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Greg Gordon

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Greg Gordon is the General Manager and Proprietor of Dog Patch Pet & Feed in Naperville. Contact him through the pet store at info@dogpatchpets.com.

Pet Words of Wisdom – Heat!

Wow! Did it get hot in a hurry! As I write this message to kick off the summer, the outdoor thermometer reads 90 degrees-plus. And...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Wacky Weather

It’s May. Shouldn’t it be warm now? This wacky weather has put us late into pond season. We are just now finishing setting up our...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Our new track record

We’ve had our fancy pants computer system for nearly a year now (After 46 years we thought it was time!) and now we are...

Pet Words of Wisdom – The economics of rescue

Over the last seven years we’ve begun to understand the economics of “Rescue.” Quite frankly, sometimes it’s rough. Our goal is to break even...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Put your money where your heart is…

Just like most of the retail world, January and February are our slowest months. We are still able to adopt a great deal of...

Pet Words of Wisdom–Embark on a prosperous January

It’s 2018 and we embark on another year in business. This will be Dog Patch’s 47th year. We look to lead the community in...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Choose small businesses every day

We celebrated Small Business Saturday at the end of November, a nice flow from Thanksgiving and Black Friday. With the day devoted to getting...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Getting ready for the holidays

November is the transition month for retailers. Getting in new and familiar merchandise for the holidays, buttoning up the building for the cold weather...

Temperatures are dropping

Above / Located at 1108 E. Ogden Ave., Naperville's original pet store established in 1972, is a new type of pet store that matches rescues with forever...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Seven years of dog rescues

I love fall at Dog Patch! Families get back into a rhythm with school and other activities, kind of forcing a routine and we...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Dog Days

I can't believe August dog days are here and almost gone! Chock full of many great events, this summer is seeming to zip by...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Summer changes, some are good

This summer seems to be a more-than-usual season of changes. Construction challenges, staff challenges, interesting weather, too. And get this... With our new point-of-sale system,...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Dog Patch can’t say thanks enough!

This month I would like to offer thanks to many proper individuals who support us in our efforts to save so many animals in...

Pet Words of Wisdom – What’s new at Dog Patch

We have lots to be happy about this May. So many animals are coming and going here at Dog Patch! This time of year...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Let’s get the dogs out

April is here! Baseball season is underway, the grass is greening up, the trees are leafing out and the fish are jumping. That also...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Winter odds

What an odd winter. Paw safe salt sits on the shelf undisturbed. Winter coats for dogs hang on the walls with little hope of being...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Spend your money where your heart and home are

Sometimes owning a business can make you so tired and crazy that you just want to go somewhere else and collect a paycheck. Clock...

Pet Words of Wisdom – 2017 is underway

I'm so excited to face the new year! There is always so much going on at Dog Patch. Taking a moment to look back at...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Thanksgiving gratitude

Looking forward to Thanksgiving Day, November always is the month to take a little more time to express my gratitude. I am thankful for the...

Pet Words of Wisdom – Specialty products for the right time

Owning an independent pet store is full of surprises. Last month, we experienced another one that became very personal. Two years ago I purchased a...

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