Doggie Paws World; Daycare and Grooming Business Opens in Camden Apartments

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Doggie Paws World Owners NaOnka Mixon, Joshua Morphis, and Carol Reed.

On Monday Doggie Paws World announced the grand opening of their state-of-the-art, 1,700-sq ft luxury doggie daycare, training, and wellness center at Downtown Long Beach’s crown jewel of upscale apartment living – Camden Harbor View. A new doggie daycare center specializing in personalized socialization and exercise programs, Doggie Paws World, offers a safe, nurturing and vibrant environment for pups to get gussied- up with a grooming, let out some energy on a run, or relax in the Pampered Pooch Lounge.

Founded by Carol Reed, Na Onka Mixon, and Joshua Morphis, Doggie Paws World began as a mobile service specializing in high-quality pet care before expanding into a full service pet haven that aims is to enhance Long Beach’s vibrant community of dog owners by improving the lives of their pets through education, recreation, and social conditioning.

“We’ve always been dedicated to serving the unique needs of pets and their owners,” said Mixon. We’re thrilled to expand our impact on the vibrant Long Beach pet-friendly community with our new facility and personalized programs.”

In addition to serving pets that found their “forever homes”, Doggie Paws World will be contributing to the pet rescue community through a partnership with Sparky and the Gang.

“In the shop and online we offer fundraising bracelets with our signature tie-dye design,” added Reed. “ We also look forward to hosting pet adoptions, speakers, and gala events. More than anything, we want to make a positive impact on the entire canine community.”

In the coming weeks, Doggie Paws World will host a variety of celebrations and events to invite residents into their new location, including a Grand Opening and ceremonial ribbon cutting on Saturday March 30, from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. that will include refreshments and live music.

“The increasing number of Downtown Long Beach residents, many of whom are active pet owners, demonstrate a demand for the services Doggie Paws World provides,” shared Kraig Kojian, President and CEO of the Downtown Long Beach Associates.” Entrepreneurs like Reed, Mixon, and Morphis bring energy to the Downtown business community and we are pleased to participate in their Grand Opening celebration and welcome them to the community.”

About Doggie Paws World: Doggie Paws World is a unique doggie day play facility that offers daycare, mobile in-home care, and grooming services. The facility will also function as a community educational resource center offering private and group training opportunities, community lectures, adoption mixers, as well as opportunities for non-profit fundraising and community volunteer programs. Doggie Paws services are diverse, affordable, highly controlled, and provided by certified canine behavior experts who integrate play with behavioral conditioning, helping your dog become confident, social, happy, and free of danger.

About the DLBA: The Downtown Long Beach Associates is a non-profit organization operating on behalf of the property owners and tenants of the Business Improvement District. It is dedicated to the management, marketing, security, maintenance, advocacy, and economic and community development of the assessment districts in cooperation with the City of Long Beach and the private sector. For additional information, please see


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