Product Reviews

Treats: Goodness Gracious

Give a handful of treats to the pet you love, and a heart full of hope to another in need… One of our favorite dog treats has a particular place in our hearts because of their commitment to supporting local animal welfare groups.  We’re talking about Goodness Gracious, located right in Marblehead, MA.  Founder Amy […]

Anxiety Relief

Ahh, July in New England.  Don’t you just love the relief and the excitement of a good thunderstorm?  Or the grand finale of that quintessentially American spectacle of the 4th of July fireworks?  Not really?  Then you’re probably the caretaker of an animal prone to anxiety.  I remember a sweet Aussie named Roo who used […]

Review: Swamp Cooler & Kool Dog Collar

Products:  Ruffwear’s Swamp Cooler Jacket and the Kool Collar for Dogs. Purpose:  Keeping dogs cool in the heat.  Both products use evaporative cooling to lower body temperature.  The Swamp Cooler needs to be wet to work.  The Kool Collar comes with its own (nontoxic) gel pack that you ‘charge’ by freezing; or you can fill the […]

The Scoop: Stella & Chewy’s Frozen Raw, 25% off

Here’s the scoop on our food of the month, Stella & Chewy’s Frozen Raw Dinners, 25% off throughout June at our Newbury Street (Boston) or Portland Me store.  Limit one per flavor/size per visit.  More interested in a before & after?  Read this recent Stella & Chewy’s story in the NY Times Well Pets Blog. Ideal for: […]

Food Feature: Nature’s Variety Raw

The topic of feeding raw deserves a discussion, actually several.  For now I’m only going to acknowledge that some animal-lovers are pro-raw and some are against it, and many aren’t sure what to think yet.  For those of you who are looking for more info on raw in general, come see us in either store, […]