Best Dog Halloween Costumes at Chewy to ensure a spooky HOWL-O-WEEN!

There is a lot to do with Halloween, there are parties to attend and costumes that need to be decided on. Chewy known for their exceptional customer service makes it easy to get a great dog costume for your pooch. This way your entire family can kill it at Howl-O-WEEN! Here are Woof Republic’s favorite costumes for your pup available at Chewy.

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Woof Republic Best Dog Halloween Costumes at Chewy to ensure a spooky HOWL-O-WEEN!
The pup that won the lottery - Lizzo adopts a dog while on tour in Madison

As if I needed another reason to love Lizzo, While she was on tour in Madison she adopted an adorable pup through Underdog Pet Rescue of Wisconsin. Let’s be honest, the Truth Hurts about how cute this pup is! The pup previously named Saba is now named Poke. The concert venue where she was performing The Sylvee shared the happy news of Lizzo’s adoption! What a great first family photo!

For those of you who didn’t know, Lizzo is a HUGE Adoption supporter. Underdog Pet Rescue explained that Lizzo is such a fan of adoptable pups and supporting rescue that many of her shows feature a pet adoption beforehand with local pet rescues. In Madison Underdog Pet Rescue of Madison shared with Woof Republic that "We held a pre-show adoption event and the whole gang got to meet them and that's when her tour member met the pup and fell in love.”

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Woof Republic The pup that won the lottery - Lizzo adopts a dog while on tour in Madison
Best Dog Halloween Costumes at Target to ensure a spooktakular holiday

There is a lot to do with Halloween, there are parties to attend and costumes that need to be decided on. Target makes it easy to get a great dog costume for your pooch so that the entire family can kill it at Howl-O-WEEN. Here are Woof Republic’s favorite costumes for your pup available at Target.

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Woof Republic Best Dog Halloween Costumes at Target to ensure a spooktakular holiday
Pumpkin Spice has gone to the Pups - Top Pumpkin Spice Products for your Pup to enjoy Fall

Why do humans get to have all of the Pumpkin Spice fun? The pups want in on the fun!

There is nothing better than seeing the leaves change and the need to bring out cozy throw blankets. The line at Starbucks has suddenly become a lot longer with one acronym seen on those white cups - PSL.

Here are Woof Republic’s recommendations on the top pumpkin spice latte toys and products for man’s best friend / your 4 legged ride or die buddy.

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Woof Republic Pumpkin Spice has gone to the Pups - Top Pumpkin Spice Products for your Pup to enjoy Fall
Accidents Happen - What to do if your pup has an accident inside the house

Despite how much we love our fur babies, we are not in love with their stains from an accident, right? Follow these tips and tricks to remove stains from your carpet to keep everyone happy. If you come home to an accident, you need to take action immediately.  Most accidents occur when you are not at home and the stain will likely sit for hours before you can take care of it. As soon as you discover it, it’s important to clean it right away. If you wait too long, bacteria can start to grow in the affected area, which can lead to icky odors.

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Woof Republic Accidents Happen - What to do if your pup has an accident inside the house
Peloton Pups - The Cheerleaders that help get the workout done!

The workout at home craze is picking up and a lot of the craze has been driven by the adoption of Peloton. Peloton has created a community of people who are working hard and enjoying fitness on demand. For those familiar, your pups end up being your biggest cheerleader while you are working it. These pups supporting their Peloton owners are called Pelopups.

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Woof Republic Peloton Pups - The Cheerleaders that help get the workout done!
The Collaboration that is everything - Bark's Collab with Glossier

As a huge BarkBox fan and a fan of the BarkShop, I could have not been more excited about this collaboration between BARK and Glossier. The thing I love most about everything that BARK does is the personality with which they design their products! For fashionable pups and their owners this collaboration is the only thing you need!! It may not be the logical of collaborations because beauty and puppies don’t typically go together but we love how unexpected this is. This is why we love it soo much and the execution on the dog toys is fantastic!

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Woof Republic The Collaboration that is everything - Bark's Collab with Glossier
Pet Friendly - A Series promoting Adoption directed by Whitney Cummings

Refinery29 partnered with VCA and refinery29 to create an incredibly heartwarming pet series that promotes adoption! The series was directed by the incredibly funny, talented and uber dog lover Whitney Cummings. It shows pet owners in 3 different situations that have been adopted. The story explores the awkward, hilarious, and heartwarming stories of rescued pets, their owners, and one charming VCA veterinarian.

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Woof Republic Pet Friendly - A Series promoting Adoption directed by Whitney Cummings
Help Merryweather Find a Forever Home

Many times you scroll through Facebook and aren’t moved to tears by a photo and a story, but Merryweather needs your help. She is a pup in a cage in St. Landry Animal Rescue without a ton of prospects and her life to date has been quite horrible. Please note that there are some aspects of her story that are quite disturbing but need to be included to truly illustrate her story and why we are sharing it. Help rescue this incredible dog from Louisiana and transport it to Los Angeles so that she can find a forever home.

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Woof Republic Help Merryweather Find a Forever Home
Cherie the Surf Dog- Going from a Rescue Pup to a Surfing Champion

Did you know that one of the most decorated surf champion pups was a rescue living in Texas? Woof Republic got to chat with Dan and Amy Nykolayko who own Cherie the Surf Dog. Fun way to learn about how and why dogs surf, how to get a French bulldog puppy as a rescue or how to dress your pup in pup-tactic fashion.

 

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Woof Republic Cherie the Surf Dog- Going from a Rescue Pup to a Surfing Champion
Tinkerbelle the Dog's story going from Rescue Dog to the Top Dog Model

To think that one of the most famous dog models in the world has a story that very few know. The glamorous life of this incredible pup started off much like that of Cinderella. Tinkerbelle was a 9 month old owner surrender which found her in a cage at a Long Island Animal Shelter. Sam Carrell turns out to be both Tinkerbelle’s mom but also her Fairy Godmother. Together this dynamic duo has let the universe take them on this incredible adventure. Now she is a world traveler with more stamps in her passport than I have and she has met every celebrity that you wish that you could meet.

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Woof Republic Tinkerbelle the Dog's story going from Rescue Dog to the Top Dog Model
A Guide To: Your Dog's Poop - in Partnership with Heed Foods

You carry their “business” around in a plastic bag and pick it up it’s your duty as their hooman.  If you were asked, do you know what your dog’s poop says about their health what would you say? Did you know that your dog’s poop is one of the best ways to assess their health? It is something that you need to keep track of to ensure that everything is agreeing with your pup to validate that they are both happy and healthy.

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Woof Republic A Guide To: Your Dog's Poop - in Partnership with Heed Foods
BarkBox Subscription Review - Is it worth the investment? My pup’s opinion

I love the personality and human that BarkBox brings to dog toys. I’ve also bought from the BarkShop frequently for both humans and pups. I appreciate that BarkBox seems to have listened to their customers over the past couple years which I appreciate especially with a service like this. They have improved greatly over the years since I first signed up for the service in 2016.

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Woof Republic BarkBox Subscription Review - Is it worth the investment? My pup’s opinion
Vineyard Vines Pet Collection at Target - Let your pup live out your Hamptons dreams

AGAIN IT IS TARGET FTW!!!! This month Target debuted a new collection of Vineyard Vines for Target which is giving us Martha’s Vineyard, Hamptons, and Nantucket vibes. As I look at this collection, I want to be in the house from Something’s Gotta Give drinking a glass of rosé. The best part of this incredible collaboration between Vineyard Vines and Target is the dog collection!! The bandanas would work for everyday wear, some of the accessories would be perfect for dressing up for a special occasion for a beach wedding if you were dressing your pup up, or the absolute perfect pup styling for fourth of July!! #pupstyle All of the products are between $5-50.

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Woof Republic Vineyard Vines Pet Collection at Target - Let your pup live out your Hamptons dreams
Howard the Dog's the American Dog Rescue Show Winner's - DNA Test Revealed

If you haven’t met Howard the Dog, he is one of the most unique dogs I’ve ever met. He is the embodiment of Adopt Don’t Shop and what being a rescue dog means, in my opinion. He is a dog who is no taller than a basset hound but is 60 pounds of PURE MUSCLE. Howard took the esteemed honor of winning The American Dog Rescue Show this year which was hosted by The Hallmark Channel. In honor of today, May 20th being National Rescue Dog Day we thought it would be fun to work with Embark Vet who has the premier Doggy DNA Tests. Think 23 and Me but for canines. Many times with rescue dogs there is little to no information about the dog their back story, lineage, and the rescue group has to take the best guess as the breed from what they know.

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Woof Republic Howard the Dog's the American Dog Rescue Show Winner's - DNA Test Revealed
Los Angeles Dodgers - These Dodgers Love Their Dogs

May 11th is the LA Dodgers Pups at the Park event at Dodger Stadium. It is a fun night to bring your dogs to the park and help cheer on the home team as the Dodgers host the Washington Nationals.  Woof Republic wanted to celebrate the Dodgers and their pups.

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Woof Republic Los Angeles Dodgers - These Dodgers Love Their Dogs
Congrats Bosco!! You found a forever home! We helped a Homeless Dog find a great forever home

Bosco is an adoptable dog whose family was moving and tried to put him down. He now needs a new home for his golden years! He’s a 10 year old Cane Corso who is a mellow couch potato and is slightly shy when you first meet him.  Bosco is available for adoption through Marley’s Mutts.

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Woof Republic Congrats Bosco!! You found a forever home! We helped a Homeless Dog find a great forever home
Earth Day 2019 - What to do as a Dog owner to decrease your carbon footprint

On Earth Day, I encourage you to think about your impact of you and your pet.  Are you doing everything that you can for future generations. It is not easy and diligent customers have to pay more to ensure that they are looking out for the environment. As with any trendsetter, it costs more to be an educated and aware customer.

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Woof Republic Earth Day 2019 - What to do as a Dog owner to decrease your carbon footprint
Pawsitive Change Program changing the lives of dogs and juvenile inmates gets a celebrity visitor: Kristen Bell

The Pawsitive Change Program is an incredible and transformative program that is an intensive rehabilitation program which matches death row dogs from shelters throughout California and pairs them with inmates inside California State Prisons including maximum security prisons. The Pawsitive Change Program female juvenille inmates got a celebrity visitor last week: Kristen Bell. The program is guided by 4 of their experienced trainers over 14 weeks, during which the inmates work towards vocational accreditation and the dogs towards their Canine Good Citizen Certification.

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Woof Republic Pawsitive Change Program changing the lives of dogs and juvenile inmates gets a celebrity visitor: Kristen Bell
Surfing Dog Ricochet changes lives by helping Veterans and children with special needs including Autism

Pups have extraordinary abilities that sometimes exceed even what humans can do. Did you know that many children with autism and other special needs need a therapy dog to help them cope and conquer hurdles within their everyday lives? Therapy dogs have been proven to increase the social skills of children with autism that allows them to interact more fully with those around them. Not every family with a child that has special needs has the ability to get one of these therapy dogs and this is where Ricochet steps in. She’s a gorgeous 10 year old golden retriever who has some superpowers. Ricochet is a surfing champion, movie star, therapy dog and has a keen ability to help people cope with their surroundings so that they can thrive. Woof Republic got to interview Ricochet and her handler Judy about all of their incredible and awe inspiring work.

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Woof Republic Surfing Dog Ricochet changes lives by helping Veterans and children with special needs including Autism