According to statistics published by the American Pet Products Manufacturers Association in the National Pet Owner Survey in 2009–2010, it is estimated there are 77.5 million people with pet dogs in the United States.[152] The same survey shows nearly 40% of American households own at least one dog, of which 67% own just one dog, 25% two dogs and nearly 9% more than two dogs. There does not seem to be any gender preference among dogs as pets, as the statistical data reveal an equal number of female and male dog pets. Yet, although several programs are ongoing to promote pet adoption, less than a fifth of the owned dogs come from a shelter.
^ Bridgett M. von Holdt, Emily Shuldiner, Ilana Janowitz Koch, Rebecca Y. Kartzinel, Andrew Hogan, Lauren Brubaker, Shelby Wanser4, Daniel Stahler, Clive D.L. Wynne, Elaine A. Ostrander, Janet S. Sinsheimer and Monique A.R. Udell (19 July 2017). "Structural variants in genes associated with human Williams-Beuren syndrome underlie stereotypical hypersociability in domestic dogs". Science Advances. 3 (7): e1700398. Bibcode:2017SciA....3E0398V. doi:10.1126/sciadv.1700398. PMC 5517105. PMID 28776031.
Thanks for stopping by Jerry’s Paw Spaw. We are pet-loving people in a pet-friendly place, conveniently located next to Tipps Canine Hollow Dog Park. In addition to Full Grooming Services offered at our Paw Spaw and boarding, your pet will love our “Playcare” by the day, as well as the royal treatment they receive during an extended stay at our Pet Resort. Our tree covered, park-like playground is a fun, safe and secure environment where your pet will love to socialize and exercise with new found friends.  At Jerry’s Paw Spaw we treat each guest as part of our family and strive to make this your dog&rsqu ... View Profile
The Dog Wash in Arlington is wonderful. I have two Golden Retrievers, one of whom has a very thick red coat that sheds a lot. They can never receive enough baths. I like to do it myself, but doing it in the backyard with a hose involves bending over a bunch (my back isn't the same as when I was young) and I always end up getting soaked and wasting a lot of shampoo.

The scientific evidence is mixed as to whether companionship of a dog can enhance human physical health and psychological wellbeing.[191] Studies suggesting that there are benefits to physical health and psychological wellbeing[192] have been criticised for being poorly controlled,[193] and finding that "the health of elderly people is related to their health habits and social supports but not to their ownership of, or attachment to, a companion animal." Earlier studies have shown that people who keep pet dogs or cats exhibit better mental and physical health than those who do not, making fewer visits to the doctor and being less likely to be on medication than non-guardians.[194]
In 2013, an estimate of the global dog population was 987 million.[104] Although it is said that the "dog is man's best friend",[105] this refers largely to the ~20% of dogs that live in developed countries. In the developing world, dogs are more commonly feral or communally owned, with pet dogs uncommon.[50] Most of these dogs live their lives as scavengers and have never been owned by humans, with one study showing their most common response when approached by strangers is to run away (52%) or respond aggressively (11%).[106] Little is known about these dogs, or the dogs in developed countries that are feral, stray or are in shelters, because the great majority of modern research on dog cognition has focused on pet dogs living in human homes.[107]
Dog grooming is so much more than giving your dog a bath. Dog grooming is a broad term that covers all aspects of canine cleanliness and hygiene. The services included in dog grooming will vary based on your needs and what you choose to pay. Unless they are rolling in cowpies or playing in mud puddles, most dogs are okay getting a shampoo bath only as needed. You’ll know when they need it if they smell bad or are bringing dirt into the house. Some dogs, like shepherds and shih tzus, have thick coats that can get matted and tangled without regular care. Pro dog groomers can deftly blow dry a dog’s hair after a bath so that it is shiny and smooth. Dog grooming can include brushing that detangles dog hair and also thins the undercoat to minimize shedding.
Where the domestication of the dog took place remains debated, with the most plausible proposals spanning Western Europe,[9][28] Central Asia[28][29] and East Asia.[28][30] This has been made more complicated by the recent proposal that an initial wolf population split into East and West Eurasian groups. These two groups, before going extinct, were domesticated independently into two distinct dog populations between 14,000 and 6,400 years ago. The Western Eurasian dog population was gradually and partially replaced by East Asian dogs introduced by humans at least 6,400 years ago.[28][2] This proposal is also debated.[2]

As humans became more sophisticated, so did their dogs. Eventually, there emerged specific breeds of dogs, custom-bred to suit the breeders’ local needs and circumstances. The Greyhound, for instance, was the foundation type for the immense Irish Wolfhound and the dainty Italian Greyhound. All three have a distinct family resemblance, but you’d never mistake one for another.
"The most widespread form of interspecies bonding occurs between humans and dogs"[136] and the keeping of dogs as companions, particularly by elites, has a long history.[142] (As a possible example, at the Natufian culture site of Ain Mallaha in Israel, dated to 12,000 BC, the remains of an elderly human and a four-to-five-month-old puppy were found buried together).[22] However, pet dog populations grew significantly after World War II as suburbanization increased.[142] In the 1950s and 1960s, dogs were kept outside more often than they tend to be today[143] (using the expression "in the doghouse" to describe exclusion from the group signifies the distance between the doghouse and the home) and were still primarily functional, acting as a guard, children's playmate, or walking companion. From the 1980s, there have been changes in the role of the pet dog, such as the increased role of dogs in the emotional support of their human guardians.[144] People and dogs have become increasingly integrated and implicated in each other's lives,[145] to the point where pet dogs actively shape the way a family and home are experienced.[146]

Citing a 2008 study, the U.S. Center for Disease Control estimated in 2015 that 4.5 million people in the USA are bitten by dogs each year.[176] A 2015 study estimated that 1.8% of the U.S. population is bitten each year.[177] In the 1980s and 1990s the US averaged 17 fatalities per year, while since 2007 this has increased to an average of 31.[178] 77% of dog bites are from the pet of family or friends, and 50% of attacks occur on the property of the dog's legal owner.[178]

Clear the dog's eyes. White-haired breeds or those with large eyes that water a lot (Pekingese, Pugs, Pomeranians, etc.) may need more maintenance in this area than others. Depending on your particular dog, this step may be a simple matter of wiping or pulling eye debris away from the corners of the eyes. Long-haired or white-haired dogs may need special attention to make sure that all gunk is out of the coat, as they may get tear stains. You can buy products made for removing "tear stains" from a white coat at a pet supply store.
Various kinds of service dogs and assistance dogs, including guide dogs, hearing dogs, mobility assistance dogs, and psychiatric service dogs provide assistance to individuals with disabilities.[160][161] Some dogs owned by epileptics have been shown to alert their handler when the handler shows signs of an impending seizure, sometimes well in advance of onset, allowing the guardian to seek safety, medication, or medical care.[162]

Clip the dog's hair methodically.[9] You can place the blade against the body safely, so long as you don't press the blade strongly into the skin. Brush against the direction of hair growth(back-brush) before running the clippers the other direction; with the direction of hair growth. Using the clippers against the growth of hair will have the same effect as back-brushing, but will leave a shorter length than the clipper blade that you are using. If you want to shave against the growth of hair, a blade size gets two blade sizes smaller when cutting against the grain. For example, when cutting with 4# against the grain check how long a 7# leaves behind when cutting with the grain. Move the clippers surely, but slowly across the dog's body to remove the hair — moving too fast might leave uneven lines. Always move the blade with the direction of the hairs' growth unless you want a shorter length than your blade claims to leave. Begin at the neck, then move down to the shoulders, under the ears, and toward the chin, throat, and chest areas. DO NOT use a size seven or any skip blades around the throat area or any flaps on the body that can fit between the teeth, such as the Achilles' tendons, arm pits, genital area, tip of tail, or anus. Then, clip the dog's back and sides. Finally, clip the hair on the dog's legs. Be careful when cutting the neck with any blade as it's the most dangerous to cut. Never cut straight down, do so at angles to avoid flaps you can't see in the neck getting cut.
Long fur on the paws acts as a trap for grass seeds, grit, or even ice, so regular trimming is advisable. Use a pair of curved scissors with rounded tips. Work on one toe at a time and twirl the fur growing between two toes between your finger and thumb, and then snip the hair off at the base. Be careful never to pull on the fur, which elevates the skin and makes cutting it more likely. If you cannot see where the skin ends and the fur starts, then slide a comb through the fur at skin level, and using the scissors cut on the safe side of the comb. Repeat for each toe on each paw.
wp.listifyResults.controllers.dataService.response = {"found_jobs":true,"found_posts":0,"listings":[{"id":2084,"object":{"ID":2084,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-27 05:40:33","post_content":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","post_title":"Arf'n Annies","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:08:20","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"5:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"3:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","title":"Arf’n Annies","telephone":"(405) 634-7833","location":{"raw":"314 SW 89th St, Oklahoma City, OK 73139","address":"314 Southwest 89th StreetOklahoma City, OK 73139<\/a>","lng":"-97.5199837","lat":"35.3768584"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/","name":"Arf’n Annies","description":"Arf N' Annies has been in business in OKC for 30 years. We are a full service grooming salon for Dogs And Cats at affordable prices.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/314-sw-89th-st-oklahoma-city-ok-73139-112-arfn-annies\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=35.3768584%2C-97.5199837","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Oklahoma City","addressRegion":"OK","postalCode":"73139","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"314 Southwest 89th Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"35.3768584","longitude":"-97.5199837"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/bathtime.136160326_std-132x150.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1557,"object":{"ID":1557,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 08:43:52","post_content":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","post_title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:37","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","title":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","telephone":"(207) 593-9100","location":{"raw":"589 Commercial St, Rockport, ME 04856","address":"589 Commercial StreetRockport, ME 04856<\/a>","lng":"-69.086049","lat":"44.162723"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/","name":"Yankee Clipper Pet Grooming","description":"We have a wonderful crew to serve your pet\u2019s needs. Owner, Liz Czak has over 40 years in the pet care field and is a graduate of the New York School of Dog Grooming. Liz has worked in grooming salons in Hollywood and Beverly Hills.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/589-commercial-st-rockport-me-04856-yankee-clipper-pet-grooming\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=44.162723%2C-69.086049","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Rockport","addressRegion":"ME","postalCode":"04856","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"589 Commercial Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.162723","longitude":"-69.086049"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/IMG_7513-150x100.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1608,"object":{"ID":1608,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-25 09:38:37","post_content":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The rest, they say, is history...","post_title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:36","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","title":"A Diamond In The Ruff","telephone":"(508) 393-7833","location":{"raw":"326 Main St # 2, Northborough, MA 01532","address":"326 Main StreetNorthborough, MA 01532<\/a>","lng":"-71.6168797","lat":"42.3287017"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/","name":"A Diamond In The Ruff","description":"For years Dawn hated leaving Foxie her best friend, at home and going off to work everyday. She had longed for a meaningful career with animals, but didn't know where to start. So she left corporate America and signed up at Pedigree Career Institute where she graduated top in her class with many Awards!! The…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/326-main-st-2-northborough-ma-01532-a-diamond-in-the-ruff\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=42.3287017%2C-71.6168797","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Northborough","addressRegion":"MA","postalCode":"01532","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"326 Main Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"42.3287017","longitude":"-71.6168797"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/picture2-front-150x76.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1686,"object":{"ID":1686,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-26 02:56:38","post_content":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet to look their best, so call any of our locations to schedule an appointment today! We look forward to seeing you!","post_title":"Groomingdale's Pet Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:10:22","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","title":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","telephone":"(651) 463-9377","location":{"raw":"18450 Pilot Knob Rd Ste B, Farmington, MN 55024","address":"18450 Pilot Knob RoadFarmington, MN 55024<\/a>","lng":"-93.1761947","lat":"44.6822274"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-1024x768.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/","name":"Groomingdale’s Pet Salon","description":"Welcome to the online home of Groomingdale's Pet Salons of Minnesota! We have been grooming the best looking pets of the Minneapolis-St. Paul South Metro Since 1988. We are proud to be family owned and operated. Groomingdale's has three salon locations conveniently located in Eagan, Farmington and Lakeville. We would love to help your pet…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/18450-pilot-knob-rd-ste-b-farmington-mn-55024-112-groomingdales-pet-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=44.6822274%2C-93.1761947","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Farmington","addressRegion":"MN","postalCode":"55024","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"18450 Pilot Knob Road"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"44.6822274","longitude":"-93.1761947"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/DSC03832-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":2462,"object":{"ID":2462,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-28 05:57:41","post_content":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","post_title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-07-27 12:57:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":false,"businessIsOpen":null},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","title":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","telephone":"(608) 779-9977","location":{"raw":"W7337 County Road Z Zn, Onalaska, WI 54650","address":"County Road ZNOnalaska, WI 54650<\/a>","lng":"-91.2837325","lat":"43.933882"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":112,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/","name":"Stonehearth Kennels LLP","description":"Stonehearth Kennels has been breeding, raising, training and caring for dogs since the 1970s. We love dogs as much as you do, and built our facility just for them.","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/w7337-county-road-z-zn-onalaska-wi-54650-112-stonehearth-kennels-llp\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=43.933882%2C-91.2837325","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Onalaska","addressRegion":"WI","postalCode":"54650","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"County Road ZN"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"43.933882","longitude":"-91.2837325"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/Stonehearth-Kennel-Grooming-3-150x113.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}},{"id":1287,"object":{"ID":1287,"post_author":"1","post_date":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_date_gmt":"2015-08-24 06:39:56","post_content":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train your animal to make sure that they're not just getting love, but they're also getting some just deserved exercise. Happy Healthy Pets....One Tail at a Time!","post_title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","post_excerpt":"","post_status":"publish","comment_status":"open","ping_status":"closed","post_password":"","post_name":"313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon","to_ping":"","pinged":"","post_modified":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_modified_gmt":"2017-03-14 11:11:24","post_content_filtered":"","post_parent":0,"guid":"https:\/\/\/listing\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","menu_order":-1,"post_type":"job_listing","post_mime_type":"","comment_count":"0","filter":"raw"},"status":{"published":true,"featured":true,"claimed":false,"favorited":false,"businessHours":{"mon":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"tue":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}],"wed":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"thu":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"fri":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sat":[{"open":"8:00 am","close":"4:00 pm"}],"sun":[{"open":"Closed","close":"Closed"}]},"businessIsOpen":false},"permalink":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","title":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","telephone":"(808) 249-2525","location":{"raw":"313 N Market St, Wailuku, HI 96793","address":"313 North Market StreetWailuku, HI 96793<\/a>","lng":"-156.504235","lat":"20.891836"},"featuredImage":{"url":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1.jpg"},"secondaryImage":{"url":false,"type":"logo","style":"square","permalink":null},"mapMarker":{"term":0,"icon":"ion-ios-paw","target":""},"styles":{"featuredStyle":"badge","cardClasses":"listing-card type-job_listing style-grid job_position_featured listing-featured--badge"},"i18n":{"featured":"Featured"},"reviews":{"average":0,"count":0,"stars":{"full":0,"half":0,"empty":5},"i18n":{"totalStars":"0 Stars"}},"json_ld":{"@context":"http:\/\/","@type":"Place","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/","name":"Salty Dog Pet Grooming Salon","description":"We started\u00a0Big Waggle Pet Services over 5 years ago and our mission and goal has always stayed the same: take care of our customers pets like they're our own. And that means coming to you and your home for more than just a 30-minute visit or to feed them. We routinely walk, play and train…","url":{"@type":"URL","@id":"https:\/\/\/dog-groomer\/313-n-market-st-wailuku-hi-96793-salty-dog-pet-grooming-salon\/"},"hasMap":"http:\/\/\/maps?daddr=20.891836%2C-156.504235","address":{"@type":"PostalAddress","addressLocality":"Wailuku","addressRegion":"HI","postalCode":"96793","addressCountry":"United States","streetAddress":"313 North Market Street"},"geo":{"@type":"GeoCoordinates","latitude":"20.891836","longitude":"-156.504235"},"image":"https:\/\/\/wp-content\/uploads\/job-manager-uploads\/featured_image\/2015\/08\/24e92c89f1d619f57fcb2fa9adbe0fa1-150x96.jpg","mainEntityOfPage":{"@type":"WebPage","@id":"http:\/\/\/"}},"cardDisplay":{"title":true,"address":true,"telephone":true,"rating":true,"secondaryImage":true,"claimed":true,"target":false},"currentUser":{"id":0}}]};
A Colorado study found bites in children were less severe than bites in adults.[179] The incidence of dog bites in the US is 12.9 per 10,000 inhabitants, but for boys aged 5 to 9, the incidence rate is 60.7 per 10,000. Moreover, children have a much higher chance to be bitten in the face or neck.[180] Sharp claws with powerful muscles behind them can lacerate flesh in a scratch that can lead to serious infections.[181]

Every year, between 6 and 8 million dogs and cats enter US animal shelters.[204] The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) estimates that approximately 3 to 4 million of those dogs and cats are euthanized yearly in the United States.[205] However, the percentage of dogs in US animal shelters that are eventually adopted and removed from the shelters by their new legal owners has increased since the mid-1990s from around 25% to a 2012 average of 40% among reporting shelters[206] (with many shelters reporting 60–75%).[207]
There are a vast range of commodity forms available to transform a pet dog into an ideal companion.[147] The list of goods, services and places available is enormous: from dog perfumes, couture, furniture and housing, to dog groomers, therapists, trainers and caretakers, dog cafes, spas, parks and beaches, and dog hotels, airlines and cemeteries.[147] While dog training as an organized activity can be traced back to the 18th century, in the last decades of the 20th century it became a high-profile issue as many normal dog behaviors such as barking, jumping up, digging, rolling in dung, fighting, and urine marking (which dogs do to establish territory through scent), became increasingly incompatible with the new role of a pet dog.[148] Dog training books, classes and television programs proliferated as the process of commodifying the pet dog continued.[149]

"Happi Tail Mobile Grooming is unique in that it provides Professional Grooming Services from a Licensed pet groomer with 8 years experience. The great thing about the service is that is mobile to Your Home and in the Convenience of Your Home. Just ask my clients and the reviews. They speak for themselves. I love meeting new Furry friends and giving them their Unique Look. The owners are great too. I am able to get to know my clients on a more personal level. I want to take care of their grooming needs and allow the clients to be happy with the service. Many clients help me with their pets if they are anxious or have any disability."
This article was co-authored by Pippa Elliott, MRCVS. Dr. Elliott, BVMS, MRCVS is a veterinarian with over 30 years of experience in veterinary surgery and companion animal practice. She graduated from the University of Glasgow in 1987 with a degree in veterinary medicine and surgery. She has worked at the same animal clinic in her hometown for over 20 years.
A common breeding practice for pet dogs is mating between close relatives (e.g. between half- and full siblings).[81] Inbreeding depression is considered to be due largely to the expression of homozygous deleterious recessive mutations.[82] Outcrossing between unrelated individuals, including dogs of different breeds, results in the beneficial masking of deleterious recessive mutations in progeny.[83]
It is a reflexive action for many dogs to try to pull away their back leg if it is lifted. Avoid lifting the leg to the side because this is uncomfortable for most dogs. Instead, pick up the foot and gently pull forward or backward. Don't be upset or punish the dog, just struggle through it and praise your dog when he or she is still. If you have a medium or large dog, you may be able to get away with clipping the nails on the hind feet without having to lift the foot.
"I like to give my clients options, options that give them more of a comfortable feeling when trusting there beloved pet in the hands of a complete stranger. My dog was a rescue, she felt more comfortable at home or with me than anything else. Being in someone's home with out me present or being caged would sky rocket her anxiety through the roof. Many pet owners can agree that a pet is not just a pet but like an actual part of the family. For pet owners that have pets such as mine I do like to provide them the option of in home services to ensure there pets are as comfortable as possible while they are away. Services provided include walking, daily meals, bathing, medication administration, house/pet sitting, in home boarding, boarding in my own home, lots of fun and play time as well. Whatever your comfortable with it can be provided. Animal care has been my passion sense I was a little girl. Taking care of animals is not just a way to earn a quick buck for me, I actually enjoy it."
Take extra care with dark-nailed dogs not to clip to the quick (blood vessel). Go slowly, and only take a little bit off at a time. Dremeling is much safer and easier to avoid hitting the quick, as it shaves only a little bit at a time. Use a cordless pet-safe Dremel tool, as the corded ones will not stop turning if they catch hair. Don't dremel for too long as it will burn the nail and prolong the trimming process for the dog which causes more stress. The best recommended process is trim first then dremel to shorten a little bit and round out the nail do it's not sharp.