Fun facts about cats!

Cats are missing a sweet tooth That’s right! Cats can’t taste sweets and sugars at all, and if given them, they’ll avoid them. while dogs can taste some sugars and go nuts for them, cats prefer meat flavored treats. This is why you never see fruit flavored cat treats, despite there being a lot of…

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Fun facts about dogs!

Just for fun, we have compiled a list of fun facts about dogs that you probably don’t know!  1. Dogs have 18 muscles in each ear.  2. Dogs have a sense of time and can predict future events, such as regular walk times  3. The average dog is about as smart as a human two-year-old;…

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Control the sheds!

If hair in the house is a constant struggle for you, you are not alone. Luckily, we’re here to help. Although some dog breeds simply shed more than others, there are some tips you can try to keep shedding to a minimum.  The first defense toward shedding is a proper diet. A balanced diet that…

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How to handle a skunked dog

If you’re a dog owner with a yard, the chances of your dog getting curious about a skunk sometime in its lifetime is pretty high. Dogs are naturally curious, so if they see a skunk while out doing their business, they’re going to want to say hi, whether the skunk wants them to or not.…

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How to treat a bee sting

Just like humans, animals can react in different ways after being stung by a bee. And while it is usually not life threatening, it is good to know how to distinguish the difference between an itchy lump and a need to go to the emergency veterinarian.  After a pet is stung, reactions can take place…

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Boost your pet’s immune system

Flu season is upon us. Make sure your pup is covered this year, too. Check out our helpful tips. 1. First thing’s first – water, water, and more water. Keeping your pup hydrated is the absolute best way to boost its immune system. Water flushes out toxins from the body, as well as aids all…

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Celebrate your shelter dog this month!

August, better known as DOGust, is international birthday month for all shelter dogs whose birthdays are unknown! So, with that being said, HAPPY BIRTHDAY to all shelter dogs! Since these cuties deserve the best, why not celebrate them all month long? Below are some recipes and ideas to celebrate your dog and give them the…

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Stay safe on the water

The sunshine, warmer temps, and all of Michigan’s great lakes create the perfect recipe for summer. While it’s fun to include our pups in all adventures, it’s important to make sure they’re safe in and around the water.  The first thing to consider is if your pet likes the water at all. Some dogs want…

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Exercise your pup indoors!

While June, July and August typically bring ideal weather to Michigan, sometimes thunderstorms and extreme heat can really put a damper on our summer months. This, unfortunately, can trap you inside your house more than you’d like! If you’re feeling cabin fever from bad weather, chances are your dog is, too. Here are some ways…

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Ideas to memorialize your pet

Although it’s hard to think about, we know our fur babies won’t live forever. Here are some unique ideas to keep your pet’s memory alive after they have passed. 1. Invest in a headstone Some people want real headstones for their pets, just as their human companions. You can get miniature ones created that can…

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