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Claire H.

Children, by nature, are inquisitive and hands on. When it comes to pets, this isn’t always a good thing. Here’s 5 tips I’ve found useful to assure the safety and happiness of both my kids and the pets they encounter.


Don’t Forget the Water!

by Claire H. on June 15, 2017

When packing the car for a fun day at the beach we always remember to pack drinks and refreshment for all the humans… do you remember to pack fresh water for your dog, too? Just as we don’t want to drink the water from a lake (or ocean) it isn’t a good idea for dogs to either. Lake water can contain algae that can be harmful to dogs when ingested, and the salt content of saltwater can cause salt poisoning if too much is ingested. It can take as little as a few swallows of contaminated lake water to make a dog sick if the wrong algae is present.


A piece of the tree that fell on my car turned out to be one of the greatest things I could have kept as a pet owner.


Our Summer Sale is on! What does that mean to you? Great savings on your favorite products here at Drs. Foster and Smith! Come on over and check out these 5 great deals for the dog on the go:


Dog Toy Test Team

by Claire H. on June 12, 2014

This past Tuesday we had a team of specialists come in to do what they do best… play! Check out some of their favorites.

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To enter: Leave a comment on this post telling us who you would win these Drs. Foster and Smith Dental Scrubbies to give to. We will pick TWENTY LUCKY WINNERS to win One(1) 4-pack of Large Drs. Foster and Smith Dental Scrubbies!


My almost 3-year-old son is the biggest stickler for straightening up. I noticed that he sets up the cat’s toys in a very specific way every time. I thought it would be nice to share the Potatoe Combo toy.


Everybody loves to spoil their pets, and cats are generally very willing to be spoiled! Why not enter to win your feline companion this great Drs. Foster and Smith Deluxe Cat Bed Hideaway!?


As you can imagine, we get to see tons of beautiful pets here at Drs. Foster and Smith… and what’s better for Valentine’s Day than a cuteness overload?!


The people at Bayer are wonderful by coming to do training classes every year or so to update us on their products, and give us new information to help us better educate our customers. Denise Winslow and Dr. Paris Revoir came to visit us this year for our information update. They came with videos and […]


If you didn’t know, when you buy your pet’s food or treats from Drs. Foster and Smith a portion of the proceeds are going towards a donation to Michigan State University. This will be funding advancements in pet cancer therapies.


I’ve had an unfounded fear of larger birds for quite some time. Today, I can most definitely say I no longer have to say it, and am happy to have overcome this fear thanks to a Military Macaw named Cabela.


The Unintentional Christmas Cat

by Claire H. on December 24, 2013

For awhile now I have been thinking about getting a cat. I weighed the pros and cons and decided that when the time was right it would happen. Learn about how Potatoe joined our family.

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