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 outside with the hounds for an alfresco dinner sipping a great Napa wine!

The Diary of a Dog Groomer Blog continues to be a great success. I receive comments on my blog from all over the world commenting that they find the information useful and enjoyable. It's very rewarding.

Niblet, my beloved Back and Tan Pomeranian is continuing to do well. His collapsed trachea and chronic liver disease is challenging but, at present, he is healthy and still quite the "sexy

Fred the Scottie

man!" Through this experience, I have learned how valuable it can be to have medications formulated in liquid form. Please see Diary of a Dog Groomer blog post "Liquid Medication."

Harley the Shih Tzu

Great news! Kent's Kanines is now on Facebook featuring Niblet as the mascot. He would love to become friends with you! We are trying to get as many friends as Boo the Pomeranian.

Please come join me on October 22, 2011, at Bloomingdale's cosmetic department at the Westfield Shopping Center San Francisco 12 PM – 5 PM where I will be giving "Pawdicures" to benefit Pets Unlimited. This is my third year doing this event and it is always great fun! Bloomingdales will be donating 10% of all the cosmetic sales to help support the shelter and adoption center!

Year Up is a one-year, intensive training program that provides urban young adults 18-24, with a unique combination of technical and professional skills, college credits, an educational stipend, and corporate internship. Here is a video that is about one of the recent students:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUAs6vXy6Eg.

I am pleased to announce that I have been asked to donate my services to a great organization, Year Up www.yearup.org.Their Fall fundraising Social Network Gala is November 10, 2011, and Kent's Kanines will be offering an in-home grooming lesson as well as a complete grooming to help this great cause! The link to Gala Tickets is https://www.yubagala.eventbrite.com/. Details to purchase items for the silent auction will be on Diary of a Dog Groomer shortly, please check back.

Dashel the Norwich Terrier

The Kent's Kanines Models featured here are Fred the Scottie, Harley the Shih Tzu, and Dashel the Norwich Terrier!!