Pets

dog-friendly breweries

🐾 A guide to dog-friendly breweries in Pittsburgh

By Brian Conway | June 4, 2021

Our faithful four-legged friends rode out quarantine nestled next us, from the halcyon days of sourdough starters through the long, dark, interminable cold of Pittsburgh winter. And now that we’re vaccinated, the plan is to leave them, home alone, while we sip IPAs in the sun? Better yet, take Fido along: here’s a list of Pittsburgh breweries with dog-friendly outdoor spaces.

A very Pittsburgh pet gift guide

By Carly Luitgaarden | December 9, 2020

If anyone deserves to be on the nice list, it’s our pets. We rounded up 10 gifts for the furry friends available at local businesses this holiday season.

Pittsburgh Dog Walker

Take a walk with the owner of Peachy Paws

By Aadam Soorma | June 4, 2020

We caught up with professional dog walker Annie Rumbaugh to chat about the pups of Pittsburgh and how she’s scaled up her small biz.

Pittsburgh Pet Stores

Guide to all of the locally owned pet supply stores in Pittsburgh

By Lindsay Patross | May 21, 2020

A guide to all of the local pet shops in Pittsburgh. Need food for your cat or dog or maybe a bird? Most of these neighborhood shops offer curbside service.

For a donation to the Science Center, you can stream the CatVideoFest

By Lindsay Patross | April 15, 2020

The Carnegie Science Center will let you stream “Best of CatVideoFest: Creature Comforts Edition” for a pay-what-you-can donation.

Steel City Kitties

Cat Fanciers Let the Fur Fly at Steel City Kitties Cat Show

By Amanda Reed | February 3, 2020

Mark your calendars for Steel City Kitties (cat show and convention, as recognized by the Cat Fanciers Association) when it returns in February 2020.

Meet the Shop Dogs of Pittsburgh

By Jessa Gibboney | November 14, 2019

These local, lovable dogs just cannot wait to meet you. Here are nine Pittsburgh shops you can visit and be greeted by a friendly pupper.

Meet your “furrever” friend at The Black Cat Market

By Eva Phillips | August 29, 2019

Take a look inside Lawrenceville’s cat cafe where you can enjoy snacks, have fresh coffee and walk out with your very own adopted fur baby.

pups pints grist house

Sun. 7/28: Pups ‘n Pints at Grist House – a “Yappy Hour” to benefit Cross Your Paws Rescue

By Lindsay Patross | July 23, 2019

Support a great cause with all the brewery doggos. We’ll be at Grist House for Sunday’s fundraiser with a pup pup photo booth and photographer.

Hidden Gems: 12 hours in New Orleans City Park

By Very Local Staff | May 14, 2019

Let’s see how to pack a day in this giant pleasure ground.