FREE Training Modules

Archie Clicker Training

We will be offering sessions at the shop to help you problem solve issues you may be having with your dog. Attend without your dog (demo dogs will be at the sessions) and get ready to have a happier healthierĀ  & polite dog!

Sunday April 24th, 3PM: Confidence Building for Fearful Dogs, sponsored by Michelle Ward, Mission Impawsible Dog Training

Sunday May 1st, 3PM: Problem Solving: Door Greetings, Barking, Recall and More, sponsored by JoAnna Sidote, Connecting Spirits LLC
Sunday May 15th, 3PM: Adopted Dog Problem Solving, sponsored by Michelle Ward, Mission Impawsible Dog Training

Sunday, June 5th, 3PM: Boundary Training: Keeping Your Dog in Your Yard, sponsored by Sarah Filipiak CDBC, Best Pets Dog Training LLC
Sunday, June 12, 3PM: Training Fun with your CATS & Dogs, sponsored by JoAnna Sidote, Connecting Spirits LLC
Date TBD, 3PM: Child-Dog Interactions & Warning Signs, sponsored by Erin Sykes, Best Pets Dog Training LLC


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Supporting Big Brothers Big Sisters

bowling logoEveryone at Friendly Paws is very supportive of Big Brothers Big Sisters in Athens and we want to help them reach their goals. We are a community minded shop and try to speak out for those without voices; kids and pets.

BBBS is a valuable organization and we hope to be a small part of their success in this event. Our teams are the Alley Cats and if you would like to sponsor us please visit Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowling Event. Any amount is appreciated.


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2016 staff with Tiff

Top: Tiffany, Claire, Feisty, Nina, Shelley & Stretch Bottom: Savannah, Allie, Emily & Adoptable Roxy

Hello from our friendly staff – make sure to stop by with your pets to say “Hi”!

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Groom Appointment Openings!

Our grooming is fully staffed again and appointments are available usually within one -two weeks of calling to book an appointment. Our experienced groomers Savannah and Emily are here to help your dog get pampered. They love your pets like their own and treat them with kindness.

Walk-in Nail trim schedule: Mondays; 10am-2PM, Tue-Friday; 10am-2:30pm & 3pm-6pm, Saturdays 10:15am-4:30pm. There may be times a groomer is ill or out for some unforeseen circumstance.

Call us at 740-593-5125 to book your groom appointment. Please give 48 hours notice if cancelling an appointment.

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Rate your Pet Food/Recall Notifications

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Have you signed up to get email notifications about recalls for your pet food? Dog Food Advisor and Truth About Pet Food are valuable resources. Visit these websites and sign up. While you are there, check out how your pet food rates. If you don’t buy it at Friendly Paws, you may be surprised by what you find.

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In Case You Haven’t Heard…

we love puppies

We will never sell ANY live animal for profit. All pets who come from chain pet stores are coming from unsavory conditions and dealers. Use your voice, don’t shop in chains who support misery. Looking for a cat or dog? Adopt through Looking for fish or a pocket pet? Our local pet shop Fish N’ Stuff is an ethical shop which carries reptiles and fish. We love Athens because Athens loves LOCALLY OWNED!

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What Are You Feeding Your Pet?

Beneful – such a pretty bag! Look at all those veggies and meats! And the price, you would think you are feeding your dog a good-for-him diet right? Unfortunately you would be wrong. Most grocery store foods are not made from quality ingredients. Feed your pets better for LESS at Friendly Paws!

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