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Owner of Chaar pet supply stores calls Covid shutdown a ‘disaster’

The owner of the family-operated Chaar, a Lehigh Valley-based chain of pet supply stores, said his company was thriving in the opening months of 2020. Then, the COVID-19 crisis hit. Chaar disagrees with the state's handling of the crisis and says that "the way things were done created a disaster for our economy."

Dawn Ouellette Nixon
Dawn Ouellette Nixon is a career journalist who believes that good journalism can change the world. As the health care reporter, she covers everything from small town medicine to big pharma. You can also find her chasing a good business story in Berks County. She can be reached at dnixon@bridgetowermedia.com. or 610-807-9619, extension 4118.

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