Finding Homes for All Shelter Dogs

Boston and Portland’s own Amy Sutherland has a new book out, and if you love dogs, please buy it and read it…you will be glad you did.   In writing Rescuing ‘Penny Jane: One Shelter Volunteer, Countless Dogs, and the Quest to Find Them All Homes, Sutherland spent a year ‘doggedly’ researching homeless animal shelters across […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Buy a Dog (or Cat) Bed this Weekend, and 20% Goes to ARL

If you’ve been thinking about a new bed for fluffy, we’ve got a great reason to buy one this weekend: We want to help The Animal Rescue League reach its year end fundraising goal, so we’re donating 20% of every bed sold this Saturday and Sunday Dec. 15-16 to ARL. We’ve got plaids and corduroys and herring bones and […]

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 […]

Twofer Tuesday: Blue Buffalo Chicken Bits

Today’s Twofer Tuesday:  Blue Buffalo Chicken Bits, buy one, get one all day long, while supplies last! These tasty & cute li’l heart-shaped treats with flax for Omega 3 & 6 are a hit with dogs of all sizes.   Great for training or everyday treats!