It's What Is Inside That Counts
Responsible dog owners care about the quality of the treats and toys they give to their beloved pets but they also care where they buy them. Shopping local has long been an important part of the culture here in Knoxville, TN. It has given us some of the best food and shopping in the south and that extends to your beloved pet. Check out the Top 3 locally owned pet stores in Knoxville, TN. Support these great small businesses while you spoil your pooch with all the best treats and toys!
Top 3 Local Pet Stores In Knoxville
- River Dog Bakery in Bearden bakes the best homemade dog treats and even dog birthday cakes in Knoxville. The staff there are always so engaged and friendly. They pride themselves in being a store you enjoy bringing your dog to and they hold up to that standard. Not only will you find yummy snacks for your dog but you will also find a wide range of toys and supplies as well.
- CitiFid-O is downtown Knoxville's premier pet store, offering many locally made products and standing behind the products they offer. The staff puts a lot of thought and consideration into making sure all their treats and pet foods are made in the USA with all American ingredients. They have a range of innovative pet toys, comfy beds, and essential accessories.
- Natural Pet Supply of Knoxville offers super premium, holistic foods, supplies, and supplements for dogs and cats. Located in Bearden, their philosophy is that better foods result in better health. All of their foods, treats, and products are of the highest quality, natural, whole ingredients with minimal processing, little to no fillers, no chemical preservatives, and human grade.
Howloween is one of the best dog events of the year in Knoxville, TN. Howloween is a dog friendly, halloween themed event hosted by UT Gardens. This fun event with a spooky twist will include a judged costume parade with prizes, an expo of educational booths, pet businesses, and rescue groups, food trucks and more. There will be pet food drive to benefit Companion Animal Initiative of Tennessee (CAIT), which works to improve the lives of companion animals and reduce the homeless pet population in Tennessee by promoting humane education and spay/neuter initiatives. Please consider donating money, pet food or other items to support them in their mission.
As you walk your dog around Knoxville's Howloween event you will find all sorts of toys, treats, gear, and maybe even your next rescue dog. Be sure not to miss the spooky costume contest and parade that begins at 2:30pm! If you have a great Howloween costume idea for your dog, sign up and you may just win all sorts of fabulous prizes.
Costume Judging Categories
Entry Fees and More Info
- Do(g) It Yourself - show off your DIY skills and win over the judges with a homemade costume.
- Funny Bone - If you make the judges laugh till the cry, you might just have a chance at taking home first place in this category!
- Bad to the Bone - Send shivers up the judges spines and have them running away in terror to take home first place in this category.
- Pup Culture/ Character - Watch out for the paw-parazzi everyone will want a photo with your famous pooch! Will your dog be the biggest star?
Our positive dog trainers are excited to see you at this year Howloween! Bring your best dog training questions and stick around for some giveaways. We can't wait to see you at Howloween! Can't wait to meet one of our trainers? Book a complimentary consultation today