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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Elevated Dining Style

We’re fans of These Creatures, a small company in Seattle that designs and handcrafts steel diners for pets (and leash/coat hooks, and some other handy things like charging docks).  Their designs are refreshing.  No paw prints or bones here; instead, warblers and squirrels and goldfish, or nicely rendered images of popular dog breeds.  Or in […]