End of the Leash

natural, healthy, and thoughtfully-sourced pet foods, treats, and supplies

Treat 'Em Right!


We have more NEW good stuff on our shelves at EOTL to treat your best dog and cat friends!

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Coco-Carnivore Meatballs treats are made for dogs AND cats. We carry the Beef+Oranges+Coconut, Turkey+Spinach+Coconut, and Chicken+Basil+Coconut flavors.

Made with the finest ingredients:

  • 100% Human-grade ingredients

  • Made with organic CocoTherapy Coconut Chips

  • No by-products

  • Non-GMO

  • Sourced from USA farmers and producers

Coco-Carnivore Meatballs are:

  • Antibiotic-free

  • Hormone-free

  • Grain & gluten free

  • Raw & freeze-dried

  • No preservatives, colors, or flavors

  • Humanely raised and ethically produced

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We also now carry Benny Bully’s freeze-dried treats. They are made in Canada, with ingredients sourced only from Canada and the USA. Their proprietary freeze-drying method maintains the nutrition of the ingredients and allows them to avoid using additives or preservatives. This method also gives Benny Bully’s treats a long shelf life!

End of the Leash carries: Benny Billy’s Liver Chops (single ingredient), NutriMix, LiverPlus Pumpkin, LiverPlus Sweet Potato, LiverPlus Cranberry, LiverPlus Blueberry, and LiverPlus Coconut.

Treat your pets to treats full of antioxidants, fiber, and a wide range of nutrients that support a healthy immune and digestive system.

 

Black Friday & Small Business Saturday

Can you believe it’s that time already? We will be having tons of deals, all announced in our newsletter that just came out this week! So if you’re on our list, be sure to check your email for the huge listing of specials that we only have once a year. If you’re not on the list, here’s a complimentary link: End of the Leash Black Friday & Small Business Saturday Specials . Be sure to sign up to ensure getting first dibs on our Midnight Magic specials in December!

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HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 This week's Pet of the Week is Spikey! He is a common Bearded Dragon. He is seven years old and about 14 inches long and a beautiful creature. He likes dogs and cats and really enjoys being carried around by his people. His previous owners said he will kiss your cheek or neck while riding on your shoulder. He is a really nice guy who enjoys being handled. Stop in and see if Spikey the Friendly Dragon is the right pet for you.

This week's Pet of the Week is Spikey! He is a common Bearded Dragon. He is seven years old and about 14 inches long and a beautiful creature. He likes dogs and cats and really enjoys being carried around by his people. His previous owners said he will kiss your cheek or neck while riding on your shoulder. He is a really nice guy who enjoys being handled. Stop in and see if Spikey the Friendly Dragon is the right pet for you.

Have a fantastic day! Thanks for stopping by our blog.
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

New from Honest Kitchen--Pour Overs


Want a moist food topper to boost your dog’s nutrition and ramp up their meal flavor? We now carry Honest Kitchen’s Pour Overs! We have all 9 flavors of their three formulas:

  • Superfood Pour Overs: Chicken Stew, Turkey Stew, and Lamb & Beef Stew; ALL with Spinach, Kale & Broccoli

  • Pumpkin Pour Overs: Chicken & Pumpkin Stew, Turkey & Pumpkin Stew, Salmon & Pumpkin Stew

  • Bone Broth Pour Overs: Chicken Stew, Turkey & Salmon Stew, Beef Stew

The Honest Kitchen Promise:

  • Made in the USA

  • No by-products

  • No preservatives

  • No corn, wheat, soy or GMO ingredients

All ingredients are processed in the USA in a human grade food processing facility. They are non genetically modified and free of any chemicals & preservatives. All meat is hormone and antibiotic free.

 

A new spin on grain-free treats!

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Betty from Walworth, Wisconsin got a fantastic idea to grind up the oh-so-popular Elk antlers into a powder form and incorporate it into an at-home dog cookie mix! She had the powder analyzed by Clemson University in South Carolina and found it was packed with protein and tons of minerals. She even sources the naturally-shed antlers from her brother’s family farm in southern Wisconsin.

End of the Leash is proud to carry Betty’s Grain-Free Amaranth Elk Antler Cookie Mix! It’s a great gift idea for the discerning pet palette. You can change up the flavor and nutrition by using different liquids in the recipe—bone broth or goat's milk are two healthy additions!  Stop in to learn more or pick up your own bag!

 

Need some cookie cutters for your holiday pet gifts?

We’ve got you covered! Get just the bone alone (1-3/8" x 3-1/8") or this set of 5. Great for making your own treats to give away, or as a gift themselves to your favorite pet-treat-baker!

 

HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

Albert is a domestic short hair tabby with white. He is twelve years young and currently resides in our small cat colony room. That means that Albert can live in harmony with other mellow cats.

He likes meeting people and once he's done so is very affectionate. This former stray kitty enjoys sunning himself and surveying his kingdom from a comfy perch. He is looking to continue his life of leisure in a peaceful home.

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Have a fantastic day! Thanks for stopping by our blog.
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

What Your Vet Never Told You


We have a new resource for you at End of the Leash—an insightful book written by Odette Suver, DVM, that should be on every animal owners’ shelf!

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From the front cover of the book, What Your Vet Never Told You—Secrets to Supporting Peak Health for Your Animal:

“Dr. Suter provides practical tips and advice to move your pets from a state of dis-ease to wellness, something that can only be accomplished by holistically encompassing all aspects of your pet’s mind, body, and spirit." —Karen Shaw Becker, DVM, Proactive and Wellness Veterinarian

From the back cover of the book:

In this book you will:

  • Discover the cutting edge functional approach to healing for your animal

  • Learn how to restore your animal's healthy body function

  • Recognize the biggest mistakes people make regarding health

  • Implement a specific plan that facilitates return to a healthy state

  • Gain tools to prevent disease and give your animal a healthy and happy life


Stop in store to pick up your copy today!

 

A closer look at cats and kibble

 Image from the article,   Answers: What Dry Food Does to Your Cat's Gut   from The Feline Nutrition Foundation.

Image from the article, Answers: What Dry Food Does to Your Cat's Gut from The Feline Nutrition Foundation.

Does this sound familiar? “I want to switch my cat over to a raw meat diet, but, in the meantime I'm still feeding her dry food. I notice she throws it up pretty often, almost always soon after eating it. What is it about dry food that makes cats throw it up? The barf looks almost the same as when it went in!”

We found an article on The Feline Nutrition Foundation to be of great help in understanding some of the science of what happens in a cat’s digestive tract when it consumes dry kibble.

Read the full article here! —-> Answers: What Dry Food Does to Your Cat's Gut

 
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Santa Paws is coming!

Join us at End of the Leash Mukwonago to have your pet’s photo taken with Santa on Saturday, December 8th from 11am-3pm!

100% of the proceeds from this event will go to L.E.A.R.N. (Labrador Education and Rescue Network).

The cost is $10.00 for two digital photos. No appointment necessary! Stop by for a raffle, treats and lots of fun!

 

HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Red is a 4 year old Coonhound. He is a tall and active boy that loves searching for lost food in low and high places. He is a not a fan of sharing the attention of his people so he would do best being the only pet in the house. He is an active boy that would love to be a part of an energetic household.

Red is a 4 year old Coonhound. He is a tall and active boy that loves searching for lost food in low and high places. He is a not a fan of sharing the attention of his people so he would do best being the only pet in the house. He is an active boy that would love to be a part of an energetic household.

Have a fantastic day! Thanks for stopping by our blog.
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Get your Trick-or-Treat on at EOTL!


End of the Leash Mukwonago will be participating in this year’s village trick-or-treat! Stop by between 3-5pm THIS FRIDAY, October 26th. We will have goodies for your kiddos AND your 4-legged canine friends!

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Lasting Impressions by Stone Pony Pottery here this Sunday

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On Sunday, October 28th from 10am-1pm (appt. required) Stone Pony Pottery will be back at our Mukwonago store to make clay impressions of your sweet dog’s paw!

Your keepsake will be fired and professionally finished with iron oxide and a ribbon to create a beautiful & durable piece that you’ll cherish forever.

Reserve your spot at EOTL Mukwonago today by calling End of the Leash at (262) 363-3338.

We will call you when your keepsake is ready for pick up. Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery to End of the Leash. Cost for the impressions is $30 each; cash is preferred but credit cards are also accepted.

 

New flavors of Acana in stock!

We are excited to introduce Acana’s Heritage line of foods to our shelves! End of the Leash stores will be carrying the Puppy & Junior, Light and Fit, Feast, and Paleo formulas.

Here’s what Acana says about their species-appropriate formulas:

ACANA Heritage foods are our original Biologically Appropriate recipes that celebrate our 25-year tradition of featuring Fresh Regional Ingredients grown close to home by farmers, ranchers and fishermen we know and trust.

That means ACANA Heritage foods are brimming with free-run poultry and nest-laid eggs from local farms, freshwater fish from regional waters and red meat from Appalachian ranches — all delivered in fresh WholePrey ratios to nourish completely.

Prepared in our Kentucky DogStar Kitchens from America’s best and freshest ingredients, these unique and Biologically Appropriate foods are a delicious way to keep your dog healthy, happy, and strong.

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Maury is a 5 year old Labrador mix. He is an energetic boy that loves attention. If you are looking for a walking partner, you may have found your match.

Maury is a 5 year old Labrador mix. He is an energetic boy that loves attention. If you are looking for a walking partner, you may have found your match.

 Chico is a 2 year old Shih Tzu and Chihuahua mix. His confidence is not high so a family that can take time and be calm while he comes out of his shell would be ideal. This little dog has a big personality.

Chico is a 2 year old Shih Tzu and Chihuahua mix. His confidence is not high so a family that can take time and be calm while he comes out of his shell would be ideal. This little dog has a big personality.

Hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

This Sunday--Alaskan Malamute Weight Pull


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Photo courtesy of AMCW. This is Blaze from 2011, 80-100# class.

The Alaskan Malamute Club of Wisconsin will be at End of the Leash Mukwonago this Sunday, October 21st from 9:30am-3pm for the yearly Weight Pull!

Weigh-ins are from 9:30-10:30am. Pulling starts at 11am.

Bring your lawn chair and watch these hard working dogs doing what they love!

A little more about the AMCW:
The Alaskan Malamute Club of Wisconsin, Inc. was started in 1969 by a group of people interested in the promotion of the true image of the Alaskan Malamute. It is felt that the breed can be promoted and advanced through sharing of knowledge between club members. The AMCW holds many events throughout the year including weight pulls, dog shows, backpacking, sledding, and public education events. You need not own an Alaskan Malamute to participate in the club events!

 

Rad Cat raw food no longer available

Rad Cat Raw diets are no longer available at this time. If you want to read the company statement, please visit their website here

We do have some Vital Essentials cat back in stock, we also carry Nature’s Variety Instinct as well as Small Batch for cat. 

Please see a staff member if you need help transitioning to a new product for your favorite feline!

 

HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Chico is a 2 year old Shih Tzu and Chihuahua mix. His confidence is not high so a family that can take time and be calm while he comes out of his shell would be ideal. This little dog has a big personality.

Chico is a 2 year old Shih Tzu and Chihuahua mix. His confidence is not high so a family that can take time and be calm while he comes out of his shell would be ideal. This little dog has a big personality.

 Maury is a 5 year old Labrador mix. He is an energetic boy that loves attention. If you are looking for a walking partner, you may have found your match.

Maury is a 5 year old Labrador mix. He is an energetic boy that loves attention. If you are looking for a walking partner, you may have found your match.

Hope to see you Sunday at the Weight Pull!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Don't Miss Shorty!


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In two days, Shorty Rossi of Animal Planet’s Pit Boss WILL BE AT END OF THE LEASH MUKWONAGO!

We can’t wait to see you there! Come and hear Shorty speak about his passions: breed awareness, fighting BSL (Breed Specific Legislation), fighting for animal rights, spay and neuter clinics, promoting his book Four Feet Tall and Rising, motivational and keynote speaking, and promoting his cigar line.

Join us at our Mukwonago store THIS FRIDAY, October 12th from 4-6pm. We’ll have prizes, raffles, give-a-ways, and most importantly—Shorty!

 

Introducing the Pawplexer!

The Pawplexer was created to offer an extra challenge to those dogs who love to chew, but may chew through a Benebone quickly. The Pawplexer is like having 2 toys in 1!

The chew itself is made much like a Benebone: crafted in the USA with American-sourced nylon and flavored with 100% real food ingredients.

The Pawplexer was designed so it can hold its own as a standalone chew. However, even more fun and creativity comes from what you put in the Pawplexer.

End of the Leash carries the small size (for dogs under 30lb) in all 3 flavors: bacon, peanut, and chicken.

 

New treats from Wag

Check out the awesome new goods from Wag! We think your dog will love them. Stop in one of our stores and our friendly staff can tell you all about them!

End of the Leash now has:

  • Goat Horns

  • Beef Tripe

  • Kangaroo cubes (as well as kangaroo liver, jerky, and filets—not pictured)

  • Venison Jerky

  • Green Lipped Mussels

 

HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Scarlett and Ruby are a pair of 5 month old rabbits available for adoption. They love to cuddle with one another and run around an open room. Our small animal nook is overflowing so if you are looking for a small animal friend now is the time to come look!

Scarlett and Ruby are a pair of 5 month old rabbits available for adoption. They love to cuddle with one another and run around an open room. Our small animal nook is overflowing so if you are looking for a small animal friend now is the time to come look!

We hope to see you at our Shorty’s Freedom Tour event!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

New on Our Shelves: Functional Treats by Dogswell


What a TREAT to give our beloved animal friends goodies not only that they love, but are FUNCTIONAL, too! Enter our newest line of treats we have in store, Dogswell, made from premium meats and supplements right here in the USA, and that support the wellness of your dog.

End of the Leash carries the Hip & Joint formula and also the Skin & Coat formula. Below are the specifics:

Hip & Joint
Dogswell Hip & Joint dog treats are made with glucosamine, chondroitin, and New Zealand green mussel for healthy hip and joint benefits. End of the Leash carries:

  • Jerky: Chicken, Duck, Beef

  • Soft Strips: Chicken

  • Grillers: Chicken, Duck

Skin & Coat
Dogswell Skin & Coat dog treats contains omegas 6 & 3, Zinc, and Biotin to soften skin and increase coat sheen. End of the Leash carries:

  • Jerky: Salmon, Lamb

 

Upcoming Events

It’s just a little over a week until Shorty Rossi and Ares are at our Mukwonago store!

We have been announcing this exciting event frequently, but in case you’ve missed it, here’s the scoop! We hope to see you next Friday the 12th!

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For 6 seasons on Animal Planet, Shorty took his mission to television and became a public figure on the hit show Pit Boss where he was able to bring his cause and fight for the Pit Bull breed not only across the nation, but to the world.

Now Shorty is a man on a mission: Shorty’s Freedom Trip 2018, where he journeys across the United States of America in his classic 1937 Chevy Master, speaking his mind on a few important topics.

Shorty has been on tour for the past 8 years promoting breed awareness, fighting BSL (Breed Specific Legislation), fighting for animal rights, spay and neuter clinics, promoting his book Four Feet Tall and Rising, motivational and keynote speaking, and promoting his cigar line. His tour has already brought him to almost every state in the USA, all over Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru and Argentina.

Thanks to our friends at Winston's Wishes, he will be here in our Mukwonago store on October 12th, 2018, from 4-6pm!

 

Have you made your Lasting Impressions appointment yet?

On Sunday, October 28th from 10am-1pm (appt. required) Stone Pony Pottery will be back at our Mukwonago store to make clay impressions of your sweet dog’s paw!

Your keepsake will be fired and professionally finished with iron oxide and a ribbon to create a beautiful & durable piece that you’ll cherish forever.

Reserve your spot at EOTL Mukwonago today by calling End of the Leash at (262) 363-3338.

We will call you when your keepsake is ready for pick up. Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery to End of the Leash. Cost for the impressions is $30 each; cash is preferred but credit cards are also accepted.

 

Hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Bring Love In with WO and #buyoneGIVEtwo


End of the Leash is excited to announce a special new addition to our toy offerings—WO!

Every time you buy a WO dog toy, 2 nutritional meals are given to orphaned children and widows. #buyonegivetwo

What is WO? It stands for “widows” and “orphans”. Each WO product you purchase directly funds meals for widows and orphans globally. WO is partnered with an organization in Ethiopia called Bring Love In (BLI) to help feed orphans and widows in their organization, thereby creating a tangible change—daily, globally. These meals in Ethiopia often represent the highest amount of nutrition that these folks get in any given day.

WO’s dog toys are interactive and safe. They are engineered to flex your dog's muscles and mind. We carry WO’s Bones (small and large) and Disc.

WO Pet material is BPA-free, phthalate-free, non-toxic and FDA compliant—important when toys come in such close contact with your pet.

 


Looking for unique chews?

We now have Lamb Tails and Wild Goat Ears by Barking Buddha!

Lamb Tails are great for small to medium dogs. They are free range, grass fed, and have a pleasant scent. Not smoked and no smoke flavor added.

Wild Goat Ears are super thick and great for larger dogs! They are additive, chemical, and preservative free. They are 100% digestible and a great alternative to raw hide chews.

Barking Buddha Pet Products are made in an FDA approved facility and sourced from South America.

 
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Pit Boss star at our Mukwonago store!

Don’t forget that Shorty Rossi of Pit Boss will be at our Mukwonago store in October thanks to Winston’s Wishes!! Stop in for prizes, raffles, giveaways, and more on Friday October 12th from 4-6pm. Only a few short weeks away!

For all the details, watch for our October newsletter. Until then, check out our previous blog post: A Man With a Mission--Shorty Rossi.

 

HAWS PET OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Hannah is a 4 year old Labrador Retriever mix. HAWS is recommending children 10 and older because she doesn't like to share toys. Hannah warms up slowly but her friendship is worth the wait! She is cautious but also curious.

Hannah is a 4 year old Labrador Retriever mix. HAWS is recommending children 10 and older because she doesn't like to share toys. Hannah warms up slowly but her friendship is worth the wait! She is cautious but also curious.

We hope you’re having a PAWsome week!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.




Upcoming Events at End of the Leash


Are you connected with our Facebook page? Stay on top of ALL our sales, specials, and EVENTS by liking us!

Speaking of events, we still have exciting things going on this month and into October. You can be in the know ahead of time by visiting our Events page on Facebook or our Store Events link here on our website!

 

THIS SATURDAY—Fromm Petfest

When: Saturday, September 22nd, 10am-6pm

Where: Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Cost: FREE admission and FREE parking

More info at http://petfestmke.com/. Can’t wait to see you there!!

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Also this Saturday—Venture Representative at Pewaukee

Considering a change in your pet’s food? Drop in at our Pewaukee store on Saturday, September 22nd between 10am-2pm and chat with our Venture representative about their limited ingredient line of food.

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Mukwonago Nail Clinics

If you didn’t know already, we have twice-monthly nail clinics at our Mukwonago store! Here are the current upcoming ones.

  • Saturday, October 6th, 9am-2pm

  • Saturday, October 20th, 9am-2pm

 

Shorti Rossi of “Pit Boss” at our Mukwonago store!

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For 6 seasons on Animal Planet, Shorty took his mission to television and became a public figure on the hit show Pit Boss where he was able to bring his cause and fight for the Pit Bull breed not only across the nation, but to the world.

Now Shorty is a man on a mission: Shorty’s Freedom Trip 2018, where he journeys across the United States of America in his classic 1937 Chevy Master, speaking his mind on a few important topics.

Shorty has been on tour for the past 8 years promoting breed awareness, fighting BSL (Breed Specific Legislation), fighting for animal rights, spay and neuter clinics, promoting his book Four Feet Tall and Rising, motivational and keynote speaking, and promoting his cigar line. His tour has already brought him to almost every state in the USA, all over Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru and Argentina.

Thanks to our friends at Winston's Wishes, he will be here in our Mukwonago store on October 12th, 2018, from 4-6pm! Watch our newsletter for more information.

 

Lasting Impressions coming back in October

On Sunday, October 28th from 10am-1pm (appt. required) Stone Pony Pottery will be back at our Mukwonago store to make clay impressions of your sweet dog’s paw!

Your keepsake will be fired and professionally finished with iron oxide and a ribbon to create a beautiful & durable piece that you’ll cherish forever.

Reserve your spot at EOTL Mukwonago today by calling End of the Leash at (262) 363-3338.

We will call you when your keepsake is ready for pick up. Allow 3-4 weeks for delivery to End of the Leash. Cost for the impressions is $30 each; cash is preferred but credit cards are also accepted.

Stone Pony Pottery will also be at our Pewaukee store on Sunday, November 4th from 10am-1pm. Please call our Pewaukee location at (262) 696-6052 to reserve your spot!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

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Ali is a 4 year old Pitbull Terrier Mix. She can be very energetic and loves to play. She will hog all the household love so she should be the only pet. 

Hope to see you at one of our upcoming events!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

A Man With a Mission--Shorty Rossi


Meet Shorty Rossi—Keynote Speaker, Pit Bull Rescuer/Activist, Motivational Speaker, Cigar Rights Activist, Little Person Talent Manager, Cigar Blender, Author, Producer, Wine Lover, World Traveler and Cigar Lover.

For 6 seasons on Animal Planet, Shorty took his mission to television and became a public figure on the hit show Pit Boss where he was able to bring his cause and fight for the Pit Bull breed not only across the nation, but to the world.

Now Shorty is a man on a mission: Shorty’s Freedom Trip 2018, where he journeys across the United States of America in his classic 1937 Chevy Master, speaking his mind on a few important topics.

Shorty has been on tour for the past 8 years promoting breed awareness, fighting BSL (Breed Specific Legislation), fighting for animal rights, spay and neuter clinics, promoting his book Four Feet Tall and Rising, motivational and keynote speaking, and promoting his cigar line. His tour has already brought him to almost every state in the USA, all over Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, Panama, Peru and Argentina.

Thanks to our friends at Winston's Wishes, he will be here in our Mukwonago store on October 12th, 2018, from 4-6pm! Watch our newsletter for more information.

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Will we see you at Fromm PetFest this year?

Join us at Henry Maier Festival Park, 200 N Harbor Dr, Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Saturday, September 22nd, 2018, from 10am-6pm. Free admission AND free parking! Learn more at http://petfestmke.com/.

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

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Mozzie is a 4-year-old Anatolian Shepherd Mix. He was surrendered because he was too much dog with two young children in the home. His adoptive home will have a huge snugglebug that seeks attention from people after he warms up to them!

Have a PAW-some week!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

New Food, Sales and Cat Spay/Neuter Campaign


New in both stores--Identity Pet Food

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Identity Pet Food canned formulas for dogs and cats are meat-rich with ZERO grains, gluten, potato, legumes, guar/cassia/xanthum gums!  They are also 100% antibiotic/GMO/BPA-free. 

This US-family owned company manufactures the food in Canada and raise their meats responsibly using pastured, cage-free, free-range and wild-caught methods.  All meat arrives for processing fresh, never frozen.

Stop in both our Pewaukee and Mukwonago stores to learn more or buy!   

 

Fromm sale for September

Check out our sales on Fromm Family dry dog and cat foods!  Discounts are good through the month of September.

  • Beef Fritatta: $3 off any size dry dog food
  • Beef Liva'tini: $3 off 5# dry cat food
 

Spay/Neuter Campaign for Cats

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Creature Comforts Veterinary Service in Burlington, Wisconsin is offering a spay/neuter package for cats during the months of September and October.  

The price is $125, which is 50% off the regular cost!  It includes:

  • Spay/Neuter anesthesia and surgery
  • Feline Leukemia test
  • Physical Exam
  • Nail trim
  • Ear cleaning

Each cat must meet qualifications for this campaign price.  Please call Creature Comforts at 262.534.9392 for more information!  Spread the word on this great deal!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Mozzie is a 4-year-old Anatolian Shepherd Mix. He was surrendered because he was too much dog with two young children in the home. His adoptive home will have a huge snugglebug that seeks attention from people after he warms up to them!

Mozzie is a 4-year-old Anatolian Shepherd Mix. He was surrendered because he was too much dog with two young children in the home. His adoptive home will have a huge snugglebug that seeks attention from people after he warms up to them!

Hope to see you soon!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Calming Options for Your Pet


Summer thunderstorms keeping you and your pet up? Or does your pet have an aversion to loud noises in general? Especially with the upcoming Labor Day weekend, we may yet still hear more fireworks!  

We have many calming and anxiety-reducing product options at End of the Leash. We'd love to help you out!  Stop in and chat with our staff and we will help you choose which one, or combination of ones, work for you and your pet!  Here are videos on two great choices we offer: July Third by Herbsmith and Pet Releaf CBD and Hemp Infused Pet Products.

 

We also love this article by The Humane Society of the United States It gets into the nitty gritty of helping you understand why your pet is afraid of certain noises, which is very important in properly assisting them during the stressful scenarios. Many times destructive behaviors are done out of fear, and doing certain things--like punishing or crating--can possibly make the problem worse. Please check out this excellent article, AND learn how you can help your pet overcome his fears! Click here for the full article ----> Fear of Thunder and Other Loud Noises: You can help make sounds less scary to your dog

 

Only a few days left to save on Scout & Zoe's

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It's the last few days to save on our new Scout and Zoe's treats--$1.50 off through August 31st!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Fiona is an 8 year old Lhasa Apso! She is skittish of new people. As you can tell from the photo, her adoptive home will never lack "style" as she is a total diva. 

Fiona is an 8 year old Lhasa Apso! She is skittish of new people. As you can tell from the photo, her adoptive home will never lack "style" as she is a total diva. 

Happy Labor Day Weekend!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Giving Corn Cobs to Your Dogs--Just Don't Do It!


Ah, ears of sweet corn. Those juicy, crunchy, buttery, salty treats of summer! And of course, who doesn't want to share the bliss with their favorite pooch? 

Well, go ahead and indulge Fido with some nibbles of kernels if you choose, but toss the cob! Be sure to secure the spent cobs FAR and away, in a bag, in the trash bin, in the garage, secure from any sneaky doggie snoops. 

If you suspect your dog has gotten into the trash and eaten cobs (or any other food/foreign object), call your veterinarian immediately. Some symptoms you may notice are:

  • vomiting or dry heaves
  • diarrhea (or straining)
  • not eating
  • painful abdomen
  • lethargy

A dog's body cannot break down the cobs and there's a good chance they will get lodged in the intestines causing a possibly fatal obstruction.  Thankfully, Dozer was a lucky boy and recovered.  Avoid a possible trip to the emergency vet, or even worse--just say no to giving your dog (or cat!) corn on the cob!   

 
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Nature's Logic Canned Cat food on special

Just over a week left to take advantage of the sale on Nature's Logic cat cans--BUY 3 GET 1 FREE!  Make your kitties happy and stock up before the sale ends on August 31st!

 

Bump up the nutrition for your cat or dog

Whether you have an injured or ailing pet who can't or won't eat, a finicky eater, or just want to give a special treat to your furry companion, bone broth is the crème de la crème for all of the above!

It's easy to make your own (and good for you, too!)...OR, stop in at End of the Leash for some great options for bone broth for your pet by Honest Kitchen, Nature's Logic and Stella & Chewys.

In the following video, Dr. Karen Becker takes you into her own kitchen and whips up a batch of bone broth for her dog, Ada.  If you'd like to read the full article, check out the link on healthypets.mercola.com: "Bone Broth: The “Soul Food” Perfect for Sick Pets Who Won’t or Can’t Eat"

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Zoe is 3 years old. She has some special needs, but the family that works with her will receive her loving stares. She is active, cuddly, and vocal. Do not forget it is about to get snowy, and you will not regret adopting Zoe!

Zoe is 3 years old. She has some special needs, but the family that works with her will receive her loving stares. She is active, cuddly, and vocal. Do not forget it is about to get snowy, and you will not regret adopting Zoe!

Thanks for visiting our blog!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Fifteen Plants That Are Toxic to Your Pets


Cat owners especially are very concerned about the toxicity of houseplants and the health dangers they pose to their felines.  But dog owners should also take heed; it's not just houseplants but outdoor flowers, bushes, and other plants as well!

Dr. Karen Becker has a brief 5 minute video talking about these 15 plants and the symptoms your pet may show if she's gotten into some.  A definite must-watch!  And if you prefer to read, click here for the full written article. ---> 15 Pretty Plants that Spell Disaster for Your 4-Legged Family Member…

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Ruger is is a 1 year old Doberman Pinscher. He has a fun and energetic personality! He will alert bark, so his future home cannot be an apartment or condominium.  Once you earn his trust, you will have a best bud for life.

Ruger is is a 1 year old Doberman Pinscher. He has a fun and energetic personality! He will alert bark, so his future home cannot be an apartment or condominium.  Once you earn his trust, you will have a best bud for life.

Hope to see you soon!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

A Well-Rounded Summer for Your Pet


At End of the Leash, we strive to provide you with food, treats, toys, and healthcare products that give your pet all she needs to help her reach her happiest and healthiest potential.

Summer is still here, so we've put together a few things we think are important for your furry friends to enjoy summer safely and have plenty of energy to do it!

 

First--don't forget the sunscreen!

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Many of the ingredients in human sunscreens are toxic to dogs.  Make sure you are using a pet-safe product such as My Dog Nose It for your precious pooch--a natural, safe and water resistant sun protector for your best friend!  Proudly Made in the USA.

My Dog Nose It was created to keep your best friend safe from the environment they love to play and be in! Completely natural and water resistant, this paraben-free sun protector is safe to use on any Fido or Fifi.

Stop in at End of the Leash to look into this and many other helpful summer products for your pets!

 

Second--fuel up with raw

Introducing Small Batch, again!  Our stores will both be receiving in the Small Batch frozen foods this week for both cats and dogs. We already have the freeze dried food as well as treats.

Come see us to learn more, or get some details from one of our previous blog posts: Introducing...Small Batch!

Here's what the Small Batch folks have to say about their frozen raw formulas:

We take great pride in our sourcing, using wonderful local farms and ranches. Just ask us and we’ll tell you who they are! 

Additionally, we strive to only use meats that are free-range, pasture raised and always free of hormones and antibiotics. Our produce is 100% certified Organic and our supplements are always pure, organic, and unrefined. No HPP (high pressure pasteurization) always 100% raw, the way nature intended.

 

Dr. Becker's first aid kit list

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We love Dr. Karen Becker of Mercola's Healthy Pets!  Once again, she comes through with an excellent and indispensable article on creating a first aid kit for our animal companions. It's easy, and once you've put it all together it will be at the ready for nearly any emergency you may encounter.

We've made it even easier for you by slightly condensing the article into a 2-page article/list of everything for your first aid kit! 

Click here ---> .pdf of Dr. Becker's First Aid Kit list

To read the article in its entirety: Are You Prepared for Emergencies with a Pet First Aid Kit?

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Baxter is a 12-year-old cat. He has previously lived with a cat and a dog. Being older he has a mellow personality and he would like a calm house where he could take constant cat naps. 

Baxter is a 12-year-old cat. He has previously lived with a cat and a dog. Being older he has a mellow personality and he would like a calm house where he could take constant cat naps. 

Hope to see you soon!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Get the Best at EOTL


As always, End of the Leash is continually searching and researching for the best treats, toys, food and good stuff for you and your furry companions...and the planet!  Here are some of the newest items we have for you in store. Come over and check them out!

 

New Himalayan Dog Toys

Himalayan's Loom Toys empower the women of Nepal.  100% of the profit Himalayan makes on the loom toys goes directly back to Women's Skills Development Organization (WSDO) in Nepal. The fabric of these toys is 100% cotton that is hand-woven, dyed with natural products like pomegranate, tea and copper, and then stuffed with allo wool. They are truly beautiful works of art and labors of love as pet toys!

Himalayan also makes felted wool toys. They are made from 100% wool with all natural dyeing materials, are chemical free with no rubber core, durable, and biodegradable, too!

EOTL carries Himalayan's Felty Bones, Felty balls, Felty rings, as well as the elephant, whale, dino and giraffe Loom Toys.

 

New Stella & Chewy's Wild Weenies

  • Butcher-shop quality treats that will make your dogs go wild!
  • All natural, 100% freeze-dried raw
  • Grain-free; no fillers
  • 97% muscle meat and organ meat
  • Unique shape and texture
  • Made in our own USA kitchen
  • Perfect for training and treating!

End of the Leash carries all flavors--duck, lamb, red meat, game bird, grass-fed beef, and chicken.

 

New Unique Treats by Scout & Zoe's

One of Scout & Zoe's treat lines is part of a project called Scout & Zoe's Fish on a Mission(R).  Their Carp Planks and Carp Spears (for cats, too!) treats are included in this project. They also have other carp treats including Carp Bubblers, Carp Eye Candy, and Carp Puffers. As shared by PetPr:

Each treat is high in nutritional value due to an abundant concentration of Omega-3 fatty acids, which are associated with prevention of kidney protection, overall well-being, and diseases caused by aging.

Carp are free from pollutants such as PCPs, Mercury, and other metals due to their filter-feeding mechanisms.

“Unlike what may happen at other pet treat companies, I actually eat the pet treats myself,” noted Cindy Dunston Quirk, Founder of Scout & Zoe’s Premium Pet Products.

A friend of the environment, Dunston Quirk selected carp in part due to the impact it has on rivers and lakes; carp are known to be prolific and to clog the waterways. The company helps American waterways by using the services of local fishermen to gather the invasive carp, which are then turned into treats by a family owned contract manufacturer and then packaged by adults who are intellectually disabled and are learning job skills to help them live life on their own terms.  

 

End of the Leash carries all of the above carp treats as well as several of Scout & Zoe's other treats, including Banana Carrot crunchy cookies, and many dehydrated offerings such as Chicken & Apple Bites, Chicken Jerky Sticks, Duck Delights, Ox Tails, Green Tripe Sticks, Honey Baked Ham, Veggie Hearts, Salmon Coconut and Venison Jerky.

 

Mukwonago Nail Clinic this Saturday

Nails by Jamie will be here this Saturday, August 4th, from 9am-1pm to clip your dog's nails! $10 per pet, no appointment necessary.

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Juan, Ponch, and Cisco are 3 month old rats. They are like the three musketeers and go everywhere together including their adoptive home. They will run towards you for affection and love to explore. Cisco would not get out of bed for the photo! :)

Juan, Ponch, and Cisco are 3 month old rats. They are like the three musketeers and go everywhere together including their adoptive home. They will run towards you for affection and love to explore. Cisco would not get out of bed for the photo! :)

Hope to see you soon!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Overstock Sale on OC Raw


At our Mukwonago store only--sale on overstocked OC Raw Fish and Produce flavor.  $8 off a 6.5lb bag WHILE SUPPLIES LAST! Click here to visit OC Raw's website for more info on their excellent line of raw food.

 

We had a spectacular time Saturday!

Our Customer Appreciation Day (Summer Fun Event) was an absolute hit!  

THANK YOU to everyone who attended and made our 4th annual event spectacular, and one last shout out to our sponsors, Born Free Pet Food, Champion Petfoods, Earthborn Holistic Natural Food For Pets (including Venture and Propac), Ewegurt, Fromm Family Foods, Fussie Cat and Zignature, Health Hut, Momentum Carnivore Nutrition, Nature's Logic, OC Raw Dog, NutriSource Pet Foods (including Natural Planet and PureVita) and Stella & Chewy's. 

ALSO...congratulations to our prize winners from the day's raffles!  Congratulations Deb, Pam, Lori, Carol, Tracy, Monique, Terry, Rita, Sandra, Peggy, Sheila, Deb, Melody, Julie, Angela, Sharon, Cecelia, Tammy, Dawn, Roxanne, Beth, Cathy, Nancy, Kristin, and Sharolynn!

Here are just a few of the fun memories from the day. We hope you will all join us again next year!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Zoey is a 5 year old Pitbull Terrier Mix. She is a cuddle bug after you earn her trust.  HAWS staff will tell you, she has the best kisses in the kennel. She likes to go on slow walks in the park, but will also lounge all day.

Zoey is a 5 year old Pitbull Terrier Mix. She is a cuddle bug after you earn her trust.  HAWS staff will tell you, she has the best kisses in the kennel. She likes to go on slow walks in the park, but will also lounge all day.

Hope you're having a great day!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

This Saturday--4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day


We hope you and your furry friends will join us at our Mukwonago location this Saturday, July 21st from 10am-3pm for our 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day!  

There will be so much awesome stuff happening!  Bring a lawn chair and stay all day for the fun:

  • Pier Pups dock diving: enjoy the show or register your pup at the event! (online registration now closed)
  • EOTL is featuring generous ONE DAY sales, including $10 off dry food and $8 off raw food!
  • Come for lunch--provided by Winston's Wishes
  • Don't miss demos and huge sales from our neighbor, Health Hut!
  • Jam to the tunes by the Big Al Wetzel band
  • Get creative with face painting with Antsy Pants Paints
  • Visit with adoptable pets from local rescues (or maybe add to your family!)
  • Enter to win some great prizes by completing the Splash Log (available at the Welcome Table or from our staff members)--including a $75 gift basket, 4 tickets to state fair and more!
 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Ella is a 3 year old Pointer Mix. She would do best in a home with teens and older. At first she is shy but earning her trust is worth it! She enjoys her food so much that she should be the only pet in the home.

Ella is a 3 year old Pointer Mix. She would do best in a home with teens and older. At first she is shy but earning her trust is worth it! She enjoys her food so much that she should be the only pet in the home.

Can't wait to see you Saturday!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

New Treats, Food, & Fun Stuff!


New Treats

We have new treats in stock--dehydrated goodness from Bare Bites

We carry the Bare Bites (liver), Bare Bits (liver powder), Bare Breasts (chicken), Yam Jams (sweet potato), and Brew-Yahs (spent grain). 

To learn more, click the product name links or visit www.barebites.com...or stop in our stores!

 

New Food

We now have Millies Wolfheart of Austin, Texas on our shelves!  From their website:

We want your dogs to thrive not just survive.

Millies Wolfheart only sells completely Gluten and Grain Free dog food products and we specifically exclude Chicken and Eggs from all of our recipes. We have spent a considerable amount of time formulating the ingredients which have been individually researched. Our recipes contain mainly meat, fish, and poultry(all named) proteins which are complete proteins and are far more digestible for dogs than plant derived proteins. We have worked directly with leading nutritionists to ensure our food will help your dog live a healthy and happy life.

Ethically Sourced U.S. Ingredients

Natural ingredients which are ethically sourced in the U.S. are used in Millies Wolfheart and we are wholly committed to keeping it that way.

All Millies recipes are formulated without:

Gluten, Grain, Corn, Rice, Eggs, Chicken, Beet Pulp, Artificial Colors or Synthetic Preservatives.

 

Fun new people stuff!

Childhood friends and pet lovers David Neuwirth and Robert Eichner created Pet House brand candles knowing that a smell-good-house is one goal of all pet owners.  Pet candles are an incredibly popular home accessory and gift item for pet-owners and non-pet owners alike and they created a safe and healthy product we think you will love!

Pet House brand candles and air fresheners are pet safe (made with 100% natural soy wax and no dyes, scented with essential oils) and the candles are pretty enough to display on your dining room table. 

End of the Leash carries stocks 7 varieties of Pet House candles, 4 varieties of room sprays, and 4 different car fresheners. Made in the USA!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

 Smores is a 3-year-old female Rex rabbit. She is active and loves to run bunny 500's. Her adoptive home should keep in mind everybody needs somebunny to lean on.

Smores is a 3-year-old female Rex rabbit. She is active and loves to run bunny 500's. Her adoptive home should keep in mind everybody needs somebunny to lean on.

Hope to see you soon!
Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

Pet-Safe Summer


Happy 4th of July, everyone! 

We are closed today, but both stores will reopen

tomorrow, July 5th at 9am. 

 
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Pet-safe picnicking

Summer is the time for cookouts, camping, and all sorts of outdoor gatherings.  The Pet Health Network gathered some helpful tips and reminders for when the family pooch is also in attendance.

---> 9 Tips for Having a Dog Safe Picnic

 
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Sunscreen for your dog

All those long, sunny days at the lake can take its toll on our skin, and it's no different for your dog's nose.  My Dog Nose It was created to keep your best friend safe from the environment they love to play and be in! Completely natural and water resistant, this paraben free sun protector is safe to use on any Fido or Fifi.

Stop in at End of the Leash to pick up some!

 

It's almost here!

Summer Fun (Customer Appreciation) Day

WHAT: End of the Leash's 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day

WHEN: Saturday, July 21st, 2018 from 10am-3pm

WHERE: End of the Leash Mukwonago, 325 Bay View Road

 

Come have fun with End of the Leash and Pier Pups Dock Diving for our 4th Annual Customer Appreciation Day!

This event is FREE to attend.

If you would like to participate in dock diving,registration and fees are available at Pier Pups, LLC.

The dock diving is sponsored by Born Free, Champion, Earthborn (including Propac and Venture), Ewegurt, Fromm, Health Hut, Momentum, Nature's Logic, OC Raw, Pets Global (Fussie Cat, Zignature), Pure Vita, Stella & Chewy's, and End of the Leash.

There will be HUGE one day sales, vendors, rescues with adoptables, food, face painting by Antsy Pants Paints, live music with Big Al Wetzel Band...and MORE!

Bring a lawn chair, your family, and furry friends, and watch the fun!!

 

HAWS PETS OF THE WEEK

To learn more about how to adopt through HAWS, please visit their adoption page.  You may also give them a call at 262.542.8851.

Izzy and Ari are a bonded pair of 9 year old cats. Their owner had to move to a new place that doesn't allow pets. Give HAWS a call today if they might be a perfect addition to your family!

Your Friends at End of the Leash

Please remember that us folks at End of the Leash are not veterinarians and no information on our website is intended to replace the indispensable and professional advice of your veterinarian.

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