Chip Sammons has been owner and janitor of the Holistic Pet Center in
Clackamas, Oregon since 1988. The Holistic Pet Center, also known as '"The Health
Food Store for Pets", seeks to provide healthy alternatives that support the immune
system of dogs and cats.
Chip was awarded the "Small Business
of the Year" by the North Clackamas County Chamber of Commerce, of which he is a
member, for his "business success and contibutions to the community". A small
part of Chip's contribution is his sharing of research, magazine and journal articles, and
news items on his weekly radio program, "Pet Nutrition and News with Chip
Chip has completed the Pet Industries Joint
Advisory Council's Canine Specialist program, the Basic Nutrition for Pets course from
Colorado State University, and attended the Canine Nutrition program at Cornell University
in Ithaca, New York.
In addition to being
awarded "Specialty Store of the Year" in 2000, and
"Holistic Pet Business of the Year" in 2006 and 2009, Oregon
Business Magazine has named Chip as one of Oregon's 50 Great Leaders!
His Bachelor of Arts and post graduate
studies took place at California State University, at Hayward.