Pets in Hamden

$17 for $30 Worth of Pet Care — Sarah's Pet Sitting

Sarah's Pet Sitting

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$30 $17

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Three or Five Nights of Pet Boarding & Grooming at Inn & Spa at Animal Hospital of Old Saybrook (Up to 60% Off)

Inn & Spa at Animal Hospital of Old Saybrook

Old Saybrook

$170 $79

Recently expanded veterinary clinic offers a full service pet spa as well as cat and dog boarding in a quiet, safe environment

Pet Spa Treatment, First Visit Package, or Pet Wellness Package at Brook Farm Veterinary Center (Up to 51%)

Brook Farm Veterinary Center

Patterson

$122 $60

Vets groom pets or conduct exams to spot potential diseases or prevent parasites

Two or Three Nights of Boarding or Two Days of Daycare at Stamford Veterinary Center & Pet Lodge (Up to 56% Off)

Stamford Vet Center & My Pet Lodge

Springdale

$104 $49

Dogs enjoy two feeding sessions daily, three play sessions, and one-on-one care from affectionate staff

$46 for $100 Worth of Obedience Training — Positively Pawsome Canine and Cat Services

Positively Pawsome Canine And Cat Services

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$100 $46

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One or Two 60-Minute In-Home Dog-Training Sessions from One Paw Out The Door (Up to 53% Off)

One Paw Out The Door

On Location

$125 $59

Master trainer helps dogs respond to commands and polish their manners during one-hour in-home training sessions

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When Allison Raymunt’s corporate job restructured and her position was eliminated, she relied on the faithful support of her boston terrier, Abby. Her time away from the office allowed her to reflect on what was really important to her, which resulted in the formation of Al's Pals Pet Care. At Al’s Pals, she cares for pets with a variety of services that range from basic dog walks to pet taxiing and medication administration. Fully bonded and insured, Allison inquires about the pet’s dietary needs and habits even before her visits, which also include services such as playtime, feeding, and potty breaks.

19 Wayland Avenue
Waterbury,
CT
US

Founded by American Mountain Guides Association–certified instructor Matt Shove, Ragged Mountain Guides teaches its climbing pupils the techniques and tools needed to scale the natural terrain of the Traprock region. Rock-climbing adventures illuminate how to handle rope and repel down mountain cliffs even when their escalators are broken. As seasonal temperatures drop, guides turn their attention to ice and alpine climbing, which challenges mountaineers to swing their axe and scale vertical ice. Students master increasingly advanced techniques until they can tackle cliffs on their own, and the most dedicated climbers can enroll in guide-certification programs. Matt Shove's expertise has also been tapped by organizations such as the U.S. Coast Guard, and he regularly repels into the offices of Climberism magazine to contribute articles.

137 New Britain Ave
Plainville,
CT
US

Guests at Summit Farm are greeted by a bucolic country scene: horses trot along in open fields, birds dart in and out of thickly wooded ridges, and a farm cat basks lazily in a sunny flowerbed with a belly full of field mice. The privately owned equestrian facility buzzes with activity. As a full-service stable, the farm offers lessons, boarding, showing, and party services while still leaving enough time to fit leisurely trail rides into the daily schedule. Summit Farm's 21-stall barn offers both a hot and cold wash stall and a heated office and tack room. Their indoor ring features a fully enclosed heated viewing area with coffee and other beverages for spectators, and a 130'x230' outdoor ring is also available.

Dedicated trainers expose their horses to a variety of disciplines, enabling them to accommodate many different riding styles and students, and occasionally enter steeds in local hunter paces and AA circuit competitions. The instructors also lead summer riding camps that help beginners acclimate with grooming, tacking, and riding activities. Jeans or long riding pants are required for all riders, along with riding boots and hair ties for kids with shoulder-length beards.

24 Bloomer Rd
North Salem,
NY
US

Nestled among 151 private acres, Larkspur Farm’s 36-horse facility sets the spacious stage for education in the equine pursuits of hunting, jumping, and dressage under the tutelage of specialized trainers. All lessons take place year-round on the farm’s all-weather outdoor lesson ring or inside the 80’x120’ arena. Beginners establish riding skills by starting with one-on-one lessons that instill such fundamentals as mounting the horse, trotting, and applying enough gel to give your steed a mane mohawk. As riders advance, they matriculate to small group lessons of up to four riders that last one hour and cover more advanced techniques.

Larkspur Farm offers boarding facilities for privately owned horses, summer camp for boys and girls aged 7–14, and a sales and leasing program for horses and ponies.

93 Silver Spring Rd
Wilton,
CT
US

St. James 1st Tee Fitness & Performance guides golfers through a complete golf fitness and performance program that focuses on injury prevention and swing consistency. Titleist Performance Institute-certified fitness instructors teach the principles of mobility and stability, ideals that help a player generate swing speed while correcting bad posture or a tendency to sneeze out lunch during a backswing. The instructors begin by assessing a golfer's physical health and limitations as well as their swing style, then design a fitness program to address these issues. Golf-specific stretches and exercises focus on improving balance, endurance, and pre-tap-in ribbon dances, ultimately increasing the consistency of the swing plane and improving the ability to hit the sweet spot. Rehabilitated golfers can practice their new swings on the in-house golf simulator, which provides a respite from bad weather and the expensive greens fees associated with the real versions of famous courses, such as Pebble Beach, Pinehurst, and Bethpage Black.

430 North Country Road
St. James,
NY
US

Dogs' grooming needs are as individualized as people's and vary greatly based on breed, size, and fur length. The certified groomers at Jessica's Dog Grooming take each dog's needs into account, custom tailoring bathing and grooming packages. The staff trims nails and cleans teeth, removes mats from long fur, performs deshedding treatments for short-haired canines, and restores sheen to dogs' coats with shampoo and conditioner. A bow or bandanna put the finishing touches on a pooch's day at the salon.

1215 Route 25A
Smithtown,
NY
US