Four-legged friends are welcome all year in Franklin County and there are many dog-friendly places and parks to visit, including the shaded Norlo Dog Park in Fayetteville, Bubba’s Happy Trails Dog Park in Shippensburg off Britton Road and the Cumberland Valley Animal Shelter’s Dog Park, located behi
September 30, 2017
World Animal Day on October 4 focuses on how animals enrich our lives and the Franklin County Visitors Bureau invites all to treat them to festivals, treats and experiences in Franklin County on that day and throughout the year.
Pamper your pooch or kitty that day at Vintage Hounds Grooming or The Paw Spa Grooming, both in Chambersburg, with a wash, cut and clip of their nails to keep them healthy and happy. For a new toy, collar or scratching post, The Pet Store on Lincoln Way East provides a personal touch for pets and owners with a wide range of brands to choose from. This independently owned business prides itself in providing a personal touch for pet owners.
Make sure to pick up a special dog-safe chocolate treat at Olympia Candy Kitchen while in Downtown Chambersburg. This chocolate shop has been making small-batch chocolates for over 100 years with treats for every member of the family.
A dish of iced cream for a furry friend is a great treat after a long day and in Franklin County. There are plenty of places that are dog-friendly including national chains like Brusters and Dairy Queen but also great local favorites like Trickling Springs Creamery, which makes their ice cream with GMO-free and organic milk products. In Greencastle, get a delicious cone of vanilla ice cream for fido and an ice cream sandwich to go at Mikie’s Ice Cream & Green Cow or Lizzy’s Ice…