Author Archives: meagan

Fourth of July Safety

July 3, 2017 :: Posted by meagan

While it may seem like an obvious warning, the Fourth of July is not necessarily dog friendly. People who buy fireworks often start experimenting with them well before the actual holiday and sometimes long after the holiday is over. Whatever plans you have going on for the Fourth of July be sure to take into […]

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 […]