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Community Highlights: Meet Kris Lamoreaux of Healthy Pets Mountain West

Today we’d like to introduce you to Kris Lamoreaux.

Hi Kris, thanks for sharing your story with us. To start, maybe you can tell our readers some of your backstories.
My sister-in-law/best friend and I opened in June 2013. The first 2 years were spent educating our customers and learning the flow of owning our own business.

Sadly, my sister-in-law passed away in April of 2015. With my brother’s help (her husband), we worked hard to continue to grow our business. I have not done commercial-type advertising, instead, I donate baskets to local non-profits for their events.

Through word of mouth and our loyal customers, I am proud to say we have an amazing business built out of love for helping those that cannot help themselves. I love educating new clients about their special needs pets.

Can you talk to us a bit about the challenges and lessons you’ve learned along the way? Looking back would you say it’s been easy or smooth in retrospect?
It has not been a smooth road. Even still there are many obstacles and bumps along the way. We struggle with cash flow, supply issues, and debit card fraud.

Thanks for sharing that. So, maybe next you can tell us a bit more about your business?
Healthy Pets Mountain West specializes in healthy pet food, toys, treats, grooming, and self-dog wash.

I believe our customer service sets us apart from other businesses. We are family-owned and operated, myself, my mom, and son work at the store as well as my daughter and nephews from time to time.

I am most proud of our raw pet food, with education we have gone from having 1 freezer to having 5.

What matters most to you?
Giving back by supporting the community. It’s important to us to give back and make a difference.

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