Pawsitivity Blog

A place where we share our love of dogs with you! Read on for fun facts, tips and tidbits, and other explorations into the life of a dog!

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A Dog's Life • Posted on September 18, 2020

A dog’s coat is designed for insulation. It helps keep your pet warm in the winter and cool in the summer. Double-coated dogs are those that have an undercoat and a top coat -- for example, Golden Retriever, German Shepherd, Siberian Husky, Corgi, Labrador, Pomeranian, and working dogs like the Bernese Mountain Dog and Great…

A Dog's Life • Posted on February 6, 2020

Here at Pawsitivity, one of the distinctives we advertise about our spa is that we maintain a kennel-free environment. Giving our canine clients freedom of movement when they are not in the bath or on the grooming table helps us to reach our goal of making every dog as comfortable as possible. How does this…

A Dog's Life • Posted on July 11, 2019

American pet grooming has recently begun to follow trends that in the last decade have taken East Asia by storm. In Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Thailand, Asian Fusion (also called Asian Freestyle) dog grooming has become a popular movement that combines stylish pampering with sophisticated artistry. People in highly-populated East Asian cities tend to have…

A Dog's Life • Posted on May 29, 2019

In the United States, modern dog grooming arose out of the dog show industry in the 1970s. The main purpose of grooming was to reach the show standard of each breed’s ideal appearance. Groomers and handlers shared the perspective that the animal served a purpose, and their goal was to keep it healthy. Following this…

A Dog's Life • Posted on May 15, 2019

Labradoodles and other Poodle-mix “designer dogs” are some of the newest and most popular pet dogs. The Labradoodle is a cross between a purebred Labrador Retriever and a purebred Poodle. Here at the spa, we specialize in serving Doodles: they currently make up about one-third of our clients. There are many kinds of Doodles besides…