Our History

Prairie Path Pet Care was started by its founder, Shawn Frick. Shawn found it important to align his work with something he was passionate about. Spending more time with animals, improving animals’ lives and, in turn, creating an outstanding pet service company that owners can truly trust.

Pet Pro Facts

Frito feet’ is the name of the phenomenon in which the bacteria on a dog’s feet which causes them to smell like corn chips. Basically it’s dog B.O.

Shawn has spent 10 years grooming and growing his dream, dealing with the challenges and risks that come with entrepreneurship, and now enjoys the rewards of providing outstanding services to animals and their owners through Prairie Path. Once a few doors opened in 2011 the vision became clear, and the opportunity possible. After careful planning, it was in 2013 that Prairie Path Pet Care first opened for business and started caring for the pets of Wheaton and it’s surrounding cities. It’s success has allowed us to take the topnotch care that Prairie Path delivers to Crystal Lake, IL, Park Ridge, IL and even out-of-state down in Nashville, TN.

Our mission statement states “We’re a local business, owned, managed and staffed by pet lovers who understand the importance of treating animals like they’re part of the family. We live in the neighborhoods we service and we offer the most professional and reliable pet care of its kind in the Chicagoland and Nashville area.” We apply our mission through expressing wholeheartedly, to our clients, that they and their pets are part of our Prairie Path family. We’re proud to take care of the neighborhoods we cater to!