ROBBINSVILLE, NJ --  As a local store focused on healthy pets and specialty options, Robbinsville's The Healthy Animal is hoping to bring pets and families together. That's why they are holding a dog adoption event this weekend and regularly host cat adoption days. 

Robert Walling, co-owner of The Healthy Animal, said that they reach out to various pet adoption groups in the region to provide a venue for adoption events. 

"We help to find cats and dogs forever homes as a way to give back to the community as much as we can," said Walling, who is a pet nutritionist. 

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The Healthy Animal is partnering with the Animal Alliance of Lambertville to host a dog adoption event on Sunday, September 13 between 12 noon and 2:00pm. Dogs of all ages and breeds will be excited to meet their forever families. 

The store also co-hosts a cat adoption every other weekend with the Trenton Cat Rescue. So far, they have helped 138 cats join happy families. The next cat adoption event will be held on September 19 between 12 noon and 4:00pm. 

The boutique store offers pet food focused on healthy eating options geared towards maintaining family pet's health and wellness. In addition to nutritious pet foods and snacks, the store also offers all-natural, holistic supplements, essential oils and natural remedies, plus tough and durable toys that are all made in America. 

The Healthy Animal opening its door in the Foxmoor Plaza on January 25.  While they were able to remain open during the height of the coronavirus pandemic to provide food for animals, Walling is pleased to see the business pick up in recent months as consumers are heading back out to retail stores. 

The Healthy Animal is open Monday through Saturday between 10:00 am and 7:00 pm and on Sunday between 10:00 am and 3:00 pm.

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