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People & Their Pets: El Dorado County and Foothills

06/27/2017 02:12PM ● Published by Style

Samson » Samson (Sammy) has won life and death health battles and continues to win against epilepsy. He has captured the flag of our hearts.—Susan Gellman and Jake White // photo courtesy of Sierra Luna Photography.

Gallery: People & Their Pets 2017 [49 Images] Click any image to expand.

It’s raining cats and dogs (and other creatures, too!) in this month’s pet pictorial. Paws for a moment to drool over these local animal companions. —by Megan Wiskus

Looking for a tasty meal out with Fido? The following establishments welcome well-behaved furry friends on their patios with open paws.

CT European Café and Grill, 4064 Mother Lode Drive, Shingle Springs, 530-677-5993

Flightz, 3907 Park Drive, Suite 110, El Dorado Hills, 916-805-5128

Main Street Melters, 589 Main Street, Placerville, 530-303-3871

New Haven Pub and Grill, 6022 Pony Express Trail, Pollock Pines, 530-644-3448 

Relish Burger Bar, 1000 White Rock Road, El Dorado Hills, 916-933-3111

Sauce’d Pizza and Cocktail House, 879 Embarcadero Drive, El Dorado Hills, 916-933-3729

Smith Flat House, 2021 Smith Flat Road, Placerville, 530-621-1003

Sweetie Pie’s, 577 Main Street, Placerville, 530-642-0128

Taste of Europe, 545 Main Street, Placerville, 530-306-6670

Timmy’s Brown Bag, 451 Main Street, Suite 10, Placerville, 530-303-3203 

Wally’s Pizza Bar,4 079 Cameron Park Drive, Cameron Park, 530-677-5205


Treat your furry friend like royalty by giving their mane, nails, fangs and tummy the TLC it deserves.

Dog Grooming, prices vary based on breed (includes medicated bath, flea and tick control, foxtail prevention, nail trimming, gland cleaning, fur trimming and styling) at Sierra Hills Dog Grooming, 3907 Missouri Flat Road, Suite C, Placerville, 530-626-7006

Full “Spaw, $60+ (includes bath using premium shampoos and conditioners, full-body haircut or four-step de-shed process; blow dry and brush out, nail trimming, ear cleaning and anal gland expression) at 4 Paws Only Mobile Pet Grooming, 530-677-4141

Peanut-Wheat Dog Biscuits, $1 each at Sierra Rizing Bakery, Coffeehouse and Catering, 7310 Highway 49, Lotus, 530-642-1308

“Yappy Birthday” Cake, $26.99 (6-8”, decorated with frosting, paw prints and carob-dipped bone biscuits) at The Doggie Bag, 6881 Douglas Boulevard, Granite Bay, 916-786-9663; 1070 Pleasant Grove Boulevard, Roseville, 916-789-9663

Break a sweat with your best friend by hitting a local trail or dog park.

Cronan Ranch Regional Trails Park, Pilot Hill

Dave Moore Nature Area, Lotus

El Dorado Trail, Placerville to Camino

Hacienda Dog Park, 3395 Hacienda Road, Cameron Park, 530-677-2231

Marshall Gold Discovery State Historic Park, 310 Back Street, Coloma, 530-622-3470

Dog-friendly dining photo © hedgehog94/ Pamper your pet photo © Mat_Hayward/ Work it out photo © Dirima/ Peanut Butter Dog biscuit photo by Dante Fontana.

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