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Happy Anniversary to the Best of Buddies

September 22, 2014

It’s been a year since the Stoneburner family added a new family member to their group and discovered a whole new dimension in four-footed love. In late August of 2013, Sprite, a service dog, brought her warm brown eyes, cold wet nose, and ever-wagging tail to become best buddies with Will, a youngster with Down syndrome. Will’s parents were interested in a service dog to…  

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How to Check Your Pet for Pests

May 07, 2014

 Does your pet have an infestation of infiltrators? Here’s a step-by-step rundown of how to check it out. Have your dog or cat stand over a white countertop, sheet or piece of paper. If your dog or cat is long-haired, use a comb to part the hair so you can see the skin. In dogs or cats, run your fingers through the fur and shake,…  

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Got Hairballs?

April 24, 2014

Shedding is a natural process for cats. There has been a lot of publicity as of late about knitting and craft books claiming to put shedded cat hair to good use. I must admit a scarf knitted from my cats’ shedded hair seems a bit weird. But it does bring attention to the enormous amounts of fur that cats shed annually. Another way to bring…  

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How to Brush Your Dog to Avoid Matting, Hotspots and Other Skin Issues

April 12, 2012

So, one of the biggest misconceptions about dog grooming and dog groomers is that when a dog has to be shaved down, very short, it is because the groomer is “lazy”. At least at our shops, that is never the case. We do our best to give ever customer exactly what they want—or at least as close as possible. This post’s goal to to explain…  

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