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Happy St. Paw-trick’s Day!

By Colleen Williams
March 17, 2017 • 1 min. read


In honor of the greenest day of the year, here are some fun ways to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day with your pup in tow.

Sweet Treats

Hit the Town

  • Check to see if your town celebrates St. Paddy’s with a pet-friendly parade! Alexandria’s St. Patrick’s Day parade turned out with some very happy pooches (and a couple cats!). Detroit included rescue organizations like the Pit Stop for Change, Rescue and Rehabilitation, and Hairy Houdini Siberian Husky Rescue in the festivities.
  • If your town doesn’t have a pet parade, there are plenty of parties that cater to pups, from Eureka Springs, AR to Seattle, WA.

Stay Safe

  • As always, make sure your dogs (and cats) are safely inside should you be amongst rowdy revelers.
  • Of course do not give your pet any alcohol
  • If you’re having a party, advise guests that there is a pet present and please don’t feed ‘em!

Take a Picture!

If you dress up your pup, be sure to Instagram the little leprechaun and use #gohealthypaws to be featured.

colleen williams
By Colleen Williams

Over the past decade, Colleen has written about health, wellness, beauty, and even pets for The New York Times, The Cut, Refinery29, xoVain, Healthy Paws Pet Insurance, and Seattle Met Magazine, as well as many beauty brands. She has a BFA in Art History from the University of New Mexico and an AAS in Fashion Design from Parsons School of Design in New York.

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