Healthy Spot First in Pet Industry to Receive the Santa Monica Green Business Certification

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Healthy Spot receives green business certification by City of Santa Monica for its efforts in adding sustainable practices into their store operations.

With Earth Day upon us, Healthy Spot is proud to report that it is the first pet products and services store to become "green" certified by the City of Santa Monica, the Convention and Visitors Bureau, the Chamber of Commerce, and Sustainable Works.

The Santa Monica Green Business Certification Program recognizes and certifies businesses that have taken steps to incorporate sustainable and "green" practices into their operations. As a green certified business, Healthy Spot pledges to be a leader in the business community in advancing the important goals of conserving resources, preventing pollution, and protecting the well being of the environment and pets.

Some of the steps that Healthy Spot has taken during its "greening" process include: reducing solid waste disposal, promoting and implementing office-wide recycling programs, improving energy and water efficiency, purchasing and selling eco-friendly products that are more conducive to pet health and the integrity of the environment, minimizing pollutant contributions to the Santa Monica Bay, improving indoor air quality and reducing smog formation, as well as educating the public and other businesses about green business practices.

"We are very excited about receiving the Green Business Certification. It has been our philosophy since inception to find a better way. This is the ethos we operate by and it's great to receive this recognition," said Andrew Kim, owner of Healthy Spot. "We also encourage our canine clients and their owners to establish sustainable living practices. We promote this by offering eco-friendly pet products such as foods, beds and toys and only carry biodegradable poop bags and pee pads. A greener "spot" is our goal."

About Healthy Spot:
Healthy Spot is committed towards unleashing our customers' passion for their dogs by being the leading provider of the finest products, premium services, quality information and highest care while breeding social awareness of compassion and canine education for the community.

Healthy Spot understands that dogs are more than just pets; they are family.

Healthy Spot opened the doors of its flagship store to the public in late May 2008. In a short time, Healthy Spot has established themselves as a market leader for pet nutrition, products and services in the greater Los Angeles area. The store has captured the attention of media including LA Confidential, Pet Style News, Fox News and KTLA morning news. From the inviting aesthetics, depth of product selection, unmatched grooming, daycare and good old fashioned customer service, Healthy Spot is truly an experience and celebration for the modern pet owner.

Healthy Spot, for your Dog's mind, body and bowl.


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