Ways to Volunteer at Your Local Charlotte Dog Rescue

Volunteering at an animal shelter can be extremely rewarding, educational and fun – especially when it’s at your local Charlotte dog rescue. Giving up part of your day to take a dog for a walk or to give a pup a quality tummy scratch can have a large impact on the lives of shelter animals, and it will leave you … Read More

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

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

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

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

A Definitive List of Charlotte’s Best Dog Parks

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Take a quick pick peek at some local Instagram accounts and you will find that Charlotteans love: craft beer, Uptown sunsets, popsicles melting in Prosecco and dogs. Fortunately, Mecklenburg County Parks and Recs provides some incredible dog parks for all of its dog loving citizens. Dog Park near Matthews NC: William R. Davie District Park Located off Pineville-Matthews Road near the … Read More

Stay Warm At These Pet-Friendly Locations

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We’ve all lamented over the recent ban excluding dogs from inside of breweries, but, it’s time to dry our eyes, folks, because we’ve compiled a list of places that (still) allow dogs in the Charlotte area…  As dog owners and lovers, there’s nothing better than soaking up the rays on the patio of your favorite restaurant or bar with your furry … Read More