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.

Ruth and Tim with their border collie "Seven"

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

Sugar is a sweetheart

Daisy the Maltese

for more information about our training services,

e-mail SeattlePetPals@aol.com

or call

206-914-PETS (7387)

Ruth is certified as a dog trainer and behavior consultant by the independent accredited organization CCPDT (Certification  Council for Professional Dog Trainers). She is certified as a Parrot behavior consultant by the IAABC (International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants), and she also works with families to integrate kids and dogs through the Family Paws Parent Education program. Ruth 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.

Tim and Ruth live at home with four active dogs, Sugar the singing husky mix, Daisy the Maltese, Romeo the beagle, and Seven the border collie.

Ruth and Seven regularly compete in agility together, you can see one of their runs here:

Seven is an agility dog!

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

Romeo the beagle

Meet our dogs!