Oreo and Hershey Re-unite at Daycamp

When Oreo Met Hershey — One Very Sweet Story from Lake Norman Citizen, December 30, 2014 Camp Wagging Tails in Cornelius is also in the reunion business. When looking for that special gift, our local small business community provides a wealth of shopping destinations for finding that perfect piece of jewelry, clothing item, work of …

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Political Profits

Political Profits from Lake Norman Magazine, August 31, 2012 With visions of chiming cash registers dancing in their heads, plenty of Lake Norman entrepreneurs were excited to learn last year that the 2012 Democratic National Convention would be coming to Charlotte in September. With some 35,0000 people expected to attend the convention, it’s an once-in-a-lifetime …

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Dog Massage Not Just a Belly Rub

Dog Massage Not Just a Belly Rub by Mary Colven from the Lake Norman Citizen, July 26, 2012 What dog doesn’t love a good belly rub and who doesn’t love giving one? It’s an opportunity to show love and affection to your furry friend. You get the satisfaction of knowing you hit the right spot …

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Things to Consider When Boarding Your Best Friend

Things to Consider When Boarding Your Best Friend by Richard Colven From the Lake Norman Citizen, July 26, 2012 All dog owners eventually need to have someone else take care of their best friend for travel or other reasons. Choosing a comfortable and appropriate place is an emotional and important decision that requires a little …

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It’s a ‘ruff’ life at Cornelius dog care

Camp Wagging Tails owner adding first in its series of wellness services for the pampered Lake Norman pet. “When people first hear about PetMassage,” says Camp Wagging Tails owner Mary Colven, “they may think of a spa, hot towels and cucumbers on the eyes. What we are offering, however, is an innovative way to increase …

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Camp Wagging Tails sold

Mary and Richard Colven, who purchased the 10835 Bailey Road pet care center, intend to change very little about Camp Wagging Tails and will keep the current staff in place, a news release said. An open house will be held Nov. 5 from 11:30 to 1:30 a.m. at the Camp Wagging Tails facility where customers …

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Bensmans sell pet project, head into retirement

New owners take over Camp Wagging Tails as founders shift focus to family, travel. For more than six years, Cornelius residents Jim and Celia Bensman have been most of the brains and a good bit of the brawn behind the very successful Camp Wagging Tails, a day camp and boarding facility for dogs and cats …

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Charlotte Observer – “Charlotte Leashes onto Doggie Daycare”

CORNELIUS – Steve Baughan and family of Huntersville had their dog Cookie with them on a recent week’s vacation to Fripp Island, S.C. Yet Cookie wasn’t physically with them…

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A Third Spot for Dogs to Roam Lease-Free

This is a story about Celia Bensman’s involvement in the Mecklenburg County Ramsey Creek Dog Park. She (along with Mollie and George, our two Labs) was featured on the cover of the Mecklenburg Neighbors Section.

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Business Today – Devil is in de tails

This article provides a solid background on the owners of Camp Wagging Tails and our plans for the future. Click here to download the Adobe Acrobat reader.

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