It’s no surprise that dogs are considered man’s best friend. Many owners are passionate about their furry friends and have different approaches when it comes to tending to them. Each dog is special in their own right; Piper, Maverick and Lola’s owners all agree on this. Piper, a one year old Cockapoo, is described as easily excitable and energetic by her owner, Maddie Jane. “She is low maintenance which is good for a busy person like me,” Jane said.
With their cute wrinkles and curly tails, pugs have captured the hearts of many all over the world. But with all that cuteness comes potential health problems.
Outside Ann Arbor, along M-14 where North Dixboro Road meets Plymouth Road, is a bright red barn on the edge of an office park. It’s the Petting Farm at Domino’s Farm, a nonprofit educational center that promotes a better understanding of agriculture.
In 2017, 3,016 animals came in the Ingham County Animal Shelter. That was down about 4 percent from 3,139 animals in 2016.
Advocates for pit bulls — a label often generically used to include the American Pit Bull Terrier, American Staffordshire Terrier, American Bully, Staffordshire Bull Terrier and many mixed-breed dogs — say they are among the most misunderstood and maligned breeds.
Being a pet owner can provide a variety of benefits, but there also are special challenges faced by international students who take on a pet when enrolled at American colleges.
On April 21, the dogs took over the Lyon Oaks Dog Park in Wixom, Michigan.
The Mutt Hut is owned by Adam Schiedt, previously working at Western Michigan University’s satellite location in Lansing, he decided to open the doors to Mutt Hut four years ago. Before the hut opened, he and his wife had adopted a 100-pound collie from the Livingston County Humane Society.
Poisoning can be a life-threatening situation and can be caused by foods that are otherwise safe for human consumption.
If you’ve been to a Michigan State football game, then you have probably seen the the Spartans’ frisbee-catching canine, Zeke the Wonderdog. Zeke is on the field with his owner, running around and catching frisbees. With each one he catches, the crowd often gets louder and louder. Zeke isn’t just known for halftime of the MSU football games. He is a celebrated figure in the Michigan State community.