Canine-Loving Couple Opens Grooming Shop

| By Kathryn Deen | A love for dogs and a love for each other. That winning combination sparked one Clermont couple’s decision to open a grooming salon. Susan and Armand Routhier opened K9 Crew Cuts in September in Clermont (at 2105 Hartwood Marsh Road in the Royal Oaks Plaza). The timing was right with Clermont’s booming business climate. “We know that this area is … Continue reading Canine-Loving Couple Opens Grooming Shop

Orlando Cat Cafe Celebrates 1 Year

| By Kathryn Deen | Orlando Cat Cafe is “paws”ing to celebrate its first year of successful adoptions – 121 to be exact. You’re invited to the anniversary party 10 a.m. to 6 pm Nov. 10 – coincidentally 1 year, 2 months and 1 day after it opened. Stop in for cake, raffles and some cat love. The event was postponed to this month due to … Continue reading Orlando Cat Cafe Celebrates 1 Year

Tips to Keep Dogs Out of Trouble this Halloween

| By Darrel Hager | Halloween can be “ruff” on your furry friends. Trick-or-treating visitors come with a slew of doggone dangerous situations, from potential bite incidents to dogs bolting out the door. Here are five tips to make things go a little smoother for Fido when the neighborhood kids come knocking on your door. Exercise: Take your dog out earlier that day and throw a ball, … Continue reading Tips to Keep Dogs Out of Trouble this Halloween

Ever Heard of a Jack Chi?

Here’s something you don’t see every day: a Jack Russell Terrier and Chiuahua mix, AKA a Jack Chi or a Jackuahua. Meet Toby, a 1-year-old cutie and the dog son of Krystal Santi. Krystal, a Clermont resident and a psychology student at Lake-Sumter College, adopted Toby from South Lake Animal League in Groveland. Krystal loves bringing her little guy to romp around Downtown Clermont by the … Continue reading Ever Heard of a Jack Chi?