How to give picky dogs pills

If you’re lucky, you have a dog that will wolf down anything you give him — including pills. However, if you’re like the rest of us, it’s a struggle to get your dog to take his important medicine. While a lot of dogs can be fooled into taking their pills simply by wrapping it into…

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Is your dog mad at you?

Just like humans, dogs are able to feel a range of emotions — happiness, fear, nervousness, excitement, and even anger. The difference in dog emotions though, is that they aren’t able to associate blame to each one. So, even though your dog may be feeling upset or even angry, there is no evidence to show…

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Collar & leash options

Tis the season! For walking your dog, that is. Accompanying your trek with the correct collar and leash is very important. While it can be intimidating to know what is best for your dog while looking over the various choices, we’re here to help. If your dog is a good walker and doesn’t cause any…

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Fitness tracker options for your pup

You have a fitness band because keeping track of your activities is important to you, right? What about tracking the activity of your pup? There are plenty of ways that you can keep track of your dog’s daily workouts and routines to make sure that they’re getting the right amount of exercise and everything they…

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Make your road trip pup-friendly!

Are you hittin’ the road this holiday weekend? While the thought of traveling hours with your dog may sound impossible, it doesn’t have to be. Here are some tips to make sure that the trip goes as smooth as possible. First, make sure that your dog is restrained. This should be the case for any…

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Is your dog eating poop?

Now that all the snow has melted, it’s easier to see the presents our pups leave in the backyard. Unfortunately, it’s also easier for your pup to find them, too. And while it may be vile for us humans to witness, some of us will have to face the harsh reality that our pup is…

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Is your pup depressed?

Many of us Michiganders know what it’s like to feel blue during the long, gray winters. Well, just like humans, pets have a range of emotions – including depression. Read on to discover how to recognize the signs, and reasons for your pup’s sadness. Some studies have shown that pets can actually become depressed when…

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Flee, flea!

It’s time to protect yourself! Spring and summer is prime time for fleas and ticks. The best recommendation we can give is using a flea preventative all year round. Although fleas and ticks are most common in the spring and summer months, your pet is way less likely to get them if they are being…

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Choose correctly when it comes to pets

Owning a pet is a huge responsibility. Choosing the right pet for you is the first step to a happy, bonded relationship. Since there are many types of pets, some may be better for you than others, based on your lifestyle. It’s important to first evaluate your life before choosing the right pet for you.…

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The 411 on traveling with your pet

Let’s face it, traveling with pets can be a hassle. But we want to make sure your vacay is stress-free, and your pet is as safe as can be. Just like humans, dogs should never freely roam in a moving vehicle. In the case of an accident, they could be badly hurt. If your dog…

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Keep your pets safe this Easter!

Easter is nearly here, and, if done correctly, can be an egg-cellent time for the whole family — pets included! And although you most certainly should allow your dog to partake in the scavenger hunt for Easter baskets along with the children, it is important to remember to “dog proof” the house this season! As…

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