Pets

Tip to remove ticks

July 9, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sam Hyer by SAM HYER Because as a groomer I am seeing more and more ticks on companion dogs, I thought I would provide this neat removal technique. Please cut this out and post it on the inside of the door of your medicine cabinet. You never know when you will need it for anyone with children playing in tall grass or hunters, dogs or anyone who even steps outside in [...]

Murphy’s Law turned upside down

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

PET PROJECT—Rockford High School teacher Ryan Whitmore is pictured….(what’s he doing?) Turns out maybe “Murphy’s Law” isn’t such a bad thing after all. After a high school industrial arts class and a new local animal and pet assistance group came together, they’re changing the way people might think about the old rule of bad luck. [...]

Spring is in the air

April 8, 2009 // 0 Comments

Sam Hyer And so is pet fur. Many people believe that it is the warming rays of spring sunshine that causes shedding…not so. Dogs shed based on length of daylight not heat, so shedding is an issue for pets and their parents from coast to coast. Here are some tips to keep your fur friend and your space freer of flying fur: 1. Brush and follow with combing your dogs’ [...]

Veterinary Office Goes Beyond the Traditional

March 5, 2009 // 0 Comments

At Rogue Valley Veterinary Hospital (RVVH) and K-9 Sports Med-Hab, pets can enjoy more than the typical treatment options veterinarians offer. The business outgrew its former location on Algoma Avenue and has opened its doors for business at 4210 14 Mile Road NE, Rockford. Established in November, 1999, the hospital moved to its new location December 12, 2008. Now in the [...]

Pets and Winter – Let’s Keep Them Safe Out There

January 29, 2009 // 0 Comments

by SAM HYER Pets need more than just a fur coat to keep warm and safe in winter. Cold weather has safety and health concerns for both people and pets. As a responsible owner, it is important to pay attention to your pet’s well-being during the cold Michigan winter. The American Kennel Club® and I, offer the following advice to help you and your pet survive the [...]
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