3rd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

Three years!! Without all of you, I could not do what I do. I want to show my appreciation with a celebration of you!! New, old, and yet-to-be two- and four-legged friends are welcome!! We have several special guests attending the BBQ this year. Jenifer Paul from Swim Doggy Swim Cynthia Linden from Best Friend Nutrition Mel Marshall from Welfare for Animals Guild Linda Hawk from Rescue Every Dog These lovely women bring their own love for dogs and cats as well as a desire to help our wonderful pet community. I am excited and honored they will be attending. I will be posting pictures and bios of pets available […]

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Sonny’s Spaw Referral Program

Sonny’s Spaw is now accepting new clients again! We are offering a $5 credit for each referral. The new client and the referring client will each receive a $5 credit. This credit cannot be used with any other discounts. Please give your referral a Sonny’s Spaw Business card with your name written on the back!! Don’t forget, Sharon has a ton of experience with dogs and cats that require a little more patience, I have never seen anything like it.

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Meet Sharon, Our New Groomer

I am thrilled to welcome Sharon Zimny to the Sonnys Spaw family! She brings an amazing energy that pets gravitate towards, even the ones typically more challenging to groom. That’s pretty awesome! Take it away Sharon! “Please let me tell you a little about myself. I’m originally from a small town called Coxsackie in upstate New York, but I’ve been living in Oklahoma for the last 39 years. About 35 years ago I got a job bathing dogs a The Groom Closet. They soon started my training to become a professional dog and cat groomer and I’ve worked my way to being Shop Manager for the past 13 years at […]

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Bringing a Rescue Dog Home

Although adopting a rescue dog is a wonderful way to bring a new canine family member into the home, please remember, it takes patience and understanding to help a scared rescue dog acclimate to you and to their new forever home. The following tips from Canidea Pet Food will help your new fur baby adjust to their new home: A skittish rescue dog may show his fear by being overly timid, withdrawn and untrusting or displaying signs of depression. Some may feel threatened by new people, situations and surroundings. Warm Up to a New Home When you first bring home a rescue dog, keep them confined to one area so […]

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Killed By Xylitol

PSA: please help spread the word, we need all dog owners to be aware of this ‘new’ toxin. We need those who drop gum to know they are leaving a trail lethal to man’s best friend. We need vets to think immediately of xylitol, as well as warfarin, when dogs present with poisoning. We need food manufacturers to clearly label foods with xylitol as “lethal to dogs”.

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2nd Annual Customer Appreciation Day

It’s Sonny’s Spaw’s 2nd annual customer appreciation day and you are invited!!! A celebration and thank you to everyone who has been such a huge part of our success!! Sunday, August 5th, 1 PM Please RSVP by private message, phone, email or in the comments on this post. We will have hamburgers and hotdogs for the people and treats for the fur babies. It would help if I had an estimate on attendees. Mary

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Lyme Disease Awareness and Prevention

It’s tick season which means you need to be even more diligent about checking your pets daily for ticks. No one wants their fur baby to be struck with the dreaded Lyme disease. Lyme disease (borreliosis) is an infectious, tick-borne disease first recognized in dogs in 1985. It is caused by a type of bacteria called a spirochete, Borrelia burgdorferi. The Western black-legged tick, Ixodes pacificus, is the primary carrier of the B. burgdorferi bacteria in the western United States. Although Lyme Disease is uncommon in Washington State, it is most common in the Western half of the state. History and Occurrence Not all ticks are infected with the bacteria that causes Lyme […]

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