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The Quirky Pet

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This place is great. They have quality stuff for doggies and the owner is great. If nothing else... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
ttaylo
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We stopped off in Montpelier today, after reading all of the glowing reviews for The Quirky Pet on... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
KirbyQ
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5 State St, Montpelier, VT 05602-4900
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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This place is great. They have quality stuff for doggies and the owner is great. If nothing else, stop in to see those 3 gorgeous dogs!

Thank ttaylo
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 7 August 2018

You are aware that we have an immediate opening for a promotional manager.... Seriously, thanks so much for the kind words.Make a point to stop back when you are on State near Main. -- Cindra

Reviewed 31 May 2018

We stopped off in Montpelier today, after reading all of the glowing reviews for The Quirky Pet on TripAdvisor. As a huge dog person, I wanted to see a Bergamasco Sheepdog in person and of course, purchase some things for my three dogs that are...More

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Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 31 May 2018

Thanks for the kind words! Hope you enjoyed our 2' Meet The Quirkies album in the window. Next week 'The Quirkies' cross Main Street for another album cover for our window. We are really looking forward to the upcoming Reliving Bergamascomania exhibition this summer and...More

Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

The quirky pet is an amazing place to visit. Such a quaint welcoming location. Lots of organic and healthy pet treats. Worth the trip

Thank Bonnie P
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

I walked in to pet the dogs, ended up buying things for my cat. The prices were nice, mostly on the homemade crackers and toys. Nice store, very friendly owner.

Thank lolafiks
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2017

Very friendly owner?! You made my day..... make that my week! Thanks for the very kind words about the QP. I will relay the compliment to our three store dogs. They already have big heads... but that's the breed.

Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Whenever I am in the area, I stop in to this shop. They have a great variety of dog treats and cat treats as well as a few pet goodies too. Also the shaggy dogs are so chill and just relax on the floor like...More

Thank shaymcd3
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2017

Thanks so much! A while back a customer commented on the store music-- now it's the birds near the front counter. For those reading this who haven't been in the QP yet, there IS a big cage of parakeets. However, these ten are store employees...More

Reviewed 5 September 2017

I was in Montpelier briefly and stumbled upon what might be the most unique and interesting pet shop in the country. It's its own strange little world, distinctly Vermont, with barn wood and beams, and two floor-to-ceiling trees with things for sale. Next to a...More

Thank zaphodsix
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 September 2017

Wow! I've got to love out-of-town customers with an attention to detail. It isn't all that odd that you should have been visiting while Richard Thompson is playing. He's one of my favorites and has become a favorite of the dogs (The birds prefer international...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Fun, 'quirky' shop to stop in for a bit. The owner is super friendly and the Bergamasco dogs are adorable!! You must stop in when you are in Montpellier!

Thank conway240
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

'Super friendly owner'? You definitely caught me on a dry, relatively cool day this summer otherwise you you would have praised the 'friendly owner'....... Thanks so much for your comments. Cindra

Reviewed 5 August 2017

The dogs around the store are fantastic, makes the experience even better! Great family atmosphere. Have had many conversations with the son, interesting guy.More

Thank gousa178
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

At its heart, the Quirky Pet is one of many Vermont family businesses. I bet you didn't know that the 'interesting guy' son was the Sunday presence for years when the store opened and he was in high school. His contributions (without complaint) helped make...More

Reviewed 5 August 2017

Every time I visit my parents in Montpelier, I make a point to stop in to the Quirky Pet. It's a great example of the small business ethos. The store is memorable and cozy, and the owner Cindra, is warm and knowledgeable. Don't forget to...More

Thank Bishkektraveler
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Warm and knowledgeable? You caught me on a good day! Thanks for leaving such a nice review. Your parents raised you well. <g>

Reviewed 29 July 2017

If you have never been to this wonderful...and yes "quirky" shop because...you have no pet?...we'll you don't need one. The Quirky Pet is a most unexpected nook to find entertainment on any hot or cold day. Besides the cheerful owner, the real stars are the...More

Thank jdmw
Cindra C, Owner at The Quirky Pet, responded to this reviewResponded 30 July 2017

Blush, gosh!! Thanks, see you soon!

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PhenominalWoman
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Response from shaymcd3 | Reviewed this property |
You can bring them in, but be aware that there are the owners’ dogs loose inside the store.
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