Doggy Shopping A+ on Barker Kitsen

Check out Barker Kitsen, a new website that helps dog owners find the best locally sourced and socially responsible pet products.

  • Founder Candace Dannenbaum started researching pet products in 2010 after her dog Toby had a health scare. By using items from under the radar brands– brands not available at her big chain pet stores — she was able to nurse Toby back to life. Candace has since made it her mission to get amazing yet unknown pet products into consumers’ hands.
  • Barker Kitsen is organized by city and showcases top boutique brands made in the US and Canada. For instance, brands from San Francisco are here and New York are here.
  • Lastly, Barker Kitsen has original content to help dog owners discover pet-friendly ways to experience their city.

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Dog’s Life Lounge Bed by P.L.A.Y. (made in San Francisco; ultra-soft velvet material, eco-friendly; sizes S-XL; $108-$228)

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Truffle Mac & Cheese treats by Bocce’s Bakery (made in NYC; made with human-grade ingredients, no preservatives or chemicals; $9.50)

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Hank the Hippo Toy by Jax and Bones (made in Los Angeles; eco-friendly, hand tied rope; $16)