Shop Shot: Wag Nation

September 9, 2009 at 8:20 am Leave a comment

What: A boutique for cats and dogs featuring four-legged fashions, collars and leashes, posh beds, toys and the best foods for Fido

Where: 92 William Street, Newport

With an assortment of delicious gourmet dog treats, foods, collars, leashes, cat and dog toys, canine couture, furnishings and gifts, Wag Nation is a bright and cheerful shop that allows owner to spoils their most loyal companions. Preppy pups are drawn to the Smathers & Branson needlepoint collars while tougher doggies are better suited to leather collars bearing skulls and crossbones. You can also find adorable life jackets to outfit the nautical pooch! Thursday, September 10th from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m,doggy fashion show at Doris Duke’s Rough Point estate showcasing haute fashions for dogs and their owners. Visitors can learn about pet adoption and more from the Potter League for Animals and will have an opportunity to tour an exhibit of Doris Duke’s couture collection Shop Like an Heiress: Buying Fashion in the 20th Century on display inside the mansion. Treats will be provided for both dogs and humans. Guests are welcome to bring well behaved dogs to the event but all canine visitors must be on a leash. Admission is $5 for adults; children (12 and under) and dogs are free. For more details about the event, visit Tickets are sold at the door, but RSVPs are requested at or 401-846-4152. (Rain date is Thursday, September 17.)

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