Monthly Archive:: May 2014

Handmade Embellished Leather Collars Make a Splash + Free Shipping

Free Shipping on Handmade Collars

Looking for a unique, one-of-a-kind collar? We have the solution for you: an embellished, handmade leather collar

These luxury collars, handcrafted in the USA, are made with high quality calf leather and include unique cabochon studs and crystals imported from Europe. The wide variety of studs featured on these collars includes different sizes of turquoise, multicolored cabs, pyramid studs, among others. Paired with sparkling crystals, including lavender, aqua, pink and clear crystals, to name a few, these collars are sure to impress!

As manly pups prefer a masculine, clean look, leather dog collars like the Turquoise on Chocolate Leather Dog Collar, Gold Studs on White Leather Dog Collar and Single Row Multi Cabs on Chestnut Leather Dog Collar are the perfect fit.

  Turquoise on Chocolate Leather Dog Collar Gold Studs on White Leather Dog Collar Single Row Multi Cabs on Chestnut Leather Dog Collar

Because feminine pups prefer a glamorous, vibrant look, sparkle dog collars like the Powder Pink Crystals on Leather Dog Collar, Peridot and Aqua Crystals on Aqua Leather Dog Collar and Multi Crystals on White Leather Dog Collar are a match made in an elegant pups’ heaven.

Powder Pink Crystals on Leather Dog Collar  Periodot and Aqua Crystals on Aqua Leather Dog Collar  Multi Crystals on White Leather Dog Collar
 

These handmade collars can be found in all Muttropolis locations, as well as online, where a wider selection is offered. Because each collar is made to order, shipping can take up to 21 days, depending on availability. Enjoy Free Shipping on our select collection of embellished collars from May 28th-June 2nd. Enter code SHIPMUTTS at checkout.

Muttropolis’ Summer Kick-off Sale, Save 20%

Muttropolis Summer Kickoff Sale

Shop now, enjoy 20% off savings and relax on Memorial Day!* A sale like this isn’t an often occurrence at Muttropolis, so don’t miss your chance to stock up and save on pet essentials and must-haves for your adored four-legged family member. Our Summer Kick-off Sale starts Thursday, May 15th and ends on Monday, May 19th at midnight PST.

Our expansive, upscale assortment includes unique collars and leashes, stylish apparel, cool and captivating toys, travel accessories, at home essentials like luxury bedding and dining, and much more. With an astute buying team behind our helms, we’re pleased to have become one of “the” places to shop to meet and exceed canine customers’ expectations. So take a look, and enjoy the selection and savings!

As mentioned, our Summer Kick-Off Sale lasts 5 days so act fast for the best selection. You can visit any one of our Muttropolis store locations or our website to shop the sale. Online customers must use the coupon code SIZZLE at checkout to receive their 20% discount.

*Sale excludes food, treats and gift cards. Cannot be combined with other offers. 

Ways to Spend Mother’s Day with Your Dog, Plus a Photo Contest

Dog Moms

Here at Muttropolis we believe that having a pet definitely lands you in the “mom” category. So, we’d like to wish all of the doggy moms out there a very Happy Mother’s Day! If you don’t have children, you’re probably used to this day coming and going with no special wishes, cards or gifts, but you can still enjoy the day with your four-legged friend, who is sure to show you love in other ways.

Below are just a few of our favorite ways to share special time with our pups. Perhaps one of these suggestions will be the perfect date for you and your dog this Mother’s Day! Also, be sure to make it to the bottom of this post to learn more about the Mother’s Day photo contest we’re running for a short time only on Facebook!

A Dog-Friendly Lunch Date

Dog-friendly Dining

We’re lucky down here in San Diego with an abundance of dog-friendly dining options, and we sure hope the same goes for wherever you call home. No dog likes to be left behind, so on Mother’s Day search out an establishment that will let your dog come too. If you have a hard time finding a dog-friendly spot, you can always make a meal at home or grab something to go and enjoy it in a dog-friendly park or beach. We’re picturing a splendid picnic in the sunshine!

A Play Date with Other Doggie Moms

Dog Play Date

Do you have the perfect dog and mom duo in mind? Great, make a date! If not, head to your nearest dog park. The excellent thing about dog parks is that you don’t have to coordinate the play date ahead of time, simply show up with your fido and you’re sure to run into other dogs and doggie moms. Don’t forget to wish them a Happy Mother’s Day!

Enjoy the Great Outdoors

Dogs Outdoors

Hit a trail, head to the beach, or enjoy another outdoor activity for the afternoon. The fresh air and exercise will leave you both feeling fantastic. Water loving dogs will especially love this suggestion, and if it’s a hot day, you may want to jump right in with them! As with any outdoor activity, be sure to bring plenty of water for both you and your pup.

Snuggle Time

Dog Snuggling

This is the easiest suggestion of them all. We don’t doubt that your dog gets an abundance of love, but no one ever said there could be too much, right? Giving your pup some extra lap time or snuggling up for a nap will not only make them feel special, it’ll warm your heart too, and what Mother doesn’t love that feeling!

Now, about that photo contest we mentioned. If you haven’t liked us yet on Facebook, be sure to do that first. With Mother’s Day right around the corner, we’ve launched a photo contest asking our customers to post their favorite Mommy and Me picture on our Facebook page. All submissions are in the running for a chance to win a $100 Muttropolis Gift Card! The contest ends on Friday May 9th at 12:00 PM PST, and the winner will be selected at random and announced at 12:30 PM. We can’t wait to see your snapshots!

Fetchingly Fresh: New for your Cruising Canine!

Row Boat Dog Bed

Does your hound have sea legs? Do they jump with joy for any opportunity to be in the water? Or do they simply look stylin’ in sea-inspired styles? We’ve compiled our favorite nautical styles with these water dogs in mind!

Puppia Anchor and Gingham Dog HarnessOur Canine Cruise Collection is filled with anchors, stripes, sea creatures and more. We love the Sailor Boy Dog Tank for boys and the Nautical Dog Dress for girls. Both are striped, in true nautical fashion, and have adorable details. Is your pup in need of a new summertime harness? We have two Puppia styles with gingham trip that screams summer. If a collar is more your dog’s style then check out our Anchor Dog Collar, you can’t get much more nautical then that! Or chose one of our festive bows to pair with your pup’s preexisting collar. The Anchor Dog Bow and Red and Navy Stripe Dog Bow are beautifully crafted and sure to add some spring to your pup’s step.

Nautical Dog Dress Sailor Boy Dog Tank
If you have a beach house, or simply like nautical décor, take a look at the adorable Row Boat Dog Bed pictured at the top of this post. Decorated with rope around the rim, striped details, and an embroidered anchor, it’s a true summer statement piece. You’re pup will love snuggling up against the bolstered sides. The Nautical Boat Print Indoor-Outdoor Dog Bed Cover is also an excellent choice. It can be used to cover an old bed or stuffed with standard sized pillows, blankets or clothes to create a brand new bed. The versatility to move this bed from indoors to outdoors is a great feature for summer when pups love to bask in the sun! We’ve included quite a few futons in this collection as well, as they are lightweight and portable, can be used in crates, rolled up for travel, or used as a great alternative to a bulky, heavy bed.

Nautical Boat Print Indoor-Outdoor Dog Bed Cover

Now for the fun stuff! This collection is full of captivating canine crowd pleasers. The Lobster Knottie Dog Toy is made of high quality super-soft corduroy plush, a fabric great for cuddling yet strong enough for chewing. If your pup is squeaker obsessed, the Ultrasonic Whale Dog Toy brings a whole new meaning to squeaking. This innovative toy contains a patented squeaker that is tuned to an ultrasonic frequency that only your dog can hear! And for playtime in the pool, at the beach or even in the tub, grab a Life Ring Dog Toy, it's neoprene and floats.

  Life Ring Dog ToyUltrasonic Whale Dog Toy

To shop our full Canine Cruise Collection, stop in to one of our Southern California store locations or visit us online.

Dig This Deal: Enjoy $4 Off Mutt Munchers in May!

Mutt Munchers Dog TreatsIt’s that time again, time to enjoy whooper savings on our very own, much loved Mutt Munchers dog treats! For the whole month of May we’ll be offering $4 off every bag, reducing the regular price of $11.99 to $7.99. Mutt Munchers are a must try, they’re delicious, nutritious, grain-free, and made fresh locally in Southern California.

Available in a variety of flavors, there are Mutt Munchers to please every pup’s preferences and complement their dietary needs. Our assortment includes Peanut Butter Poppers, Blueberry, Granny Ginger’s Snappers, Salmon Snappers, Bacon Bites, Liver Lovers, and Meatball. All flavors are grain-free and include only all-natural, human-grade ingredients. Garbonzo beans take the place of grains, resulting in a tasty treat packed full of protein and dietary fiber.

Grain FreeGrain-free is the way to be! If your pup isn’t currently on a grain-free diet it is worth considering. Grains are a common allergy in dogs and can cause itchiness and other uncomfortable symptoms. Because grains take much longer to break down in the stomach, dogs often have trouble digesting them. Sticking with food and treats that are grain-free will make a positive impact on any pup’s health.

One of our loyal Muttropolis customers described her and her pup’s happiness with the Bacon Bites Mutt Munchers as such:

These treats are amazing! I have a very picky Chihuahua and I struggle with finding a treat that’s healthy, not too expensive, and that she’ll eat. Not only does she eat Mutt Munchers, but she LOVES them! I love to see her little tail wiggling with excitement everytime I bring a bag home! They are crunchy, which gives her something to work on, but still easy enough to break in half so I can make them last. I just love Mutt Munchers, and so do my dogs!

Delicious, nutritious and cost efficient, Mutt Munchers make a great addition to any dog’s diet! Visit us online or in one of our Southern California store locations to enjoy these May savings! Online customers can redeem their discount by entering MOREMUNCH at checkout.

Cannot be combined with other offers. Expires 05/31/2014.