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The fabric of the community: Local Oak Bay family keeps you and your clothes looking fantastic

For anyone who grew up in Oak Bay, Individual Dry Cleaners has…

  • Jul 19, 2021

 

A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's dog June, eager for a raw treat.

What’s for dinner? Raw pet food is easier than you think!

Talk to the experts at your local pet food store to learn about simple ways to expand your pet’s diet

  • May 3, 2021

 

Comfortably carry a young puppy on your summer hikes with the help of a Kurgo backpack carrier from A Pet's Life.

Travelling with pets: the right supplies for an easy journey

Carriers, pet seat belts, automatic feeders and other tools to make summer travel a breeze

  • Apr 5, 2021

 

Healthy treats are a great way to add variety to your pet's diet! A Pet's Life has a range of treats, toppers and pet food of all kinds to keep your pet's attention.

What do Fido and Fluffy need — consistency or variety?

When it comes to food, this local pet expert says it’s better to mix it up — with a plan

  • Mar 8, 2021
Healthy treats are a great way to add variety to your pet's diet! A Pet's Life has a range of treats, toppers and pet food of all kinds to keep your pet's attention.
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's Shephard Cross, June.

Staff at this pet store bring an impressive pedigree

Decades of experience with animals and their owners — centuries if you count in dog years!

  • Feb 8, 2021
A Pet's Life owner Chad McMillan's Shephard Cross, June.
Resolve to feed your pooch healthier food in 2021! A Pet's Life has quality foods from trusted local suppliers.

A new year’s resolution you can keep — one for your pet!

Resolve to be a better pet parent in 2021 with better quality, community-focused foods treats & toys

  • Jan 4, 2021
Resolve to feed your pooch healthier food in 2021! A Pet's Life has quality foods from trusted local suppliers.
A Pet's Life has stocking stuffers (and cute pet stockings) for all the furry creatures on your Christmas list. Shop online or in store!

Stocking stuffers for pets and pet lovers

With free delivery and curb-side pickup, you can keep the convenience while supporting local shops!

  • Dec 7, 2020
A Pet's Life has stocking stuffers (and cute pet stockings) for all the furry creatures on your Christmas list. Shop online or in store!
Linda Biggs and Jayesh Vekariya founded Victoria-based Joni period care in March 2020 with the mission of empowering menstruators. (Courtesy of Linda Biggs)

New Victoria period care company looks to empower menstruators

Joni donates one period care product for every one purchased

Linda Biggs and Jayesh Vekariya founded Victoria-based Joni period care in March 2020 with the mission of empowering menstruators. (Courtesy of Linda Biggs)
Set up a recurring order so you never run out of pet food, and add a treat or toy for your furry friend. Convenient, local shopping at A Pet's Life.

PAWSitive news: Shop online AND shop local!

UnLEASH your shopaholic! This local pet store now has online shopping and free delivery

  • Nov 2, 2020
Set up a recurring order so you never run out of pet food, and add a treat or toy for your furry friend. Convenient, local shopping at A Pet's Life.
Morgan Hass quit her job as a resturant manager to become a full time thrifter after her Instagram page (@whatslostandfound) took off. (Photos by Kendra Crighton/News Staff)

Thrifting, vintage community booms in Victoria despite pandemic

‘Wow people want this and they will pay a premium not to have to go find it’

Morgan Hass quit her job as a resturant manager to become a full time thrifter after her Instagram page (@whatslostandfound) took off. (Photos by Kendra Crighton/News Staff)
A Gold River resident fills out her details, after shopping at the pharmacy, to qualify for the shop local gift certificate. (Submitted photo)

Gold River organizes a shop local initiative to creatively boost economy

Local purchases can earn shoppers $200 gift certificates to be spent on businesses within Gold River

A Gold River resident fills out her details, after shopping at the pharmacy, to qualify for the shop local gift certificate. (Submitted photo)
UsedVictoria.com’s Open for Business Directory encourages supporting the local economy while maintaining social distancing. (Unsplash)

COVID-19: New directory connects Victorians with open businesses

UsedVictoria.com connects consumers with local businesses

UsedVictoria.com’s Open for Business Directory encourages supporting the local economy while maintaining social distancing. (Unsplash)