About Us

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

ABOUT

Sisters Jessica Ellis and Whitney Kamish opened the doors of The Green Spot in January 2012 and haven’t looked back since! Located in the heart of Omaha at the Shoppes of Aksarben, TGS focuses on nutritious foods and natural, eco-friendly & organic products for dogs and cats. TGS has become a popular SPOT for local pet parents looking for better options, knowledgable solutions and a bright, fun and colorful experience centered around their pets.

Special diet? Super Chewer? Smelly dog? The Green Spot has you covered with the best in dog & cat nutrition, treats, toys, wellness supplies, and accessories- as well as fully-equipped Self-Serve Dog Washing stations and Bath & Brush and à la carte Grooming Services!

Your pet’s health and happiness is our #1 priority, and the quality and variety of products we offer reflects that. Whether you're searching for something in particular, or simply spending some quality time out of the house with your pet, join us for a bit! Your best friend will thank you!

The Green Spot is an independent, family owned and operated shop proud to be serving our local community of pet parents, and if we haven’t had the chance already, we look forward to getting to know you and your pet(s) soon!

TGS Core Values

1. Relationships - We believe in cultivating long-term relationships with our team members, customers, business vendors, and community. Every pet owner is important, whether they adopted a stray or paid thousands to a breeder, all pet owners who visit our business have one thing in common: They love their pets. We appreciate every pet lover who walks through our door.

2. Health - We are passionate about the health and well-being of pets. We love what we do and the opportunity to share our knowledge and enthusiasm with others. We believe that healthy equals happy. We sell only products that meet our quality standards as we believe in the value of quality over quantity.

3. Community - Our community is vital to our success: Without a loyal customer base of pet owners, we wouldn’t exist! We give back to our supportive community by partnering with local shelters for adoption and fundraising events. We believe in giving back and making a difference.

4. Expertise- We become experts by educating ourselves. We challenge ourselves to remain open-minded and explore what’s new. We regularly attend industry events and are members of several industry groups. We work hard to stay on top of the constantly changing industry landscape.

5. Working Together - We believe teamwork makes the dream work! Our best investment is in our team and we are stronger together! We believe everyone’s success depends on one another. We strive to create and foster an environment where each member of our team feels a sense of belonging and we appreciate one another’s contributions and celebrate accomplishments. Our team is well-trained, knows how to make decisions, and has the power to do what’s right in order to make sure everyone has a positive experience at our store.

6. Integrity - We do the right thing. We act with absolute honesty, integrity, fairness and mutual respect towards all. We foster an environment of collaboration, responsibility & accountability.

7. More than Profits - We believe in doing business as a force for good. We believe that by focusing on prosperity over profitability, we are able to create a meaningful impact that has significant effects. By cultivating a purpose-driven business, we can pay our team members a fair living wage, give back to our community and pursue positive environmental influence.

8. Fun - We create a workplace that is filled with laughter. We show our enthusiasm by energizing others, entertaining, and laughing often. Pets are family, and we are so fortunate to be in an industry with so many passionate people! We are grateful for the opportunity to enhance the health of our customer’s pets and enjoy creating a unique environment and various events that allow for community networking and education.

Meet Our Team

Lexi

I’m Lexi and I have one dog of my own who I adopted from a rescue in 2014. Her name is Piper and she is a true mutt. She is my best friend and the highlight of my life! I just started working at The Green Spot and enjoy learning about all of the awesome information they have to offer!

Emma

Emma is a huge dog lover, spending her time during the day working at the Nebraska Humane Society. She has a greyhound named Ron Swanson (Black, pictures) and a staffordshire bull terrier mix named Con Queso (not pictured, yet!). She is also a doggy foster parent in her spare time (foster dog pictured!). Come and see her on nights and weekends!

Callie

Hi! My name is Callie and I have three dogs, Daisy, Brutus, and Stella. Brutus and Stella are Presa Canarios, and Daisy is a Rat Terrier. I have been working at The Green Spot for almost two years, and I am always willing to help out wherever possible!

Atziri

Hi! My name is Atziri and I have one cute pug pup named Chata! I am a first-time pet owner and have worked at the Green Spot since August of 2018. Since working here I have learned so many new things and have been able to share my knowledge with our customers!

Thea

HI! My name is Thea, a southern belle from Alabama! I am the PROUD owner of 2 beautiful Belgian Malinois's, Piper & Phoebe, and 1 cool cat, Penny. They take up most of my time along with working as a full-time Medical Assistant. The Green Spot has been the best part-time job because I get to love on SO many different pups while also learning so much about foods, treats, and also different breeds!

Suki

I have been with The Green Spot for just over four years and it has been an amazing journey! I currently have three boxers; Stella, Gibson and Bodhi - all rescues from NPBR. I enjoy working with customers who have become my friends, both human and furry.

Kassie

If it has four legs and fur I’ll love it! I have three spoiled cats, one fluffy bunny, and a crazy Shihtzu mix named Lady! I’ve worked at The Green Spot for almost three years now and I couldn’t have found a better job to work or a store to shop for my pets!

Meg

Hi! My name is Meg, my first word was Pan, one of three dogs my parents had before having any two-legged children. I have a Golden Retriever pup named Indy and an Arabian horse named Chask, both of which keep me on my toes!! I'm so grateful for the continued animal education I've gotten from working at The Green Spot and the amazing community of people that truly love their pets!

Taylor

Hi! My name is Taylor. I’ve been working at The Green Spot since January of 2016. I have a super cute cat named Theo, and 3 dogs Pete, Ruby, and Finn. If your dog needs a nail trim or a good bath, I’m your girl!

Lindsey

Hello! My name is Lindsey and I have three dogs of all different sizes, and one bunny named Spooke! My job at The Green Spot has only gotten better as time has gone on. It’s great to learn new information every day and be able to share that knowledge with our wonderful customer base!

What Omaha Customers are Saying

We love all our customers near Gilmore, Rumsey, Gilmore Junction, Council BluffsPapillion, Avery, Portal, La Vista, Ralston, Millard, South Omaha, Omaha, East Omaha, Carter Lake, Garden Valley Courts, Irvington, Beechwood - and more!

Come visit our pet supply store in Omaha, NE specializing in quality food, treats, and supplies for cats and dogs.