The bond between dog and owner

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.

Michigan State senior Evan Lockemy adopted his pit bull, Molly, off Craigslist. He had never previously been a dog owner.

Pit bull advocates push back against stereotypes

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.

The Mutt Hut in Lansing is a dog day care, but owner Adam Schiedt also does dog rehabilitation.

Mutt Hutt helps dogs solve their problems

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.

No off-season for MSU’s Zeke the Wonderdog

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.