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24 Jan, 2011

Welcome to Scratch a Scritch Spa

Posted by andrea tomkins in: dog stuff

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Piper the fox terrier is at it again.

There’s always someone willing to help with those dreadful, hard-to-reach itchy spots here at Scratch a Scritch Dog Spa! And that’s a promise!


itchy terrier

We value all of our customers! We do however ask that clients please refrain from licking the couch after  their treatments. Thank you.

Couch licker

5 Responses to "Welcome to Scratch a Scritch Spa"

1 | kaitlin

January 24th, 2011 at 12:56 pm


Bahaha. Jayne does not yet have a specific spot where she likes to be scratched. But the couch licking? Oh my word.

2 | Hellcat13

January 24th, 2011 at 1:14 pm


I’m not really a dog person, but man that is one cute pooch!

3 | Shannon

January 25th, 2011 at 10:39 pm


What a sweetheart!!

4 | Roshan

January 26th, 2011 at 10:42 am


What a cute doggie. Who on earth wouldn’t want to give him/her a scratch?

5 | Down Comforter

January 26th, 2011 at 11:56 am


This is such a good idea…I misread it at first and thought it was “welcome to the scratch and sniff spa” which I think would be equally funy but my pooch would still love to come to Scratch a Scritch Spa anyday!

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