Dogs by nature are pack animals with an innate desire to be apart of a social hierarchy. Every member of the pack has a position and purpose. This means that in order to keep your pup well rounded, healthy physically and mentally, he has to be integrated into the fabric of your family. According to Gary M. Landsberg, BSc, DVM, MRCVS, DACVB, DECAWBM and Sagi Denenberg, DVM, DACVB, Dip. ECAWBM (Behaviour), MACVSc (Behaviour), dogs have an ability to respond to humans that even wolf pups that are hand raised and socialized to not possess.
Your dog wants frequent meaningful human contact. Without it, you could jeopardize the mental health of your puppy. Long periods without the ability to relieve himself or no human contact can create destructive behaviors such as inappropriate soiling in the home, and destructive chewing. Extreme periods of loneliness can also degrade Fido's mental health creating anxiety that can manifest in many unhealthy ways. Therefore, distinguished pet parents use some type of day care services when they have to travel or be away from home for long periods of time.
There are several barriers to helping Princess get the right amount of playtime and exercise. A common barrier is time constraints. Americans stuff their agendas until it just about pops. A YouGov poll for The Huffington Post revealed that a whopping 58% of workers feel at least sometimes overwhelmed by their work (from toggle.com). There are other pet parents that have physical limitations and can no longer go on the long walks and play fetch with their long time furry companion. No need to allow guilt to dominate you. Help is just a call or an email away.
Not 2 Shaggy Housecall Dog Grooming has expanded services that helps meet the needs of busy and traveling pet parents for both dogs and cats; Not 2 Shaggy Dog Walking, Cat Sitting &Cat Litter Box Service. Dog walking is the perfect way to get your dog's mind engaged with a brisk walk, playtime, and feeding. You can even schedule longer adventures for high energy hounds. If he is a little stinky afterwards, our house call dog grooming service is just what the doctor ordered. You provide a waist high sink and we will do all the rest for dogs around 20lbs. or less.
Not 2 Shaggy didn't forget about our feline friends. We will come to care for your precious kitten when you travel. Long and short haired cats need to be groomed every 6 to 8 weeks to avoid excess fur balls, digestion issues and health threatening mats. Remember, cats don't groom themselves.... they lick themselves. House call cat grooming is significantly less stressful for your fur baby than salon grooming. He gets to stay in his most familiar setting; home. Once kitty is all clean, he may leave you a package in his litter box. We've got it covered. Call for a pick-up with our litter box exchange service and never buy cat litter or clean your cat litter box again. Cat litter box service is perfect for expectant mothers who want to avoid contracting Toxoplasmosis.
Call us today to learn more about our services and book your meet and greet consultation today. Already a grooming client?..... book us for your next vacation or long work day.