We are very fortunate to have so many great customers and people who are interested in our store. Please have fun perusing some of the articles and media spots below!

2017

Pet Product NewsFeline Furniture Spotlights Sturdy Style | Sandy Chebat | 01 June 2017

Washingtonian – Where You Can Support Women-Owned Businesses on A Day Without a Woman |Manyun Zou | 06 March 2017

Hyattsville TimesParking Woes Chase Away The Big Bad Woof | Allyn Waters | 24 February 2017

Pet Product NewsSimply Unlimited Demand Limited-ingredient pet foods score big with consumers looking to mitigate food sensitivity issues, as well as those who value a short ingredient panel | Lizett Bond | 19 January 2017

Pet Product NewsLeading the Way – Retailer of the Year for Environmental Stewardship | Lizett Bond | 18 January 2017

2016

Hyattsville Life & TimesMaryland Comptroller stops in Hyattsville on Statewide Local Business Tour | Kris Hubbard | 09 December 2016

Green America People & Planet AwardsGreen Pets / People | 09 December 2016

Takoma Voice ~ New and Relocating Takoma Businesses | Bill Brown | 31 August 2016

Washington Business JournalBethesda getting a new tiny Target, Aldi opening in Alexandria and more retail news | Rebecca Cooper | 07 July 2016

Hill Now ~ Dog-Friendly Festival Planned Near Union Market Next Month | Courtney Brown | 06 July 2016

Bad Wolf DC ~ Union Market: Barkly and The Big Bad Woof Announce 2nd Annual Woodstock DC  | 30 June 2016

Round PegAn Epic Tale: The Birth of the Benefit Corporation | Alison Klein | 25 May 2016

2015

Hyattsville Life & TimesOperation Paws for Homes finds home in Hyattsville | 09 November 2015

DC Examiner ~ Big Bad Woof Yappy Hours are Back in Takoma Park | Kate McGlynn | 11 April 2015

SBDC NewsletterSuccess Stories | Spring 2015

2014

Hyattsville Life & Times Big Bad Woof adds Delivery Service | Marcel Warfield | 12 November 2014

bestbigHyattsville Wire ~ Maryland Comptroller kicks off statewide shop local tour in Hyattsville | Caroline Selle & Rebecca Bennett | 04 Dec 2014

CNS Maryland ~ Comptroller Shopping: Maryland Comptroller Peter Franchot Promotes Shopping Locally | 03 Dec 2014

Pet Business – How Three Pet Retailers Celebrate the Season with Their Customers | Lindsey Wojcik | 25 November 2014

Pet Product News ~ Business Savvy: How Pet Boutiques Can Go Green | Scott Springer, MBA, & Ann Springer | 08 August 2014

Washington Blade Furry Friends | Justin Peligri | 17 July 2014

43 on your Side ~ Pricey Pet Food | Jim Donovan | 08 May 2014

Voted Best of Prince George's County 2014

Voted Best of Prince George’s County 2014

CNN America ~ Gourmet Pets | Karin Caifa | 07 May 2014 (video)

The Gazette ~ Big Bad Woof set to open third location in Silver Spring | Sarah Scully | 15 January 2014

2013

Digital Journal ~  Shift Your Shopping for Good at the Big Bad Woof | PR Web | 27 November 2013

Natural Awakenings ~ Fresh Local Foods for your Dogs & Cats | Pennye Jones-Napier | November 2013

The Washington Post ~ Raw Pet Food Diet: is it right for your dog or cat? |Tarcy Krulick | August 14, 2013

Natural Awakenings ~ Complete Care for Companion Animals | Sharon Hadden | August 2013

Elevation DC ~ DC Good Summit rides wave of triple bottom line business | Rhea Kennedy | April 30, 2013

Associated Press ~ Chicken or Duck: Raw Food the Rage As Pet Food | Lee Powell ~ 14 February 2013

2012

The Washington Post ~ How a Local Attorney Became an Advocate for the National Benefit Corporations Status | Evy Mages ~ 28 December 2012

The Writers Bloc The Big Bad Woof: Pet Store with a Purpose | Dylan Moroses ~ 05 December 2012

Pet Product News ~ Increase Sales with Cat Grooming Accessories | Sandi Cain | 17 October 2012

Luri & Wilma ~ sustainabiz | the big bad woof ~ man’s best friend with a low carbon pawprint | Michelle Goldchain ~ 03 October 2012

Matthew Lesko (video) ~ Start a Pet Supply Business and Save the World | Matthew Lesko ~ 07 September 2012

Pet Naturals of VT ~ The Big Bad Woof: A B Corporation and our Pet Store of the Month | Karin Krisher ~ 13 July 2012

BBC News Business ~ US firms put social values before big profits | Jane O-Brien ~ 20 May 2012

NOVA Dog Magazine ~ From Barn to Bowl | Pennye Jones-Napier & Carole King ~ Winter 2012

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Bethesda Patch ~ Living La Vida Verde | Beverly Firme ~ 28 December 2011

Natural Pet Product Merchandiser ~ No One’s Afraid of The Big Bad Woof | Angela Pham ~ December 2011

Care2 Blog ~ Holistic Options for Man’s Best Friend at The Big Bad Woof | Katie Kerr ~ 11 Nov 2011

EYA Blog ~ Knock, Knock, Big Bad Woof Comes to Hyattsville | 20 July 2011

Hyattsville Patch ~ Barking Up the Right Tree | Sarah Nemeth ~ 25 March 2011

Live Green Magazine ~ What’s for Dinner? Locally Produced and Healthy Food for your Dog & Cat | Pennye Jones-Napier ~ 28 Feb 2011

Capital Thinking Special Edition: Benefit Corporations-Using the Power of Business to Create Social Good | 24 Feb 2011 (The Big Bad Woof interview is the 4th segment)

The Kojo Nnamdi Show (WAMU 88.5, Washington DC) ~ Corporations for Good (Transcript) with Julie Paez of The Big Bad Woof; Melissa Carter of the UMD Smith School of Business; & Senator Jamie Raskin, District 20 in Montgomery County, MD.

To Listen to the show on Corporations for Good click here. Originally recorded 17 Feb 2011.

BBC World Service ~ Daily Business: not for profit | 15 Feb 201

Bethesda Patch ~ Pet Shops Go Green | Beverly Firme 07 February 2011

The Washington Post ~ 15 Firms Take Advantage of New Maryland Law Establishing ‘Benefit’ Corporations | Danielle Douglas ~ 23 January 2011

2010

Takoma Park Patch ~ Takoma Parkers Enjoy Shopping in Their Pajamas | Emmi Pratt ~ Dec 5, 2010

Bethesda Patch ~ Bethesda Business Owners Discuee People, Planet, and Profit During Panel on Benefit Corporations ~ Nov 18 2010

Francorp ~ Big Bad Woof President Julie Paez Awarded SmartCEO’s ECO CEO Award ~ Nov 11 2010

Pet Product News BBWoof Becomes a Benefit Corporation ~ Nov 8, 2010

Washington Examiner Eco-essentials for your Pet | Jenny Rough ~ August 8, 2010

NOVADog Magazine ~ green dog good dog | Juliet Farmer ~ Spring 2010

Pet Product News ~ Getting the Upper Hand with POS Systems: Retailers find that good point-of-sale units make their lives easier | Ann Springer and Scott Springer, MBA

9 News Now ~ Doggie Diapers and Tips for Starting your Own Business | Jessica Doyle ~ 19 March 2010 See the video!

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Washington City Paper Area Woman Brings Raw Food Diet to Pets | Will Sommer ~ 25 January 2010

2009

Flavor Magazine ~ Flavor Holiday Favorites Photos by Sarah Cramer Shields ~ 14 December 2009

Washingtonian Magazine ~ Holiday Treats for Pets ~ By Gwendolyn Purdom ~ December 2009

The Washington Post Express ~ Paw & Order: Accessories for the Modern Pet by Katie Knorovsky ~ September 18, 2009

The Gazette Montgomery County – Children, adult events this weekend at Pyramid Atlantic by Jason Tomassini and Jeremy Arias ~ Wednesday, Sept 16, 2009

Biz Buzz / Takoma Voice – Who Let the Dogs Out? by Elizabeth Brinkama ~ Sunday, March 15, 2009

2008

The Examiner.com ~ Takoma’s ‘The Big Bad Woof’ Offers Howlin’ Good Deals by Laura Bogart, Baltimore Pet Services Examiner ~ December 31st, 2008

Pet Style News ~ A Step Above the Carbon Pawprint by By Scott Springer, MBA, and Ann Springer ~ August 2008

Takoma Voice ~ To Franchise or Not to Franchise by Elizabeth Brinkama ~ June 2008

The Washington Post ~ Nine Lives, With the Bills to Match by Nancy Trejos ~ June 1, 2008

Pet Style News Patriotic Pet Products Are Hot This Year by Scott & Ann Springer ~ June 2008

Financial Times ~ Community Warmth in the Hippiehood by Holly Yeager ~ Jan 12, 2008

2007

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Takoma Silver Spring Voice ~ Dreaming of a Green Christmas ~ December 2007

Fox News New Market for BioDegradable Kitty Litter ~ Sept. 21, 2007

USAToday Pet-food industry feels side effects of recall ~ July 11, 2007

Associated Press ~ Creature Feature: Pet Owners Continue to Worry About Safe Food by Linda Lombardi ~ July 10, 2007

Video NBC 4 ~ Many Pet Owners Move To Organic Pet Food – Move Comes After Several Pet Food Recalls Many pet owners have switched to organic pet foods following a massive recall. ~ April 10, 2007

NBC4 News – Going Green ~ Pet Food Concerns Prompt Switch To Organic Food – Experts: Organic Food Will Save Pet Owners Money On Vet Bills ~ April 10, 2007

2006

PR Newswire The Big Bad Woof is on Its Way to the Washington Animal Rescue League ~ June 6, 2006

The Washington Post ~ Arts & Living section, Sunday Source – May 21, 2006

Washington Business Journal Pet Lovers Ready Second Store Inside Animal Shelter by Erin Killian ~ May 5 – 11, 2006

Takoma Silver Spring Voice – Local Pet Scene Waggin Strong by Robin Tierney ~ May 2006

Washingtonian Magazine – named on of the area’s top picks for pet supply stores and grooming ~ February 2006

2005

PPBOnline – The Big Woof by Cherri Gann, Associate Editor ~ December 2005

The Gazette Montgomery County – Small Businesses Banding Together by Sean Penn ~ Wednesday, December 5, 2005

The Gazette Montgomery County – Black Friday Shopping Without the Hustle by Sean Penn & Erin Uy ~ Wednesday, November 30, 2005

PGSPCA Newsletter / Heads & Tails – Fall/Winter 2005 – Page 7

The Gazette Takoma Park – Takoma’s Big Bad Woof shop keeps pets’ tails wagging by Janice Flynn ~ Wednesday, July 13, 2005

DC North Newspaper – The Big Bad Woof, Dog and Man’s Best Friend by Mandy McAnally ~ July 2005

DC Style Magazine – LITC Unleashed “Takoma Gets Greener” ~ July / August 2005 by Piper Fogg

Takoma Voice Newspaper ~ health + wellness section ~ July 2005

Takoma Voice Newspaper ~ The Big Bad Woof by Julie Wiatt ~ April 2005 edition

The Washington Post Blog – Going Out Gurus by Anne ~ 04/06/2005

The Washington Post Blog – Reader Reviews

Other News

The Gazette ~ Council denounces battery-cage farming ~ October 11, 2006