From plush pillows to matching outfits, you spare no expense when it comes to your pets.
Looking to pamper them with an extra special treat? Check out some of our favorite Black-owned pet brands for this season—your pet will thank you!
Vet-created food bowls for picky eaters
Inventor: Dr. Joe J. Owens
Created by a veterinarian, Enjoy-A-Bowl makes good, nutritious food smell great—just like the people-food that pets crave. It’s designed to steer pets away from junk food that can cause pancreatitis, obesity and diabetes so they can live long, happy lives.
Enjoy-A-Bowl has a number of medical applications, and it’s also great for overcoming food boredom and boarding stress too.
Go to enjoyabowlproducts.com and get 30% off with code NATIONWIDE.
Tags, collars and other accessories for pets
Founder: Rachel Jones
Based out of Los Angeles, Trill Paws creates pet tags and accessories that are inspired by pop-culture icons and sayings, including everything from emoji designs, popular catchphrases, fun memes and more.
With bold looks like gold chain collars, stylish leashes and meme-worthy dog tags, Trill Paws is your source for trendy doggie swag.
Shop the latest looks at trillpaws.com
The Bark Shoppe
Elevated grooming for pets
Founder: Melissa Mitchner
A popular NYC-based groomer, the Bark Shoppe creates signature soap-free shampoos and sprays that take great care of your pet’s coat and sensitive skin. These water-based products are infused with natural essences to provide a long-lasting deodorizing scent without sacrificing the natural oils in your pet’s fur.
The Bark Shoppe partners with community organizations, including #TakeCareofHarlem, low cost vet care clinics through the ASPCA and various other community initiatives. Bonus: Their products are vegan!
Pamper your pet at thebarkshoppe.com
Healthy meal plans for dogs, delivered
Founder: Renaldo Webb
When Renaldo Webb learned the truth about how mass-market pet food is made, he discovered his new mission: Make better food for dogs, so they can live longer, healthier, happier lives with their families. He did that by using real human-grade ingredients, meticulously made into delicious concoctions that pets love.
The result has been a massive hit—four years later, PetPlate has delivered over 15,000,000 meals and treats to dogs across the USA!
Bone appetit at petplate.com
Sustainable pet fashion
Founder and Designer: Angelia Medlin
An artisanal pet brand with a sustainable vision, House Dogge creates some of the most creative and earth-friendly dog toys and accessories. Among their most popular goods are custom D.O.G. hoodies, a stylish and cozy look that caught the attention of Oprah’s Favorite Things. Pick up a matching sustainably made hoodie for yourself, so you and your pooch can hit the catwalk in style.
Check out their small batch collections for the utmost in comfort, sustainability and modern simplicity.
Visit housedogge.com to shop for sustainable favorites.