It’s National Puppy Day on Saturday the 23rd, but when you’ve got a furry canine friend at home, it’s probably safe to say that most days are puppy days. And why stop at puppies when we can celebrate dogs of all ages?
If you’re looking to give your dog some pampering in Novato, Kathy’s Pet Salon is a great place to go for all your grooming needs. When it’s time for treats? Well, when you visit Woodlands Pet Food and Treats, the clue is in the name. They also carry plenty of toys too, for when you want to play catch or give your pooch something to chew on.
You’ll also find plenty of good stuff for pets at Pet Food Express, with two Novato locations, one in Hamiton and the other in the Novato Fair Shopping Center. With dogs being very much “part of the family”, Novato’s own Family Petcare Store is another perfect pet care rendezvous. This family-owned business provides nutrition, behavior and health support for puppies, dogs and all pets alike.
When it comes to heartwarming pet stories, they don’t come much better than Wagster Treats. This local pet treat success story is a business run by the good people at Homeward Bound of Marin. Every pack of treats sold helps Homeward Bound on their mission to help formerly homeless people with housing and employment skills.
You can find Wagster Treats at Woodlands Pet Food and Treats, Pet Food Express, the Marin Humane Society, or order them online. They’re healthy, dogs love them, and you’re helping someone locally when you buy them.
If you love a good pet story, then you may also enjoy the Marin Humane Society’s Share a Book program. It encourages kids to build their reading skills in a non-judgemental environment at local libraries, reading to and alongside dogs. Check out their calendar for upcoming events — they’ll be at the San Rafael library at 11am on Saturday the 23rd and back in Novato at the South Novato library at 11am on March 30th.
We hope these ideas have given you some dog loving inspiration for canine fun around Novato. Perhaps we’ll see you out and about around town, or at our much-loved Dogbone Meadow Park (which, we’re sad to report, will be closed March 21st-25th due to the rain). Happy Puppy Day, pet pals!