Awards

We’re honored to be recognized and receive awards by organizations who love pets as much as we do!

Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Osseo/Maple Grove
February 2017
Awarded by Sun Newspapers
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Burnsville, Lakeville, Rosemount/Famington and Eagan
January 2017
Awarded by ECM – Sun Media (SUN This Week)
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Elk River
December 2016
Awarded by ECM – Elk River Star News
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Bloomington
December 2016
Awarded by ECM – Sun Media (Sun Sailor)
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Hopkins
December 2016
Awarded by ECM – Sun Media (Sun Sailor)
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store, Plymouth
December 2016
Awarded by ECM – Sun Media (Sun Sailor)
Trophy Icon Fastest-Growing Company in America
August 2016
Awarded by Inc. 5000 magazine
2016 Star Tribune Top Workplace logo Top Workplace
June 2016
Awarded by Minneapolis Star Tribune
2016 EOY Regional Finalist Logo EY Entrepreneur Of The Year®Finalist – Upper Midwest
Awarded to Bob Hartzell, Chuck & Don’s CEO
June 2016
Awarded by EY
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store
Awarded to Chuck & Don’s Coon Rapids store
April 2016
Awarded by Anoka County Shopper
Minneapolis Happenings List Winner Best Pet Shop
February 2016
Awarded by Minneapolis Happening
Best of Plymouth 2016 logo Best Place to Spoil your Pet
February 2016
Awarded by Plymouth Magazine
Best of Maple Grove 2016 logo Best Place to Spoil your Pet
February 2016
Awarded by Maple Grove Magazine
Trophy Icon What Women Want: Favorite Place For Pet Gifts
February 2016
Awarded by Minnesota Women’s Press
Trophy Icon Readers’ Choice: Best Pet Store Wayzata
December 2015
Awarded by ECM – Sun Media (Sun Sailor)
Trophy Icon Fastest-Growing Company in America
August 2015
Awarded by Inc. 5000 magazine
Plymouth Magazine Logo Best Place to Spoil Your Pet
April 2014
Awarded by Plymouth Magazine
Maple Grove Magazine logo Best Place to Spoil Your Pet
April 2015
Awarded by Maple Grove Magazine
MN Business Magazine 100 Best Companies to Work For 2015 Top 100 Places to Work
March 2015
Awarded by MN Business Magazine
Trophy Icon Reader’s Choice
December 2014
Sun Newspapers – Apply Valley, Eagan, Rosemount/Farmington and St. Louis Park
Trophy Icon Best Pet Retailer with over $5m in Revenue, Bronze
May 2014
Pet Age magazine
City Pages Best of Twin Cities Winner 2014 Best Pet Store Minneapolis
April 2014
Awarded by CityPages
Trophy Icon Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition
Feb. 2014
Awarded by Congressman John Klien in recognition of outstanding and invaluable service to the community
Trophy Icon 2013-2014 Outstanding Human-Animal Bond Promotion
July 1, 2013
Awarded by Pet Product News International
Plymouth Best of 2013 Best Pet Supply Store
June 2013
Awarded by Plymouth Magazine
Trophy Icon 2013 Community Partnership Award: Chuck & Don’s – Cottage Grove
June 2013
Awarded by Friends in Need Food Shelf (St. Paul Park) to local businesses offering exceptional support of the food shelf
Trophy Icon Excellence in Community Service
April 2013
Awarded by Global Pet Expo and Pet Business Magazine
Chuck receiving award 2012 Small Business Success Story
January 2013
Awarded by Twin Cities Business Magazine
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Small Business Success Story Retailer of the Year
July 2013
Awarded by Pet Business Magazine
 Trophy Icon Supported Employer of the Year
2012
Awarded by ProAct, Inc. for assisting individuals with disabilities in achieving independence
coastal-logo Exceptional Sales
2012
Awarded by Coastal Pet Products
Trophy Icon Best Pet Supplies
September 2011
Awarded by readers of Denver A-List
091412-MNSNAP Angel Award
2010
Awarded by MN SNAP
Trophy Icon Favorite Independent Pet Store
2009
Awarded by Minnesota Women’s Press magazine
Trophy Icon Duebner Award Finalist
2009
Awarded by St. Paul Area Chamber of Commerce
Trophy Icon #19 on Top 25 U.S. Pet Specialty Chains
2009
Named by Pet Business Magazine
Nature's Variety Transforming Pets’ Lives Together
2009
From Nature’s Variety
 old_mother_hubbard_logo 2008 Midwest Retailer of the Year
November 2008
Awarded by Old Mother Hubbard® (maker of Wellness® Natural Food for Pets) in recognition of their commitment to providing the best possible service and education to their customers.
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September 2008
Awarded by Coastal Pet Products
Wellness_Logo 2007 Midwest District Retailer of the Year
2008
Awarded by Wellness®
Trophy Icon Celebrate Business Success
2007
Awarded by the St. Paul Area Chamber of Commence
Trophy Icon Blue Ribbon Business Winner
2007
Awarded by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce
Trophy Icon Retailer of the Year – Mid Size Chain
2006
Awarded by Pet Product News International
Trophy Icon Readers Choice Award: Independent Pet Supply Store
2005-2006
Awarded by TC Dog