Every local community has a story, a history, and a unique personality that cannot be replicated. This is often thanks to specialized, small-scale businesses, like this one, which contribute to a neighborhood’s distinctive character and promote a thriving ecosystem in their community. Small, independent businesses offer diverse products and services, fostering economic resilience by removing the local economy’s dependence on a single industry. When you buy local, you build local, and deepen your connection to your own community.
As a result, patronizing a local business like this is an act of community building. Check out their website to learn more about the local experience you can discover today.
Did You Know?
- 48 cents of every dollar spent at a locally owned retail business goes back into the local community. That’s more than three times the amount that local economies recover from chain retailers — Civic Economics’ 2012 survey of local businesses
- Local businesses have generated 65% of the country’s net new jobs over the past 17 years — US Small Business Administration
“They walk my dogs daily and did some training for me and they're great.”
“The Pet Wagon is a fantastic place to take your dog, I downloaded the forms off of their website gathered up her vaccinations and dropped by that afternoon to get her...”
“The Pet Wagon is a fantastic place to take your dog, I downloaded the forms off of their website gathered up her vaccinations and dropped by that afternoon to get her registered. They gave me a tour of the facility and explained to me what the Doggie Daycare play/nap schedule is. I was amazed to here to that my dog would be playing close to 6 hours of the 8 hours that she'd be there. I dropped her on by the next morning full of energy and picked her up after work that afternoon, all the while receiving text messages of pictures to my phone to let a nervous parent know she was doing well. Once in the car, she fell right asleep. Job well done Pet Wagon! ”
3215 Old Chapel Hill Road
Durham, North Carolina 27707