PetSmart today introduced new Disney pet apparel and toys. Characters such as Donald Duck, Tinker Bell, Kermit the Frog, Tigger and, of course, Mickey Mouse will add fun and magic to more than 30 new products available at all PetSmart stores in North America and online.
“Disney characters have a special place in many pet parents’ hearts, and this new PetSmart collection allows them to share the magic of Disney with their pets in a fun and fashionable way,” said Laurie Taylor, PetSmart’s vice president of dog and cat hardgoods.
From bandanas and tees to ropes and squeaky toys, the new assortment of Disney products includes:
- Tinker Bell Flirt Dress: Hot pink trim, black lace and Tinker Bell provide a little fairy magic to a dog’s day.
- Tigger Plush Rope Stick: This durable rope toy will keep up with dogs that have Tigger’s boundless enthusiasm. The large plush head squeaks, and the tongue and ears are great for tugging play.
- Mickey Mouse Point Tee: The “I’m with Goofy” imprint helps dogs point out their goofy pet parents with the help of Mickey Mouse on this fun blue shirt.
- Minnie Mouse Bottle Cruncher: With lots of texture and fun crunching sounds that come from the plastic water bottle hidden inside, this pink and pretty toy will keep dogs busy and happy.
- Kermit the Frog Tee: Of course it’s green! With Kermit’s friendly face, it’s perfect for lounging around the house or for a walk in the park.
To celebrate the introduction of these products, pet parents can enter to win a grand prize of $10,000 in the PetSmart “Pin It to Win It” sweepstakes featuring the Disney products, March 4 through April 1 on PetSmart’s Facebook page. The Facebook photo gallery will showcase nine new Disney products each week and allows fans to pin their favorites directly to their Pinterest accounts. For every three products pinned, contestants have a chance to win one of 15 weekly prizes and are entered into the $10,000 grand prize drawing. No purchase is necessary to enter or win.
Ahead of any official announcement, Amazon.com has begun listing Disney’s direct-to-video Super Buddies on Blu-ray for a release of August 27, 2013.
While we are currently short on plot de-tails (yes, we went there), it’s not hard to imagine what Budderball, B-Dawg, Rosebud, Buddha and Mudbud are up to in this super puppy romp, but it’s pretty much a given it will be cute. We have, however, managed to dig up this official synopsis:
An ordinary day at Fernfield Farms turns extraordinary when Budderball, Mudbud, B-Dawg, Buddha and Rosebud discover mysterious rings that grant them each a unique super power. Before you can say, ‘Buddies, assemble,’ the pups unleash their amazing abilities and race to the rescue when a shape-shifting bully from outer space threatens the planet. But can they succeed in kicking major tail without revealing their new secret identities?
A must-own movie event packed with laughter, action and incredible new characters, Super Buddies proves that when you use your wits and work together, you don’t need super powers to be a super hero!
Super Buddies stars John Ratzenberger, Michael Teigen, Jason Earles and more.
The movie’s fantastic voice cast includes Colin Hanks, John Michael Higgins, Atticus Shaffer, Alyson Stoner, Maulik Pancholy, Chris Coppola, Amy Sedaris, Zendaya, Debra Jo Rupp, and the legendary Tim Conway as the voice of Deputy Sniffer. The ‘Buddies’ voices include Cooper Roth who voices B-Dawg; Tenzing Trainor who voices Buddha; Jeremy Shinder who voices Budderball; Ty Panitz who voices Mudbud; and G. Hannelius who voices Rosebud.
Super Buddies is directed by Robert Vince, written and produced by Robert Vince and Anna McRoberts.
We will provide more information as it becomes available to us.
PetSmart has brought back its extremely popular line of Disney licensed Halloween costumes for dogs for the second year. In addition to old favorites such as Tinker Bell, Peter Pan and Snow White, new favorites include Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse (currently sold out online), Cinderella, Ariel, Tigger and — for the pirates out their who love to sniff out the booty — Jack Sparrow.
The costumes, which are available both online at PetSmart.com as well as in stores, are available in Small, Medium and Large sizes for $19.99 each.
For the Halloween season, PetSmart locations will also be hosting an in-store event on October 20 from 6 pm – 8 pm for their annual Howl-O-Ween Costume Contest and Photo Event in which costumed pets can participate in a parade and compete for prizes along with other giveaways.
PetSmart is also holding an online costume photo contest with entries being accepted now through October 27. See here for full details.
NEW YORK — (Press Release) — As part of its commitment to the environment, Loews Hotels encourages even its furriest guests to do their part in promoting responsible, sustainable consumption (literally). The new Loews “Grrreen Dog” package features a specially created “Dog Gone Green” room service meal, a veterinarian approved healthy feast which mixes locally grown ingredients from neighborhood farms with a lot of love. The “Grrreen Dog” package will launch on Earth Day (April 22, 2009) and features several additional earth-friendly components.
Available April 22 – September 5, 2009, “Grrreen Dog” package rates vary by hotel, starting at $119 per night. Package includes:
– A one-night stay at one of Loews Hotels 17 properties for guests and their pet
– “Dog Gone Green” room service meal with local ingredients (see recipe below)
– A Loews Hotels 100 % organic cotton bandana made by Go Doggie Go Green™
– A Zogoflex™ Huck, an environmentally-friendly toy by West Paw Design ®