The helpful staff at The Adorable Child equips youngsters with new and gently used apparel in sizes from preemie to 14, accessories, and toys. They diligently inspect each consignment item, ensuring that all garments, including maternity outfits, are tagged with brand-name labels and that all nonclothing items—highchairs, changing tables, and strollers—are like new. In addition to used items, The Adorable Child carries custom-made clothing from local designers, including onesies and bloomers embroidered with a baby's name or anticipated SAT score.
Coming from entrepreneurial families, Jesse and Tara like the freedom to pursue their passions. They feel that pets deserve that same freedom, even when they must spend the night away from home. And that’s why they run Pets R People 2 as a completely cageless doggy day care and overnight facility. They let pooches roam free, filling their 5,000-square-foot space with piles of warm blankets and doggy beds for their guests to snuggle into at will. They allow each visitor to play with any of their resident toys, and make sure to give them each their favorite food, personal attention, and necessary medications for no extra charge. Of course, they evaluate each dog’s behavior before welcoming them into their pet haven, making sure that he or she plays well with others and doesn't secretly meow.
Long waiting times can make any pet owner wary of taking their furry friends to the vet; at Easy Vet Clinic, the staff is committed to making every appointment convenient and time efficient. They do this by offering basic care, referring pets to veterinary hospitals for more intensive treatments. Instead, they treat ailments such as stomach issues, respiratory infections, and cuts and scratches from fighting with their siblings over the remote control. Staff also inoculates pets from disease and helps manage their health, whether it's coming up with a care plan for arthritis or guiding owners in their pets' weight loss.
Although Stephanie Hartfield has more than seven years of grooming experience, it is her warm demeanor and the fact that she treats every pet as if it were her own that most endears her to human and animal clients. The owner of Kloud-9 Pet Salon and Spa beautifies pups and cats with services that range from simple bathing to all-inclusive grooming with teeth and ear cleaning, nail trimming, and a breed-standard cut or toupee. Puppy packages help ease first-timers into the grooming process with a soothing bath, facial cleansing with tearless solutions, and fluff dry using extra-gentle techniques. The Kloud-9 staff also offers supplemental services including flea, tick, and skunk treatments.
The behavior specialists at Dog World Resort pamper and engage vacationing canines at a spacious facility with 10,000 square feet of fenced outdoor space that offers daycare, boarding, and grooming services. During counselor-supervised doggy daycare, pups are divided by their size, playfulness, and reading level before they can frolic through two indoor playrooms strewn with toys, slosh through kiddie pools, or clamber atop playground equipment outdoors. Elderly pets wind down in a separate sanctuary devoted to relaxation and idle snacking. Overnight stays at the Doggy Hotel include daytime hours spent at daycare and evenings filled with movies or playtime before mutts fall asleep inside large crates or spacious Taj Mahal suites, which sport Parisian wall decals and cheetah-print couches long enough to fit a reclining Napoleon. Owners can request extras such as a nature walk or homemade treats, and can retrieve four-legged friends at any hour with prior notice. At the spa, canines of all sizes are coddled with standard bathing, brushing, and nailcare services. Aromatherapy packages scent fur with vanilla or lavender aromas before staffers scrub teeth and top heads with bows to make them look more like luxury sedans purchased on the sly.
The groomers and caretakers at Pups and Pals nurture dogs whether they're in need of a good shampooing or a place to stay while their owners are away. The staff cleans up scruffy pups with baths, haircuts, and grooming services and looks after furry friends during daycare and boarding stays.