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Cow trachea, anyone? New St. Pete pet shop goes ‘primal’

ST. PETERSBURG — Krista Schmidt is giving a tour of her dream come true, even if it sounds like a nightmare. “When you first walk in the store,” she says, “you’ll see the body parts: duck feet, antlers, cow tracheas.”

Best New Pet Shop

This St. Pete pet boutique has been open less than a year, but immediately became a community focal point on the strength of owner Krista Schmidt’s homemade natural pet treats, and has since only grown in popularity.

Take your dog to Tampa, study advises, ranking region No. 1 in travel with pets

As if Tampa Bay’s beaches weren’t enough to draw in tourists, a travel website has ranked the area as the No. 1 spot to take a vacation with your pet.

Earth Watch: St PetersBARK Natural Pet Market

St. PetersBARK – the best pet store in St Pete, FL

We met Krista and Keenan in pretty typical St. Pete fashion – at an Indie Market. We we’re there to visit our friends at Purveyors of Preservation and happened to come across the St. PetersBARK table. This was a big moment for me. We’ve been following each other on social media for a while, but this was our first time meeting IRL.

Wag Your Tail Into St. Petersbark

Chances are that by now you are paying attention to the ingredients in your food. Whether it is store bought or homemade, people are finally becoming conscious about what is served on their plate. What about when you purchase your pet’s food?

St. Petersbark sells healthy treats and toys for dogs and cats

Years later, she and husband Keenan Atkinson used a holistic diet to solve digestive problems for their Rhodesian ridgeback dogs, Gentleman Jack Daniels and Ellie. That’s when Schmidt realized her opportunity.

Best in Biz Winners Announced

ST. PETERSBURG, FL — More than 40 local businesses were honored Thursday, Aug. 6 , 2015, during LocalShops1’s seventh birthday bash and annual Best in Biz Awards, presented by C1 Bank.