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Don't Leave Pets in the Car!

June 12, 2017

You probably meant to be kind by taking your pet in the car with you, but you could be risking his life!

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All
Story Type: Pet Parenting

MHS Pet Food Bank

October 1, 2016

MHS's Pet Food Bank program assists qualifying low-income families in metro Detroit by providing them with dog or cat food at no charge.

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All
Story Type: General

Summer Time Pet Safety Tips

May 27, 2016

Pet owners across the area can use these simple tips to ensure that this summer is a safe and happy season for their pets.

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All, Cats and Kittens, Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

Hot Weather Pet Safety

May 27, 2016

Tips to help keep pets safe during the summer

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All, Cats and Kittens, Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

PROTECT-A-PET Vaccination Clinics

March 23, 2016

Low-cost pet vaccination clinics to help those most in need

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: Cats and Kittens, Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How to House Train Your Dog

January 1, 2016

If your dog is having potty accidents in the house it may be the dog isn’t yet housebroken - or it may not.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

Holiday Pet Safety Tips

November 18, 2015

While joyful traditions make the holidays special, some can pose serious risks for our four-legged family members.

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: All
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Crate Training Your Dog

July 13, 2015

A dog left alone will make choices. Choices like: “Where should I urinate?” and “Should I chew up the rug or play with my toys?”

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Teach Your Dog the Quiet Command

July 1, 2015

To teach this command, first you have to get your dog to bark.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How Do I Stop My Dog from Digging?

June 2, 2015

While digging is normal dog behavior, it may not be acceptable in your back yard or flower garden and can lead to danger if your pet escapes by digging under a fence.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Dogs and Barking

June 1, 2015

Dogs bark. Depending on the context, this may be a desirable or an undesirable behavior.

Topic: Pet Behavior, Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Teach Your Dog to Come When Called

April 22, 2015

Doors and gates can be accidentally left open. Being able to call your pet to you is a great way to help keep the peace.

Topic: Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

How to Walk Your Dog on a Leash without the Pulling

April 21, 2015

Enjoy your walks with your dog! Use these training exercises and equipment to teach your dog to walk by your side (heel) on a loose leash.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Behavior, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

Using the Litterbox

April 17, 2015

Teaching your cat to use a designated “bathroom area” is actually pretty easy.

Topic: Pet Care
Animal Type: Cats and Kittens
Story Type: Pet Parenting

How to Stop Destructive Chewing

April 16, 2015

Dogs chew. It is what they do. Teach your dog to direct its natural urge to chew toward appropriate chew toys.

Topic: Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

How to Keep Your Dog Safe While Driving

April 16, 2015

Dogs who ride in cars with their heads out the window are at risk of getting bugs, tiny pebbles, and other items in their eyes, ears, and mouths.

Topic: Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

How to Clean Muddy Dog Paws

April 16, 2015

Need to wipe off muddy paws after a romp in the back yard? Some dogs are fine having their feet wiped and others - not so much.

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Teach Your Dog to Greet People Politely

April 16, 2015

Does your dog jump or hide when meeting new people? Dogs are experts at telling us when they like new people and when they’re “not so sure.”

Topic: Pet Care
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: General

Teach Your Dog to Sit

April 2, 2015

You’ll be surprised at how quickly your dog catches on.

Topic: Pet Training, Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

Puppy Vaccination & Veterinary Schedule

April 1, 2015

In order to keep your puppy healthy, there are certain actions that should be taken at specific times as your puppy grows

Topic: Pet Care, Pet Care: New Pet Basics, Pet Health and Safety
Animal Type: Dogs and Puppies
Story Type: Pet Parenting

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