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July 27, 2016

Goldwood Kennels Pampers Your Pets

For four generations, the Hilton family of Grant has been caring for pets while their owners travel, and loving every minute of it. Owners Cliff and Joan Hilton are joined by their son Tony and his wife Erin Hilton in running this pet legacy.

The kennel was originally started in 1936 by Tony’s great grandparents Hank and Betty Christian. At that time it was mostly a breeding kennel for golden retrievers, located in Dellwood, which inspired the name “Goldwood.” In 1972, Tony’s grandparents Peggy and Frank Hilton moved the location closer to Stillwater, and the kennel slowly grew from there.

Read the full story at The White Bear Press