5 pet groomers styling Birmingham’s cutest cats and dogs

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Awesome fur cut. Photo via Fancy Fur Pet Grooming & Boutique’s Facebook page

Providing your pet with food, water, love and affection play key roles in their health. But did you know grooming does, too? From fur cuts to nail trims, here are five places around Birmingham providing grooming services to local cats and dogs.

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It’s official: dogs are at risk for COVID. Here’s what you should know

This is 100% how I look when I’m sick. Photo via @matthewhenry on Unsplash

Just when you think 2020 might be slowing down with the curveballs, you find out even our fur babies aren’t immune to the pandemic. We caught up with a Birmingham vet and found out what you need to know when it comes to protecting your pup. Check it out!

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Get Tail-Waggin’ Takeout + support a paw-some cause

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Now that’s a face of pure joy. Photo via Hand in Paw

The supplies you need for the perfect date night or girls’ night, brought right to your car window—plus it supports a cause we love. How’s that for some Tail-Waggin’ Takeout? Get all the details of your new favorite event right here, and be sure to purchase your ticket by August 3!

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Keeping pups calm during the fireworks + how to respond to lost pets in Birmingham

A little bit of preparation can go a long way! Photo via @annadudkova on Unsplash

The sparkly show in the skies is a 4th of July tradition—and it’s one that Birmingham takes seriously. While the spectacle might have all of us humans ooh-ing and aah-ing with our necks craned to the skies, our furry friends aren’t always so impressed. We found out how to keep them calm and how to respond should you lose or find a pet in Birmingham this weekend. Check it out!

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Here’s how to adopt animals in Birmingham right now

Who doesn’t want to wake up to these faces? Photo via GBHS on Facebook

There’s never a bad time to welcome a new furever friend into your home. Local humane societies are working around-the-clock to make sure their animals are cared for as they wait to be adopted. Here’s how you can provide a home to an animal in need today—and get a new best friend in the process.

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A tribute to Murray “Muff” Johnston, renowned art quilter, dog breeder + Birmingham native

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Murray Johnston with one of her dogs at a show. Photo via Murray Johnston

If you were fortunate enough to know Murray Johnston, you knew that she was incredibly passionate about two things: contemporary quilt making and Bernese Mountain dogs. Chances are, you’ve seen her work and didn’t even know it.

Murray Berry Johnston, better known as “Muff,” died on April 15, 2020. We wanted to introduce you to the life and work of this remarkable Birmingham woman who was behind the Living Wall at the Birmingham Airport and so much more. 

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Do you have the goods? Bartering is making a comeback in Birmingham

Toys for pets and kids seem to be some of the most in-demand items in Birmingham. Photo via Unsplash

While it used to be the foundation of most economies, bartering has become fairly outdated in recent decades, particularly in the states. With many incomes slowing down, the practice is gaining traction. Check out the details + learn how to barter in Bham.

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Do you have Birmingham’s grumpiest cat? You could win $100 for charity.

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Adam (left) is a 1.5-year-old male hanging out with Kitty Kat Haven and Rescue. The equally unimpressed cat on the right is MeowMeow—read on for all the details on her.

Grumpy cats are a favorite in the world of the internet. We found Birmingham’s 7 grumpiest cats—the best news? They’re all adorable and adoptable. Read on to meet them and to find out how you could win $100 to the animal rights nonprofit of your choice!

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