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Do you think of your pets as members of the family? If so, then you have a lot in common with all of us at Especially for Pets. Like you, we're extremely devoted to our own pets, and professionally committed to doing everything we can to help strengthen the bond between you and your pets. Read on…

  • Lisa, Medway

    Lisa joined Especially for Pets in 2003 as assistant manager in the Wayland store. She was promoted to manager

  • Lisa, Corporate

    When Lisa began working in Acton in 2006, she brought her love of animals and pet retail background with her.

  • Jay, Westborough

    Jay has been with Especially for Pets since January 2011.


Every pet deserves a loving, nurturing home, yet there are countless dogs and cats that are unwanted or abandoned. Fortunately, numerous non-profits are committed to their health and well being. One of our founding principles is to support these worthwhile non-profit organizations. Read on…


There is an unlimited number of pet products on the market and selecting the ones that promote good health, wellness, and nutrition and keep your pets safe is where we come in. At Especially for Pets, we think of ourselves as trustees for your pets' well being.  Read on…

  • For Dogs

    Everything you need for the well care of your dog including many products you won't find at superstores.

  • For Cats

    Carefully chosen products for your cat including food, toys, furniture, dishes and cat litter.

  • For Small Animals

    We carry a broad range of products for a variety of birds, fish and small animals.

Celebrate 25

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Thanks for joining us in the celebration! We truly appreciate your support for the last 25 years and thank you for helping us achieve this milestone!

MATCH 25 Rescue/Shelter Fund 
As part of our 25th anniversary celebration, our customers made cash donations to MATCH 25 for eight months of this year. Originally, Especially for Pets planned to match these donations. Instead, we have decided to double it, bringing the total contribution to $25,000! This means that each of the five non-profits will receive a donation of $5,000! Congratulations to the following rescue groups and shelters who were chosen by our customers via electronic voting throughout the month of October:

- Animal Shelter, Inc.
- Neponset Valley Humane Society
- Baypath Humane Society
- MetroWest Humane Society
- Guardian Angels Cat Rescue

 We greatly appreciate our customers’ generous donations over the past eight months and our relationships with the participating non-profits!

 Thank you!


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