Tips For Children Approaching A Dog

Wednesday, January 2nd, 2019 in Tips

Dogs can be irresistible to a child, and all they want to do is give them a big bear hug.  However, the dog is not exactly sure what is happening.  We have a few tips on how to teach your children to be safe around dogs and a great reminder for the adults too! Tips For…

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Spooky Seasonal Treats for Your Pup

Monday, October 8th, 2018 in Tips

Fall is officially here! As the weather gets cooler, we’re drawn to cozy blankets, nights in, and baking treats for the ones we love. For us pet lovers, why should the treats end with our two-legged family? We’ve rounded up a handful of the yummiest Halloween treats you can make at home for your dog—just in…

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The Golrusk Grooming Difference

Wednesday, August 29th, 2018 in Tips

Many pet owners know grooming is a necessity, depending on your pet’s breed. And, all too often, it’s not a task many owners look forward to. But, at Golrusk, we’re out to change that. We want our customers to look forward to their pet’s spa session and be confident they’ll love the result. So, why choose Golrusk?…

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Caring for your Aging Pet

Friday, August 17th, 2018 in Tips

Your best friend is becoming your oldest friend. How do you compassionately care for your pet and live harmoniously together while your pet is aging? In this article, we offer six tips to implement in the care of your aging pet. Report changes in your pet to your veterinarian.  Many changes in behavior can be…

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How to Keep Pets Safe in Hot Weather

Monday, June 4th, 2018 in Tips

As the days get longer and the temperatures warm up, most of us spend a considerable amount of time outside. And, often, our pets are with us for all of the fun. In order to keep them safe this summer, here are some things to consider: Hydration: Just like us, our pets need to stay well-hydrated…

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Ten Things You Can Do to Keep your Cat Healthy

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018 in Tips

Any cat family knows that your fuzzy fur ball is loved just like a child. The best way to show your kitty how much you care is by keeping them healthy and well. Here are the ten most important things you can do to keep your feline friend purring: Healthy diet You may be surprised to find…

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Ten Things to Look for in a Dog Boarder

Thursday, February 22nd, 2018 in Tips

Do you have a big vacation coming up? Or maybe just a weekend getaway planned? Sometimes, it’s not ideal to bring your canine companion along for the trek. And there may not be a family member close by to take your pet in. If you’re considering a boarding facility for your pet, there are several…

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10 Facts about Assistance Dogs

Sunday, August 6th, 2017 in Tips

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) is the federal law that guarantees the right for a disabled person to have access to public places for their dogs. State laws may broaden the rights guaranteed under the ADA but they may not restrict the rights. For Wisconsin state laws There are three types of Assistance Dogs: Guide, hearing, and…

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Why shaving is not good for double coated dogs.

Wednesday, July 19th, 2017 in Tips

Double coated dogs have a longer top layer designed to shed water, snow, and ice.  The bottom layer is soft and fuzzy.  It is designed to keep the dog warm.  In the warmer weather, the dog will shed most of the bottom layer.  The top layer stays in place to insulate the dog from the heat and to prevent sunburn. As the…

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Dog Park Safety

Saturday, July 15th, 2017 in Tips

Make sure your dog is up to date on all shots both for their protection and the protection of others in the park.  Be sure your suite of vaccinations includes Bordatella.  Bordatella is an airborne virus and can be contracted through any contact with other dogs. Have a fecal done by your veterinarian  to determine…

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