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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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The Difference Between Dog Harnesses Explained!

Step-ins, mesh, front ring, 2-ring...what does all this mean? Harnesses serve multiple purposes, all of them good! We're going to make sense of it all for you right now. First, if you wish to take pressure off your pup's neck on walks a harness can do the trick. Secondly if you wish to have more [...]

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Why Your Best Friend Barks for Crab Dog Collars

Did you know when you pronounce CRAB backwards you "BARK"?  This must play into why dogs look so sharp in crab collars and leashes, and so adorable playing with crab toys! Of course kitties have a natural intrigue with crustaceans, which must be why crab cat toys always spice up playtime. Maryland's state crustacean is the blue crab. [...]

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Stylish ID Tags Serve a Purpose...They Return Your Best Friend Home!

You are late for work when a lone dog darts across the road right in front of you. The street is busy as is your schedule, but your car automatically pulls off to the side and you hop out to see if you can help this obviously lost little furry soul in front of you. You are [...]

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Not All Dog Treats are Baked Equally

Over the 15 years I have owned and operated a pet boutique I have seen quite a change in the variety and quality of dog treats. Years ago it was 'Milk Bones' or no bones, but today we are fortunate to have wheat-free, corn-free, grain-free and even vegetarian dog treats as options. If you watch [...]

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Dog Collars vs. Cat Collars, What's the Difference?

All collars are not made equal. Whenever someone purchases a tiny collar in our pet boutique we always try ask if they have a tiny dog or a cat. The collar difference is in the buckle. Cats love to explore and perch on high objects, whether it be a tree or shed outside or a dresser in [...]

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What a Difference the Right Dog Collar Makes

What a person is wearing, just like what a dog is sporting on their neck, makes statement. While the personality of the dog and it's person can come through with a unique dog collar selection, it's also important to make sure you opt for the right collar for your best friend. Dogs are all different, [...]

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Sleeps with Dogs Club

Are you a dog snuggler? If so, you are among the millions of people in the U.S. that enjoy the benefits of snoozing with their best furry friends. I like to think of us as a club of animal lovers that truly appreciate and seek the company dogs. In addition to being fantastic bed warmers [...]

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Dogs Look Stately in Maryland Flag Crab Dog Collars & Spirited in Natty Boh Dog Collars

Whether you reside in Maryland or simply enjoy visiting the state and it's dog-friendly towns, sharing this spirit through your dog is something you can enjoy every day. "What's that 'Hon" you say? Let us suggest a fetching Maryland Flag dog collar for your best friend that even has a Maryland Flag leash to match [...]

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