small business spotlight


Pupcake Confections: Small Business Spotlight and Discount! [INTERVIEW]

Today’s Small Business Spotlight highlights Pupcake Confections, a new bakery for dogs started by Victoria Vargas, a pastry chef in Miami, Florida. Victoria sent Henry a box of goodies to try a few weeks ago, and he loved them so much that I invited her to interview for the blog!

To learn more about Pupcake Confections, Victoria, and her pup Kaia, keep reading! PLUS – there’s a special discount at the end of the interview for The Broke Dog readers!

The Pastel Pug: Small Business Spotlight and Giveaway [INTERVIEW]

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In today’s Small Business Spotlight, we interview Chelsea of The Pastel Pug, a whimsical Etsy shop hat focuses on wood burned and hand painted portraits of both humans and pets. I fell in love with her captivating dog portraits and had to share! PLUS: ENTER TO WIN A WATERCOLOR PRINT FROM THE PASTEL PUG AT THE END OF THE POST!

Dog Parker: Small Business Spotlight [INTERVIEW]

Have you ever wanted to bring your dog on an errand but were too afraid to leave him or her tied outside? This is often a major concern for city dwellers, who worry about their dogs hurting themselves, escaping, or being stolen. Enter Dog Parker, a new Brooklyn business that ensures that your dog will be safe, comfortable, and secure while you run into a store or restaurant! We interviewed Dog Parker’s Founder and CEO, Chelsea Brownridge, about her plans for the business and her dog, Winston. Plus, all Dog Parker Memberships and minutes are currently FREE! Just use code FFDOGPARKER when you join!

Cozy Cama: Small Business Spotlight [INTERVIEW]

One of the best ways to save money in the long run is to buy quality, well-made items that won’t be destroyed or need to be replaced. Enter Cozy Cama, maker and purveyor of beautiful, long-lasting pet beds that upcycle your old pillows! We interviewed Cozy Cama’s matriarch, Evan, about her business and behind-the-scenes life.

The Broke Dog readers get a free Cozy Case at Cozy Cama with code THEBROKEDOG! 

Keep reading to learn more!

Benny and Jack: Small Business Spotlight [INTERVIEW]

Happy new year to all of my wonderful readers! For the first post of the new year, I am excited to bring you our first Small Business Spotlight: Benny and Jack!

I love saving money AND supporting small businesses, but it’s sometimes hard to do both. Small Businesses Spotlights will feature interviews with some exciting small businesses as well as exclusive giveaways and/or discounts for The Broke Dog readers!

Our first Small Business Spotlight highlights Benny and Jack, a new store in Rhode Island led by husband and wife team Dave and Rachel Bilow with the help of the store’s namesakes, Benny and Jack. Read on to lean more and check out our Instagram for an exclusive giveaway!