Waitaki Herald : August 13th 2014
22 WAITAKI HERALD, AUGUST 13, 2014 ADVERTISING FEATURE A trip to the salon I t seems our doggy friends enjoy a trip to the beauty salon as much as their owners do! Looking tidy and smelling sweet after his trim by Venla Elliott at Suds and Paws, Ozzy, the sydney silky relaxed before the final stage of his beauty treatment, a shampoo and blow dry. Venla had been grooming her Beauty treatment: Enjoying his trip to the beauty salon is sydney silky Ozzy, with dog groomer Venla Elliott of Suds and Paws. WAITAKI • 365 Meals on Wheels Service • Advocacy Welfare • Elder Abuse and Neglect Service • Visiting Service • Information Provider For more information or to access these services contact 6229337AA Age Concern Waitaki Community House Phone 434 7008 own dogs for many years and, four years ago, decided to turn professional and use her skills to help other pets look their best. Working from her Maude’s Road salon just south of Oamaru, Venla tackles all types of dogs from tiny toys through to large, shaggy breeds. She will also pick up and return dogs if required. ‘‘Some of my older clients no longer drive so I’m happy to help them out,’’ she says. A full groom, which includes a hair cut, shampoo and blow dry can take up to two hours if the dog is large, less for small breeds. Many of her clients are house pets and spend much of their lives FROM Page 21 thought may help make this transition easier. There are many groups and agencies that support and offer assistance to our more mature residents, and everything from hot, nourishing meals delivered daily, to walking groups and craft afternoons are available. If living in their own home, older people are able to access any help they may need with a indoors with their owners, so it is important to keep their coats trim and after a trip to Suds and Paws, they return home, sweet smelling and ready to take part in their daily life until it is time for their next trip to the salon. More outdoorsy dogs also need their coats to be kept in control to stop them matting and to help them keep cool in the summer. To make an appointment for your pet, phone Venla on 03 434 5957, mobile 021 769 917 or email her on email@example.com. Making most of retirement phone call and, in many cases, financial assistance to enlist some of these services is available too. For those unable to partake in organised physical activity, emphasis still needs to be placed on remaining active in some form to avoid deterioration of mobility capability. For instance, it may be that encouragement to use a walking frame at times rather than a wheelchair may be of huge benefit to those still physically able to do so. For help with queries and problem solving. Mondays 10 am -12noon 4th Monday every month 2 Trent St, Oamaru. Friendly small classes. All welcome For more info call Dorothy 434 7278 Or Elizabeth 437 1776 For a welcoming, relaxed home environment, where we value your independence... call in and see for yourself • Large spacious rooms, most with ensuite and a view • Fun entertainment programmes • 24 Hour professional care • Home cooked meals and baking • Hairdresser & podiatrist available • Informal relaxed lifestyle, and lovely gardens with aviary Northanjer & Southenjer Rest Homes 318 Thames Highway, Oamaru. Ph (03) 437 2180 SeniorNet Oamaru 6236079AA 6231080AA 6233789AA Provide ...
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