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Nature vs. Nurture

By Carolyn Contois – This is a continuation of last week’s blog on grooming. I learned some standard practices that were widely accepted 20 years ago. Today, there are many conflicting schools of thought. I tend to go with a more natural and gentile approach to grooming, still keeping in mind that we are working …

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Grooming 101

By Carolyn Contois – Grooming 101: the study of dog grooming. How do you find a good groomer? There are no government standards for the industry, such as state licensing. Anyone who buys a clipper can call themselves a groomer. They can be grooming for 20 years…. doesn’t mean they ever learned to do it …

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A Storm of Changes

By Carolyn Contois – Sunday, Aug 31, 2008 03:14 – Hurricane Season…… wait, watch, hope….pick up the pieces and move on. We, in the dog world, have learned to do the same. As we prepare for Gustave to make land fall, preparation and prayers are in full swing. All the best planning can only lessen …

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Yet Another Dog?

By Latifah Abdul’laah – So, I just couldn’t resist. I adopted a dog from our local shelter in late August, and she has been a dream. I did worry about how Jennie Beans would get along with my Kali, a Japanese Chin, but Kali is like the best therapy dog on the planet. Well, as …

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Gone to the Dogs

By Latifah Abdul’laah — Friday, Sep 05, 2008 11:58 –  I have gone to the Dawgz.My two little lovelies Kali and Jennie. Kali is a wonderful purebred Japanese Chin and Jennie is a Chion, Chihuahua/Papillin mix. Having owned cats the majority of my life, I didn’t fully understand the love and companionship that my dogs were …

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