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Help Proud Mary Retire

This is Proud Mary is a high mileage girl!  We have been working together for the last 6 years "rolling down the highway."  I have enjoyed our time together, but age,numerous and costly repairs are catching up to her!  She is telling me that she is ready to retire, but I still have more work to do!

I have started a GoFundMe page to help raise the money that I need to purchase a new truck.  I would like to restore Proud Mary and use her as a training truck to help new groomers with their venture into mobile grooming!

Tweet Treats



We are springing into action! Join us on Twitter  @cleanpawsmobile and get special offer for products and services when you book a mobile grooming appointment with us. Enjoy a variety of Tweet Treats for both new and existing customers!  Offers will change each week.  Please use Tweet Treat Code in the "Notes" section when booking online.   

Full service spa required to redeem the offer.  Good for both dogs and cats.  All pets must be current on vaccines.

St. Pup-Tricks Day Parade

If you haven't heard about it yet.  Let me be the first to tell you about the

1st Annual Cause 4Paws Gary
 St. Pup-Tricks Day Parade!

Pups will be dressed to impress in their BESTSt. Patricks Day gear! 
Come out and vote for the crowning of the St. Pup-Tricks Day King and Queen Dog for the Day! 
 From pocket pups to OMG is that a horse?  Pups and pet parents can march in this parade that is literally going the dogs!

Registration to march in the parade is Free!  

All dogs must be on a leash at all times while participating.  No FEMALE DOGS IN HEAT OR AGGRESSIVE DOGS ALLOWED. Current Vaccinations required.

Paw Talk

Welcome to the Clean Paws Mobile Grooming Salon Paw Talk Blog!  The goal is to give you some natural helpful hints to some common pet problems.  Like people, every pet's immune/digestive system is different.  You  always want to have a good relationship with your pet's veterinarian before added or deleting something from you pet's diet.  

Does your dog eat his stool?

To us, it is disgusting!  Have you ever noticed that after they do it, they want to give you a big kiss?

Frosty Paws

Our dogs and cats are like family to us.  Kids with four legs and a whole lot of personality!  As pet parents we have make sure that we pay particular attention to their sensitive feet in extreme weather. Walking on heated asphalt or concrete is just  as painful as snow and ice.  Salt and excessive heat can cause the pads to blister and crack.  Here are some helpful hints to get you through the weather.

Summer

Have you ever tried walking barefoot over an asphalt driveway at high noon?

Caution! Coyote Crossing





November is great month!  It is the kick off of the holiday season, as well as deer and coyote season. Coyotes are usually timid,noturnal and generally tend to shy away from people. However, they become more aggressive during the "heat or rutting" season.  Humans have invaded many natural habitats for wildlife, pushing them in our neighborhoods and backyards.  Coyotes natural diet ranges from small rodents, rabbits and deer. They have no problem making a meal out of a small dog, cat or toddler if they can get to them.

Pee-U! Skunk Season!

We are at that time of the year again!  Fall brings the beautiful colors and skunks!  We get more calls in the early spring and fall for dogs that have been sprayed by these cute but stinky little creatures.  It is usually a good idea to keep your dog on a lead when you are letting them out.  A frisky dog bounding after a skunk has no idea what they are in for!  The initial chase trips the predator prey instinct until the predator comes running back to your door with an odor that they can not run from!

Cast your vote for Gary,Indiana!

They are still counting votes!  The City of Gary, Indiana has been entered into a national PetSafe Brand Bark for your Park competition!  The grand prize of $100,000.00 will  to be used in the development or enhancement of a community dog park!  Four runner up cities could qualify for $25,000.00 each!  We are still in the hunt, but we could use your votes!  Please vote for Gary, Indiana 2 times per day until June 7th!  You can vote once on Facebook and again on the website:  www.

Ticked Off

Finally!  Spring is making a slow, but long awaited comeback!  As spring approaches it wakes up sleeping flowers and insects.  Ticks are the first line of the more unpleasant arrivals of spring.  It is time to prepare for these aggressive little relatives of the spider. If you suffer from arachnophobia ticks are not a welcomed friend to you or your pet!  

Having your dog or cats treated now will give you a jump on tick season before they can get a lock on to your pet.  A good quality topical treatment will kill eggs and larvae up to 4-5 weeks, however, they will not stop them from attaching themselves to you or your pet.

Off Leash Dog Park

If you live in the City of Gary, Inidana,finding animal friendly events in our city is quite a challenge, but it is needed!  Socialization for dogs is very important.  It helps them establish a pecking order in their dog community, as well as allows them to meet new dog friends to hang out and be silly with.  No matter how you slice it, you can never change the fact that dogs are pack  animals. They need that group socialization to understand who they are in the pack and to enjoy some silly time with one another.