Little Shop Of Howlers

Browsing Archive: November, 2011

Need some good reading material?

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Thursday, November 17, 2011, In : Miscellaneous 
Here's several blogs that I often frequent.  I know many of the people writing these blogs and they are caring pet professionals with a wealth of knowledge that is apropos to both pet stylists and pet parents.  Thought I'd share these treasures with you as I enjoy getting lost for hours in their posts and you may too!

Pet First Aid and Care written by Mary Oquendo C.M.P.T.I, C.C.S.  Mary is not only a good friend of mine, but also a very active player in advancing pet first aid knowledge aroun...
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Yes, we have Twitter and Facebook

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Miscellaneous 
Follow us on Twitter @LittleShopSalon.  Let us know when your baby is in and we will tweet a before and after pic of them!  There's also a lot of great info as well as pictures and video of our shop kitties, Audrey and Steve. 

Facebook is a great place to post pictures of your pet after they're done as well as find out about shop news and specials.

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Say hello to my little friends, Audrey and Steve.

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Thursday, November 10, 2011, In : Little Shop News 
On a beautiful day in August with the sun pouring in our open doors, a customer asked us who's kitten was walking around the reception area.  I looked out to see a tiny orange kitten walking right up to the customer's German Shepherd!  No fear, tail high in the air as if to say, "Hi, will you take care of me?"  It was love at first sight!  I knew in an instant this was going to be the shop cat I had been wanting for years.  We took her to the vet for an upper respiratory infection.  Within 2 ...
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To groom or not to groom?

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, In : At-Home Grooming Tips 
As the days get shorter and the air gets colder, you decide to go a little longer between your pet's haircuts so as to keep her warm.  Oh, and don't forget that chic sweater you bought to help keep the chill off.  Then you take her into the groomer and they tell you it's all tangled and the best option is to clip her short and start again, what went wrong?  The first problem is that your groomer most likely sets up a haircut that works in your usual timeframe to keep your pet matt free.  When...
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Holiday survival guide: pet section.

Posted by Erin McLaughlin on Wednesday, November 9, 2011, In : Miscellaneous 
When the house begins to fill up with family, friends and more importantly food, it can get a little hairy trying to keep both visitors and pets happy.  Here are some ideas we've come up with to help ease the stress on all involved. 

- Give your dogs a good walk or romp in the yard early in the day to help tire them out and release some of the tension they've been sensing in you and other family members leading up to the big day.  Not only will it help to stretch their legs, but it's a good w...
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