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Pamper & Pawsibilities Blog Post - November 7th 2023 - Introduction to our new blog!

Updated: Nov 25, 2023

Meet our new blog writer, Travis!

Hello, I'm Travis, the owner and operator of Mountain Marketing Firm and Bradshaw Financial Services. With over 12 years of experience in the fields of digital marketing, information technology, accounting/bookkeeping, and business management, I've had the privilege of working with a diverse range of clients and businesses to help them achieve their goals.

Based in the majestic mountains of North Carolina, I bring a unique perspective to the world of marketing and financial services. I'm not just a professional, but a dedicated family man, married to my middle school sweetheart, and together, we've built our life amidst the natural beauty that surrounds us.

What sets me apart is my passion for looking at things differently, for finding innovative solutions to complex challenges, and for constantly seeking new ways to add value to my clients' businesses. This passion has led me to embrace the role of a Blog Writer, where I get to combine my skills and insights to support Southern Divine Kennels Pet Spa in creating engaging weekly blog posts.

As I embark on this exciting journey of sharing my thoughts and expertise with you, I can't wait to connect with all of you who share an interest in the pet industry. I believe that knowledge is most valuable when shared, and I'm committed to providing valuable content that will inform and inspire. So, stay tuned for my weekly articles, and let's explore the world of pets and pet grooming together. Thank you for joining me on this journey, and I look forward to engaging with you all.

Warm regards, Travis


"Unleash the Beauty"

Welcome to the exciting world of Southern Divine Kennels Pet Grooming!, where furry friends transform into the epitome of cuteness and hygiene! We're thrilled to embark on this blogging journey with you and share our passion for pets, grooming, and all things furry.

Whether you're a seasoned pet owner or a new puppy parent, we've got something special in store for you. Let's dive into the world of pet grooming, starting with some fun pet facts!

Fun Pet Facts:

  1. Cats have more bones in their bodies than humans (230 vs. 206). Dogs, on the other hand, have around 320 bones!

  2. A dog's sense of smell is 10,000 to 100,000 times more sensitive than that of humans.

  3. Guinea pigs "popcorn" when they're excited, leaping into the air with joy!

  4. The Basenji dog is known as the "barkless dog" because it doesn't bark like other dogs; instead, it makes a unique yodel-like sound.

Now that we've had our dose of pet trivia, let's move on to some essential pet grooming tips and tricks!

Pet Grooming Tips and Tricks:

  1. Regular Brushing: One of the simplest and most effective ways to maintain your pet's coat is regular brushing. It helps remove loose fur, prevents matting, and keeps the coat healthy.

  2. Bathing: Different pets require different bathing frequencies. Cats are generally self-groomers, while dogs might need a bath every 1-2 months. Use pet-specific shampoo and ensure thorough rinsing.

  3. Nail Trimming: Keep your pet's nails trimmed to prevent overgrowth, which can lead to discomfort and potential injuries. If you're not comfortable doing it yourself, please reach out to book a paws & claws package.

  4. Ear and Eye Cleaning: Keep an eye on your pet's ears and eyes. If you notice any unusual discharge or redness, consult a vet or groomer.

  5. Dental Care: Regularly brushing your pet's teeth helps prevent dental issues. Choose a pet-friendly toothbrush and toothpaste for this task.

In-Between Grooming Recommendations: While grooming is vital, there are things you can do in between appointments to keep your furry friend in tip-top shape:

  1. Regularly inspect your pet's coat, ears, and paws for any abnormalities.

  2. Maintain a healthy diet to support their skin and coat.

  3. Engage in daily play and exercise to keep your pet happy and fit.

  4. Ensure their living space is clean and hygienic.

And now, what's a pet-themed blog post without a tasty treat recipe?

  • 1 cup whole wheat flour

  • 1/4 cup peanut butter (unsalted, no xylitol)

  • 1/4 cup unsweetened applesauce

  • 1/4 cup water


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

  2. In a mixing bowl, combine the whole wheat flour, peanut butter, applesauce, and water. Mix until the dough comes together.

  3. Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to your desired thickness (usually about 1/4 inch).

  4. Use cookie cutters to create fun shapes, or simply cut the dough into squares.

  5. Place the treats on the prepared baking sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until they're golden brown.

  6. Let them cool completely before serving.

These homemade Peanut Butter Delights will have your furry companion wagging their tail in delight!

Thank you for joining us on this adventure into the world of pet grooming. We look forward to sharing more insights, tips, and heartwarming pet stories with you in the future. Until next time, remember to pamper your pets and keep them looking and feeling their very best!

Warm Wishes,


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