How Lovable Pets Owner Ellie Hansen is Helping Dogs in Research Laboratories

How Ellie Hansen is helping dogs in research laboratories On your visits to Lovable Pets, perhaps you have met Marty and Eddie. Marty is a lemon beagle and Eddie is a half-beagle with no hair. Both were adopted by Ellie Hansen, owner of Lovable Pets. Both were rescued from scientific research laboratories. We know that […]


Interview with Author Ellie Hansen

I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Lovable Pets owner, Ellie Hansen, about her book Fly To Me: Extraordinary Lessons of Life and Death From a Little Dog. Two years ago, Ellie’s beloved, feisty Rat Terrier Tyee passed away. In the weeks and months after his death, she began to have unusual experiences. Through many […]


Staff Favorites

As Black Friday and Small Business Saturday draw near, it’s time to think about what to get for that special pet in your life. Naturally, our staff pets have tried everything in the store and we’re happy to help make your decision easier (or maybe harder!) Here is a short list of staff favorites just […]


Thank you!

The people behind a business are its heart. This summer, our employees went above and beyond for an important cause and they shared the love and kindness that’s inside of them with the community. We’d like to thank all of those involved with the fundraiser for the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention. (AFSP) Our employees […]


Notes From the Field: Volunteering with BHA

By: Ellie Hansen A few weeks ago, I headed to the Carbon County area for the second time as a volunteer to help the Beartooth Humane Alliance in their care of 60+ Cavalier King Charles Spaniels who were rescued from an alleged puppy mill operation this August. While I would love to show you photos […]


A New Way to Love Pets

It has been more than 13 years since Lovable Pets first welcomed the pets of Billings, MT through its doors. It all began with Ellie’s intense love of animals. She wanted to create a place where people could spend time together, watch their dogs enjoy a fancy bakery treat, and be in the moment (a […]