Author Archives: meagan

Research Says Dog Owners Walk More Than Non Dog Owners

June 16, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

It turns out, the best thing about your dog might not be their unconditional love.  A new study suggests there’s yet another benefit to owning a dog – you walk more. In a study recently published in BMC Public Health it was determined that dog owners, on average, walked 22 minutes more per day compared […]

It’s Summer! Chill Out

May 27, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

The warm, sunny weather of summer is welcomed by most of us, but it isn’t always good news for pets. Heat stress in dogs is a serious issue, and owners need to be aware of the signs of a dog overheating, as well as how to keep their dogs cool and what to do should […]

Pistons Coach Adopts Dog With Special Needs

May 5, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

A dog who was found dumped in the cold, limping, and near blind a few months ago was the last animal remaining at an animal shelter in Northern Michigan following a ‘clean out the shelter’ event. The dog was adopted this week and his new home is with Stan Van Gundy. The head coach of […]

Dogs Do A Body Good

April 5, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

Nearly everybody will smile when they’re petting a dog. If the dog happens to plant a big kiss right on your hands or face, you will probably laugh and giggle, even while pushing the dog away. Did you know that dogs can bring more than a smile to your face, though? Science shows that they […]

Friar Mustache: enlightened doge, great facial hair.

March 15, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

In the country of Bolivia, in the valley of Cochabamba, in the city of the same name, there exists a Franciscan monastery near the Andes Mountains with a very special monk: his name is Friar Bigotón (or Friar Mustache in English.) Oh, and he’s a dog. “His life is about playing and running,” said Friar […]