Pet Stop Columbus Team
Chip owns Pet Stop of Columbus together with his wife Sandi. Having grown up in New Jersey he furthered his education at Muskingum College in Ohio where he earned a degree in Music Education. Chip taught music in the Zanesville City School systems for five years.
This then led him to a 3 year period of playing music professionally. Chip then followed his passion with dogs and became a dog trainer. Chip has worked with Police Dogs, trained Wahlea, a wolf at the Columbus Zoo, and thousands of dogs and their owners in multi-behavioral areas for over 30 years.
He has 2 very spoiled dogs; Emma: his German Shepherd, and Winnie his miniature dachshund. In Chip's spare time, he is obsessed with Yankee baseball, never misses The Ohio State Buckeyes;, and goes skiing with his family whenever possible.
Chip has been in the pet fence arena for 20 years. Obviously his involvement with pet behavior has been an asset to his clients that no other competitor may offer. Chip truly cares about his clients and their pets.
This is why Pet Stop is the only company that offers a lifetime containment warranty. With Chip's experience and the feature rich product that Pet Stop offers, Pet Stop of Columbus can offer a peace of mind like no other.
Sandi is from Dayton and moved to Columbus in the mid 1980's. Sandi received a degree in nursing from Columbus State and worked as a surgical trauma nurse at Riverside Hospital, and also worked in Home Health Care for a while. Currently she helps out Youth 2 Youth as a nurse for their winter camps, and is adult staff for their international conference. Sandi joined Chip in the Pet business in 1997 and together they have grown their company to what it is today.
Sandi and Chip have 6 children, 3 son-in-law's, and 10 grandchildren. They enjoy doing as much as possible with their family and friends. Sandi loves being outside, whether that is in the garden or on the ski slope. She also has a healthy obsession with Christmas lights. You can check that out for yourself next winter.
Sandi is responsible for all the administrative, office, and customer service duties at Pet Stop. It will more than likely be her cheerful voice that you will hear if you call us. With over 20 years experience in the pet containment industry, Pet Stop of Columbus has efficient systems and the experience to back them up. We try to make your experience and your dog's the best it can be.
Brad works as a field technician at Pet Stop, and has been with us for 2 years. He is also presently earning his degree in construction management at Columbus State.
A graduate of Upper Arlington High School, Columbus State, and is now working toward his bachelor's degree at Bowling Green. Brad enjoys working outside and meeting our clients. In Brad’s spare time, he loves to ski and snowboard. Just recently he has taken up hunting, which he really loves.
Actually, he loves anything outdoors. Brad and his friends also build and race cars, which makes his mother very nervous.
Erin works in the office with Sandi. Between Erin and her fiance, they have 6 children that she chases around when not at the office.
Erin also graduated from Upper Arlington High School. She is an accomplished skier, and has yet to find the time to teach all of her children to ski.;
In her spare time, which isn't much, Erin loves to work in her garden. Erin's is the pleasant voice that will always encourage you to keep the receiver below your knees to hear the beep.
Kevin He works as a field technician, as well as, helping with some of the training.
Kevin is a very pleasant fellow who has unlimited patience when dealing with the 6 children that he and Erin share. Whenever Kevin has spare time, he is found playing games on the computer, Rock Band, or grilling out in the backyard with his family.
The brains behind the operation. Winnie is the one that will come out and test your pet to make sure they will stay in your yard. She loves her job, and is very good at it. She is a 4 year old miniature dachshund who loves to ride from dog house to dog house seeing her new friends. Make sure to say "HI" when you see her.