Gary, Indiana Resident Opens City's First Black Owned Pet Store

THE ALL PET Supplies storeowner, Gary M. Carlson (right, center) and his sales team are joined by Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson (left, center), and councilwoman Ragen Hatcher as they prepare to cut the ceremonial grand opening ribbon on Feb. 23, 2018.

All Pet Supplies

All Pet Supplies, opened its doors to the Gary, Indiana community and pet parents on February 23, 2018. Alongside Mayor Karen Freeman-Wilson and Councilwoman Ragen Hatcher, who attended the store’s grand opening ceremony, many pet lovers got first glance at the Black-owned pet store as the city’s new go to place for pet food, toys and supplies. All Pet Supplies  offers a broad range of pet food—from natural and holistic foods to popular grocery brands–such as Eukanuba, Diamond, Iams, Meow Mix, Friskies, Pedigree and many more healthy pet brands.
 
 
Gary M. Carlton, a Gary resident, worked in the trucking industry over 18 years and decided to pursue his dream of owning a pet store. “I love animals and have always dreamed of opening a pet store in order to provide top quality pet products and services,” said Carlton. “Pet parents want the best for their animal companions, a quality shopping experience, and good value when shopping for food and pet necessities. Now the citizens of Gary and surrounding areas do not have to travel far in order to purchase pet supplies, they can save time and gas and shop close to home.”
 
All Pet Supplies features nearly 1,400 square feet of space, providing pet parents with a comprehensive line of pet products. All Pet Supplies will also feature pet supplies like fish tanks, birdcages, and reptile food, everything you need for your pets. The opening events included fun activities, refreshments, raffles and music. Also, the store’s first 25 neighbors received a gift package and other free giveaways. While All Pet Supplies is offering quality products to the community, the store will also aim to be a strong supporter of the local community. Through a combination of supporting local events like, sponsoring causes that are important to community members, All Pet Supplies’ future plans are to work with local shelters and their animal adoption programs. In addition, the store will host a variety of pet seminars, as well as “Puppies for adoption,” hosted by the Gary Humane Society.

Contact or Visit All Pet Supplies

3982 Broadway
Gary, IN 46408
(219) 885-9670

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Source: The Chicago Crusader

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