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Product Review | Molly Mutt Duvets

Is your dog exhausted by the end of a humid summer day? Nothing tires my Basset Hounds out more than long walks, playing in the yard with their fur buddies, and well let’s just say it, just about anything! That’s where Molly Mutt comes in for the save! Molly Mutt duvets are eco-friendly and designed in Berkley, California. They have awesome, affordable, and convenient duvets in a variety of fun fabrics made to meet your home’s style or dog’s personality.  It’s as easy as 1,2,3. Simply stuff the bed with unwanted clothes, towels or blankets. Beds can be stuffed to 5 inches in height, so you can make your bed extra plush and comfortable. Your dog also will be comforted by your scent while they’re nestled into the cozy bed. The duvets come in three different sizes, are 100% cotton, durable, and machine washable. Smalls are great for smaller breeds like Dachshunds and Boston Terriers, mediums are great for breeds such as a Labrador Retriever, and the huge is perfect for multiple dogs or extra-larger breeds like Great Danes. When Morgan and Zoey’s bed needs to be cleaned I remove the duvet cover, leaving the stuff sack out and just throw it in the washer. The stuff sack is a separate item made of mesh that holds the bed’s items together when the duvet is taken off. You do not need the stuff sack but it is easier to have when you have loose articles. There are so many different patterns and colors to choose from that you’ll be able to find the perfect one for your dog to enjoy.

Product Review | Wondercide

It’s officially summertime which means it’s time to get outside with your pups! The best summer days are spent outside with your dog by your side. Keeping my dog, Beau, flea and tick-free is always a concern of mine. During my last camping trip I found multiple ticks on Beau, so I began researching how exactly flea and tick control works. I learned that the flea and tick control I get from Beau’s vet doesn’t actually repel fleas and ticks but it kills them once they have already bitten Beau. In addition, it has NO effect against mosquitoes. I was really stuck was that it can be dangerous to humans to touch their pets after some forms of flea and tick control are applied. I couldn’t wrap my mind around putting something directly onto my best friend that was dangerous for even me to touch. I knew I wanted a safer option not only for Beau but for myself, as well. Wondercide Flea and Tick Control was the answer to my concerns.
Wondercide’s Natural Flea and Tick Control is focused on providing natural and organic solutions for pets, people, and property. It was founded by inspirations from a husky mix named Luna. Luna became severely ill from pesticide poisoning in 2008 with symptoms ranging from skin issues to kidney failure. Luna’s mom, Stephanie Boone, did her research and founded Wondercide on natural principles. Today Luna is happy and healthy and just celebrated her 15th birthday. Wondercide flea and tick control provides a safe way to repel and kill fleas, ticks, AND mosquitoes on dogs by using cedar oil. (It can even be used on humans!) I love knowing that Wondercide is safe for Beau and that I don’t have to avoid touching him after I apply it. Did I mention it smells great, too? Using Wondercide is as simple as rubbing your dogs fur in the opposite direction that it grows and misting them with the product. Beau is now flea, tick, AND mosquito free on our outdoor adventures and I am worry free.

Wondercide is available in 4oz or 16oz option in lemongrass or lavender at Shop Dog Boutique.

Review provided by Shop Dog staffers, Grace and Beau.

Product Review | Goat Milk Yogurt

We have tons of great new options in our freezer, from raw marrow bones to frozen yogurts. One of the fun, super-nutritional options is the raw goat milk yogurt from Steve’s Real Food. This yogurt is a simple, yet effective, way to add raw nutrition to your pet’s diet. It’s full of probiotics, vitamins, and minerals that boost your pet’s immune system and promote healthy digestion. It also contains chia seeds which are known for absorbing toxins and keeping kidneys clean. Hank and Simon (my cat) both get yogurt added to their food as a topper, but you can also use it as a cool treat! It’s so important to add moisture to your pet’s diet and this is an easy and enticing way to do just that. Only containing three ingredients (raw goat milk, chia seeds, and coconut flour), this yogurt is super palatable and becoming a huge hit with our staff’s and customer’s pets! The yogurt comes in a convenient resealable pouch that stays good in the fridge for up to 21 days. You can purchase the raw goat’s milk yogurt in a 4 oz. pouch for $5 or the 16 oz. pouch for $14.

Product review provided by Shop Dog staffer, Kelsi.

Shop Dog Artist | Audrey Stommes

We’re so impressed by Audrey’s work and are excited to connect our customers with her talents. Audrey is an Augustana graduate and has a Master of Fine Arts. When she’s not in her studio, she’s playing outside in Minnesota with her two Wirehaired Vizslas. Hooray for local artists!

Pricing and sizing information below.

8 x 8 $150        16 x 20 $426

10 x 10 $200      20 x 20 $575

11 x 14 $225      24 x 18 $650

12 x 12 $300     24 x 24 $775

12 x 16 $300    24 x 30 $925

14 x 18 $325     30 x 30 $1250

16 x 16 $350     36 x 36 1450

18 x 18 $400     36 x 48 $1750

Email Audrey with several photos and a background color. 50% down payment must be made prior at Shop Dog Boutique. Allow 2-6 weeks for completion.

Shop Dog Artist | Laura Jewell

Meet our newest Shop Dog artist, Laura Jewell. Although Laura is best known for her abstract landscapes, we absolutely love her soft pastel grid pet portraits. Laura is originally from Kansas and received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of South Dakota with a focus in printmaking. She calls Sioux Falls home and often shares her studio with her Doberman and Pitbull Terrier.

Portraits can be created in a variety of sizes. Portraits start at just $80.

4” x 6” $80

8” x 10” $175

11” x 14” $250

16” x 20” $450

Other sizes are also available upon request. Allow two-four weeks for completion and provide multiple reference photos.

Learn more about Laura on her site or contact her directly at laura@laurajewellartwork.com.

Portraits are purchased through Shop Dog Boutique.