RE/MAX Commercial Group is pleased to announce the lease of 8,200 Sq Ft of mixed use retail space in Eaton Rapids. Matthew Wisniewski of RE/MAX Commercial Group represented Landlord, Horner Mills and the tenant, Laurie Rhodes Griffith of All Creatures Great and Small in the negotiations for the space. The Horner Mill is a 263,000 Sq Ft development in the heart of Eaton Rapids that has long been a incubator for start up businesses. Horner Mills owner, Ted Colthorp said “Horner Mills has a long history of helping new business get started in Eaton Rapids”.
All Creatures Great and Small is a dog training, day care and grooming business that will soon be adding a pet store to its list of services. Proprietor Laurie Rhodes Griffith brings 26 years of dog training success and experience with Animal Planet’s, Dogs 101 in which she had two of her dogs featured in.
Prior to training on her own, Laurie spent 4 years working for top trainers in California then held the position of Head Trainer for 5 years at Canine Behavior Center in Morro Bay, California. During this period she attended California Polytechnic State University, attaining a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Science in 1983. Her main areas of study were in Genetics, Veterinary Science and Behavior and included extensive hands-on work with a variety of animals as well as intensive field studies on wolves. Laurie went on to receive a Master of Science degree in Animal Nutrition, Behavior and Genetics from the University of Nevada, Reno. While attending UNR, Laurie taught in undergraduate and graduate level animal behavior and nutrition courses. After graduation she first worked as a nutritionist for an animal feed company then took a position with UNR which she held until moving on to MSU. Laurie also does volunteer work for 4H, local schools, businesses and service organizations, educating on proper pet care, dog training, pet nutrition and animal behavior.
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