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 […]

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 […]

Do You Have a DINOS?

….or do you know what it’s like to be approached by a MDIF? DINOS are Dogs In Need Of Space…good dogs who for any of a number of good reasons (fear, training, health, aggression are just a few) should not be approached without an ok from their human.  And MDIFs, well they are the well-meaning […]

Postponed: St. Lilly-tines Day with Lilly the Hero Pit Bull

Blast you February, the snowiest month of the year.  You’ve again proven you are the less-than-best time to schedule an event! Stay tuned for the new date on our Lilly’s Fund-raiser & celebration of Lilly the Hero Pit Bull (which was scheduled for this afternoon). If you don’t know about Lilly, you can read her […]

Fashion Friday: Zip the Pug Sports a Bow Tie

We’re an impassioned group of animal lovers.  We take the business of choosing & providing supplies to our customers very very seriously.  So why do we carry so much dog apparel each winter?  Doesn’t that make us less serious? Actually, not at all!  First of all, some apparel is unquestionably functional, sometimes necessary.  It’s a […]