Pets

Festive Fido

As the holiday season approaches, don’t forget to include the four-legged members of your family on your shopping list. Dogs like presents just as much as the rest of us, and given how much joy they provide all year, isn’t it right to show our love and appreciation? Whether it’s some extra TLC at home, a trip to the doggy salon or a fun new toy, we’ve got you covered: Everything your canine companion could want or need this winter is right here around Lake Minnetonka. Read more about Festive Fido

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These Lake Minnetonka Businesses Welcome—and Even Cater to—the Neighborhood Pets

If you’re a pet owner, you know how tough it is to leave your furry family member at home when you go out to grab dinner or run errands. You’re in luck! Turns out there’s a plethora of pet-friendly establishments in the lake area, so you don’t have to spend one more second apart. We talked with some of the pet-friendly businesses in town so you can grab a leash and make a list of places to visit this spring. Read more about These Lake Minnetonka Businesses Welcome—and Even Cater to—the Neighborhood Pets

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A Visit to Minnetonka’s Organic Pet Salon

Step into Woof-N-Whisker pet salon and you’ll not only find shampoo, conditioner, toothpaste and cleaning products that are 100 percent organic, chemical-free and eco-friendly, but you’ll also find a welcoming open floorplan.

Behind the reception desk, animals can watch other pets being trimmed, bathed and dried, so they aren’t as anxious about getting pampered themselves. “We seem to have a reduction of stressed-out dogs,” says owner and groomer NanSea Hall. Read more about A Visit to Minnetonka’s Organic Pet Salon

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Two Local Dog-Walkers Talk About the Rewards and Challenges of the Job

Who hasn’t dreamed about quitting their job to spend more time with their family or to pursue a personal passion? Two local entrepreneurs did just that, leaving the office behind to start their own dog-walking services. Now, they get to spend more time with their own pets while providing a service that helps others’ dogs lead happy, healthy lives. Read more about Two Local Dog-Walkers Talk About the Rewards and Challenges of the Job

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Puppy Love

Local dog trainer Linda Schindler’s education and experiences have evolved over time, but her passion for dogs remains steadfast. What started out as a love of dogs in childhood turned into a hobby as she began training and showing dogs in high school, and eventually turned the hobby into her own business. Read more about Puppy Love

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Books: Dog Medicine

At 22 years old, Julie Barton had recently graduated from school and was struggling with severe depression. She was at a loss where to turn next. In the throes of darkness, she decided to adopt a golden retriever, and this decision had a profound effect on her well-being. After Barton brought Bunker, her adorable dog, into her life, everything seemed to get better. It was as though caring for that lovable drool machine allowed her to see that caring and lavishing love for another was what brought her into the light. Read more about Books: Dog Medicine

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