G Free for Your Pet?? Fab or Fad??

Answer: 100% FAB!! Grain Free diets were created to mirror more closely the diets that dogs and cats ate in the wild, otherwise known as the “prey model diet”. In the wild, dogs and cats ate higher levels of meats with moderate to no carbohydrates. Their diet consisted mostly of meat and plant matter (that…

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Creating A Backyard Paradise!

Establishing a tranquil, relaxing atmosphere in your own yard can be easily accomplished. Inviting a few feathered and furry friends to the party can provide the music and entertainment that nature intended. Feeding wildlife is a popular interest for many Americans. In fact, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, around one-third of Americans…

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Fleas Stop! I Can’t Take It!

Now that the weather is getting nicer and you and your pet will be spending more time outside, you need to be prepared for unwanted guests.  Fleas can wreak havoc on your life if not prevented.  Before talking about prevention, let’s get a better understanding of the enemy.  Fleas can live up to 3-4 months…

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PETS ON THE GO

Whether it’s down the street or across the country, here are a few tips for traveling with your pet. The five words my dog loves more than anything are “wanna go for a RIDE!” Half way through the sentence his eyes get big, ears perk, and his head tilts to the side in anticipation of…

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SAVE THE BEES!

Did you know? If honey bees disappear, so will our fruits, vegetables and eventually all life. If the bee disappeared off the surface of the globe, then man would only have four years of life left.  – Albert Einstein The 5th and 6th grade students of Birmingham Covington School are working on a project with…

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Holiday Gift Ideas!

Every year there are a few people on your list who are a challenge to buy for, right?  What about those people who you’re on the fence about buying something for?  I have the solution.  The easiest thing to do is to get a gift for someone’s pet.  Buying something for a pet is a…

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MANY THANKS!

With the help of all of our wonderful customers, we were voted the Best Pet Supply store in all of Metro Detroit!!!!  It was announced during the Thanksgiving Day Parade.  We are so grateful to everyone that supports our family business and our goal stays the same…to keep all of our customers and their pets…

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Obesity In Pets

America’s obesity epidemic is apparently not just affecting humans.  Over half of U.S. dogs and cats are now overweight or obese, reports a recent study conducted by the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention.  One-fifth of dogs and cats are obese – weighing 30% more than a healthy weight.  Overweight pets suffer from a multitude of…

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Choosing A Pet For Young Children

A child’s first pet can be a wonderful experience if you choose properly.  A pet can provide unconditional love while teaching a child about responsibility.  However, if you have kids under 6 years old in the house, there are some important things to consider. THINK ABOUT THE SIZE AND TEMPERAMENT OF THE PET A hamster…

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