was founded in 1980 in a lease space currently occupied by the U.S. Postal Service in Shingle Springs. The business has been and continues to be family owned and operated. In 1985 land was purchased at the corner of Mother Lode and Sunset Lane where Lees’ Feed is located today. A second location was recently opened in Lockeford just east of Lodi on Highway 88. Both locations provide supplies for all your pet and ranch needs.
Mike and Sue were 29 years old when they left Tuolumne to open their business and now, 30 years later, their children continue in their footsteps. Cori and Jeff handle the day-to-day operations along with a great management team and staff. Marla Brown has managed the pet division for 20 years and Mitch Zanatta and Jackie Ellsworth have served as general managers for over 10 years.
“I still have customers that remember the day we opened. We were working 12-hour days, seven days a week and sleeping on a cot in the back room. I came from teaching high school agriculture to retail, and the rest is history. Now my grandchildren accompany my son to work. What started as a dream now provides employment for over 40 people in our community.”
If you have any animal, large or small, you will find everything you need along with the know-how that comes with years of experience. The pet department stocks tropical and marine fish, reptiles, small animals and all the supplies to maintain them in good health.
The ranch division includes feed, hay, fencing as well as all the boots, hats and clothing you need to get the job done.
Granite Bay Veterinary Clinic
Dr. Robert Mansfield
6500 Douglas Blvd., Granite Bay, CA 95746 | 916-791-1143 | www.granitebayvet.com
Dr. Mansfield is a 1984 UC Davis graduate and is sole proprietor of the Granite Bay Veterinary Clinic.
Dr. Mansfield has earned his outstanding reputation from offering the best in customer service and pet care. He has been practicing veterinary medicine for 26 years in Roseville and Granite Bay. He always takes time to call his clients to check on their condition after treatment and surgery.
“I believe there are three aspects to insure a healthy and longed lived pet: good nutrition, protection from infectious disease, and maintaining oral health.”
“To insure high standards, my staff and myself are regularly enrolled in continuing education.”
Dr. Mansfield has additional training in veterinary dentistry and specialized equipment including digital dental x-rays to detect problems not visible on a normal exam.
His staff is the friendliest and have been certified as veterinary dental technicians.
Here at GBVC it is always our goal to provide the best customer service to our clients and their pets. Dr. Mansfield always takes time to explain exam findings, proposed tests and treatments.
Classy Clips Pet Grooming
2997 Alhambra Dr., Ste. A | Cameron Park, CA 95682
530-677-3831 | 530-409-3215
Classy Clips Pet Grooming is a state of the art facility staffed with true animal loving, pet grooming perfectionists. Jennifer Gilstrap, Milane Pratt and Cheryl English combine almost 2 decades of pet grooming know-how with a passion for their vocation.
“We enjoy what we do, it’s not just a job. We take pride in our work.”—and it shows in each and every perfectly coiffed canine and feline.
Dremel nail trims, elegant and practical clips, caring and gentle technicians, and soon a self serve dog wash, make Classy Clips a cut above the rest. Open 6 days a week, Monday through Saturday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Boarding Kennel & Doggie Daycare
4604 Enterprise Court | Diamond Springs, CA 95619
530-626-1530 | www.uppitypup.com
For dogs who aren't used to being treated like animals, Uppity Pup is an all-indoor facility serving the El Dorado County community. Dogs are housed in high-quality enclosures in a variety of sizes. The large play areas offer fun for pets who come for the day as well as those who are being boarded.
Our goal is to provide exceptional care and personal service for your dog in a clean, safe and fun environment.
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