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Our Approach

As you can see, I started my love of animals at a very early age. When my parents took me to the county fair for the first time, I was not interested in the Tilt-A-Whirl, but when they took me by the ponies that you could ride, I got on and would not get off without crying!!!

I have had a love of dogs, big or small, since I began to walk, so anytime I was around them, I found myself smiling and wishing I could be around them all the time. As I started school and became active in sports, I found myself involving my dogs in my training for track. You might say it was the early stages of an agility course, but I didn’t know that back then! I jumped hurdles, so consequently, my dogs all learned to jump as well. I rode Quarter horses competitively most of my life with many fabulous awards, travel and recognitions that I will never forget.




kathy pontillo and greyhoundsOur Story

As I became an adult and I was thinking of what I wanted to be when I grew up, it always involved animals, but I knew I could never be a veterinarian (not good with the sad parts of the profession) out of necessity, I put it on the back burner until now. Many jobs have come and gone, but my love and passion for animals has remained a mainstay of happiness in my life. I am finally at a point in life where I decided to do what has enriched my life for ever and that is spend it surrounded by animals and the people that share my affection.

I became very aware of the importance of good nutrition for my best friends and have spent endless hours researching and sorting through what I feed my dogs and cats that would provide them with a healthy life and maintain a good balance of nutrients and vitamins.

My shop is a reflection of what I believe and that is healthy, nutritious and palatable foods are a must in maintaining good balance mentally and physically. I hope you will come in and visit me and see my creation of a dream that has finally become a reality!! I welcome you and your best friends to join the BONE APPETITe “Wall of Fame”, my photo wall of the happy faces of my friends and customers I have had the pleasure to meet and photograph. From gourmet baked goods to toys and apparel, strollers, and more. New merchandise arriving daily, and always a warm smile to greet you!!!

We pride ourselves in giving the best customer service and hope if you come in as a stranger, you will leave as a friend.

Until we meet,