Sunday, November 30, 2008

DUMBO Pet Care Sells Organic Animal Food, Donates To Local Pet Shelters

Cynthia Barnett is a self-proclaimed animal lover. As a DUMBO resident, she noticed that the neighborhood didn’t have many pet care options. “The only thing you could get was dog walking,” she said. “As a business savvy individual, I saw a need and an opportunity... I wanted to do something different.” So, with her boyfriend Dario Hernandez, she started DUMBO Pet Care two and a half years ago.

They do boarding, day care, dog walking, and cat visits — which is when an employee
spends a half hour one or two times a day with a cat at its home if an owner is away. The business was first based out of her home, but when the number of dogs outgrew the space, she moved to her current storefront at 25 Jay Street in DUMBO.

Barnett is passionate about animals — and has five of her own ... read more

Photo courtesy of DUMBO Pet Care

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