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Don't You Dare Ask Kacey If She Likes Bush's Baked Beans

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Welcome to Waggy Retail, a proper introduction to those lovable living mascots seen romping, frolicking, and/or snoozing behind the counter at boutiques around the city. Want to see your favorite shop pet featured in this column? Hit the tipline at Woof!

Kacey pretty much loves everyone and everything, except shoplifters. Image credit: The Geisha House

Today we're getting to know Kacey, the luxuriously silky two-and-a-half-year-old golden retriever seen cuddling in cardboard boxes at Old City's The Geisha House. The sidekick of boutique owner Cortney Cohen, Kacey was named after her parents, in a way: "My fiancé's name begins with a K, mine with a C, hence "KC" or "Kacey," says Cortney. "I know—cheesy! But real." Here's Kacey at a glance, as told by Cortney:

Likes: dog commercials, swimming, running with other dogs, sleeping with her legs in the air, rolling in sidewalk grossness
Dislikes: baths, telling her to "shhh," shoplifters, when people ask if she likes Bush's Baked Beans

Naughty Habit: eating loaves of bread left too close to the edge of the kitchen counter
Favorite Food: salmon-avocado sushi rolls
Favorite Pastime: swimming at Lake George, rolling in the sand at the beach, coming over to you to shake off
As a puppy, Kacey was: the calmest puppy ever! You would pick her up and she was like a limp little bean bag. A few weeks later she discovered how delicious leather shoes are and learned quickly how much she loved running!
If Kacey was a person, she'd be: Ginger Spice
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The Geisha House

149 N 3rd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106 (267) 886-8110 Visit Website