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It’s Pumpkin Season, but can dogs eat pumpkins?

It’s Pumpkin Season, but can dogs eat pumpkins?

Pumpkin spice is nice, but can dogs eat pumpkins? It’s that time of year when everyone’s crazy over everything pumpkin! Pumpkin lattes, pumpkin pie, pumpkin cookies. Pumpkin’s tasty and good for humans but is it okay for our furry friends? Can dogs...
Finding the Right Dog Breed for You

Finding the Right Dog Breed for You

Part of the fun in working in the pet world is watching how much fun a new dog can bring to a family. And… one of the most challenging parts of that world is watching a family struggle if they obtained the wrong breed for their lifestyle. Today’s blog will discuss...
Help Your Pet Beat the Heat

Help Your Pet Beat the Heat

Wow! What a summer this has been so far in the North West. We had record breaking heat in Washington State and Oregon with Oregon getting hotter than it’s ever been in Miami or LA. And it’s only the beginning of July! With that in mind, it’s...
How to Keep Your Dogs Coat Healthy

How to Keep Your Dogs Coat Healthy

We all love petting our dogs…almost as much as they love being petted. So what can an owner do to help ensure their dog’s coat is as healthy and shiny as their personality. Before we get to the tips, be sure to talk to your vet if you see your dog scratching...

Why Grooming Your Cat is Important

Part of my job as a dog and cat groomer is to answer questions. Today, I’d like to address a mistake that comes up frequently. Do humans need to groom their cats? We watch cats groom themselves constantly, but I’m here to tell you that your helping out your cat will...
Help Your Pet Beat the Heat

Why Cleaning Up After Your Pet Is Crucial

You may think neglecting the clean up of your pet’s waste is not a big deal. “I am the only one who does that, so how can it cause harm?” Well, you are not the only one that does it and it does harm. The environment, other pets and humans to name a...
Should You Own a Pet: Evaluating This Important Decision

Should You Own a Pet: Evaluating This Important Decision

There are many considerations when deciding to own a pet. Many take a break for a while, many are life long pet owners. How do you know if a pooch or kitty is a good choice for you? Here are some things to think about. Will my home be right for them?    ...
Caring for Aging Pets

Caring for Aging Pets

There’s No Dog Like an Old Dog While families clammer to get a new puppy, my love is always with older dogs. But caring for older dogs has some particular requirements. Take them on short walks to keep their mind and body from getting rusty. Keeping your older...
Should You Own a Pet: Evaluating This Important Decision

Let It Snow: Keeping Your Pets Safe this Winter

Keeping your pets safe this winter must be a priority! I ran across an informative pet care article that had some good tips I wanted to share. Here are some things to keep in mind as the days grow shorter and the temperature gets colder.   Know your dog’s limits!...
Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets

Holiday Gift Ideas for Pets

  Don’t let your furry family be forgotten this Christmas! Here are some popular holiday gift ideas for your pets. Beds Before Santa wakes them up, make sure they are nice and comfy. Your pets spend a good chunk of their day sleeping so they can expend all...