It’s a family affair for Linda, Terry and Sam Dockrill at the newly-opened Puppycats Pet Emporium next to McBride’s Service Station in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Puppycats Pet Emporium provides all the essentials for our precious pets

We can’t neglect our pets during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Luckily, the Puppycats Pet Emporium has come to the rescue, opening amid this difficult situation.

Sam Dockrill is behind the counter in the family affair with folks Terry and Linda, right next door to McBride’s Service Station at 9616 Chemainus Rd.

The Dockrills closed the deal to purchase McBride’s just before Christmas 2019 from the Myers family.

They also had plans in the works all along for the pet emporium next door.

There’s no need to drive into Duncan for all your pet essentials during this time and Puppycats provides the ideal opportunity to support local business and stay close to home.

The store is well-stocked with everything you’ll need for your pets, including the ever-popular Donald Trump dog toys and cat toys with catnip.

Puppycats is offering free delivery in the local area for those not wanting to venture out during the pandemic. Call 250-324-2220 for details.

Puppycats is open Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

There’s also a colouring contest going on for both Puppycats and McBride’s. See pages 6 and 7 of the April 9 Chemainus Valley Courier for details.

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Charlie is excited to check out the merchandise, including what’s sure to be a popular Donald Trump chew toy, as well as the food and accessories at the newly-opened Puppycats Pet Emporium in Chemainus. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The shelves are well-stocked with items for your pet at the new Puppycats Pet Emporium at 9616 Chemainus Rd., next to McBride’s Service Station. Free delivery is available. (Photo by Don Bodger)

There’s items for all sorts of pets at Puppycats Pet Emporium, including birds, rabbits and guinea pigs. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Linda Dockrill with the must-have item of the year for your dog, a Donald Trump toy they can chew or throw around to their heart’s content. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Want to give your cat something productive to do? Here it is. They’re such to get wired up over the Donald Trump cat toy complete with catnip. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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