ATLANTA, Ga. (CW69 Information at 10) — Searching for a someplace to ship your canine for a day or simply wish to assist native shelters? Pet Mates Social Membership is planning a launch celebration this weekend in Atlanta with meals and beer runs to have fun what they’re offering for pet homeowners within the Metro space.
CW69 met up with some comfortable canines, and people we should always add, at Grant Park on Friday afternoon. Organizers have been placing up indicators for this weekend’s occasions. “I really like animals, so I made a decision to get into the canine enterprise, so I began caring for canine from house,” stated Pet Mates Social Membership Founder Kisha Chavis, who based the membership in Los Angeles in 2013. The net, on-demand membership-based pet-sitting market is open right here in Atlanta and across the nation. “Sitters will enroll throughout the nation, and shoppers throughout the nation will enroll, and so in your state, there ought to be sitters which might be Pet Mates Social Membership members,” she stated.
They do house visits and carry out background checks on the sitters. Many pet dad and mom favor this service over a kennel. “I name it doggie jail. You recognize, you ship your canine to the kennel and so they’re in jail all day lengthy, though they are saying they get out to play, there’s nothing like being at house,” Chavis stated.
Sitters and shoppers enroll on the web site and undergo a selective course of, and the sitters set their very own charges. The enterprise is celebrating their service with a giant weekend celebration, together with a kickoff picnic at Grant Park that begins at midday on Saturday.
Right here is the total schedule of occasions:
Saturday, July 17
- 12 PM – Kickoff Picnic at Grant Park – (Cherokee Avenue)
- 4:30 PM – Pet Coaching Class with Justin Corridor of The Atlanta Canine Wizard on the Village Improv Theater (349 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30312)
Sunday, July 18
- 1pm -5pm Barks and Brews, Atlanta Beer Bus hop-on & hop off shuttle tour.
- Stops to incorporate FireMaker Brewery, Spherical Journey Brewing, Second Self Brewery with a remaining bash at Dr. Scofflaws
- Scofflaw Brewing Co.
- Barkuterie Boards
- Atlanta Beer Bus
- Alpha Canine Pack
- Village Improv Theatre
- Fireplace Maker Brewing Firm
- Pooch Pastries
- Ambary Gardens (Premium CBD merchandise)
- Massive Daddy Biscuits
- The Atlanta Canine Wizard
- Spherical Journey Brewing Firm
- Second Self Beer Firm
The proceeds will profit PAWS Atlanta, a no-kill, non-profit pet shelter. Over the subsequent two years, Chavis is planning to open areas the place you’ll be able to convey your canine and assist homeless veterans and households.