Something to Smile About: Teeth Cleaning Is Good for Your Pet’s Overall Health

Friday, February 15th, 2019

A pearly smile and good breath may be the noticeable rewards of keeping your pet’s dental health top priority. But, did you know that oral health is linked to your pet’s longevity? Yes, the health of your pet’s teeth and gums plays a key role in decreasing the risk of systemic disease as well as […]

Pet Food Myths and Choosing the Right Food for Your Pet

Wednesday, February 6th, 2019

So many pet foods on the market and so little time to make sense of which foods are right for our pets.  With so many brands and ingredients out there, it can become very confusing very fast. Here are a few things to remember that can help you avoid pet food myths and choose the […]

Pot and Pets: Understanding CBD Oil & Marijuana

Thursday, January 17th, 2019

With Michigan recently legalizing marijuana use, there is a lot of discussion around its recreational and medicinal uses. As a pet owner, you may have seen ads promoting the benefits of CBD oil, and may be curious as to what it does and how it differs from marijuana. Because marijuana (smoke, edibles, oils) is toxic […]

Helping Shelter Pets at the Holidays

Friday, December 14th, 2018

These are great ways to help, but if you’re looking for a more unique approach to helping shelters and shelter pets this year, there are plenty of other options.

Our Best Tips for Creating a Low-Stress Holiday for Your Pet

Wednesday, November 28th, 2018

Creating a Low-Stress Holiday for Your Pet Can you imagine it…The decorations are perfectly placed, the gifts are purchased and wrapped, the food is prepped, and you are in your favorite, cozy chair completely relaxed. This sounds like the ideal pre-holiday scenario, right? But of course, the holiday season, despite our best intentions, are not […]

Heart Disease Risk with Feeding Grain-Free

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

There’s a lot of controversy over pet food these days. With so many brands and so many options it can be very hard to pick one. Though the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) does monitor food to make sure it does contain what it is supposed to, pet food is not as closely […]

How to Prepare Your Pet for Boarding

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Everyone loves a good vacation! A great relaxing time with friends or family or both is always what the Doctor orders. But what about your pets? Sometimes, we can’t always take our furry friends everywhere we go and that’s ok. Some people elect to have someone come to their home or take their pets to […]

Leptospirosis in Dogs- What you should know

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Leptospirosis, more commonly known as lepto, is a disease most dog owners have heard but is not one that always crosses their mind. Unfortunately, this deadly illness is on the rise throughout the country including Michigan! It is important to understand this disease and its effect not only on our animal friends but on us […]

Why a “Dental Cleaning” is More Than Just a Cleaning

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

You were just told your pet needs a dental cleaning. When you hear those words you think about what that means when you are a person but what does it mean for your pet? Veterinary dentistry is a field that many veterinarians can perform but not every veterinarian is a dental specialist. “Dentals” in pets […]

How to Clean Your Pet’s Teeth at Home

Friday, February 17th, 2017

As we discussed in previous articles, at home dental care is a huge part of making sure your pet is healthy. There are lots of products out there that claim to help with your pet’s teeth but which one is the best? Thankfully, amidst all the claims, there is a source that will tell you […]

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