When I first got my little dog, she had a few discipline issues, so upon referral from a friend, I enrolled her at Kanine Kontrol. It is a good program and a great experience from beginning to end. My dog and I not only learn valuable obedience training techniques but the program also helped us to better understand each other and actually brought us closer. The staff really helped to make sure I understood each exercise and even called to ask how a particularly hard exercise was going. I give Kanine Kontrol two thumbs up!
I take my little dog to Grassmere Animal Hospital. The staff there is just excellent. I love how they call my dog by name and make over her like she is a child! She shakes the entire time she is there, but the staff and the vet seem to always try to talk to her in a soothing voice and do everything they can to keep her calm. They even send her a Christmas card every year! It is a great clinic and I wouldn't trust my baby's care to anyone else!
I have always taken my car to Smith Bros Car Wash. They do an extremely good job and I feel the price is very affordable. Sometimes they have such good specials that I will take my car in more than once a week if the weather has been bad. At Smith Brothers the employees are always fast and courteous. I also really like being able to watch my car as it goes through the entire cleaning process, inside and out.
Last year I ended up taking my car to Mufflers Brakes & More for brake work. They were affordable and were able to return my car to me in the time promised. With an import, I wasn't sure they would have my pads available to them in a timely manner, but it turned out to not be a problem at all. The entire staff was very professional and I have gotten extremely good performance from my brakes since my visit.
My dad has been taking all of our family's cars to Autotech Import Car Repairs for many years. He visits so much that they know him by name. He feels they really understand imports and have access to import parts in a timely manner. He also says they are very knowledgeable mechanics and feels they can truly be trusted. I have taken my own car in several times and have always been treated with courtsey and receive my car in a very timely manner.
I developed an eye infection over the summer and saw Dr. Rebecca Taylor upon a recommendation of a friend of my mother's. I was glad I saw Dr. Taylor. She has a great bedside manor and really listened as I discussed my symptoms. She ran a few tests and put me at ease about each one. She was very helpful in prescribing me medication that is covered by my insurance at the time and personally told me to call back if I had any further problems. I highly recommend Dr. Taylor.
I saw Dr. Johnson for a possible hairline fracture from a water skiing trip about two years ago. The entire experience was not the best I've ever had. It was rather hard to get an appointment and the staff didn't try to hard to work with my schedule. Upon arriving, I waited in the waiting room 40 mins and the examining room 25 minutes. The doctor was polite and very thourough in my examination and with his questions, but he seemed quite rushed during our visit. It turns out I didn't have a fracture after all and was actually glad I didn't have to return.
I visited Dr. Petrone when I began having a slight case of adult acne two years ago. I had never had any skin problems and had never seen an dermatogist, so I was a little upset and didn't really know what to expect. Dr. Petrone was great. She examined me and listened to my aggravation I had had with my skin lately. She assured me that my condition was common, gave me a list of things that could be causing it, and prescribed me some medication. Within a month my skin had cleared and I couldn't be happier. Dr. Petrone is a very caring and friendly doctor.
I saw Dr. Mappes several years ago when one of my teeth started to get crooked. He was very nice and listened to my desire to fix my problem but without braces. He agreed to fix my problem with only a retainer that could be removed. His staff was very helpful along the way and after nine months my tooth has straightened out. I still wear the retainer at night and continue to see Dr. Mappes for an adjustment every few months. I like how he always talks to me like he has known me forever.
I have been seeing Dr. Nally for about 6 years. I feel he is a very good dentist. I like the way he obviously reads my chart before he comes in to see me and talks to me about my past check-ups like he knows me. To me that makes him a caring and personable dentist. My last dentist sat there with my chart in front of his face and asked me questions about things that was right there in front of him, which didn't say much for his bedside manor. Dr. Nally's staff is also very polite and really try to work me in to see him on my trips home. I highly recommend Dr. Nally. He's great!