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Downtown La Crosse business owners welcoming dogs indoors

May 20, 2022 5:48 PM

Posted: May 20, 2022 5:48 PM

Updated: May 20, 2022 6:18 PM

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) — If you’re looking for activities to do with your dog this summer– look no further than La Crosse’s downtown. Downtown Mainstreet’s initiative is bringing even more life to La Crosse’s downtown businesses.

The program, introduced earlier this month, gives stickers to businesses that are designated “dog-friendly.”

For Katie Pehling, who owns White Buffalo Thriftery Co. in downtown La Crosse, animals in the shop, like her dog Barry, are a no-brainer.

“They’re kind of timid at first, you know, they’re like ‘Do you accept dogs?’ and I’m like ‘Yeah, of course!’ We’ve got one here, we’ve got a pig! You know, bring all your animals,” Pehling said.

And it’s not just Pehling who’s on board.


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