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October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – The Best Breeds for People With Allergies

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month – The Best Breeds for People With Allergies

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, a yearly event meant to promote adoption of dogs from your local shelters. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals sponsors this event, and it’s a call for prospective dog owners to choose to adopt instead of shop. Can you guess how many animals are..

How to Help Your Pet Overcome the Back-to-School Blues Michigan 2021

How to Help Your Pet Overcome the Back-to-School Blues Michigan 2021

Summer is prime time for your pets. Children are home from school and are available to give their pets lots of loving attention. There are more hours of daylight so families often stay up longer and go outdoors for some exercise and play. Of course, your pets are usually along for the ride—and they love…

What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know About Heartworm

What Every Pet Owner Needs to Know About Heartworm

April is Heartworm Awareness month. Most pet owners will have heard of heartworm—true to its name, it’s a worm that lives in pets’ hearts. Unfortunately, heartworm infection is common in both dogs and cats all throughout the lower 48 states. Domestic and wild dogs are the normal hosts for heartworms.  Although less likely to develop…