Your Pet Pre-Winter Michigan Checklist

Thursday, November 16th, 2017

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During the cold winter months, we need to take steps to protect our pets from elements that could be potentially dangerous for them. It’s a common misbelief that animals, because of their fur, are able to tolerate colder temperatures. But that’s not necessarily true. Pets, especially those that are small, old or thin can be very susceptible to frostbite and hypothermia. When it comes to our beloved pets, we want them to always feel safe and secure, especially when the cold starts coming in. Here’s a checklist for you to go over before winter season arrives: (more…)

Michigan Halloween 2017 Spook-tacular Halloween Ideas for Your Pet

Saturday, October 7th, 2017

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With less than a month before October 31, Halloween is fast approaching! Yes, that means that the most frightening (and fun) night of the year is almost here. I’m sure by now, you’ve started preparing for the big night – decorating your home and lawn, making costumes for your family and planning how to give trick or treaters the scare of their lives. But who says that it’s only us humans who get to enjoy this spook-fest? Your pets will surely want to get in on the fun! (more…)

Tips and Tricks for Happier Pets

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

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Pets aren’t just our companions, they’re valuable family members as well. They’re with us every day, through the good times and the bad. That said, it should be of utmost importance that they receive proper love and care. We need to know what works best for our feline and canine friends so that their happiness is always ensured. Here are some helpful tips to keep your dog’s tails wagging and your cats purring in delight. (more…)

Top Ten Dog and Cat Myths Debunked

Monday, August 21st, 2017

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Dogs and cats have been with us for hundreds of years. You’d think by now we’d know everything about them, right? Apparently, not so. You’d be surprised just how many things we get wrong about our furry feline and canine companions. Here are the top ten dog and cat myths that you’ve probably heard but are simply not true. (more…)

How to Help Your Pets Beat the Heat This Summer

Tuesday, July 18th, 2017

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It’s officially summer now!  That means picnics in the park, trips to the beach and yes that dreaded summer heat. While most of us are well aware of how to protect ourselves from the sun and heat, we can sometimes overlook the steps we need to take to protect our furry friends. Here are a few tips to help your pets beat the summer heat. (more…)

Signs that Your Dog or Cat is Stressed

Monday, June 19th, 2017

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No doubt, there is nothing like the love and companionship we get from our pets. When it comes to our furry friends, we want nothing but the best. Which is why it pains us deeply whenever we see them suffering or unhappy.

Stress in our pets may appear in various forms. Below, we provide a short guide on signs that your dog or cat may be suffering from stress or anxiety. Remember that the sooner you recognize these signs, the sooner you can address them and the sooner you make a difference in their quality of life. (more…)

Care Tips for Your Pet in Michigan Springtime

Thursday, May 18th, 2017

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Spring is in the air! Flowers are beginning to show, grass is pushing up from the ground, trees and bushes are growing again. The weather is warmer and days are longer. You and your pet have probably been cold and mostly indoors for winter and now that the air is warming and the ground is thawing, you’re raring to go outside and engage in more activities. It’s time for your pet to get back into the groove of being outdoors and you might be interested in some gardening yourself. (more…)

Why Your Pet Needs Attention at Home

Monday, April 17th, 2017

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Dogs are pack animals by nature. They seek to belong to a group and take pride in being part of a family. This is also why it is ingrained in them to look for an alpha or a dominant figure to look up to and emulate. The alpha can manifest in the form of a bigger and older dog, but in many cases, the alpha is their master – yes, that means you! (more…)

March Madness and Your Pet – What to Watch out for

Sunday, March 12th, 2017

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It’s transition season once again and we all know that there’s nothing your pet hates more than changes in their routine. Just when your cat or dog has started to feel comfortable in the cold, spring has arrived and now you will have to adjust your pet’s daily routines once again. Before you set your pet loose to explore the outdoors, take time to get to know the potential hazards that come with the changing season. (more…)

Things Your Dog or Cat is Trying To Tell You

Saturday, February 25th, 2017

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A new dog or cat owner will be amazed to know that pet ownership comes with learning a new language—the non-verbal language of animals. Our dogs and cats may not use the same words we do, but that does not mean they don’t have a diverse and complex system of communication. It is then our responsibility to decipher the codes in order to fully attend to our pet’s needs and wants. Proper decoding of a dog’s barks or a cat’s moans will lead to a happier relationship. Missing out on these non-verbal cues will lead to disaster! (more…)