Be sure to support your local doggie businesses!
You'll find some excellent ways to spend your doggie dollar at these fine establishments:
- Treats Unleashed. Located in the Forum Shopping Center, Treats Unleashed has delicious home-made doggie treats as well as a huge selection of toys and doggie care items, and doggie gift ware for our people-friends who love dogs as much as we do. They also specialize in cakes made just for your special doggie-occasion!
- Lizzi & Rocco's. This is a high quality natural pet food and products market, recently opened on East Nifong Blvd. They also support local animal rescues. Stop by and see what goodies they have in store for your furry friends!
- Columbia Canine Sports Center. This is THE place to take your active dog to learn agility training, obedience, rally racing and more. Classes are small and fun, and everything is taught in a pawsitive way. Give them a call at (573) 817-2272.
- About Paws Pet Salon. Rose Kennon and her staff offer personalized and professional pet grooming services. If you want to get Fifi groomed for a special get-together, give them a call at 573-268-0678. Please note: About Paws is no longer located inside Mudd Puppies. They have moved to the West Broadway Business Park, next door to Salon Adair and Spa, which is across from Shakespere's Pizza - West.
- Four Seasons Pet Services, LLC. When South Paw Acres is completely booked up, this is a great alternative for your pet's care. You can trust Melissa Vogt at Four Seasons Pet Services to look after your fur-babies, in the comfort of their own home. She can also transport Phydeaux to and from the vet, to and from SPA, or any other places around town. Learn about everything she has to offer by calling 573-424-5614 or visit her beautiful website.
- Scoop-n-Doo. This is a dog waste removal service provided locally in Columbia & surrounding towns by David Jacks. He will come to your house once a week and rid your yard of solid dog waste so you don't have to worry about it. He can be reached by calling (573) 447-2667.
Adopt Some More Love!
Consider adding another dog (or even a cat!) to your household! Some very special animals that need loving homes and warm laps to curl up in are just waiting for you to stop in and get acquainted. Please visit these awesome adoption agencies in person or on the web:
Some Very Doggie Links
No Kill Columbia - No Kill Columbia's goal is to end the unnecessary killing of adoptable companion animals through awareness and education. They also work with local animal shelters and rescue organizations to help find homes for some loving dogs and cats!
My Buddy Pal - If you long for original dog artwork on your note and greeting cards, then you should check out My Buddy Pal. These are humorous yet thoughtful sentiments printed on heavy card stock with adorable drawings by the artist, Michael Murphy. His work has been featured in all the best dog magazines, The New Yorker, and museum catalogs. Check out the website to read the true story of how these cards came to be - all because of a golden retriever named "Pal".
Pets Need People - This is a Mid-Missouri online network that connects pets with people. If you have lost a pet, found a pet, or are looking for a new companion for your life, this is the place to go. The webmaster will post pictures for you, along with your information, to help a pet find his "fur"ever home. This is a free service, but they do appreciate donations to keep things running. You can also subscribe to a monthly newsletter to keep up with the organization.
Draw The Dog - Welcome to the happiest “Spot” on the Web! Draw The Dog posts a new dog cartoon every day (except for Sunday, when they rest). The cartoons "draw themselves" right before your eyes! And your dog can be a star... just send them a picture and a story, and they might feature your baby on their web site. You can sign up for daily emails of the cartoons to be delivered right to your in box. It's a lot of fun!!
The Bark Magazine - This is THE best dog magazine out there. Thoughtful stories, great artwork, and even the ads are fun!
Doggy Layer Cake Your dog will DROOL over this yummy cake! Surprise him (and his doggie friends) with one on his next birthday!