Pet-Friendly Restaurants & Bars in Charlotte, NC

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Charlotte is one of the fastest growing cities in the US both in terms of population and number of new businesses according to Forbes Magazine. It’s a fresh and exciting place to be whether you’re a young job seeker or a seasoned veteran in the professional world. But if you’re a pet owner in Charlotte, there’s even more good news…the … Read More

New Name, Same Great Service

BIG NEWS! We’re delighted to announce we’ve changed our name to Skipper to reflect the company’s broader vision to shape the future of pet care services. This exciting rebranding effort will take effect immediately. The name change comes from a deep understanding of where we started, who we’ve become, and where we’re going – and at the core of that … Read More

The 7 Best Dog Parks In Austin, Texas

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With an estimated 194,000 dogs according to the American Veterinary Medical Association, Austin, Texas is quite possibly the most dog-friendly city in the world. Despite Austin’s status as an emerging tech hub, the work culture of the city is more relaxed than in many other places, and residents love using leisure hours to spend quality outdoor time with their pets. … Read More

Puppy Fame: 10 Famous Charlotte Dogs

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We get it: you could sit and stare at photos of your dog for hours. Whether or not your pup has their own social media profile where you’re posting pictures of their perfect little face for all to see, we know they’re still the most famous pooch in Charlotte to you! That said, there are definitely a few dogs in … Read More

7 Ways to Beat Doggie Boredom

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Think about your daily routine. You wake up, get dressed, and leave the house for work, errands, social outings, or whatever else. Then you come home to your dog, who is so excited to see you… and who might have chewed on some things they shouldn’t have while you were gone. Your pup is home alone without you when you … Read More

September Dog-Friendly Events in Charlotte

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September 16th, 11AM – 4PM Woofstock 2017 NoDa Brewing, 11am-4pm, $5 admission Great Dane Friends of Ruff Love and Blue Ridge Boxer Rescue are teaming up throw an end-of-summer PAWTY with cool vendors, several rescue, and AWESOME silent auction, food and drink and great music, and lots of adoptable dogs! September 16th, 3PM – 6PM Drunken Pumpkin Fall Beer Bash … Read More

5 Fun Ways to Celebrate on National Dog Day

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It feels like every other day is National something Day. National Ice Cream Day. National Siblings Day. National Talk Like A Pirate Day. But there’s a holiday coming up that we’re actually incredibly excited for! August 26 is National Dog Day, and we’ve got 5 exciting ways for you to celebrate your pooch this weekend. 1. Get Custom-Made Dog Cakes or … Read More

Charlotte Animal Shelter and Pet Adoption Centers

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Every time that we at Skipper hear the opening bars of Sarah McLachlan’s “Angel”, we immediately reach for tissues. It’s a hauntingly beautiful pop ballad. However, it’s not the lyrics or music that makes us curl into the fetal position. What makes the tears flow is that that song will forever be associated with a commercial for the American Society … Read More