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The Dog Blog


Helpful articles & tips for your animals, and their humans

Tech Blog 3/13

Tech Blog 3/13

Last night was the annual Paws, Claws, and Corks Benefit Dinner for the West Michigan Humane Society! A lot of our employees were able to attend! The featured animal this year was Charlie. Charlie is a dog we've taken care of for the past few months, that came from a...

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Tech Blog 2/28

Tech Blog 2/28

This is Dixie, she thinks she's in jail but she's lucky! She gets to come to work with her mom (Dr. Scudder) every day! Hello everyone! Sorry for my long break! Sometimes, finding topics isn't all that easy. If you'd like more info on something specific, let me know!...

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Check out our informative binders

Check out our informative binders

We all have been there, waiting in an exam room at a doctors office. Waiting to speak with the doctor or waiting for lab testing results. Next time you happen to be in check out our informative binders we have put together in each exam room to help you understand...

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Tech Blog 1/31

Tech Blog 1/31

So you're out and about with your dog, whether it be for a vet appointment or a trip to the dog park. You realize on your way home that you haven't eaten, or that you need to quick run into the store. Can you take your dog with you? I've found a whole list of places...

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Tech Blog 1/22

Tech Blog 1/22

What you should know about Dental Hygiene! Believe it or not, our pet's teeth do need preventative care. Most dental disease is below the gum line so checking yearly to make sure your pet's teeth are healthy is very important! What are some signs that your pet may...

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Tech Blog 1/11

Tech Blog 1/11

Warning: The following post is incredibly sarcastic and to be taken lightly! Day in the Life of an Licensed Veterinary Technician! Many of you see us technicians in the appointments, but what happens once your appointment is over? What is it that we do next? A typical...

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Tech Blog 1/2

Tech Blog 1/2

Welcome to 2018! We hope you had a great holiday season! Now that they're over we can get rid of the cold right? This week I wanted to talk to you about something that has caused a lot of confusion in the past.... I hope this helps!   Now that the weather is cold and...

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Tech Blog 12/21

Tech Blog 12/21

Winter Care Now that the snow has finally hit, there are a few things we should be cautious about when it comes to our pets. Make sure you aren't leaving them outside for extended periods of time. Yes, some animals love the snow and some have thicker coats but...

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Tech Blog 12/18

Tech Blog 12/18

Common Christmas Dangers Christmas is typically a joyous season. It's time spent with family, friends, and your beloved pets. While you're enjoying the holiday, keep in the back of your mind some of the potential dangers for your pets. One of the most common...

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Baby It’s Cold Outside

Baby It’s Cold Outside

As cold weather and snow approaches Grand Rapids and West Michigan we are here to help keep your pet safe and warm! Here are some suggestions to keep your pet comfortable, warm, and healthy when cold weather strikes! Keep your older pet's bed raised slightly off of...

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