Twenty years is a long time, especially for a small business to survive and thrive. Pet Nation in Navarre has been open for as long as Publix has in the central hub of Navarre. Holly Elassaad, one of the owners, said it has always been her dream to open a pet store.
There is a new kitty in charge at Pet Nation, and his name is Salvador Dali. The rambunctious black-and-white kitten made his home at the shop after being rescued from the streets by shop owner Holly Elassaad last month. “We were having those funky storms that were coming in in the afternoon. Out of the […]
Small-business owners in the Shoppes of Navarre plaza had an unwanted surprise when they went to open their doors Dec. 10. Their AT&T Internet service was not working. For some, like Holly Elassaad of Pet Nation, that also meant the phones were down. “If they call it would just ring and ring,” she said. “The […]