Pet spa owners livid over 30% rent hike, but landlord counters it’s ‘market rate’

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As Michelle Tao prepares to re-open her pet spa, she can’t help but feel anxiety over a proposed 30% commercial rent increase. Tao, who co-owns Woofur Holistic Pet Care Centre — located at 1285 Elgin Mills Road E. in Richmond Hill — with her husband Doug Kwong, has watched while the COVID-19 shutdown drove down her revenues by more than 70%.