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Sarama the Shop Dog

We've had quite a bit of interest in Sarama the malamute (who doesn't like a shop dog!?), particularly in how she ended up working in such a fantastic shop as Pookipoiga in Richmond (if we do say so ourselves). She filled in an employment application and passed through the requisite hoops, landing herself the position of Official Canine Customer Service Extraordinaire. How did she get to Pookipoiga, though? That is a journey that needs to be told.After filling in dog adoption applications, needing a dog compatible with an angsty (but beautiful) three-legged cat, Kendall finally found a match in NSW. Charlie, aka Sarama, was adopted in December 2013 from AMRAA (Alaskan Malamute Rehoming Aid Australia). She was a surprise for her dad...who was quite...

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New! Same Day Local Delivery

           EXCITING NEWS FOR FRIENDS OF POOKIPOIGA Pookipoiga would like to announce that we now do local* $10 same day delivery utilising green transport! Hip Hip HOORAY! So if you are anything like us and have that sudden dreaded "aaaahhhhhh, it's today!!!" moment, we can definitely help you share the love.Website and phone orders must be submitted by 1pm for delivery on the day, and only for purchases over $50. For purchases over $120, we will throw in FREE DELIVERY! 😄*Melbourne CBD, Fitzroy, Richmond, Hawthorn, Cremorne, Abbotsford, East Melbourne, South Yarra, Prahran, and South Melbourne.

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Mörk Artisan Hot Chocolate

The latest addition to the Pookipoiga team are Melbourne-based artisan chocolatiers Mörk. Mörk were inspired by Melbourne's world class coffee scene and had the vision to bring artesian specialty chocolate into the mix.Not only is Mörk chocolate delightfully delicious - but it has a truly fantastic ethos behind it.   All Mörk ingredients are 100% traceable. Mork has chosen not to display their Fair Trade or Organic certifications, as whilst they are both important concepts, universal regulation of these certifications is tricky and unfortunately the logo is not always enough to guarantee ethical production and quality. It can be a bit confusing for consumers wanting to make informed choices! Mörk trace their ingredients every step of the way to ensure...

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Mothers Day Gift Ideas

Just remembered that Mothers Day is less than a week away? Realised you still need to rustle up some gifts for your lovely mum? Have no idea what your mum would like and feeling more stressed than an unfed puppy around dinner time?Well, fear no more! Pookipoiga will be your shiny, feel-good savior!Let us suggest some super quirky, super ethical and super sustainable gift ideas for your mum or mum equivalent.Nine Yaks Cashmere   Who doesn't love to snuggle into a warm luscious jumper or throw as the winter months draw near? Nine Yaks have a large array of beautiful, lux, and cuddly jumpers, ponchos, throws and shawls! Made ethically and sustainably, and supporting local communities in Nepal, these wonderful items...

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Our philosophy is 'Raw Philosophy'

Our philosophy is 'Raw' Philosophy
. Looking for a new skin product that is Australian made, eco-friendly and oh-so-good for you?We've searched far and wide, and have just the answer for you! Raw Philosophy is handmade in Melbourne. The philosophy is simple: why put anything on your skin that you wouldn't feel ok about ingesting?
 Whilst we don't suggest serving these products alongside your supper, we DO suggest you give them a go, your skin will love you for it!Raw Philosophy products are made from 100% natural ingredients, including organic butters, natural Australian clays, plant, floral and food-derived oils and 100% pure essential oils. The process aims to keep the ingredients raw, so the integrity of each product is maintained. All...

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