Wellness Recall March 18, 2017

Wellpet, maker of Wellness, has issued a limited recall due to possible elevated levels of beef thyroid hormone.  The recall is limited to one canned formula, Wellness 95% Beef Canned Dog Food.  Any pet parents with this product in their pantry should check on the bottom of the can for the following ‘best by’ dates.  If any […]

Grandma Lucy’s Affordable Freeze-dried Pet Food

Making Freeze-dried Pet Food Accessible Grandma Lucy’s makes accessibly-priced freeze-dried pet food. It costs about the same per day (about $3.50-$4.25 for an average 50lb dog) as our most popular kibble, Acana.  So should you consider switching or adding it to your food rotation?  Comparing kibble and freeze-dried foods is like comparing apples to oranges. But […]

Dental Chews for Dogs

Dogs in the Wild Didn’t Eat Dental Chews Domesticated dogs are prone to gum disease and tooth decay just like people are.  Their ancestors of course didn’t eat dental chews.  But they didn’t eat kibble, milk bones or any other processed foods either.  Dogs in the wild subsisted on a diet of raw, whole prey that […]

Merry Madness: Portland & Now Boston

Portland’s been lubricating the local small business Christmas shopping experience for 13 years with Merry Madness, the one-night-a-year mass shopping and sipping party that keeps the shops open & serving tastes of wine or cocoa till 10pm.  It’s a great idea that for some indiscernible reason the Newbury Street League has passed on, but it’s a natural […]

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 […]

Our Portland Store Getting Spiffier

  We’ve always loved the eccentric, colorful, fun feel in Fetch, our Portland store.  But every store, after years of busy-ness, needs a scrub-up and some fresh paint.  Seeing as April is Fetch’s 13th anniversary, we thought it would be the perfect time to close that store for a week, remodel, and re-open withgleaming floors, and […]

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 […]

Photos with Santa 2012: A Beacon Hill Christmas

For the past two years we’ve hosted our Photos with Santa fundraisers in our store on Newbury Street, but it has been a little crowded!  Even so, the event raised hundreds of dollars each year for our local animals in need.  Will you join us in this year’s festive fund- and fun-raiser?  All proceeds this […]