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Opening: Adopt & Shop Culver City

It's "retail meets philanthropy" at the new art-nice dogly destination.



    Opening: Adopt & Shop Culver City
    Adopt & Shop
    Adopt & Shop, a new retail-and-find-a-pup destination in Culver City, boasts a mural by artist David Flores. The philanthropic-minded store opens on May 13.

    The beautiful thing about a pet adoption is it can pop up literally anywhere, if there's a volunteer to run it, a dog or two, and an enclosure where the pup may chillax and have his own space as potential new family members admire him.

    Of course, placing those pups in a retail space purveying in pooch-focused goods is an excellent pathway to pairing people with new furry friends. And the LA's own Michelson Found Animals will do just that when its new Adopt & Shop space opens in Culver City on Tuesday, May 13.

    Called "LA's largest nonprofit humane pet adoption and retail center," Adopt & Shop will place animals in homes while "donating proceeds back to shelters around the U.S."

    And,  yep, the retail element will be right there, meaning you can stock up on a leash, harness, food, and toys, all while your chosen cutie is prepped to go home with you.

    As for the large-scale murals found at the Sepulveda Boulevard center? Artist David Flores the animal-inspirational works. Yes indeed, he's the muralist who painted huge robots around San Francisco as well as a host of vinyl toys and togs. 

    It's a big deal, for sure, to have the lauded artist lending some art-sweet love to the hounds and their cause. "Fido meets LACMA" is what one representative calls it, and we can go with that. Call a visit to Adopt & Shop a fine way to meet a new muttly of your own, pick ups some kibble, and gaze upon some Flores artworks, all about animal love.

    For more on Found Animals and all they do, including mobile pet adoptions at various outlets around Southern California, wag your tail this way.

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