Metro Pets

By Yasmin Jorge

This page as PDF

I always enjoy candy and java, but am more selective to keep the pounds and jitters under control. However, there are two treats I discovered recently at the Chocolate World Expo in Westchester that I will indulge in guilt-free: Gourmet chocolates and artisan specialty coffees for people that help homeless animals.

Moon Doggie Coffee Roasters partners with rescue groups to raise much needed funds for shelter pups, such as basset hounds, greyhounds, and even therapy dogs in-training. Serious coffee-drinkers will appreciate full-bodied, deep and rich brews achieved through Arabica specialty grade beans, hand-picked and sorted directly from farms and estates, and roasted fresh in small batches. It’s like having dessert in a mug, consider unique blends such as cinnamon sticky buns, hazelnut macaroon, and other exotic flavors! I’ll easily have a second cup while petting my two beagles, both rescues. Moon Doggie Coffee Roasters is based in Northeast New Jersey. and 1-888-JAVADOG.

Rescue Chocolate offers top quality vegan chocolate perfectly paired with other ingredients and spices to yield super yummy bars: Peanut Butter Pit Bull, Pick Me! Pepper, Foster-iffic Peppermint, and others, will please discerning connoisseurs and dog/cat-lovers alike. From each chocolate purchased, 100% of the net profits are donated to animal rescue organizations around the country. So I’ll devour an entire bar, then take my American Dingo for a long walk. He too was once homeless. Rescue Chocolate is hand-crafted in Brooklyn. and

Originally published January 2012

Deals of the Day


Leave a Comment

* Denotes a required field

XHTML: You can use these tags: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <s> <strike> <strong>

Become a BN NYC Subscriber

Deals of the Day


Currently Popular

Social Media

How to get pouty, fuller and more luscious lips in 5 minutes without injections or surgery -…

About 15 hours ago from BeautyNewsNYC's Twitter via Twitter Web Client


Latest News
  • 71ao-fnzq7l-_sl1500_
  • 5 Travel Solutions: In The Bag
  • Fear of flying? Want to hang a lightweight hammock wherever you roam? We have 5 travel solutions for you that will change everything.

  • Strength Training Explained by Chris Hasfal
  • From strength training to metabolism, Chris Hasfal, General Manager of The Manhattan Athletic Club/Brooklyn and all-around fitness extraordinaire knows all the moves when it comes <... >

BN NYC Podcasts
  • self_tanning_featured
  • Self Tanning – Tips and Tricks
  • Our resident Beauty News NYC videographer, Haley Thompson, tackles self-tanning for bronze beauties this summer. Tune in to in to this latest How To primer for tips and tricks to dazzle like the sun.

Visit Fashion Industry Network