Masks are now required universally in Washington state

Now that it’s state-mandated all people in Washington state must wear a face covering in any indoor or outdoor public area, we appreciate your compliance with Sonny’s Spaw mask policy: MASKS ARE REQUIRED. When you arrive, if masked, you may escort your dog into the salon. If you are not masked, REMAIN IN YOUR CAR and we will come out. For details on drop-off/pick-up procedures, go here. Disregard of the order may result in a misdemeanor charge, punishable by a fine of up to $100 and/or up to 90 days in county jail, and we don’t want that for you or for us. Thank you and stay safe!

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Car Temperature Dog Safety Chart

It’s is that time of year. I can leave my car running and lock it. It’s rare my dogs are in the car in the summer. If they are, I’ll take the ticket and they can have AC. Leave them home if you can. Please.

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Yahoooooo!! We are caught up!!

Yahoooooo!! We are caught up!! I just finished my last Covid19 reschedule. Sharon and I want to thank you all so very much for all of your understanding and patience this month. We are going back to our normal hours starting Monday, June 29th. Monday-Friday 9am-5pm Nail clinics Wednesday and Friday 5-5:30pm Thank you all so much. And know we will continue to do all that we can to keep ourselves and the community safe during this pandemic. We appreciate you all so much. ❤️🙏🐾

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Vote for the Best of the Best of the Peninsula-Clallam County

Could we do this twice in a row? Even if we don’t I know we are number one to many two- and four-legged friends. Give us a vote if you like. ❤️🐶🐾 Vote for the Best of the Best in Clallam County Vote for Sonny’s Spaw! CONTEST TIMELINE: Nomination period: June 1 through June 14 at midnight Voting period: June 22 through July 5 at midnight Winners will be announced in a Sept. 20 printed special section in the Peninsula Daily News and Sequim Gazette, as well as online!

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NEW! Nail Clinics

For the time being we will be holding two nail clinics a week. These are first come, first served. I ask that everyone practice safe social distancing while waiting. Masks are required. If you usually come into the salon with you pet, you will not be able to do so any longer. I am holding the clinics when Sharon and myself are at the salon to assist each other with the more sensitive dogs. Your patience is greatly appreciated as there are many of you that do walk-in nail services. It will take us some time to get everyone caught up and back on schedule. Nail Trim Days, Times & […]

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Drop-off / Pickup Procedures

Please review and following guidelines to keep everyone safe and healthy. We appreciate your patronage and cooperation. EFFECTIVE NOVEMBER 30, 2020 After careful consideration and in an abundance of caution, we will no longer be allowing customers into the salon. With the increase in cases and holiday get-togethers, I will be implementing strict check-in and check-out procedures, through the end of the year. Masks are required at all times, this is non-negotiable. Consultations will be done over the phone. I will be checking in all pets, including Sharon’s dogs. I will come outside. After I place our slip lead on your dog, you will take off all of your pet’s […]

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New Research Shows That Petting Dogs Is Like A Drug For Our Brains

If you’re a client of Sonny’s Spaw, I already know you’re a dog lover. But did you know petting a dog is good for your brain? New research is showing exactly how petting a dog affects our brains, and it’s just one more way that dogs make our lives better. Here’s how petting a dog impacts your brain, along with other ways dogs improve our lives. How petting a dog impacts your brain You might think that our brains process all the things we touch in the same way, but it turns out that isn’t true. The brain divides things that touch our skin into three categories: “pleasant,” “neutral,” and “unpleasant.” […]

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Hairy Ears – To Pluck or Not to Pluck?

Following is a good read on new information veterinarians have. It is an old-school train of thought that every dog, every grooming, needs their ear hair plucked. This is a short, to-the-point explanation of my why I feel the way I do—the only thing missing is the amount of discomfort it causes your fur kids to have their ears plucked. Can you imagine how it must feel to them? I know I wouldn’t like it. No technique or products can eliminate that pain—so I choose to stick to a more gentle approach and will only do it when it’s absolutely necessary. Read the article >>  

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