About Us

For over 40 years, mini-critters has been family's home for pet services, nutrition, everyday products and more. Our staff is dedicated to providing you and your family the best in products and services.  Have a question?  We have smart and helpful staff here that can help you find the the best product or service for your pet. We can even help you find that new family member. Want to know more about us?  Keep on reading . . .


Our Team


Ryan has been with our store for over 15 years and working in the pet industry for over 20 years.  Ryan has a heart and soul for animals and their families and loves sharing this joy with the people he meets.  His loving wife, five children and their  four dogs, support him at home. Whether it is helping you find the right food for your dog, or what water parameters your fish should be kept in, Ryan has the answer.


Eric has been with our store for 10 years sharing his love and passion for reptiles and fish.  Sporting a Biology degree from Augustana University, Eric brings a wealth of knowledge and insight into our store and your hobbies.  Whether you are starting with a betta tank or graduating to a salt water aquarium, Eric will be with you every step of the way. Eric's 20+ snakes and various reptiles keep him on his toes when he is not at work.


With a love for dogs and a passion for design, the pet grooming industry was calling her from a young age. Leading her team of professional grooming stylists for over 15 years, Kimber has wowed customers with her skill, design and style. Kimber sends dogs out the door with a hop in their step and love of their new haircut.


Starting at our store when she was just 17 years old and working in just about every department of the store, T.J. shares her passion for dogs in our doggy play care everyday! Whether she is playing ball with her furry friends or wrestling on the floor with them, these pups are her passion! At home she shares her love with her 3 dogs, ferret, cat, and a sun conjure.


Will has been working at mini-critters for 3 years now, building knowledge in all areas of pet care, nutrition, and supplies. Will strives to serve customers with the utmost respect and etiquette. Will loves helping customers find the right food to feed their furry friend, or provide information for help seeking customers. Pursuing a degree in Biology at Northwestern College and hoping to move onto medical school afterwords, Will has a great deal of knowledge to help you out.


With 20 years of experience in the pet industry here at mini-critters. Dustin has knowledge in every area. From pet food, treats, and care. Dustin will lend a helping hand. Dustin has a pure breed Pug named Finn and all of Finn's energy keeps Dustin busy outside of work. 


Seth has been with our team for going on 4 years. He has knowledge in small animals and in puppies and is willing to lend a helping hand to anyone who comes through the door.


Bethani is the newest groomer to our staff. Graduating Paragon Grooming School in October 2019, Bethani is off to a great start. Her history of arts and music give her skills to excel in the grooming industry, and she is doing just that here at mini-critters.

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3509 W 49th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57106

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