Sunday's event is free to the public.
Do you enjoy dressing up your dogs for Halloween? Give their costumes a trial run at Thornton's All Pet Pantry this weekend. The business will host a dog costume contest and pet social for people and their pets from noon to 4 p.m. Sunday, at 4910 Main St., in downtown Lisle. There will be refreshments and prizes. The event is free to the public. For more information, visit www.allpetpantry.com or call (630) 847-3167.
After briefly operating in Lemont, this Lisle family found the perfect storefront for their natural pet food store on a drive through town.
There are a variety of reasons a pet owner may want to explore holistic, or alternative, food options to leading commercial brands, says All Pet Pantry owner Tom Thornton. One reason, he said, is that holistic options tend to eliminate grain products, and attempt to replace those calories with other ingredients from the food pyramid, like vegetables. Thornton said they may be suited for pets who need overall health improvement, suffer from certain allergies, or other digestive issues. While brands aren’t necessarily formulated toward specific breeds, they are tailored to varying activity levels. Thornton swears by holistic methods for his own brood of dogs, cats, birds, and bearded dragon (his family also occasionally fosters rescued …