Bring the Dog Along for Black Friday Shopping

Local outlets encourage shoppers to bring their canine friend

Michelle Roe Arts & Entertainment 0 Comments


Don’t forget “Fido” on Black Friday (Nov. 28). Many stores will offer pet supplies and gifts, but a select few in the Coachella Valley invite man’s best friend to join in on the fun.



This pet lovers paradise has toys, bedding, grooming supplies, strollers and more at their two retail locations. Check out their collection of Christmas dresses, winter sweaters, and crystal collars at both boutiques. In addition, the El Paseo shop will host non-profit “Fluff & Scruffs” for dog adoptions from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Nov. 28-29. The Palm Springs store has some scrumptious samples to try, including Stella & Chewy’s raw food, Buddy Biscuits, and other treats including new food line, NULO. Make a purchase of NULO and receive complimentary towels, key chains, and other items while supplies last.

Palm Desert: 73-399 El Paseo, Suite 104, 760-340-0900,

Palm Springs: 189 S. Palm Canyon, 760-327-7747


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Cabazon Outlets will have special amenities set up for pets on Black Friday.


Encouraging patrons to not leave their pets behind (especially in the car), customer service will provide shoppers and their companions with pet-friendly swag including a leash, water dispensers, and even treats. Moonlight Madness, a 24-hour plus event, will set the tone for the season, beginning Thanksgiving with extended hours through Black Friday weekend.

Cabazon Outlets, 48750 Seminole Drive #100 Cabazon, 951-922-3000,



The giant retailer always welcomes furry friends into the store, but on Black Friday all three valley locations will be stock full of special sale items. In addition, the first 100 customers at each location will receive a special bag full of discount coupons and a chance to win cash and travel prizes. Treats will be on hand to please your pets. Doors open at 7 a.m. Nov. 28.

PetSmart La Quinta, 79375 Highway 111, 760-771-4058,

PetSmart Palm Desert 34900 Monterey Ave., 760-324-3059

PetSmart Palm Springs, 5601 E. Ramon Road, 760-325-9711


Photo by Tom Brewster

The Gardens on El Paseo will host a special Santa event for pets on Dec. 20.


After you’ve scooped up the Black Friday deals, don’t forget to mark Dec. 20 on your calendar to have your pet’s picture taken with Santa at Paws’n Claus at The Garden’s on El Paseo. The festivities take place from 10 a.m. to noon with a $10 donation to benefit Animal Samaritans.

The Gardens On El Paseo, 73-545 El Paseo, Suite 2500, Palm Desert, 760-862-1990,


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