Our company name "The Spawt" has multiple meanings. First, "The Spawt" as in "the spot" signifies that this is the place to be. Secondly, we are a dog bath and grooming company so the word "Spa" is incorporated and we would like to emphasize it within the logo by making the "spa" in aqua color and the rest of "The wt" in black. Third, "paw" is in the middle of the word; however, it does not need emphasized, unless you can come up with something clever.
We would like "The Spawt" to have a modern and simple but friendly font. The words itself just need to be aqua (Spa) and black (The wt) as said above. Do not incorporate any other design into the words.
As for our non-word part of the logo, we would like to combine a dogs face or paw within a location pin (as attached). We want the logo to be very simple and modern, and to only incorporate colors black and aqua. The inclusion of the location pin as "the spot".
I have also attached a logo used by another company that oddly has our same name. I like their idea but don't want to copy - think a dog head/face may be better within the logo.
I have also attached a similar style I would like for the face or paw. Simple outline with minimal to no shading preffered.
Additional Idea - Would like to see a plain location pin with just ears out of the top of the pin. See provided "Paw by Paw" picture for an idea of the ears I would like.