“King” The Smart Poodle!

November 28th, 2008

Hi Jacki, Did I ever tell you about the tricks/commands King knows? Here’s a few of them: Sit Down Heel Stay Leave it Drop it Kennel Up Visit (if someone wants to pet him, he will greet them) Find it (hide a treat and make him look for it) Shake Go potty High Five Rollover [...]

Winston in his Garden

November 28th, 2008

This is Winston. Winston is a seafaring Poodle and is very loved. He lives in North Carolina with his human parents who own a Yacht Brokerage Business. A happy and very lucky Poodle!

Brushing Your Poodle

November 16th, 2008

Equipment needed: Table with no skid top Grooming arm to secure your Poodle on the Table Leash or Grooming Noose Pin Brush Ultimate Poodle Comb Slicker Brush Conditioning Spray Small Cylindrical Pillow Knitting Needle Dematting Comb Set your Poodle on the table. Make sure your Poodle is secured to the table with a  leash attached [...]

Dematting Combs

November 12th, 2008

Using my new Dematting Comb on Fletch was such a pleasure. I run a comb through the coat at end of the bathing and after brush drying. Fletch is in full show coat and has enough coat for 3 Standard Poodles. The comb was wonderful! It just glided through straightening the coat so he won’t [...]

Calming puppies in a new location

November 12th, 2008

A groomer friend of mine who is planning to get one of my white boys as a family pet and to be her model in Creative Grooming Contest’s told me that she converted her shop to a “Doggy Spa“. She says she uses Aroma Therapy with Lavender and Camomile in her Spa.  She also plays [...]

Our Veterans

November 11th, 2008

When I started my 21 day detox I didn’t realize I was going to be on the program over Veterans Day. What I did think of though, as I was preparing myself mentally for the program, was that when I started feeling sorry for myself because I was doing the program was the fact that [...]


November 11th, 2008

Leila, Jan and Dave! We are so proud of you here at Admiration! Poodles make very competent Therapy Dogs. Basically a dog is required to have common social manners, which is so innate to this breed. Therapy work is very rewarding to handlers as well. The world needs more folks like you! Spreading “Poodle Joy” [...]

Tuesday morning in PoodleTown

November 11th, 2008

Good morning. November in PoodleTown is one of the best months of the year.   We say we’re having “Dog Weather”. The crisp fall air revitalizes the poodles and they are in constant party mode. Don and I have been walking the perimeter of Admiration Ranch every day along with two or three of the poodles. [...]

Groomer referrals

November 9th, 2008

One of my clients who has Simone and Duke, 2 of my Standard Poodles, told me that he takes his dogs to be groomed at SAM’S PLAY IT TO THE BONE in Ventura and they do a fabulous job! Here’s their info: Sam’s Play It To The Bone 11736 Ventura Boulevard Studio City, California 91604 [...]

Cooper goes to the Library

November 9th, 2008

Thank you so much for sending the darling picture of your two boys. I’m so glad to hear they are both well and happy, which shows in the photo. I would like to post your email and the picture on my Blog. I hope it’s ok with you. Please let me know when you need [...]