2 places now open in Gilbert to help your pet

Pet Planet
Pet Planet opened in The Post at Cooley Station development in November. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Pet Planet opened in The Post at Cooley Station development in November. (Tom Blodgett/Community Impact Newspaper)

Two places opened this fall in Gilbert where people can take care of their pets.

Banfield Pet Hospital opened a location Oct. 31 at 1525 N. Higley Road, Gilbert, in the City Gate Marketplace. The veterinary practice does preventive treatment and emergency care as well as general surgery. 520-827-4407. www.banfield.com


Pet Planet opened a location Nov. 6 in The Post at Cooley Station at 4099 E. Williams Field Road, Ste. 107, Gilbert. The 25-year-old Canadian-based company has 14 U.S. stores, all in Arizona. It brands itself as a natural grocer for pets and sells healthy pet food and treats as well as vitamins and supplements. 480-350-7803. www.shoppetplanet.com
By Tom Blodgett
Raised in Arizona, Tom Blodgett has spent 30 years in journalism in Arizona and is the editor of the Gilbert edition of Community Impact Newspaper. He is a graduate of Arizona State University, where he now serves as an instructional professional in the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication and editorial adviser to The State Press, the university's independent student media outlet.


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