How to Safely Greet a Dog

How to Safely Greet a Dog

Most of us think we know how to greet a dog, based on what we were taught as children. Modern dog behavior science has new recommendations for staying safe and making friends with Fido.   As children, most of us were told that the proper way to greet a canine was to...
Wild Mushroom Dangers for Dogs

Wild Mushroom Dangers for Dogs

With all the recent Southwest Michigan rain, mushrooms are popping up everywhere on our lot. Our neighborhood used to be an oak forest, and much of the lawn has a network of dead oak roots beneath, perfect habitat for many types of mushrooms. My dogs, Mila and Tillie,...