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Petagogy Greensburg’s 5th Annual Customer Appreciation Celebration

Sunday, October 18 through Saturday, October 24 Enjoy a week of sales and events at Petagogy Greensburg beginning Sunday, October 18! Every day we’ll have sales on your favorite pet food brands! You can also purchase raffle tickets to win free pet food or one of our fantastic pet gift baskets; tickets will be pulled on Saturday, October 24 at 7:00 pm and all proceeds benefit All But Furgotten. Sunday, October 18 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm: Make-your-own (doggie) sundae bar! We’ll have scoops of our famous doggie ice cream ready for you to top with your pup’s favorite treats! Saturday, October 24 from 12:00 to 2:00 pm: $10 pet nail trims with Sophia from Doolittle’s Pet Services! All trims are first come, first served. Dogs and cats welcome! Cash only. Daily sales and promotions on your favorite brands (see complete list below). Raffle featuring pet food and gift baskets. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. All proceeds benefit All But Furgotten. Winners will be pulled on Sunday, October 24 at 7:00 pm (winners will also be called and the list will be posted on our Facebook page). Free Petagogy reusable bags (with purchase; limit one per person; while supplies last)! Take advantage of these special pet food deals throughout the week: Acana: $2 off all 4.5 lb bags, $4 off all 13 lb bags and $7 off all 25 lb bags of dog food; $3 off all 4 lb bags and $4 off all 10 lb bags of cat food Canine Caviar: $1 off all 4 lb bags, $3 off all 11 lb bags, $5 off...

Petagogy Named One of America’s Coolest Pet Stores

Petagogy is one of ten pet stores chosen as “America’s Coolest” by PETS+, “The Better Business Magazine for American Pet Pros,” in its fourth annual Nationwide contest. Check out America’s Coolest Pet Stores! The America’s Coolest Stores Contest highlights the best examples of independent pet businesses throughout the United States. They are judged by a panel of editorial staff and retail experts on the basis of their history, business practices, interior and exterior design, customer experience, marketing, community involvement and online presence.     America’s Coolest Pet Stores for 2020: First place — Bark Life, Seminole, FL Second place — Four Muddy Paws, St. Louis, MO Third place — Dexter’s Deli, San Diego, CA 2020 Honorable Mentions (in alphabetical order) The Dog Store, Alexandria, VA Firehouse Pet Shop & Grooming, Wenatchee, WA Green Dog Pet Supply, Portland, OR Hawaii Doggie Bakery, Honolulu, HI Just For Paws, St. Charles, IL Petagogy, Pittsburgh, PA Sniffany’s Pet Boutique, Albany, OR About PETS+ A division of SmartWork Media, PETS+ provides American pet business owners with the tools and actionable advice they need to strengthen their businesses. PETS+ engages business owners in a way that gives them the knowledge and strength to stand up to the competition and thrive....

Notice to our Customers: COVID-19 Update

Both Petagogy locations are open for in-store shopping! Both Petagogy Greensburg and Petagogy Shadyside are open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 am to 8:00 pm and Sunday from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm for in-store shopping. Per Pennsylvania state recommendations, we ask that all customers wear a mask or face covering that covers the nose and mouth while inside the store. Customers must also practice social distancing while shopping in-store. If you do not have a mask we will serve you curbside; please call the store for service. Same-day curbside pickup service is available for customers not comfortable entering the store. To take advantage of our curbside service, please call us in advance with the details of your order. You can then pay for your order over the phone via credit card and pick it up any day during regular business hours. If no one answers during business hours please leave a detailed voicemail with your name and phone number; we’ll return your call as soon as possible. Petagogy Shadyside: 412-362-7387 Petagogy Greensburg: 724-691-0325 Rescue Re-Tail Powered by Petagogy located inside Humane Animal Rescue continues to be closed until further notice. If you have any questions, concerns or require any special assistance please contact us at either location or email us at info@petagogypgh.com. We are extremely grateful to all of our customers who continued to support us during the shutdown and appreciate your flexibility and patience as we’ve navigated through the changes. We look forward to seeing you and your pets in the store again soon! With much thanks, The Petagogy...

Petagogy Shadyside’s 9th Anniversary Celebration

Petagogy Shadyside’s 9th Anniversary Celebration Sunday, June 21 – Saturday, June 27 Petagogy Shadyside is turning nine, and we’re celebrating with a week-long event beginning Sunday, June 21! Every day we’ll have giveaways and sales on your favorite pet food brands! You can also purchase raffle tickets to win free pet food or one of our fantastic pet gift baskets; tickets will be pulled on Saturday, June 27 at 7:00 pm. Daily sales and promotions on your favorite brands (see complete list below). Courtney from Steel City Pack Leader will return for $10 nail trims on Saturday, June 27. Dog nail trims are from 3:00 to 5:00 pm and cats from 5:00 to 6:00 pm. All trims are first come, first served. Cash only. Raffle featuring pet food and gift baskets. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5. All proceeds benefit Humane Animal Rescue. Winners will be pulled on Sunday, June 27 at 7:00 pm and will be called on Sunday (the winners list will also be posted on our Facebook page after the drawing). Free samples and giveaways (including reusable bags)! Take advantage of these special pet food deals throughout the week*: (Valid at both Petagogy Shadyside & Petagogy Greensburg) Acana: 10% off all dog food (June 25-27 only); $3 off all 4 lb cat and $5 off all 10 lb cat Earthborn Holistic, Venture & Unrefined: $3 off 4.5 and 5 lb bags, $5 off 12.5 and 14 lb bags, $8 off 25 and 28 lb bags Fromm: $4 off all 2, 4 and 5 lb bags, $7 off all 12 and 15 lb bags, $10 off...

Grain Free Diets, Taurine & Dilated Cardiomyopathy

UPDATE: June 18, 2020 A review in the Journal of Animal Science finds no connection between Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) and grain free dog food: “Recently, a correlation between diets with specific characteristics, such as, but not limited to, containing legumes, grain-free, novel protein sources and ingredients, and smaller manufactured brands to DCM has come under scrutiny by academic researchers and the FDA. The use of the acronym “BEG” and its association with DCM are without merit because there is no definitive evidence in the literature. At this time, information distributed to the veterinary community and the general public has been abbreviated synopses of case studies, with multiple variables and treatments, incomplete medical information, and conflicting medical data and opinions from veterinary nutrition influencers. Also, in past literature, sampling bias, overrepresentation of subgroups, and confounding variables in the data weaken this hypothesis. Additionally, based on current literature, the incidence of DCM in the overall dog population is estimated to be between 0.5% and 1.3% in the United States. However, the FDA case numbers (560 dogs) are well below the estimated prevalence. Therefore, it is impossible to draw any definitive conclusions, in these cases, linking specific diets or specific ingredients to DCM.” Read the full article: https://academic.oup.com/jas/article/98/6/skaa155/5857674?fbclid=IwAR1ORSMLcg723mKkznro897AYJd1PfzVCvzZKfXAe4CuXNJLJJzpIl0cQmM ______________________________________________________________________________ In July 2018, the FDA released a statement about a possible link between the development of Dilated Cardiomyopathy (DCM) in dogs and grain free diets, specifically those diets containing high levels of legumes and potatoes. At this time, the FDA called upon consumers and veterinarians to self report any possible cases of DCM in dogs that were only eating grain free diets. On June 27,...

9th Annual Pet Photos with Santa

November 9 – Petagogy Greensburg November 23 – Petagogy Shadyside 11:00 am to 5:00 pm Bring your pets to Petagogy for photos with Santa taken by expert local pet photographer Jessica Wasik of Bark & Gold Photography! Jessica will take a free digital photo of your pet(s) sitting on Santa’s lap and provide options for ordering prints, holiday cards and more! Pets will be seen on a first come, first served basis and must be comfortable around other animals and people. If your pet is unable to be around other animals but would still like to be photographed on Santa’s lap, please email info@petagogy.com by November 6 (Greensburg) and November 20 (Shadyside) and we will try to accommodate them (space is limited). Dogs must be on leashes (no retractable leashes, please). Cats and small animals must be in carriers. *Free photo will be downloadable from Bark & Gold Photography’s Facebook page within a week after the event and will be low resolution. Digital images, high resolution prints, holiday cards and other items will also be available for...