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 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.

Sugar is a sweetheart

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

Daisy the Maltese

Who We Are

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.

Seven is an agility dog!

Ruth and Tim with their border collie "Seven"

Meet our dogs!

Romeo the beagle

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


for more information about our services,

e-mail SeattlePetPals@aol.com

or call

206-914-PETS (7387)