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 […]

Fashion Friday: Kayla Gets a New Dog Coat

Dachshunds are low riders, which means they need good chest and belly coverage with abrasion-resistance.  And of course, they are long and narrow, which poses challenges in the fitting room.  Kayla was in recently shopping for coats (well, she was actually shopping for treats and humored us on the coats), and provided a chance to […]

Pugs Are Ridiculous Creatures, Pt. 1

Pugs have football-shaped bodies and tiny little feet.  They look at you with wide eyes from behind their squished noses, expecting you and everyone else to see them as creatures much larger and more frightening than they are.  Their wrinkled brows make them look so serious, yet they do the most ridiculous things.  Have you […]