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When the pooch needs a good pampering—bath, haircut, nail trim, the works—only the best groomers will do. Local pet owners trust Sycamore Lane Kennels’ award-winning grooming salon to take care of their doggos with services such as a soothing massage bath, hand-drying, and Mini Groom and Full Groom packages. In Lockeford, Country Clippers offers professional pet grooming at affordable prices, ensuring that both you and your pup go home happy. Paw Prints in Stockton is another great choice for the pooch’s pamper day, so stop by and get that puppy polished!

Best Dog/Pet Supplies

BEST VETERINARY CLINIC When a beloved pet is ill, they can’t tell you where it hurts or how

long they’ve felt sick. That’s why you need a quality veterinarian to correctly diagnose your pet. Sierra Veterinary Clinic is an AAHAaccredited hospital, providing only the most advanced care to the furry friends of San Joaquin. Walker Veterinary Hospital offers services including vaccinations, surgery, x-ray and ultrasound, as well as dental series. Staff at Vineyard Veterinary Hospital in Lockeford consistently cultivate a reputation for being friendly, competent, and truly wonderful with their pawed-patients.

From quality pet food, to brushes, to toys and treats, Carter’s Pet Mart has your pet-needs covered with their wide selection pet-paraphernalia that is sure to keep your furry friend healthy and happy. PetSmart is another local favorite, offering a wide range of pet supplies to feed, groom, and care for your puppers at home. Locals also frequent Pet Supplies, the third-largest specialty pet food retailer in the U.S., for all their pet-care needs.

Best Law Firm

When you pick an attorney to be in your corner, not only do you want the best of the best, but you want someone who specializes in your specific area of need. Kroloff, Belcher, Smart, Perry & Christopherson Law Firm focuses on business and litigation, as well as trust and estates. The Law Offices of Lawrence M. Knapp has been committed to representing victims of personal injury since 1993. Shore, McKinley, Conger & Jolley is a full-service law firm, representing clients in everything from business and commercial law to family law. Neumiller & Beardslee has a diverse array of areas of practice, including environmental law, food and agriculture law, and tax law.



Heating and cooling costs ebb and flow throughout the year, but not only is summer an important time to reduce cooling efforts, it’s often a good time to get your heating unit in order. Lovotti Air services units, helps optimize temperature settings, and installs new units all over San Joaquin. Rod Johnson Air Conditioning, a locally owned and operated Stockton business, celebrated its 50th anniversary this year. Over the years the company has expanded from small-scale air conditioning jobs to a full-service heating, air, home comfort, and solar business. Air Tech Heating & Air Conditioning Service is better known in the commercial market, but the company does offer some residential services that customers love.

Best Pet Boarding

Leaving for vacation but can’t find anybody to look after Fido? Have no fear: Sycamore Lane Kennels has a variety of services such as spacious kennels, play yards, group play, and a living room setting for cuddle time, so you can rest easy knowing your best buddy is wellcared for. Sunset Kennels is another local favorite, offering the largest indoor/ outdoor accommodations in the area, in addition to play yards, climate-controlled rooms, and designated play time. San Jaoquinians also trust Canine Culture to care for their dogs while they’re away: The kennel provides soothing music to drown out noises, an automatic fresh water system, and climatecontrolled interior, among other services.




San Joaquin Magazine July 2018  

12th Annual Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards, More than 500+ Local Winners!

San Joaquin Magazine July 2018  

12th Annual Best of the Best Readers Choice Awards, More than 500+ Local Winners!