Pet Food Recall: Stella & Chewy’s July 4, 2015

Stella & Chewy's Chicken Dinner

Stella & Chewy’s has issued a recall of a batch of Freeze-dried Chicken Dinner Patties in the 15 oz size that was found by the Maryland Dept. of Agriculture to contain Listeria monocytogenes, a bacteria that can be dangerous especially to humans.  In addition Stella & Chewy’s proactively recalled other batches of both Freeze-dried and […]

Anxiety in Pets: Fireworks & Thunderstorms


Who doesn’t love fireworks?  Wild summer thunderstorms?  A lot of anxious pets, that’s who.  Anxiety in pets is a complex problem that usually requires some research, close observation of your pets, trial & error with possible remedies, and a whole lot of understanding and patience. Anxiety is a broad term that’s applied to any fearful, nervous emotional state.  But […]

Top 10 Reasons to Vote | Best Pet Supply Boston & Portland

Vote Best Pet Supply Boston

Every spring, it’s like Oscar season in the world of reader polls.  Though it conjures up painful memories of being the last one standing in musical chairs, we go for these awards for a simple reason:  it helps us to grow by bringing in new customers, and that means we can continue to improve our […]

Tick Prevention for Dogs & Cats

Did You Know? Pug

We all know that ticks transmit Lyme’s Disease.  But did you know that Lyme’s is only one of several tick-borne illnesses?  Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Anaplasmosis and Ehrlichia for example are also passed via tick bites, and humans and pets can get them (cats can get Ehrlichia, and though they can test positive for Rocky Mountain Spotted […]

Bravo Issues Recall on Specific Batches of Frozen Raw Diets

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Bravo issued a voluntary recall today for select lots of their Frozen Raw Diets due to potential contamination with Listeria monocytogenes, a strain of bacteria that can cause very serious illness in young children, elderly and others with weakened immune systems.  It is however rarely harmful to animals.  For full details, including batch dates and Consumer Return Form, […]

Top Ten Reasons to Vote for Us in Heck Any Old Poll

Best of Boston Readers Poll 2014

                                       It’s voting time again!  And yes we are campaigning for votes.  Why?  Truly what gets our tails wagging every morning isn’t the awards, it’s the animals and animal-loving humans that we enjoy building relationships with…plus the […]

Nelson Mandela


In memory of Nelson Mandela.  May we have moments of the courage, conviction, vision, compassion, commitment to justice that he held onto tightly for 95 years. Listen to this speech, given on April 20, 1964 during his trial just prior to his 27 year imprisonment.    

TODAY! Christmas Photos to Benefit The Common Canine 2013

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Some time slots are still available between 3:30 and 6 pm TODAY.  Call to reserve (857.753.4176).  Walk-ins accepted on first-come, first-serve basis. Looking for a great way to deck the halls with your favorite companion?  No we’re not talking about the tufts of dog hair decorating your baseboards! It’s time for our annual Holiday Photo […]