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Local Friends Spotlight: Panda & Co.

  What is Panda & Co? Panda & Co. is an online pet bakery. We specialize in baking healthy treats made with only natural, organic, human-grade ingredients for your beloved furry friend. Our products contain zero added sugars, preservatives, additives or artificial flavours. We cater to all dietary needs offering dairy-free, wheat/gluten free alternatives and everything in between. What inspired you to start? It was my dog Panda’s first birthday. We decided to take a trip to the local pet store to pick-up a special treat for his first birthday. I was instantly taken back by the ingredients: sugar was listed as one of the first, along with hydrogenated palm kernel oil, and many preservatives & artificial ingredients. I didn’t feel comfortable feeding this...

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Local Friends Spotlight: KuriK9

Your pets wellness and overall well-being is so important. Our friend Regan from Kuri K9 offers a variety of different massages to help with our pets overall quality of life.    What is Kuri K9?   Kuri K9 Massage is my mobile Certified Canine and Feline Massage Therapy business. I offer Swedish and other massage therapies (such as Lymphatic Drainage and Reflexology massage) to my clients’ fur babies in the comfort of their own home—anywhere I can get to within the Toronto area via transit. I also offer Distance Reiki, which comes in handy during COVID lockdowns, but it also means I can serve clients anywhere. You might wonder what a dog or cat might get out of massage therapy, and there...

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Quarterly Rescue Collab: Sea Paws

We are so excited to continue our initiative to donate to a new rescue for the September - November quarter. This time we are spotlighting and donating to Sea Paws Rescue! Part of every online purchase will be donated to them for the three months. Natasha one of the founders tells us more about this awesome rescue below.  Who is Sea Paws Rescue, how was it establish and what do you do? Sea Paws Rescue (SPR) is a small passionate team of animal lovers dedicated to saving the lives of abandoned and neglected animals all over the globe. Our goal is to give every animal the medical care, shelter, and love and care they need to ensure their successful integration...

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Local Friends Spotlight: Muttropolitan Walks

As many pet owners return to work their dogs have gotten so used to having a companion at home all day. A dog walker is an essential service for the busy pet parent. Whether they take your dog on a daily walk or as needed the service they provide is invaluable. Ashlee from Muttropolitan Walks provides an exceptional service to her four legged clients.  Who is Muttropolitan walks?  Muttropolitan walks is your friendly neighbourhood dog walker. It’s a time to have fun, feel loved and be engaged. I strive to make it a pet care service that dogs and their people can feel confident in.    How long have you been a dog walker? I started Muttropolitan walks in April of 2019....

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Local Friends Spotlight: Reds Doggo

As a pet parent what is better than matching with your dog? Our friend Yassmine at RedsDoggo is able to make that happen with her line of scrunchies and masks for pet parents and bandanas for dogs. We love collaborating with her and exploring fun designs! How did RedsDoggo get started and what inspired you?  Back in December 2018 I wanted a custom-made Christmas X Large bow tie for my Labrador, Lucky, to match with my Christmas outfit. I couldn’t find what I was looking for. I started making some bow ties and bandanas for Lucky, to match my jeans, and daily casual outfits. When more and more people started ordering for their dogs, I decided to start the business...

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