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Stop in or contact us to order a doggie cake for pick-up in the store. (We need three business days to bake and decorate a cake). We also have pet-ID tags and lots more items to see and purchase in the store, so come by Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.; Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
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Holidays

Pet Appreciation Week June 6-12, 2021

The idea of pet appreciation week is to connect with your pet on a more fun level and show them how much we really love and appreciate them. Why not make some art with them. Make a Paw Print Canvas. What do you need for paw painting: Non-toxic washable paint (get an array of colors) – like these available on Amazon Crayola Washable Kids Paint  Sponges cut into 2” pieces Tubs for different colors (use old food containers and lids before recycling them) Paint drop cloth or old sheet Wet wipes or a small tub of water to wash paws between color changes Canvas (small or large size, get creative) Styrofoam (or cardboard) cut smaller...

Hug Your Cat Day

National Hug your Cat Day is June 4,2021Quite simply, it is a day in which cat owners everywhere are encouraged to hug their cats.It’s an opportunity to give  back to all the cats in the world and shower them with love and attention. Warning! Not all cats will embrace this day as much as you  ...

May 14, Celebrate the beloved Chihuahua

May 14 is a big holiday for little dogs everywhere, well more specifically to our friends the Chihuahua. We have been celebrating International Chihuahua Appreciation Day since 2010 thanks to the Internet. It all started with one dog, Teaka, a Chihuahua owned by a woman named Nadia Alterio who operates famouschihuahua.com when she declared the day on Teaka’s fourteenth birthday. Named after the state of Chihuahua in Mexico, this is the smallest breed of dog in the whole world, the tiny Chihuahua is between 5.9-9.1 inches in height and weighs around 3.3-6.6 pounds. It’s easy to get attached to these adorable little dogs, and...

Celebrate National Dog Mom’s Day, Saturday, May 8

In 2018, a new holiday was created, this time for dog mom’s everywhere. National Dog Mom’s Day is now celebrated on the second Saturday of May, the day before Mother’s Day. This year, we are celebrating on May 8, but keep in mind that on year’s where Mother’s Day is on that same date, the doggie mom holiday is on the FIRST Saturday in May. Being a good mom to a dog is serious business. A survey by rover.com had some amazing facts about female dog owners, including: 50% of dog moms gush over their dog when meeting other people. 62% take dozens of photos...

Celebrate National Pet Month in May

National Pet Month, celebrated in May (in the U.S), aims to support pet adoption; make people aware of the mutual benefits of pets for people and people for pets; increase public awareness of services available from professionals who work with animals; and raise awareness of the role, value and contribution to society of working companion animals. Check out more information on the Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s page Healthy Pets, Healthy People. ...

May is Chip Your Pet Month

May is Chip Your Pet Month, which is officially recognized by the American Kennel Club (AKC) and was made to educate responsible pet parents on the importance of microchipping your furry kid. What is a Pet Microchip? A pet microchip is a tiny device, about the size of a grain of rice, that is implanted into an animal’s neck, just below the skin surface. The purpose of a microchip is to give your pet a unique identifier in the event they get lost. Microchips have helped bring pets back to their owners for years. When an animal has a microchip, it increases the chance of the owner being...

Happy National Mutt’s Day

To all mutts and and mutt owners, we hope you thoroughly enjoy Mutt’s Day. Spend the day relaxing and doing all the things you and your dog like to do. National Mutt Day was created in 2005 by Celebrity Pet Expert and Animal Welfare Advocate, Colleen Paige, and is celebrated on both July 31st and December 2nd. National Mutt Day is all about embracing, saving and celebrating mixed breed dogs. The biggest percentage of dogs euthanized due to the constant over-breeding and public desire of designer dogs and pure bred puppies that are sold to pet stores supplied by puppy mills that often...

Happy Hammock Day

 Summer is in full swing. It’s time to slow down and to relax.  During the Dog Days of summer (and all of the other  summer days, too), there is no better place to slow down  and relax, than on a hammock. Hammock Day is appropriately celebrated right in the  middle of the Dog Days of summer(July 3 though August 11th). People celebrate Hammock  Day by spending as much time relaxing on it as possible.  Getting out of your hammock to get a snack, or your  favorite summer beverage is okay. ...

It’s Moon Day!

When you get the urge for a snack on a hot, No, it is not what you are thinking. Moon Day commemorates the day man first walked on the moon in 1969. The Apollo Space program, begun by President John F. Kennedy, was created to put the first man on the moon. Apollo 11 fulfilled that dream, carrying astronauts Neil Armstrong, Michael Collins, and Edwin Aldrin, Jr. What an amazing and historic event it was! On July 16, 1969, Apollo 11 was launched from Cape Kennedy Space Center atop a huge Saturn V rocket. On July 20, 1969, the Lunar Module, nicknamed the “Eagle”,...

Happy National Ice Cream Day

When you get the urge for a snack on a hot, humid summer night, what’s the first thing that comes to your mind? Ice Cream! Therefore, it’s only fitting that ice cream be given it’s own special day. On this day, we hope you enjoy an ice cream cone, a sundae, or a milk shake. Set the diet aside and splurge a little…have one of each! In 1984, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed July as National Ice Cream Month. He also established National Ice Cream Day as the third Sunday in the month. Let you pup try one or o and enjoy your...

July is National Blueberry Month

You and your dog can both enjoy national blueberry month. Blueberries contain powerful antioxidants and vitamins that can benefit you both. Blueberries can be beneficial to older dogs as studies have shown they may help with cognitive functions. As blueberries are a good source of silicon, it is said they can help aid in the rejuvenation process to a dog’s pancreas. Keep your pup’s heart healthy by feeding them blueberries. Studies have found dogs who eat blueberries  may experience improved cardiovascular health. The fiber, manganese and vitamin K all improve heart function as well as lower stroke risk. Blueberries have been proven to help control dogs’...

Happy Swim a Lap Day!

Swim a Lap Day is good for you and your dog’s health. And, it’s a fun day, too! Summer has arrived. It’s time to enjoy all that summer has to offer, including plenty of time in and around the pool. What better way to enjoy the early days of summer, than by taking a lap or two (or three) around the pool. It’s likely to be sunny and hot today. Find a few friends and swim a  couple laps in the pool. Then, let the pool party begin! ...

Happy Hug your Cat Day

Who doesn’t love getting a hug? Well maybe your cat, instead of putting kitty in an uncomfortable snuggle consider other ways to interact with her and show her some appreciation on Hug Your Cat Day! Show kitty some love by brushing and petting her. Many cats love to be brushed and a good scratch on the back near the tail or under the chin are often favorite spots.  Wand toys with feathers, cat nip, etc. can be entertaining for both of you. Some cats even like to play fetch with a favorite toy. If you kitty loves a good cuddle, go for it...

Lost Sock Memorial Day – May 9th

If you participated in yesterday’s No Sock Day, you might need to also celebrate Lost Sock Memorial Day. The day recognizes your drawer full of unmatched socks. Each unmatched sock represents a missing sock. We never throw away our unmatched socks. After all, it may show up someday. On Lost Sock Memorial Day, we suggest you spend a little time (as little as possible) searching for those missing socks.   Then, by all means, get on with your life. We encourage you to use this special day, to face the fact those sock are gone forever, and recycle the unmatched one as a pet...

National Dress up your Pet Day – Jan. 14, 2015

National Dress Up Your Pet Day, an “unofficial” national holiday,  was founded in 2009 by Celebrity Pet Lifestyle Expert and Animal Behaviorist, Colleen Paige. Some pets like to get dressed up, others want nothing to do with it. Make something for them to wear or, go to a pet store and buy an outfit, but keep your pet’s comfort level in mind when involving him/her in this fun day y....

National Hairball Awareness Day

  If you are a cat owner you don’t need any more awareness about hairballs.  I know I have seen more than I care to.  We all assume that hairballs are a natural part of being a cat.  Well, yes and no.  A cat does ingest its fur while grooming itself.  A hairball is a result of to much fur being swallowed.  Ingesting to much fur can cause medical issues, like constipation.     Regular grooming will help prevent hairballs. Get on a schedule for a brushing session with your kitty.  Take advantage of this time with your fur baby, and bond over a...