Meet Ruckus! Courtesy Stephara Greenhagen

Whether you’re celebrating Christmas in July, a summer birthday for an animal lover named Jennifer (hint, hint), or a Puppy Shower like the one I just had for Ruckus and his mom, you’ll need to pick up some gifts. The dog days of summer are hotter than the doghouses of the hounds of hell. Let’s stay indoors and order online, shall we?

Dolly Parton & The Mighty Fine Band dog T-shirts start at $11 on
Snoop Doggie Doggs’ Off the Chain deluxe gold pet bowl is $74.99 at
Mushroom cat-scratching posts are on sale for $27.49 at
Miss Addie’s Blackberry Sage Tea Vodka from Acre Distilling is $21 at
Grounds & Hounds Rescue Roast is $15.99 at but can also be purchased locally at Town Talk Foods.
Twenty-eight-inch foldable pet pools are $10 at


Local personalities just can’t be without their fur babies. See more in Famous Pets in Creature Comforts 2023.