If you own a dog or cat, or know someone who knows someone who owns a dog or cat... and you, or any of the previously mentioned dog owners or general acquaintances of dog/cat owners... you know Cricket & Co. If you don't, well gosh I'm glad you stumbled upon this post because you're missing out.
Nat & Kizil own and run the shop - they know like, all the things. Dog has gas - feed 'em this; dog keeps chewing things - here's three ways you can remedy that; dog won't eat - try this; dog eats too much - use this.. I can go on forever. You want five different types of leashes to choose from, three of which you won't find anywhere else in Ottawa? Cricket & Co. You want fresh, raw food? Cricket & Co. You want only the best you could possibly find to plop into your pet's food dish? Cricket & Co. You want someone who will deliver your food, to your door step, with no additional charge? CRICKET & CO.
Know what else is amazing about this shop? They love to support local businesses, small businesses, and generally non-business-savvy-but-crafty-people-like-me. These ladies learned of my fidgety fingers and suggested I look into knitting dog sweaters and snoods. I began to look through the patterns, tried some, and had them for sale at the shop. Now I'll be honest.. I wasn't that convinced that folks would be all that interested in my knitted wonders - who knows why, I mean, they're awesome. But much to my surprise and delight, there was an excellent response and all kinds of requests came in. Here are some of the happy pups who's owners couldn't resist the cute...
Here is Lincoln, our Bo-Jack, modelling a number of other items for you...
And now, we are into our second year! Last year, since I wasn't convinced or clear on what exactly I was doing, a few of the above sweaters rolled into the shop... This year. This year I came prepared - here's what's left from last year as well as piles of new stock to be sold this year:
We've been working hard to make sure there are lots of options, no pooch is alike, and neither are the tastes of their owners ;). Get down to 21 Murray, browse the project gallery, and make sure you're keeping your beast toasty as the cold weather approaches. Thanks for your support!