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

                                       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

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 […]

What Zip Thinks About Dressing Up

I’m a serious dog. In a previous life, I believe I probably was a cowboy, quietly squinting at very distant but important elements in my landscape, like fire hydrants and construction cones, as I wrangled herds of bacon and took naps under peanut butter bushes.  I like a little space around me…definitely not a lap […]

Mothers Day: I’m A Good Dog, and Newborn Puppies Book Signings

We’re honored to host two celebrated authors this weekend in both stores (Portland and Boston):  Sat. 5/11 in Portland, and Sun. 5/12 in Boston.  Both signings are from 1-3 pm.  All proceeds will go to MSPCA and Lilly’s Fund (Boston) and Buddy Up Animal Society (Portland).  And we’ll have special guest Lilly the Hero Pit […]

Best New Reason (as if you needed another) to go to Yappier Hours at Liberty Hotel

If you live in Boston with your best pal & haven’t experienced ‘YH’ (Yappier Hour) at the Liberty Hotel, well we’ve just come up with the best new reason to get down there.  Starting this week, we’ll be there every Wednesday as the Liberty’s official YH partner.  Which means we get to supply the num-nums […]

Did You Know: Hairballs

Everyone who lives with a cat knows what it’s like to step on a hairball…gross! It’s not fun for the cat either. But did you know that you can minimize or stop hairballs naturally with a couple of easy changes to your kitty’s diet & grooming? Hairballs are wads of fur that accumulate in your […]

Lilly the Hero Pit Bull & Her Kissing Booth

Weather, please work with us this time!  We’re excited to introduce everyone to Lilly the Hero Pit Bull, this Sunday March 3rd, from 2-4 pm, and to give away all the ‘love’ bandanas we cut for the previously-scheduled (and re-scheduled due to snowstorms).  Buy a kiss from Lilly’s Kissing Booth, and we’ll give you a […]