the opening of a new franchise in Berthierville with franchisees Mario Cadotte and
Karine Boudreau. Mario, who is cousin to the company’s president Pierre Charbonneau,
is finally joining the Chico family.
”After having many discussions with my cousins Pierre (president), Sylvain (franchisee)
and Luc (franchisee), my wife and I were finally ready for this new challenge. I want to thank them for being so present for me in this new project.” – Mario Cadotte, co-franchisee of Boutique d’animaux Chico on Gilles Villeneuve Boulevard in Berthierville.
A store at the service of citizens
By setting up their store in Berthierville, Karine and Marion have filled a need in the
region. They hope to see the citizens of the area take ownership of the boutique and
help them reflect the true image of the city. The goal is to bring the community together
A unique store
With a very large window display, the couple was given permission to do something
different. They decided to display giant images of their own pets (a cat and a dog) rather
than the original Chico posters. The L-shaped store also has a very large and freshly
A bit of history
The first Chico store was founded over 35 years ago in the Hochelaga neighbourhood.
Today, the company has over 70 franchises in Quebec..
The Chico network experienced spectacular growth in 2008. Since then, many
entrepreneurs with a passion for animals have chosen to join the Chico family by
becoming franchisees. Boutiques d’animaux Chico is now the largest chain of
neighbourhood pet stores in Quebec.
Address of the store
846 Boul Gilles Villeneuve
About Boutique d’animaux Chico
Boutique d’animaux Chico specializes in providing consulting services, accessories, food,
and toys for all pets. Our many franchisees have only one mission: to provide a healthy
environment and a great quality of life for your pets and have done so for over 35 years!