New pet store opens in Colorado Springs with an emphasis on nutrition


EarthWise Pet, an all-natural and holistic pet supply store, hosted its grand opening Saturday in the North Gate neighborhood.  

EarthWise sells a variety of pet foods, including raw, frozen raw, kibble and wet food. All of their food is grain free, soy free and corn free. They also have health supplements, toys, and pet supplies.    

Most of their sales staff has extensive training in pet nutrition.   

“The number one thing that drives people into our stores, it’s not particular line of food, price point of our food.” general manager Jeff Matkin said. “It’s our knowledge of nutrition and be able to answer questions when people come into the store. It’s kind of a broad range of what to feed my dog, or people have specific health issues that they are concerned about. It’s that knowledge of nutrition that sets us apart.”

The new location has a grooming department and self-wash stations at the store, so people can wash their pets themselves without the mess at home. 

They are also planning to hire more staff in the near future as they get busier.  

Their address is 7 Spectrum Loop, Suite 115. They are open Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., Saturday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., and Sunday from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. 

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