A Refreshing Look at Therapy Dog Use

By Matthew Johnson of Waggz & Whiskerz As I have explained with previous blogs, the use of Therapy Dogs in modern times is basically endless. We all know that terminally ill patients, children patients, people in physiotherapy, people confined to wheelchairs, and homebound patients have long been shown to have a positive response to being […]

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Top 10 Reasons to bring your dogs to Paw Tyme

Certified Groomer Vet Recommended Professional Equipment Quiet, Clean and Bright Salon Natural Products Used All Dogs Groomed One on One Best Customer Service in Barrie Stress Free Environment 100′s of Happy Dog Owners Member of the Ontario Dog Groomers Association By Karen de Jong

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The Power Of Therapy Dogs: The Power of Persistence

By Matthew Johnson of Waggz & Whiskerz Mimi & Simon Hoffman who are long standing clients of Waggz & Whiskerz are just like every other pet owner, they love their dog more than anything. When 9-year-old Zoey was diagnosed with cancer, The Hoffman’s were willing and able to do more than most to save her […]

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Is Paw Tyme Dog Grooming & Spa Your Favourite Pet Groomer?

The Barrie Examiner is running their annual survey for the best local businesses in Barrie. If Paw Tyme Dog Grooming & Spa is your favourite “Pet Groomer” please make sure to vote for us today. You can download the nomination form here. Please make sure to mail in your completed form by May 27th to: […]

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2011 Winter Contest Winner

Congratulations to Diane and her dog Zoey! They were the lucky winners of the FREE photo session from Pawsitive Exposure (a $200 value). Her name was randomly selected from everyone who brought their dogs in for a groom between Feb. 1st – Mar. 31st. They will receive a private 1 hour photo session and a […]

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The Power of Therapy Pets: The Cat’s Meow

By Matthew Johnson of Waggz & Whiskerz April 15 2011 Recently I explained that Animal Assisted Therapy is the use of special animals that help treat people with many different ailments. Doctors, nurses and psychologists decide how animals can be used to help people. They also choose what animal is best for which patient. Volunteers […]

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Pet Talk 360: The Story of Woofie

By Matthew from Waggz and Whiskerz Hi Everyone Due to a procedure taking place on March 30th I have decided to post this interview from Pet Talk 360 (March 27 2011). Rather than write an article, I will resume my full written articles on April 15th. Please listen to this interview as it demonstrates The […]

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The Power of Therapy Dogs & A Cry for Help

By Matthew Johnson of Waggz & Whiskerz As everyone knows my struggles health wise have prompted me to catalog my improvements and the journey that Woofie, Benji (Service & Therapy dogs) and myself have opted to take. I come across others with the same bond almost on a daily basis. Some people rejoice in the […]

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The True Meaning of The Service Dog Vest

By: Matthew Johnson of Waggz & Whiskerz The thing about service dogs: you probably don’t have one. Want to drive me nuts? Ask me, “Where can I get one of those cool vests so I can take my dog everywhere?” This question is almost always asked by someone without a disability and followed with the […]

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See Matthew’s Story on the Pet Network

Our friend Matthew from Waggz & Whiskerz shares his inspirational story on the Pet Network.

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