Shop Small This Thanksgiving Weekend!

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Thanksgiving is almost here and we can’t wait! Who doesn’t love a special meal surrounded by the company of the people you enjoy? While all of our businesses are closed on Thanksgiving day to let everyone have a day of rest and fun, we have lots of great shopping opportunities for both Black Friday and Small Business Saturday.

Every year, small businesses in local communities try encourage our shoppers to remember that little business is important. While we all love big box retailers like Amazon and Target, we ask that this holiday season, you don’t forget about unique and special smaller retail endeavors that help make up the fabric of our Nashville community.

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Here at the Michael Taylor Company, we have three separate businesses that provide jobs for local workers. We hire seniors, working moms, college students and retires who wish to return to work. Our estate and moving sale businesses returns items to the market that might otherwise end up in landfill or dumpster…we promote re-use and recycling every day at Michael Taylor Estate Sales and Michael Taylor at Home. We were a “green” business before it was trendy! Truly, we are worthy of your business and we are grateful for your ongoing support. Our customers are wonderful and so dear to us–we thank you for shopping!

We have two fabulous sales this weekend…great items and great deals! Plus, All Dog Nashville and Michael Taylor At Home will be open for business. You’ll find the most unique dog-themed gifts in Nashville, not to mention great hostess gifts, candles and more. Bring your dog and come shop with us!

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Hours and sale locations will be posted on our Facebook page–sometimes we made little adjustments depending on staffing, so please check Facebook for updates. We try to keep our page up-to-date every day!

Thank you for the gift of your patronage this holiday season–we can’t wait to help you find something for everyone on your list!

My best,

Michael Taylor & Company

Drive On Over…To All Dog Nashville!

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We know that All Dog Nashville is a tiny bit off of the beaten path…Allied Drive IS centrally located, but we’ve got more warehouses for neighbors than retail stores. While our location might be a little unexpected, our assortment of dog-themed gifts, home decor and wearables is so awesome, we’re confident that we’re in the right place. Still, we’re looking to get the word out! If you have a breed-specific club, dog rescue or other group who might want us to make a presentation, or if you have event sponsorship opportunities, let us know at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.….we’re looking to make friends with our fellow dog enthusiasts in the community.

We’ve got an especially great assortment of dog-themed goodies this week, and we’ll be open from 10-5, Monday-Saturday…here’s a sneak peek!

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Oops! This humorous tote is a perfect gift for the happily child-free dog enthusiast in your life.

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Make a statement with this gorgeous and huge vintage 1960’s poodle necklace! We have an incredible collection of one-of-a-kind dog-themed vintage gifts in store…if you’re looking for something truly unique, we’ve got it!

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We’ve got several breeds represented with our line of concrete dog statuary…perfect for porches or patios.

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Love this papier mache pooch! Recycled newspapers are used in these one-of-a-kind canine sculptures…so fun!

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Tea towels from vintage designs will brighten your kitchen or bath…these feature the original 1950’s artwork.

So, grab your pup and hop in the car…we’ll be waiting for you at All Dog Nashville!

My best,

Michael Taylor

“Howl-oween” Costume Photo Contest Winner!

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Thank you so much to everyone who submitted photos of your adorable dogs…we enjoyed each and every one! Blake Coelho is the winner with “Katy Perry”, and we hope you enjoy your $25 gift certificate, Blake.

Our customers have the cutest dogs…did you know that you can bring your dog with you to shop, and we always have treats waiting for them? It’s a fun outing for both of you, so plan to come and see us in store soon! We’ve got lots of new and fun items…the holiday season is coming up very soon and we’ve got gifts for every dog enthusiast on your list!

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Our dog statuary is a perfect accent, both indoors and out. We love these statues on a tabletop or near a doorway…add a bow or wreath for holiday flair!

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Our Frenchie floral tea towels are a sweet hostess gift or whimiscal accent in a guest bath. We’ve got inspired items store-wide…we’re open Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5…and please watch our Facebook page for upcoming sales and promotions; you never know what we’ll come up with next!

Happy Halloween…and thanks again to all who participated in our photo contest! Our customers are the best!

Michael Taylor & Company

Last Call for Entries in our “Howl-oween” Costume Contest!

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We are having so much fun with our Facebook Howl-oween costume photo contest that we just had to give y’all a sneak peek of some of the fabulous entries we’ve been receiving. There are some clever dog owners and adorable pups out there! If you have sent in your entry, thank you! If you would like to enter, just message us on our All Dog Nashville Facebook page at www.facebook.com/alldognashville/ and you’ll be entered to win a $25 gift certificate to shop at All Dog…plus, we may share your photo on our page on Halloween. Deadline is Oct. 29; winner will be announced on Oct. 30.

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Can you even with these cuties? The pirate looks so happy! And gotta love BatDog, and the festive sombrero pup.IMG_8716The crab looks SERIOUSLY crabby! That face…it’s just too funny.

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Here’s a cute pirate, just chillin’ at home before he hits the high seas.

We love each and every photo we’ve received so please keep ’em coming–we’ll share them on Facebook on Halloween and will announce the winner on Oct. 30. Remember, Oct. 29 is the deadline so visit our Facebook page and please share it with a friend or dog club.

We’re open Tues.-Sat., 10-5 this week and have tons of great gifts for dog owners…the holidays are just around the corner and All Dog Nashville has something for everyone on your list, plus adorable dog-themed ornaments, cards and holiday decor. Get ready to deck the halls, All Dog style!

My best,

Michael Taylor & Company

A Little “Howl-oween” Fun!

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If there’s anything cuter/funnier than a dog in a Halloween costume…well, we just don’t know what it is! Halloween is such a great holiday–lots of candy, no stress–that we thought we’d celebrate here at All Dog Nashville with a dog costume photo contest. Simply visit our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/alldognashville/ and send us a message containing a photo of your dog all dressed up in their Halloween costume…and you can win a $25 gift certificate to All Dog Nashville! Winner will be announced on 10/30, and we will feature your dog’s photo on our Facebook page.

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While we don’t sell dog costumes at All Dog Nashville (we’re all about dog owners!), there are a ton of great ideas out there! This dog has the perfect look for his Chewbacca costume, right?

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This Frenchie/harp seal has the right idea! (His expression makes the costume…)

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This one is too funny…and extra points for re-purposing a cone!

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We know our customers will come up with some truly creative ideas! The deadline for photo submission is Sunday Oct. 29–just message us at www.facebook.com/alldognashville/ and the winner will be announced on Monday, Oct. 30th.

We’re open this Tues.-Weds., Oct. 17-18 from 10-5 and Thurs. Oct. 19-Sat., Oct. 21 from 8-5pm…come see us!

My best,

Michael Taylor & Co.

 

We’ve Got Stationary in Store at All Dog Nashville!

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Isn’t it wonderful when you open the mailbox and instead of the usual bills, circulars, advertising mailers and catalogs, you receive a handwritten card from a friend? We just love good, old-fashioned “snail mail”, and think that a sweet card never goes out of style. Michael Taylor is always one to send a thoughtful, handwritten note (and he has very nice penmanship!) so when he put together the inventory for All Dog Nashville, unique, dog-themed cards were definitely a big priority.

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We’ve got lots of fantastic cards to send to family and friends…for every occasion, or just for fun!IMG_8412

Love the artwork…this one has a Nashville theme!

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For the “drama queen” in your life…we all have one (or a few!).

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Celebrate the achievements of family and friends with our cute “Top Dog” card…

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And if you love to write, our sweet pet journals are a great place to jot down funny stories and memories about your furry friends.

We’ve got so much in store at All Dog Nashville…this week we’re open from 9:30-5:30 Tues. 10/10-Fri., 10/13 and surprise hours on Saturday (we’ll update on Facebook later in the week!).  Bring your dog and shop with us…our retail gallery of fun antiques, artwork and deals, Michael Taylor At Home, is also open, so it’s a two-for-one shopping experience at 478 Allied Dr., 37211. See you soon!

My best,

Michael Taylor & Company

Fall Fun at All Dog Nashville!

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We’re so glad that fall is finally here…we had a great summer (hope you did, too!) but we love the slightly cooler temps and opportunities for long walks with our canine best buddies! We also love to incorporate hints of autumn into our decor, and of course, we can’t resist a dog theme here at All Dog Nashville! IMG_8426 (1)

Isn’t this trick-or-treater pup too cute? He’d look great on a hall table or holding a few treats for special guests.

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Or “treat” yourself to this sassy Yorkie pup…just $21! “Howl-oween” will be here before you know it…

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Our “South” candle line is a beautiful fall accent…handmade soy candles from Birmingham, AL, which are beautifully packaged for gift-giving with pine cones or cotton bolls and twine. The perfect fall hostess gift!

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Having a “ruff” day? These sassy napkins will say it for ya, and the fall color is just perfect!

We’re open Tuesday-Saturday, 10-5 this week…and our antique/vintage gallery, Michael Taylor At Home, will be open as well with lots of new-to-us inventory, so grab a leash, bring your pup and come shopping at 478 Allied Dr., 37211.

See you soon!

Michael Taylor & Company

We Love Rescued Dogs at All Dog Nashville!

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Every dog has a story, but dogs that have been rescued have a special place in our hearts.  If you have a dog that you’ve adopted from a shelter or rescue, you’ve done a good deed AND gained a friend for life. Michael Taylor’s own dog, Haley, was a rescue and everyone who meets her can see her sweet spirit; she’s a wonderful companion who definitely deserved a second chance at a happy life (which she definitely has!).

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Everyone loves Haley…Sweetest pup ever!

So, we have some special items in our store that are JUST for our customers who also have a heart for dog rescue, and we know you’re going to love them.

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The Puppie Love line of t-shirts is a super-cute way to wear your love of rescued dogs on your sleeve! We’ve got t-shirts in an array of sizes, and 10% of the proceeds go to dog rescue via Puppie Love. IMG_8443

Our Puppie Love shirts come in an array of colors, including tie-dye.

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Or, these great socks by FUNATIC are a fantastic way to showcase your love of rescue dogs–and the perfect stocking stuffer for the upcoming holiday season (I know, I know…it’s really early to be thinking about holiday shopping but these are going fast and we’d hate for you to miss out!).

We have special hours for All Dog Nashville this week–we’ll be open our usual 10-5 on Tues. and Weds. but 9-3 on Thurs.-Sat. because we’re also hosting an on-site estate sale in our gallery area in the rear of our store. We’ll have amazing deals on an assortment of furniture, household goods and more, so definitely stop by and check out both!

Thanks for sharing the good news about All Dog Nashville with your fellow dog enthusiasts! We’ve got a great collection of goodies in stock right now, and we’re looking forward to seeing you and your dog in store very soon.

My best,

Michael Taylor & Company

Now Open…ALL DOG at Michael Taylor At Home!

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We are delighted that All Dog is finally open for business inside our retail location, Michael Taylor At Home, at 478 Allied Drive. If you joined us this weekend for our grand opening…thank you SO much! It was wonderful to see you. If you enjoyed the store, please tell a friend…word of mouth means so much to a new business!

If, by chance, you weren’t able to stop by…good news! We’re open every week, Tues.-Sat., 10-5. Jerry will be on hand to help you select gift items or make suggestions…and our furniture/antiques warehouse will be open, as well, if you’re looking for that perfect home decor piece. So many fun, new items in store! Here’s a preview…

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Our tote bags, t-shirts, pajamas, socks and wearables are top notch! The holiday season will be here before we know it, and we have fabulous ideas for all of the dog enthusiasts on your list. Truly something for everyone.

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Our napkins and mugs are fun hostess gifts, and coasters and teapots are great ways to infuse a bit of whimsy into your home decor.

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We’re also got one-of-kind dog-themed vintage items…artwork, books, vintage costume jewelry and more. Really unique and different items that you won’t see anywhere else!

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How about All Dog? You can bring your dog to shop with you–we’ve got treats on hand and we love to greet our furry friends….come see us this week!

My best,

Michael Taylor & Co.

P.S. Want to join a great team? We’re hiring for our estate sale business…if you love bargains and working with the public, we’d love to hire you! $11/hr, flexible daytime hours, fun team atmosphere…send your resume to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

We’re All In for ALL DOG!

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Exciting times are in store at Michael Taylor At Home! The grand opening of All Dog, our boutique for the discerning dog enthusiast, is on Thursday, Sept. 14 from 10am-7pm, and we’ll be welcoming friends to shop and see what’s new on Friday and Saturday, 10-5, as well.

Michael has really outdone himself with the displays in this store, located in the Gallery I space in our retail store located at 478 Allied Dr, 37211. His eclectic combination of new and vintage dog-themed merchandise is unique in Nashville–there’s simply no other boutique like it!

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We’ve shared lots of photos on our blog and Facebook pages but they really don’t do All Dog justice…it’s beautifully arranged and displayed for ease of shopping, and you’ll find unique and fun gift ideas for everyone on your list.  If you love dogs…you’ll love this store.

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We’ll have refreshments from 10-7 on Thursday…and wine after 5, so if you’ve got a busy workday, why not plan to join us for a little happy hour and shopping? We’re holding a drawing for a $50 gift certificate, and our warehouse is also open for shopping with NEW-to-us inventory at great prices. It’s going to be a great time.

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Shoppers on Thursday will get to meet Michael’s own dogs, Minnie and Haley…and please feel free to bring your own dog anytime you shop at All Dog! We’ll see you there!

All Dog Nashville will be open 10-5, Tuesday-Saturday each week inside Michael Taylor At Home located at 478 Allied Dr., Nashville 37211. Special hours this Thurday, 9/14–open until 7pm.

My best,

Michael Taylor & Co.