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Dogs

Itchy Puppy!

by Melissa R. on July 21, 2014

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Just last week my pup, Emme, starting SCRATCHING! Scratching her legs, feet, sides. Itch, itch, itch! I started to feel really bad for her, she seemed to be itching non-stop. Previous to this, she had never had any issues like this, so I started wondering what was up. She had been in the lake several […]

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Yes, my dog is on Prozac (Fluoxetine). She has been for over six months, and our lives have changed dramatically because of it. I urge all pet owners who have extreme behavior problems (reactive, anxiety, etc., ruling out health issues first) with their dogs to consider medication as early as possible. The thought of it […]

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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:

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Emme, our Nova Scotia Duck Tolling Retriever, is now 19 months old. This means she is finally old enough to compete in some agility competitions. We have been training for agility since Day 1, learning to be comfortable on new things and starting out with the right training. So I was really looking forward to […]

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The 4th of July can be a fun time for you and your pets! Family, friends, cookouts, playtime and fun in the sun. But please remember to BE SAFE with your pets during hot weather.

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Fear of loud noises (like fireworks) is not fun for you or your pet. Dr. Holly Nash explains how she helped her dog through the stress of fireworks.

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I am not sure how it happened, but my “puppy” is now 1-1/2 years old! That means she is almost TWO! I wonder when I will stop calling her my puppy? Probably never. We’ve come a long way in such a short amount of time though, so let’s update. BIG GIRL! Emme is now uncrated […]

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Fun Facts: The English Setter

by Melissa R. on February 19, 2014

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Enjoy some fun facts about the English Setter breed. My family has had some English Setters in the family and they were amazingly lovable dogs.

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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?!

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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 […]

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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.

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Come meet Emme. She’s a rambunctious, fun-loving pup who keeps Melissa on her toes.

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Wow. I never would have imagined how much TIME having a puppy would mean. I tried hard to visualize what all went on with having a puppy before getting one, but I don’t think you can fully grasp the situation until you are actually there.

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