Entries by Patricia Boden

FALL IS COMING — ARE YOUR PETS READY?

Your pet’s “seasonal inner clock” starts changing when the days get shorter, not necessarily when the temperature changes. Already now, they are “blowing coat”  — shedding the old coat  to get ready for winter coat growth. These variable temperature months can be tough for pets, so make sure they get some extra care!  Now’s the […]

BACK-TO-SCHOOL IS AN ADJUSTMENT FOR YOUR FAMILY PETS TOO!

Summer’s great for pets – extra play time, fun vacations, lots of attention from the kids. But when school starts, a different family schedule can cause some anxiety, restlessness and neediness.  Even the sense of responsibility a dog has for looking after kids can cause behavior changes, especially if the he’s not sure why his […]

GET READY FOR FUN EVENTS THIS FALL!

Can you believe we’ve been helping pets become healthier for 15 years? Well, tails will be wagging all over  C’ville for our 15th Anniversary Celebration! It all begins October 23 with a special store event every day and ending with our popular Dog Fest  & Halloween Costume Contest on October 30 at Darden Towe Park. […]

SUMMER GROOMING TIPS FOR PETS

From our ace groomer, Reba… KEEP EARS CLEAN –  Get rid of bacteria from lakes and streams with our essential oil ear cleaners. DON’T SHAVE DOUBLE COATED BREEDS – the coat keeps them cool and protects them from intense sunlight, we’ll de-shed or thin their coat for you instead. TAKE CARE OF FEET – Keep […]

“CHRISTMAS IN JULY” — FOOD DRIVE FOR RESCUE PETS!

Caring for Creatures Food Drive, Going on now through July 15 – The small rescue groups need our help more than just during the holidays so we’re launching this event by donating over 1,000 pounds of Acana kibble! That’s almost a ton of chow for the pets at Caring For Creatures, an independent rescue group […]

IS YOUR DOG ACTING LIKE A “SCARDY CAT?”

Be prepared for summer  with our “tried and true” solutions for thunderstorms. Choose from safe blends of flower essences, herbs, homeopathic remedies or essential oils and you’ll soon see a difference in your pet’s behavior. These remedies are easy to use and resolve such issues as severe anxiety from storms, road or air travel, fear […]

FLEAS, TICKS, SKEETERS… OH MY!

Insects are out in full force – are you prepared? Our all-natural, chemical-free products will keep your pets and your family safe! Choose from Wholistic Pet diatomaceous earth, Wondercide sprays (citronella, lavender/rosemary or cedar), Earth Animal herbal shampoos/sprays, Pops Organics product and more. We’ve even got a stock of Young Living Essential Oils should you […]

MOBILE GROOMING NOW BOOKING — EXPANDED IN STORE GROOMING AND NEW PET CARE SERVICES FOR DOGS & CATS TOO!

Our new in-store grooming salon is bigger and better than ever before! And we have a new mobile grooming trailer, now available to travel to your neighborhood! Whether you choose in-house or mobile services, all full grooms include: Hydro Bath with all natural shampoo, Turbo Dry (no cage drying ever!), Clipping or Scissoring (or Terrier […]

“EASTMINSTER” DOG SHOW – MAY 18, KESWICK SHOW GROUNDS

Join us for family fun with your dog at the Keswick Horse Show! Enjoy classes like Beginner’s Agility, Musical Chairs, Best Costume, the ever-popular Family Class and Best Rescue! Registration begins 5pm at the Upper Ring and the show begins at 6pm, rain or shine. All winners receive great prizes and vie for “Best In […]