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Need a reason to party? Look no further!!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, January 19, 2014, In : Local Pet Events 
You're invited to our Westminster Best In Show Party on Tuesday, Feb 11 from 8-11pm at Park...I mean *BARK* Central Tavern in Hamden.  We are so excited to make our annual party open to the public and at our favorite local restaurant to boot.  What could be better?  Well, I suppose sitting ringside in The Garden, but this is the next best thing!  Come join us as we cheer on our favorite breeds and share lots of fun behind the scenes info, breed specific tidbits and endless stories.  Enjoy the...
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How'd it go?

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, November 10, 2013, In : Local Pet Events 
The Open House was a huge hit!  We had a great time and a great crowd.  The vendors were awesome.  The Shabby to Chic makeover went great and we are happy to say that we know of 3 dogs that were adopted this past week since participating in the event.  Happy those dogs are able to go to their new homes fresh and clean.  Strut Your Stuffed was a hit as well.  The kids really got into showing off their favorite stuffed pets.  Visit our Facebook page or Twitter to see pictures.  Thank you all fo...
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Open House Extravaganza is here again!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, October 27, 2013, In : Local Pet Events 
We cannot wait to have another Open House Event.  We had so much fun last year and was able to get several pets adopted due to our Shabby to Chic makeover competition.  You do not want to miss all the fun we have in store for you, your family and most importantly your pets.  

The first of two main events that Little Shop will be hosting is the Shabby to Chic shelter pet makeover.  We have invited local groomers from New England and the tri state area to enter and groom a shelter pet that is in...
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Get ready!! It's almost Open House time!!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, September 29, 2013, In : Local Pet Events 
I am so excited!  One of the highlights of my year is the shop Open House Event! We have so much fun planned, I can barely contain myself.  Be sure to tell your friends and family and come down to enjoy the festivities.  

We will have crafts, games, prizes, raffles, face painting, temporary pet tattoos and bling, pet portraiture, a mock dog show for ages 2-12 (BYO stuffed animal), a rescue pet grooming competition Shabby to Chic, agility demos, a phenomenal pet photographer, pet pro Q&A, and s...
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Claire's Corner Copia Yappy Hour

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, September 1, 2013, In : Local Pet Events 
Friday night the shop girls headed out to Yappy Hour at Claire's in New Haven.  The proceeds were to benefit the Friends of the New Haven Animal Shelter.  We had so much fun.  We met some new pets and saw some regulars and handed out free nail trim and teeth brushing coupons.  There was also a rather large silent auction with some very nice baskets from local businesses, we donated two, a boy and girl themed adoption basket.  The food was delicious, the music was lively and you couldn't beat ...
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Come out on Saturday, July 20!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Sunday, July 14, 2013, In : Local Pet Events 
Bring the kids, both 2 and 4 leggers to the 5th Annual Central CT Pet Fair, Dog Walk and 5K.  There will be food, fun, games, prizes and more!

Where: Hubbard Park, Meriden CT

When: Registration begins at 8am, Pet Fair begins at 10am and goes until 2pm

We will be there so definitely come stop by our booth and say hello!  We love visitors! For more information check out their website:

Central CT Pet Fair, Dog Walk and 5K

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Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Saturday, November 3, 2012, In : Local Pet Events 
Welcome to our Open House Festival!!!!  We look forward to being able to let our fur down a little and have some fun with our friends and their pets.  There is a lot planned tomorrow, here is our schedule...remember we are dog people so everything is a little flexible.  :)

Rescue Roundup Grooming Competition @ Little Shop of Howlers

   - local groomers will be giving homeless pets a much needed makeover in the hopes that they will go to their forever homes clean and happy.

Agility Demo w...

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This Sunday, Oct 23rd!!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Wednesday, October 19, 2011, In : Local Pet Events 

You're invited to the 4th Annual Cut-a thon at Joiya Day Spa and Hair Design to benefit Hamden Happy Tails Foundation.  We will be there offering nail trims and pawdicures.  Don't miss out on the excitement!

Where: 2349 Whitney Ave, Hamden CT (Corner of Whitney and Dixwell)
When: 10am - 2pm

See the flyer for an itinerary and more information.

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Head over to Branford on Sunday!!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, In : Local Pet Events 
Help support local adoption and rescue groups at Branford's Animal Awareness Day this coming Sunday, October 2 from 12 noon - 5pm.  Bring your pet along for fun games, food, vendors, a blessing of the animals, live bands, ugliest dog in CT contest, kissing booth, dog walk, professional photographers and more!!  Hundreds of pets and parents will be at this event, so not only is this a great chance to show off your baby, but to socialize them with other friendly people and pets.  This helps mak...
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Save the date!!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Thursday, August 19, 2010, In : Local Pet Events 
September 26, 2010 we will be having an open house and party to celebrate our new salon.  Paws N Effect next door will also be holding some dog friendly events.

So far we are planning:
BBQ (with vegetarian options as well)
Ice cream
Grooming demonstrations
Private grooming consultations for your pets
Nail trims
Teeth brushing
Agility demos
Lure coursing
Healthy diet seminars by local vets
Rescue group fundraising
Door prizes
Special coupons
Tours of our salon
Self Serve Pet Spa will be open
CGC testin...
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Yappie Hour in Cheshire!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Monday, June 29, 2009, In : Local Pet Events 
Paws Pet Resort is now hosting a monthly Yappie Hour starting tonight from 5-7pm.  Come check out the fun and meet fabulous new pets and their people!  We have heard great things about this facility from our furry friends and family.  Their luxury suites have webcams so you can watch your pet while away on vacation to make sure they're doing well.  Check out their site at

Don't miss next months Yappie Hour: Wednesday, July 15th 5-7pm.  We hope to see you there! 

Paws Pet Res...

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Help animal shelters help pets.

Posted by Little Shop on Thursday, March 26, 2009, In : Local Pet Events 
Stuffed Adoptions has a variety of brande new soft, cuddly and adorable stuffed animal dogs, cats, and bunny rabbits available for purchase.  A large portion of every stuffed animal purchase goes to a real humane society or animal welfare organization.  Stuffed Adoptions also make a wonderful gif, birthday, pet memorial gift, get well present, Easter or holiday present.  You can even include a gift message!  So "adopt" a stuffed pet from Stuffed Adoptions today!  Every adoption includes the s...
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Super Adoption Event 3/20-3/22!

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Friday, March 20, 2009, In : Local Pet Events 
If you're thinking of adding a new best friend, don't miss this event in Stamford this weekend.  Sponsored by the SPCA of CT, and hosted at Stamford Petsmart, 288 West Avenue Stamford, CT 06902.  Check out their video here.  Remember we offer 15% off for any pet's first grooming with proof of adoption papers! 

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