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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…

  • Jennifer, Medway

    Jennifer started working at Especially for Pets in 2011 as part of the grooming staff.

  • Colby, Wayland

    Colby grew up with dogs and horses and worked for fifteen years in the horse industry teaching, training,

  • Becky, Sudbury

    Becky joined Especially for Pets in 2011 and has worked in multiple store locations including Acton,


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…

  • 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.

  • For Small Animals

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

May Highlights

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Chaser’s 10th Birthday Party!
Saturday, May 3 in Canton
Help Store Manager Bonnie celebrate her golden retriever Chaser’s 10th birthday in style! Join us for interactive games, refreshments, and goodie bags for all attendees. Chaser loves human and canine friends, so please stop in just to say ‘hi’! Join the fun from Noon to 3:00pm!


Pet Photos with Beth Oram Photography
Saturday, May 3 in Sudbury
Saturday, June 14 in Canton
Beth Oram Photography will be "Capturing Happy" portraits of your pets! Your $50 fee buys you a 20-minute mini session with Beth, as well as an online gallery of the best images, and a discount for a future home session! To schedule an appointment, call the Sudbury store at 978-443-7682 or Canton at 781-828-8900. If you have any questions or for samples of her work, go to

Thinking About Giving a Homeless Cat or Dog a Safe & Loving Home?
Join us for one of our Adoption Days!

Saturday, May 3, 10 & 31 from 11:30am-3:00pm in Wayland
Saturday, May 17 from 11:30am-3:00pm in Sudbury
Dedicated to rescuing stray and abandoned cats, this no-kill cat shelter is operated entirely by volunteers. All of their rescued cats and kittens are lap-raised in a nurturing environment and adopted into compatible life-long homes. They are committed to ensuring that their cats and kittens are placed into loving homes. Today, you are invited to meet some adorable cats and kittens looking for their forever home.

Saturday, May 17 from 10:00am to 2:00pm in Newton
Meet volunteers from the Cat Connection, an all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization whose mission is to control the local feral cat population through Trap-Neuter-Return-Maintain(TNRM) programs and to facilitate the adoption of stray and abandoned cats and kittens into responsible permanent homes.

Saturday, May 17 from Noon to 3:00pm in Wayland
Saturday, May 25 from Noon to 2:00pm in Sudbury
Meet volunteers and ambassadors for this non-profit rescue organization located in Hopkinton dedicated to saving race track greyhounds and placing them in responsible, loving homes.

Sunday, May 11 from 10:00am-1:00pm in Wayland
Saturday, May 17 from Noon-3:00pm in Acton
Sunday, June 15 from 10:00am-Noon in Medway
Sunday, June 15 from 1:00-3:00pm in Canton
Sunday, June 22 from Noon-3:00pm in Westborough
Operation Delta Dog is a non-profit organization with a mission to rescue homeless dogs and train them to work as service dogs for veterans who are suffering from Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), and related challenges. Meet volunteers and learn how you can help!