Happy National Puppy Day! Treat Your Furry Best Friend

In case you missed it, yesterday was National Puppy Day! Our furry friends helped us cope with our many challenges over the last year and deserve some recognition. Take your buddy for a walk, give them a treat and have a snuggle. If you’ve always wanted a pet, check out the Oregon Humane Society. Below are a few stores that cater to our canine companions. 

  • Beaumont: As huge lovers of animals, Green Dog Pet Supply thoughtfully and sustainably selects the products they carry. They take the saying think “globally and act locally” to heart, which informs their approach to business. 
  • East Burnside: Meat for Cats and Dogs specializes in raw diet food and supplies that provide numerous health benefits for pets. Visit their website to learn more about why you should consider moving your animal to a raw food diet.
  • Division: If you need help with undesirable doggy behaviors like biting, leash pulling, aggression or anxiousness you’ll want to contact Kindred Dog PDX. They pride themselves in taking on any dog, any size with any problem and creating a positive relationship between the pet and owner.
  • Foster: The Headstrong Hound is Foster’s newest pet store-to-be. Welcome them to the neighborhood and help celebrate their grand opening on March 27th. They will emphasize putting women and BIPOC-owned pet brands in the spotlight.
  • Lents: With a variety of pet products and organic feed, Foster Feed and Garden has been family owned and operated since 1898. They are known for great service and affordable prices.
  • Lloyd: The Pixie Project is a respected local non-profit animal adoption center and rescue. They offer a variety of services to the public including but not limited to: pet adoption services, pet owner education and support, low cost to free spay, neuter and veterinary services for homeless and low-income pet owners.
  • Multnomah Village: Health Pets NW is locally owned and operated and has focused on natural pet nutrition and health for 20 years. Be sure to take a look at their March Madness specials. For a unique and special experience, check out Pawsh Pet Cafe. They create all natural baked goods for the most discerning dog. Sit Stay Fit is the place to help busy dog owners keep their pet well trained and in shape. Their services are great for a new puppy in your life that needs guidance. 
  • NE BroadwayPet’s on Broadway is Portland’s largest, locally owned independent pet shop and has been in business since 1990. They are community minded and frequently donate food to rescues. Stop by to browse their wide selection of products. 
  • Northwest District: For a store offering an array of holistic foods, plus treats, toys & apparel for dogs & cats, Hip Hound is your place. Cycle Dog is an earth-friendly pet company. You can peruse products in their showroom or enjoy a local craft beer at their dog friendly taproom which has an adjoining outdoor dog play area!
  • Pearl District: When you’re on the road and need a special place to pamper your dog think of LexiDog Boutique & Social Club. Founded on the idea that every dog deserves to be spoiled, you can be sure that your pet will be well-cared-for!
  • St. Johns: Tre Bone has become an integral part of the St. Johns community by hosting dog training classes, raising money for the Oregon Human Society through their annual calendar sales, and supporting other independent pet stores in Portland and the surrounding area.

This list is non-exhaustive. If we missed a pet shop that is important to you, let us know. Show us your puppy content on Instagram and Facebook.