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PEOPLE

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, Canton

    Lisa has been a groomer in Canton since March 2011.


  • Leslie, Training

    Leslie has been with Especially for Pets since 1994. During this time, she has created and implemented a


  • Emily, Medway

    Emily has been a groomer at Especially for Pets since 2005.

COMMUNITY

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…


PRODUCTS

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 Cats

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


  • Monthly Specials

    Check out our monthly specials on pet food and supplies.


  • For Dogs

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

Holiday Happenings

Special Holiday Hours
Acton
- Saturday, December 21 / 8:00am-6:00pm
- Sunday, December 22 / 9:00am-6:00pm
- Monday, December 23 / 8:00am-8:00pm
- Tuesday, December 24 / 8:00am-5:00pm

Canton
- Saturday, December 7 / 8:00am-6:00pm
- Sunday, December 8 / 8:30am-6:00pm
- Saturday, December 14 / 8:00am-6:00pm
- Sunday, December 15 / 8:30am-6:00pm
- Saturday, December 21 / 8:00am-6:00pm
- Sunday, December 22 / 8:30am-6:00pm

Sudbury
- Sunday, December 15 / 9:00am-6:00pm
- Sunday, December 22 / 9:00am-6:00pm
- Monday, December 23 / 8:00am-9:00pm
- Tuesday, December 24 / 8:00am-5:00pm
- Tuesday, December 31 / 9:00am-5:00pm

Westborough
-Weekdays from Monday, December 9 to Monday, December 23 / 8:00am-8:00pm

*All stores will close at 5:00pm on Tuesday, December 24 & Tuesday, December 31

Help Spread Holiday Cheer to the Forgotten Pets of Local Animal Shelters & Rescues
Ongoing Until Christmas
All Locations
Help make the season a little brighter for our forgotten animal friends by purchasing a toy or treat as a holiday gift. Your donation will be delivered in time to help make it a very happy holiday season!

Saturday, December 7, 14 & 21
11:30am-3:00pm in Canton
11:00am-3:00pm in Medway
Holiday Personal Shopping with Santa’s Elf

It's crunch time for holiday shopping and are you stumped as to what to get for your favorite cat or dog? Not an animal person yourself but looking for that special gift? Come meet with one of our personal shoppers who will help select a fun toy or tasty treat for your dog or cat. Santa’s elf will guide you in the right direction and make this year's gift a huge success!

Saturday, December 7 / 11:00am-3:00pm
Baypath Humane Society & Beth Oram Photography Present Pet Photos with Santa
Sudbury
Join us and professional photographer, Beth Oram, for our annual holiday pet photos with Santa to help the animals of Baypath Humane Society. The donation for two high-resolution images is $15 and $25 for four. All proceeds go directly to Baypath Humane Society. Well-behaved pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Photo shoots are in 10-minute increments. Please sign up in advance by calling 978-443-7682. Walk-ins are welcome as time permits.

Saturday, December 7 / 11:00am-3:00pm
Pet Photos with Santa to Benefit All Dog Rescue, Inc.
Wayland

Avoid the mall traffic and bring your pets and children for a 10-minute photo shoot with Santa. All digital photos taken within the 10 minutes are yours for a $25 donation to All Dog Rescue. Photos will be taken by Dr. C. Well-behaved pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Please sign up in advance by calling 508-647-6923. Walk-ins are welcome as time permits.

Saturday, December 7 / 10:00am-3:00pm
Holiday Open House
Wayland

Sleeping Bear Jewelry will help you choose a special gift from original designs in sterling silver, 14 karat, brass or stainless steel jewelry and pet ID tags from 10:00am-1:00pm. Primal Pet Foods, The Honest Kitchen and Wagatha’s Treats will all be onsite from 11:00am-3:00pm with special treats and giveaways for your pets! Plus, take a little break from your shopping and enjoy apple cider and donuts with us!

Saturday, December 8, 15 & 22
11:00am-3:00pm in Medway & Wayland
Holiday Personal Shopping with Santa’s Elf
It's crunch time for holiday shopping and are you stumped as to what to get for your favorite cat or dog? Not an animal person yourself but looking for that special gift? Come meet with one of our personal shoppers who will help select a fun toy or tasty treat for your dog or cat. Santa’s elf will guide you in the right direction and make this year's gift a huge success!

Sunday, December 8 / 11:00am-2:00pm
Staff Picks: Best Holiday Gifts
Wayland
Need a gift idea for your favorite cat or dog? Browse our huge selection of fun treats and toys and check out what our staff members have chosen for their own personal pets this season!

Sunday, December 8 / 10:30am-12:30pm
Pet Photos with Santa to Benefit Pets & People Foundation
Westborough

Back by popular demand! Your $20 donation to Pets and People Foundation buys you a photo shoot with the one and only Santa Claus! You will receive three images on a CD—just in time for that holiday card or gift! Cash or checks (payable to Pets & People Foundation) only please. Well-behaved pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Please sign up in advance by calling 508-366-9696. Walk-ins are welcome as time permits.

Saturday, December 14 / 10:00am-6:00pm
Staff Picks: Holiday Baked Goods
Canton
Check out our fun and tasty selection of holiday bakery items, including Christmas and winter themed cookies. Heading to a friend’s house for a holiday party and need a gift for the pooch of the house? No problem! We have them wrapped and ready to go!

Saturday, December 14 & Sunday, December 15 / 10:00am-4:00pm
Helping Paws for the Holidays - Pet Photos with Santa Paws or The Grinch to Benefit Vested Interest in K9s

Medway
Back by popular demand! Have your pet(s) and your photo taken with Santa Paws and/or The Grinch for a $20 donation. We will provide you with a CD of your photo for sharing and an abundantly stuffed goodie bag. We are happy to photograph multiple pets, family members and children. Leashed, well-behaved pets are welcome. In past years, VIK9’s volunteers have photographed iguanas, turtles, rabbits, llamas, and a polish chicken and donkey! Well-behaved pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Please contact
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call 508-824-6978 if you have any questions. Walk-ins only. No cell phone cameras, please!

Saturday, December 14 / 10:00am-2:00pm
Big Fluffy Dog Rescue Presents Pet Photos with Santa

Sudbury
Join us for this popular holiday event! All proceeds go directly to Big Fluffy Dog Rescue. The donation for one pet and a ten-minute photo shoot is $10, $15 for two pets and a 15-minute photo shoot and $20 for three or more pets for a 20-minute photo shoot (add $5 and five minutes for every pet thereafter). Photos will be available online. Well-behaved pets must be on a leash or in a carrier. Please sign up in advance by calling 978-443-7682. Walk-ins are welcome as time permits.

Sunday, December 15 / 10:00am-6:00pm
Staff Picks: Holiday Baked Goods
Newton

Check out our fun and tasty selection of holiday bakery items, including Christmas and winter themed cookies. Heading to a friend’s house for a holiday party and need a gift for the pooch of the house? No problem! We have them wrapped and ready to go!

 Sunday, December 15/ 11:00am-4:00pm
Staff Picks: Holiday Gifts Under $20
Wayland
Looking for that perfect gift for your feline or canine family member but don’t want to spend a fortune? We get it! Come browse our table full of fun and tasty gift ideas that won’t blow your holiday budget.

Saturday, December 21 / 10:00am-6:00pm
Staff Picks: Holiday Gift Ideas
Canton
Check out what our staff is getting their four-legged family members on our Gift Picks tables. From toys to bones to chewies and more, there is sure to be something your pet will love!

Saturday, December 21 / 9:00am-Noon
Happy Holidays Customer Appreciation Day
Westborough
Enjoy some downtime from holiday shopping and join us for coffee and pastries. Just our way of saying we appreciate you!



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