Tim and Ruth live at home with two active dogs, Romeo the beagle, and Leo the border collie.  Their previous companions, Sugar the singing husky mix , Seven the border collie, and Daisy the Maltese, are greatly missed.

our dogs who are over the Rainbow Bridge

gone but never forgotten

Sugar lived up to her name and was the sweetest dog ever

Seven was a talented agility dog!

Ruth is certified as a dog trainer and behavior consultant by the independently accredited organization CCPDT (Certification  Council for Professional Dog Trainers). She is also certified as a Parrot behavior consultant by the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants. Ruth works with families to integrate kids and dogs through the Family Paws Parent Education program, and she is a co-instructor for Dr. Susan Friedman's online LLA class for professional animal trainers. Virtual training services available no matter where you are.

Daisy the Maltese was a big personality in a small package


for more information about our training services,

e-mail SeattlePetPals@aol.com

or call

206-914-PETS (7387)

Ruth and Tim with their border collie "Seven"

Ruth LaRocque and Tim Lawson have owned and operated Seattle Pet Pals since 2003.

Tim provides daily dog walks Monday-Friday, as well as expert care for your pets when you are out of town. He is a Pet Tech certified Pet First Aid instructor.

Meet our current dogs!

certified to provide dog training and behavior modification services using modern pet-friendly techniques

Leo is a young active border collie, and Romeo is his beagle buddy

Ruth competes in agility with her border collies, you can see one of their runs here: