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An American Pet Boutique Who Had a Dream

As Memorial Day fast approaches and people are thinking forward to their summer plans, I find it's a good time to sit back and reflect on my country and my opportunities.Back in 1999 I had a dream to start a small business that would offer my community a place to come together and celebrate relationships [...]

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Identifying and Solving Pet Allergies

Seeing things growing and turning green is always refreshing until you realize it's also spring allergy season for many. We touched base with Dr. Marianne (Bailey) Holbein, the owner and veterinarian at Queenstown Veterinary Hospital in Queenstown Maryland, to learn more about pet allergies. If you are wondering "Why is my dog licking their paws or my [...]

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Pets and Plants Don't Always Mix

Plants are beautiful, but they don't always interact positively with our furry companions. We reached out to Dr. Marianne (Bailey) Holbein, the owner and veterinarian at Queenstown Veterinary Hospital in Queenstown Maryland, to learn more. Below you'll find which plants are toxic to dogs and what symptoms to watch for if your best friend decides [...]

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$5 Coupons Thank Paws pet boutique Clients

We love dogs, cats and even their people! Over the last 15 or so years we've met so many amazing individuals and animals that have helped Paws stay on the map. Paws pet boutique's VIP Rewards Program is one small way of saying "Thank you". We are grateful.In addition to giving back to animal charities, it [...]

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Celebrating Maryland Day

Many love to celebrate Maryland pride, but do you know why and when Maryland Day began? The holiday marks the anniversary of when the first European settlers arrived in Maryland. The date was March 25,1634 when two ships, The Ark and The Dove, landed in what is now St. Mary's county. While the date began to [...]

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Benefits and Importance of Pet ID Tags

We often hear "My cat is an 'inside cat' and my dog only goes out in our yard so they don't need ID tags". When fewer than 2% of lost cats and only 15-20% of lost dogs are ever returned to their guardians according to the National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, we beg [...]

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Hats off to Animal Advocates Who Change the Numbers

As the numbers change with the start of a new year we can be filled with gratitude and hope. It's a perfect time to reflect on the past year with gratitude for what has happened and look forward with optimism for what can happen. For many of us it's a time to be thankful for all [...]

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Halloween Safety Tips for Best Friends with Paws

Throughout the year there are many holidays to enjoy and Halloween is no exception. While pets can join in the fun, keep in mind there are some simple things you can do to keep your best friends safe, sound and happy. COSTUMES and PETSNever leave your companion animals alone when they are wearing a costume. Chewing [...]

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10 Unique Dog Gifts under $25 Just in Time for the Holidays!

While quite a variety of gifts for dogs and cats are offered through Paws pet boutique, we are always seeking unique gifts for people who love their companion animals too. Here are more than a few of our favorite dog-related things to pick up for someone special...although that may be you!1. 'Tails Up!' Leash Hooks - colorful and made of [...]

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Behind the Scenes at Paws pet boutique in Annapolis

Recently Paws pet boutique celebrated 15 years in business, and yes we served free dog cake that day of course! As you can imagine, there have been many behind-the-scenes moments. Much time and consideration is applied to searching for and selecting unique dog collars, cat toys, pet-lover gifts and much more. We thought it would be fun to walk [...]

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