Encouraged by her quest to discover better high-quality treats and toys for her pet Hudson, a standard poodle/Saint Bernard mix, Kady Letosky, of Bradenville, has opened Tails on the Town specialty pet boutique in downtown Blairsville.
Tails on the City is at 43 W. Marketplace St., the place a grand opening celebration is prepared for Saturday.
The retail outlet sells pet provides and toys for dogs and cats “that are not provided in the region by way of other merchants,” Letosky stated.
Hrs are midday to 6 p.m. Wednesday through Friday, noon to 5 p.m. Saturday and midday to 4 p.m. Sunday.
“I just feel Blairsville required a thing like this,” Letosky mentioned. “There’s not a pet retail outlet. My doggy was the inspiration. I was generally having him to other spots to get better high quality merchandise.”
Letosky stated her retail store presents an “interactive experience,” as canine are permitted to come in with entrepreneurs and shop.
“It’s pet helpful,” she claimed. “It’s a unique position that you can convey your pet to shop. They can select out a toy.”
There are also choices for canines that may possibly not be cozy in social predicaments.
“We do offer a individualized procuring working experience for canine that probably really don’t get alongside with other dogs,” she said. “You can book them their individual buying appointment.”
To e book an appointment, ship a information to the Tails on the Town Facebook site or e mail [email protected]
Grand opening functions are scheduled from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, wherever photographer Heather Hope will be on hand, as nicely as Ray Kuchinka for caricatures.
TJ’s Rescue Hideaway, of Greensburg, will have adoptable puppies on hand, and Denielle Johns, of Bella Cane Doggy Grooming in New Derry, will do nail trims. Biskit’s Barkery, of Greensburg, will have a cake for the dogs, and all dogs will obtain a goodie bag.
At 4 p.m., all will gather about the Diamond for a team photo.
Looking ahead, Letosky claimed she will be planning a lot more activities, these as a doggy Halloween contest this fall.
“We’re likely to be owning a bunch of activities that are qualified towards canines to get them out and about to offer one thing nice for house owners to consider animals to,” she mentioned.
The company has an outdoor courtyard that is practically finish, exactly where house owners and animals can hold out.
Inside of, Letosky targeted on upcycling for the fixtures, using merchandise this kind of as pallets and cable spools.
“We try out to do a ton of upcycling to preserve waste from likely into landfills,” she explained.
Letosky claimed she is also conscious of acquiring her items from other modest, American firms.
“We are a little enterprise supporting other compact firms,” she reported. “We have treats made as neighborhood as Pittsburgh, and the greater part of our stock will come from little enterprise house owners across the United States.”
In addition, she reported she chooses products that assistance make a variation.
“A substantial part of our products give again to animals in 1 way or yet another — whether it be for adoption fees, protection gear for K-9 canine, or for getting animals spayed and neutered,” Letosky said. “Giving back to the animals was a big component of my small business approach and why I picked the organizations for stock that I did.”
She hopes clients will prevent by and see what she has to offer you.
“It’s just an encounter for persons and their animals,” she claimed. “You know they like their animals, and that’s what we’re listed here for.”