Come Visit Us

6555 28th St SE

Give Us A Call

(616) 575-6520

The Dog Blog


Helpful articles & tips for your animals, and their humans

Join us October 1st!

Join us October 1st!

Bring your dog! Bring your cat! Join us for the first annual Walk 4 Paws event at Cascade Township Park! This event will be held on a 1 mile loop of paved path in the park where you can choose to walk 1, 2 or 3 laps. Our start/finish will be near Irving & Mildred...

read more
Solving a Flea Problem

Solving a Flea Problem

By: Dr. Sharon Henn “Oh no! My pet has fleas!”  “Why can’t I get rid of these fleas?”  “My pet has never had fleas before!”  “My pet isn’t itching, how can they have fleas?”  Fleas are a very successful parasite. They are tiny, dark brown insects that infest the coat...

read more
Blog of the Day 5/25

Blog of the Day 5/25

Bulldog bash was a hit! Everything ran smoothly and we had a blast! Thanks to everyone for coming! Last week, Eddie Pasquale and Brittany visited Family Friends with their Boxer puppy, Daisy. Eddie is a goalie for the Grand Rapids Griffins! Dr. Cooper, being the...

read more

Blog of the Day 5/18

Happy Thursday! We're working out a system for our blog posts so we apologize for how randomly they are posted. Bulldog Bash is this weekend! We're so excited to see everyone! Also, don't forget to ask our receptionists about our annual photo contest that is going on...

read more
5/9 Blog

5/9 Blog

Can you believe our 10 year anniversary is coming up soon? The official date is in June and everyone is super excited about how much we’ve grown over the years! Welcome Dr. Scudder! Dr. Scudder graduated recently from MSU and has jumped right into work! She will have...

read more

Blog of the Day 5/1

Today was such a great day! There was a lot of excitement throughout the hospital. This afternoon we welcomed 5 golden puppies into the world today via C-Section! Perfect way to start off the week. Don't forget that Bulldog Bash is May 20th! I'm still in need of cute...

read more

Blog of the Day 4/28

Don't forget to start your pets on preventative! Those pesky bugs are out and about ready to attack. Bulldog Bash is 3 weeks away! Can't wait to see all those happy bulldog faces! See our Facebook event for more information. Congratulations to Lindsay! One of our...

read more
Blog of the Day 4/25/17

Blog of the Day 4/25/17

We're getting closer and closer to Bulldog Bash! We can't wait to have a hospital full of bulldogs (even though that's a normal day anyways) and play a ton of fun games. We still need some cute bulldog puppies that will be between 6-12 weeks old. If you have one to...

read more
Tech Blog 4/20

Tech Blog 4/20

“April showers bring May flowers”, at least I hope they do because we deserve some color added back in after the drowsy, rainy week we’ve had. Don’t forget that now is a great time to start your pets on heartworm preventative as well as flea and tick preventative....

read more