Yearly Archives: 2011

Holiday Hike with the Hounds

Well, it’s the end of the year and the week between Christmas and New Year’s is always slower for me. Thank God! I worked like a “dog” up until Christmas day, even worked Christmas Eve and am enjoying the quieter time. When I do get time I love to hike with or with out my […]

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Christmas Card Collection

My annual Christmas cards are always fun to create. They really amped up starting in 2008 when I created that card with Kersti Malvre, who was the primary photographer for www.kentskanines.com. The 2008 gem started with the brilliant idea of an angel topper for a Christmas tree. The card was photographed in stages, first the […]

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Harry the Havanese

Here is Harry the Havanese! He is truly adorable with his little pink tongue! I have been grooming him for 3 three years and he behaves like a prince. He is a bit timid and needs a gentle touch. Havaneses require a lot of maintenance even in between their professional groomings. I groom him every […]

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Autumn Newsletter

The leaves are gently turning red and yellow and the pampas grass is in its’ full glory! Fall is my favorite time in the Bay Area. It is a short season but, so sweet. The sun finally comes out from the doldrums of the summer’s endless fog and the evenings are lovely and balmy perfect for hanging […]

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Hank the Hiker

Last week I groomed Hank. He is a gorgeous Golden Retriever with the disposition of a saint. So sweet, loving, easy going and just so good. He is a solid big boy and loves to hike in Marin and Napa. I understand that swimming is also one of his favorite outdoor pleasures! Since he leads […]

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Tippy Tendrils

I am featuring a video below of two darling mix terriers named Sally and Mason. Sally was rescued from Pets in Need in Redwood City, CA and Mason from Save a Dog Today, SADT. It’s amazing how similar they look; they look related. They are hand stripped and I keep the flowing tendrils of hair […]

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Big Boy – The Chow Chow

As many of my clients know, I now only groom small to medium size dogs now. Throughout my grooming career, I have groomed Bouviers, German Shepherds, Royal Standard Poodles, Irish Wolfhounds, Bernese Mountain dogs, Newfoundlands, St. Bernards and the list goes on …… but every once in a while I make exceptions. I feature two […]

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