Under the expert guidance of advanced registered nurse practitioner Sima Rafii, the staff at Sima Medical & Cosmetic Clinic restores patients' health and confidence with a full menu of wellness services. Their medical treatments cover dermatologic conditions such as acne, rashes, and sun damage, as well as yearly health exams and skin-cancer screenings. Armed with lasers, they turn their hands to cosmetic services such as hair removal, fotofacials, and Zerona body-contouring treatments. The skincare experts also smooth epidermises with microdermabrasion and Botox injections, and coach clients on how to care for their skin and train it to win all-state skin care trophies.
You Dirty Dog is a grooming, daycare, and walking service that boasts a cage-free, fully-fenced indoor facility. Groomers deeply clean and brush the coats of cats and dogs and offer a walk-in shower for elderly or giant-size canines. In addition, they trim bird wings and the nails of reptiles and other small animals. You Dirty Dog also offers doggy-daycare and walking services, as well as pet-taxi and delivery services.
Dorothy Moore, owner of The Dining Dog, indulges canines with her full menu of meals and treats oriented to dogs' particular senses of taste. Tongues lap up doggy cocktails with names such as the Barkarita, and teeth happily crunch into entrees of fresh veggies, turkey loaf, steak, or chicken that have attracted the attention of local press and celebrities alike. Owners can further reward pets or buy their eternal silence with cupcakes in flavors that range from steak and cheese to peanut-butter bacon.
As the owners of the Bellevue franchise of Home Buddies, Jay and Gina Cornwall strive to give every client the same level of care that they would want for their own pets. To that end, they put their bonded and insured pet-sitters through an intensive training program, teaching them basic pet care through animal CPR and first aid. Able to serve a variety of animals including dogs, cats, birds, fish, reptiles, and horses, Home Buddies’ team offers basic services such as dog walks and waste removals, as well as pet-sits that range from 30-minute check-ins to overnight stays, even on major holidays except for Talk Like Shakespeare Day. Caretakers arrive at owners’ homes for complimentary consultations, where they meet pets and learn which in-home services would best help the client. To give owners added piece of mind, pet-sitters can setup live webcams. They also provide concierge services, such as picking up the mail and watering plants.
Followed by his beagle buddy, a golden retriever clambers down a ramp and into an 11’x18’ heated pool, then swims away with a rope toy in his mouth as the beagle chases after him, barking all the way. It’s open swim at SpawZ Dog, where canines splash under the careful supervision of the doggy daycare’s licensed practitioners. Private pool-therapy sessions provide low-impact workouts that build strength and range of motion, benefiting dogs with arthritis, sore joints, and hip dysplasia. Elderly dogs enjoy “senior swim,” where they can paddle gently without contending with young pups cannonballing, while water-phobic dogs can stay secure by walking on an underwater treadmill.
Dogs signed up for daycare and boarding romp around a 3,750-square-foot indoor area, padded with half-inch-thick rubber non-slip safety flooring that’s easy on canine joints. An outdoor area provides space for dogs to duck into clubhouses or reenact scenes from Turner and Hooch in a toy car. Smaller pups can retreat to their own exclusive space, outfitted with a car-shaped bed and padded seating. At night, dogs bunk down in private areas with soft bedding, surroun