About Us

Mission: At The Playful Pooch Store, our mission is to provide pet parents with a unique selection of high-quality pet products sourced from small businesses across the USA. While we may not be 100% USA sourced at the moment, it is our vision and hope, with the support of dedicated pet parents like you, to reach our goal of exclusively offering products that celebrate the craftsmanship of American small businesses. We are committed to connecting pet owners with the finest, handpicked items for their beloved furry friends while supporting local entrepreneurs and artisans. Join us on this journey to make a positive impact on both pets and the communities we serve.

Company Story: 

At The Playful Pooch, our journey began with an unwavering love for dogs. From working in shelters to countless furry companions who have graced our lives, our passion for these four-legged family members knows no bounds. What initially started as a venture in dropshipping soon revealed a deeper calling.

Realizing the need to support and uplift fellow small businesses, we decided to pivot, pivot, and pivot again. While the road hasn't always been smooth, our flexibility and determination have remained unwavering. We understand that the path to success often involves learning and growing, which is why our team is continuously expanding their knowledge and expertise.

Our vision is clear: to collaborate with more small businesses, bring innovative products to pet parents, and ensure that every tail wags with happiness. We may not have it all figured out, but our commitment to dogs and their well-being drives us forward every day. Join us on this adventure, and let's celebrate the playful spirit of our furry friends together!

Our Team: 

Penny, Canine Executive Officer

  • Age: 12 years
  • Breed: Mixed breed
  • Birthplace: Fort Pierce, FL
  • Adoption Story: Penny joined our family at just 8 weeks old, and she's been an integral part of our lives ever since.
  • Role: As our Canine Executive Officer (CEO), Penny takes her responsibilities very seriously. She ensures that every product we offer meets her high standards of tail-wagging approval.
  • Hobbies: In her spare time, Penny enjoys long, luxurious naps and indulges in her passion for food. She's a true foodie with a discerning palate.

Penny is more than just a team member; she's a beloved family member and a constant source of inspiration in our mission to provide the best for pets. Her dedication and love for the pet community drive us to do our best every day.


Palmer, Co-Canine Executive Officer

  • Age: 8 years
  • Breed: Mixed breed
  • Birthplace: Florida
  • Adoption Story: Palmer came into our lives around the age of 1, and his journey is a testament to resilience. Unfortunately, he had experienced abuse in his past, but with love and care, he has come a long way.
  • Role: As our Co-Canine Executive Officer, Palmer plays a vital role in ensuring the well-being and happiness of all pets through our products and mission.
  • Personality: Palmer's eyes reflect his immense gratitude and love for his family. He's a remarkably loving and loyal companion.
  • Hobbies: When he's off-duty, Palmer enjoys playtime with his beloved toys and leisurely walks, where he can savor the joy of the great outdoors.

Palmer's presence is a source of inspiration, reminding us of the transformative power of love and care in the lives of pets. His resilience and affectionate nature are a driving force behind our commitment to pets and their well-being.