In 2008, my first Bulldog, Teddy, was turning two years old . A year later, we got Miss Ruby.
Poor Teddy had severe skin allergies from the beginning. After months of dermatologists and great expense, we found a bathing protocol that was working to improve his condition. It involved special shampoos and rinses, all with specific timed intervals. It involved bathing every seven days during allergy season and, even in good times, both dogs must be bathed every 10-14 days to avoid skin irritation/ and fungal eruptions. Their treatments were so involved that I bathed two 65 pound dogs by myself because I didn't think there was anyone that I could count on to do the job, conscientiously.
Then, we found Ty. What a gift she has been!
Every single time, she has proven herself to be the consummate professional. She has gone the extra mile for us in every sense, including personalizing their bathing routine to allow for their nervousness due to dryers and noise. She treats my dogs as well as she treats her own dogs - and her dogs ARE her kids! Ty has made both Teddy and Miss Ruby feel safe and loved. I have come to know that while they are in her hands, their well-being is priority number one. She has on several occasions pointed out an area of skin that looks like the start of a new problem. Thanks to her keen eye and caring, she has helped me keep a better eye on a potential problem at home so we have avoided many trips to the vet .
She really, really cares about animals. Therefore, we would follow Ty to the end of the world. She makes even getting wet, better.