How to Tell if Your Pet is Overheated – and What to Do About It

Monday, June 24th, 2019

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We’re really lucky that our pets are hardy animals that can survive in most of the same conditions we can. Both dogs and cats are remarkably resilient creatures! But that doesn’t mean we can ignore their needs when the weather starts heating up. Most people already know the risk of leaving a pet in a car and have learned the ways around it, but that’s hardly the only time your pet will get hot. Keeping your pet cool and comfortable is one of the best ways you can take care of them. (more…)


6 Ways to Appreciate Your Pet in 2019

Sunday, May 19th, 2019


The first week of June is Pet Appreciation Day, so today we’ve come up with 6 ways you can show your appreciation for your furbabies (plus one bonus! this month. I’m sure you’re as excited as we are to show our pets we love them, so go ahead and read on! (more…)


National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day

Monday, April 22nd, 2019


This year, May 11th will be the National Animal Disaster Preparedness Day. This is a vitally important day for all you pet moms and dads—taking care of your furry kids isn’t just about giving them the right food, exercise, and medication. It’s also about giving them the best chance of survival when the worst-case scenario happens. Most of the time, that means natural disasters such as earthquakes, fires, tornadoes, and floods. It’s almost guaranteed that you have a plan in place for what to do when disaster strikes, but too often these plans don’t include specific instructions and protocols to make sure that the family pet escapes as well. (more…)


How to Make Easter Fun and Safe for Michigan Pets

Saturday, March 23rd, 2019


Easter is a great time for the entire family—all the bright colors, goodies, and fun activities make it a super fun time for people. However, when it comes to your pets, there are a couple of extra things to consider while preparing for this holiday. While your cats and dogs will likely enjoy most of the outdoor activities and all the new people they meet, there are some aspects of this holiday that can be dangerous or harmful for them. Let’s go through the list and keep your furry family safe! (more…)


Things You May Not Have Known Were Poison to Your Pet

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

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We all love sharing things with our pets, but we think the best things to share with them are experiences and not foods! Pet nutrition is an important part of pet ownership, and knowing the things that can be toxic to our furry family is paramount, especially when they like eating things they shouldn’t. The third week of March is National Poison Prevention Week, so in anticipation of that we’re going to give you a short primer on things around the house which may be poison to your pet. Read on! (more…)


Valentines Day 2019 And Your Pets – Things To Know

Sunday, January 20th, 2019

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Valentines season is here! If you have a pet, then you’ve already got someone who will love you unconditionally with all their heart. Valentines should be a special day for you and your pet. Take them out on a spa date or a night of Netflix binge-watching (you’d be surprised just how many pets love to watch TV!). Happiness is a state of mind, and a 22-pound dachshund named Toddy.

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2019 New Year’s Resolutions For Your Pet

Wednesday, December 26th, 2018

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With holiday season almost coming to a close, we’re here looking forward to another year in the books and another chapter about to unfold for us. A time of new beginnings and rejuvenation, 2019 has yet to be written but the future always holds a lot of promise for those who are open to it. Of course, old habits that no longer serve us should be burnt off like dead wood to make room for newer, more effective ones. This is why we make resolutions at the beginning of the year – for its greatly accentuated symbolic significance. We might have personal resolutions of our own, but who says it has to end there? You know who would appreciate making positive changes in their lives? Our pets. As responsible pet-owners, we owe it to them to make every year of their relatively short lifespan as great and memorable as possible. Here, we list down a few New Year’s resolutions you can do for your pets this coming 2019.

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November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

Monday, November 26th, 2018

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Nothing is as heartbreaking and as devastating as receiving the news of a loved one or a pet companion diagnosed with cancer. It is a very emotional and taxing ordeal for everyone involved – most especially for the patient and their close family members. We could go years and not once consider the possibility of it affecting us or our loved ones, until we get blindsided one day and the world starts crumbling all around us. No one is ever fully ready when it comes to cancer, and no one will ever be the same when it happens to them or someone they love. But with the right knowledge and information, we can brace ourselves for the worst, and hopefully, come out of it in one piece. November is Pet Cancer Awareness month. Not that we need any more reminders to always stay on top of our pet’s health, but it doesn’t hurt to educate ourselves on what it really is we’re dealing with when it comes to pet cancer. (more…)


Michigan Halloween Costumes (and Safety Tips) for Your Pets

Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

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Ghosts, ghouls, and goblins are once again out and about this Halloween season, and with that come some pretty cool things to look forward to. Top on our list, of course, is the chance to dress our little furry babies up in their very own Halloween costumes (as if we need another excuse to dress them up). If you’re like us, you’d jump at any opportunity to get creative with our pets (often at their expense). Halloween isn’t just for people; animals should get in on the fun too. We’ve come up with some great Halloween costume ideas for you and your pets to try out. But before that, some important Halloween safety reminders from us at Pet Nanny: (more…)


Pet Care Tips For September 2018

Wednesday, September 26th, 2018


September spells the beginning of fall. The air is crisper, the days are shorter, and the leaves are starting to shed their spring colors and transform into warmer hues of red. Autumn is brisk and beautiful — but with all the amazing things the season brings, come different hazards that could endanger your cats and dogs. Don’t worry, though! We’ve rounded up a list of things for you to watch out for, as well as tips for you to keep your pets protected. (more…)