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Shopping goes upscale for pets

Oct 30, 2001 7:19 AM

Flea Bag’s Barkery and Bow-tique, a retailer specializing in high-quality treats and accessories for dogs and cats, will open its first store in the Eastern Marketplace Plaza at Eastern and St. Rose Parkway, Henderson, Nev., on November 17.

Founded by long-time gaming executives Vicki LePore and Dean Harrold, the establishment will afford pet lovers a full array of unique high fashion dog and cat accessories, fresh-baked quality treats, gifts for pets and pet-related gift items for their owners.

In addition, professional dog and cat grooming will be available on the premises at competitive rates.

The founders, who are avid pet lovers, said the treats offered will be low-fat, containing no preservations dairy and refined sugar. All will be fresh-baked and made on the premises.

Flea Bag’s will also team up with canine rescue-/nonprofit organizations which specialize in rescue of small dogs and puppies of all breeds. A program is planned to educate the public regarding animal welfare and find qualified homes for the abandoned animals.