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International Women's Month: Local Women Owned Pet Businesses

In honor of International Women's Month, we wanted to take a moment to spotlight some of the amazing women in Orange County who run pet-related businesses. We are a proud women-owned business, and we wanted to share the love this month for our fellow women-owned local pet businesses.

Posh Pups Productss

Posh Pups Productss is a local online based shop. Posh Pups Productss makes handmade goods such as collars, leashes, bandanas and more! The owner, Angela Kadian was inspired by one of her dogs, Spike, during COVID to start her business 6 months ago. She was always dress-

ing him up and didn't want to keep ordering or going to the pet stores to not get what she wanted. She then decided that she wanted her own side business. She makes all of her products on

her own and van even customize the products to your liking. To find her local vendor events or her website, make sure you like her facebook page, Posh Pups Productss.

Groomingsdales of Goshen

Groomingsdales of Goshen is a grooming business located at 41 High Street in Goshen, NY. Groomingdales has been in business for over 6 years and is now under new ownership this year by a Goshen local, Nikki Ventola. With two NY Certified professional groomers, each with over 25 years experience and two professional bathers on staff, they offer private grooming appointments for cats and dogs. They pride themselves on their clean, safe, loving environment and we they never cage dry your pets. Call for your appointment at (845) 313-8588 and follow them on Facebook and Instagram @groomingdalesofgoshen.

The Cuddly Boutique

The Cuddly Boutique is an online small female-owned pet boutique based in NYC with a mission to make pet ownership easier for paw-rents in urban cities and beyond! Their boutique offers premium toys and accessories for dogs & cats and sell products produced by other local small businesses! The owner, Kimberly Bueno-Schonig originally started the Cuddly Cottage, a local pet sitting business but then later opened The Cuddly Boutique! Check them out at!

FURever Friends App

FURever Friends App is a woman owned local pet service and supply store. The app provides pet networking services, pet grooming, dog obedience training

and behaviorist, and pet supplies. They have high quality and healthy products with professional services. Keep an eye out for their events as well by downloading the FURever Friends app and by checking out their facebook page here.

Baked for Barks

Baked for Barks is known for their homemade all natural dog treats. Baked for Barks uses high quality human grade ingredients. Baked for Barks can be found on Etsy and takes custom cake orders for what you need. To learn more about what Baked For Barks can do, click here.

The Traveling Leash

The Traveling Leash is a pet walking and pet-sitting company right here in the Hudson Valley. They are fully insured and licensed pet care company. All of their staff has passed a background check, are trained in Pet CPR and First Aid, and have experience with breeds of all sizes and all types of animals. Week day/mid-day dog walks and drop in vacation pet sitting are available in New Windsor/Cornwall/Cornwall-on-Hudson/Washingtonville areas. Contact The Traveling Leash to see if they service in your area and visit their website, to learn more!

HV Pawckages

The HV Pawckages are a fun business that collaborates with local Hudson Valley pet businesses who create or sell local products for pets, to craft personalized "Pawckages" for your dogs and cats. Utilizing local pet stores, groomers and other pet based businesses, their pet boxes help to support and network local pet centric small businesses, all while making your pet's tail wag. Current contributors include: Teller Hill, SewVintage NY, Baby Your Baby Grooming, Lily Bear Treats, Dog Moms of OCNY, Yummy in their Furry Tummies, Mutts & Muscles, Traveling Spirits NY, Yearning Wild Treats and Chews, Nelanoodle Originals, Tigg's Tugs, and so much more! To learn more about HV Pawckages, visit

Once Upon A Bulls

Once Upon a Bulls are a local Hudson Valley Home Based Frenchie Breeder focusing on Quality Health Tested French Bulldogs. For many years, we have taken delight in improving the breed generation to generation. With over 30 years breeding experience they take pride in each and every Bulldog they own and produce. All of their puppies are rained in home with their children and receive all the love they could ever need. What's it like growing up Once Upon A Bulls? Reach out to find out how your family raised Bulldogs make magic year after year. To learn more about what Once Upon A Bulls is doing, click here.

Lilly Bear Treats

Lilly Bear Treats owner, Sally Porter and her daughter, make all natural high protein treats that cats and dogs love! Lilly Bear Treats started when Sally's foster dog, Lilly Bear, needed an expensive medical procedure. (Lilly Bear is now doing great) They feel inspired to help and have a great compassion for all animals. Sally and her daughter have found a new mission: to help even more animals find their forever home and to help cover vet bills, so they can live their very best healthy lives. Utilizing their great product, as well as the passion for their mission, they are out to help as many animals as possible. To learn more to to purchase Lilly Bear Treats, visit

Mookies by Mome is a homemade limited ingredient treat company created by a dog mom right here in the Hudson Valley. The healthy, yummy, crunchy treats are rolled, cut, baked and packaged by hand. They're grain and preservative free and full of peanut butter pumpkin goodness and lots of love for your fur baby. These treats have only 3 ingredients and is great for those with allergies or sensitive bellies. Mome directs a percentage of sales to local initiatives that promote and support caring and equality. Sold in 4 oz. compostable bags online at and through retail partners in the Hudson Valley. Follow @momehudsonvalley to learn more about Mookies by Mome.

Teller Hill

Teller Hill creates beautiful, sustainable hemp and all natural dog gear. They help pet parents keep their families and the earth healthy by removing plastics and the toxins they carry from their homes. To learn more about Teller Hill, visit

Dog Moms of OCNY

Lastly, we couldn't forget our amazing founder, Cassandra! Cassandra created the Dog Moms of OCNY as a stop shop for your perfect virtual and boutique experience. We locally keep everyone in the know of dog friendly events, help promote small businesses, create cute dog mom merch for you to celebrate being a dog mom, provide items for your dog puppy daddy and so much more. We are here for everything related to your pup. We help spread awareness of local shelters and pups looking for their forever home. We share only the highest quality brands for local dog treats, and have anything you want to treat your dog mom self and your fur baby! Most recently, we provided a safe and fun space for you and your pup, where we host events and fundraise for local causes. You can follow us on instagram (@dogmomsofocny), join our Facebook community, or visit our website for ALL blog posts, events, pet experiences, dog mom merch and local businesses. Stop by the Emporium Square every weekend from 10-6 to check out our boutique and say hello! To learn more, visit

We are so proud of all of the amazing small women owned businesses in the Hudson Valley! We hope this article inspires you to shop local with one of these women owned businesses. Happy International Women's Month, and as always, be sure to give us a follow all on social media! (@dogmomsofocny)

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