From the department of ermagersh: St. Pete's Strands of Sunshine boutique is throwing a birthday fundraiser for its shop dog, Oscar.
Oscar is turning 10 this moth. Happy birthday, cutie!
To celebrate, 10 percent of all sales today through Aug. 29 will benefit Pawlicious Poochie Pet Rescue, a nonprofit rescue group that looks out for small, older dogs saved from kill shelters.
Store owner Amy Marshall will celebrate Oscar's milestone year with a party all-day Saturday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m, at the store, 8 Sixth St. N. There will be door prizes and treats, plus some senior doggies from Pawlicious Poochie. Buy raffle tickets here for the chance to win a custom pet portrait by local artist Robert Phelps.