Keep your kitty active

Cats can be full of energy and may get bored while home alone, which is why it’s important to have a variety of toys for them to choose from. Cats love small, noisy toys that they can prey on and bat around. Small mice, crinkle balls, bells, springs, etc. entice their attention and get them…

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Just a little on the top

Pet food toppers are becoming increasingly popular, and utilized by pet parents. Toppers are a valuable tool for aiding your pet’s digestion, weight loss, hydration problems, diarrhea, constipation, etc. –especially when transitioning between food brands.  Pet food toppers come in many different forms and varieties, such as freeze-dried, raw, or broth. Not only are using…

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Gotta keep ’em stimulated!

Even us humans have a hard time keeping ourselves busy while cooped up during long Michigan winters. Imagine how it must be for your pup. Interactive toys and games are a great way to cure your furry friends’ boredom, keep their minds stimulated, and provide hours of fun!  For dog’s that love their plush toys, Outward…

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The basics of reptile care

Reptiles can make for really cool family pets, but there are a few important things to know about caring for them that are quite different than caring for a mammal.  First, since reptiles don’t generate their own internal heat, it’s absolutely vital that they have a heat lamp in their enclosure so that their bodies…

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Just chew it.

Do you have a pup with an insatiable need for constant occupation? Does your pup try to nibble everything in sight? Having a good chew handy is always your best bet. For your four-legged friend, chewing is important in so many ways. It not only keeps them busy, but it is imperative for their dental…

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What to consider for an aging dog

Let’s face it, we’re all getting older whether we like it or not. Unfortunately, the aging process is even quicker for your pup. Larger breeds of dogs tend to have a shorter life span than smaller breeds do, so larger dogs can be considered seniors anywhere from eight to ten years, where a smaller dog…

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To rawhide, or not to rawhide

Benefits and Drawbacks of Rawhide  Rawhide chews are popular treats for dogs because they’re cheap and dogs love them. Traditional rawhides are made from cow or horse hides, and can be good for a dog’s teeth, as they need to chew to promote good oral health. But rawhide has its drawbacks, as well. The most…

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Everything you need to know about goat’s milk

TDoes your pet have digestive issues, or maybe even something more chronic, such as arthritis, diabetes, or kidney disease? If so, goat’s milk may be something to try.  Goat’s milk promotes good health, and because it has less fat content and higher concentration of essential fatty acids, it’s very easily and very quickly, digestible. Not…

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Scrub’a’dub dub! Get your pup in that tub!

With a month full of parties and festivities, we should all be looking our best this holiday season — and that includes your four-legged friends.  Bathing your pets doesn’t have to be a hassle. At Premier Pet Supply, we offer Do-It-Yourself dog wash tubs in all four of our convenient locations — with a raised…

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Are you ready for Old Man Winter?

Cold, winter months can be very hard on dogs if you’re not thoroughly prepared. When walking on snow, ice, and salt, dogs can experience a lot of dryness and pain in their pads. Dog booties are a great investment because they keep your dog’s feet warm, dry, and protected from the harsh elements. We have…

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Choosing the right bowl for your pup

Ceramic and stainless steel pet bowls are often dishwater safe and make for the easiest, least messy, pet bowl option. If your dog eats on a schedule and you aren’t going to be home in time for their next feeding, investing in an automatic feeder is always an option. Some of them have timers, some…

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