From the category archives:

Small Pets / Ferrets

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.


29 Ways to Spoil Your Pet

by DFS-Pet-Blog on January 2, 2016

Pet owners will relate with many of these “tips” for spoiling your pet. No matter how we spoil our pets, it’ll all add up to happy, healthy pets!


Summer is here and we know fun in the sun (and water!) is waiting for you and your furry and feathered family members. To celebrate you and your pets, we’re launching our FIRST EVER #SummerPetFun Contest on Instagram! From July 1 through July 29, we want to see photos and videos of your pets having […]


Sometimes people post questions about their animals here on our blog and feel frustrated when, instead of giving them detailed medical recommendations for their animal, we recommend they talk to their own veterinarian. Several people have asked us why we do this, so we thought we’d explain in case you were wondering.

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Barb has the pleasure of chicken sitting when her neighbors are away. Here’s her account of her most recent sitting experience.

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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.


Meet Guster, the African Pygmy Hedgehog. He’s come to visit a few times to be a star for photography.


I love some cute animals, and thought maybe everyone would enjoy some fun summer images of fuzzy to scaly friends of all shapes and sizes. Pets love the outdoors just as much as us sometimes, and it’s great when we can take them out to enjoy the nice weather.


Here’s 5 reasons I have seen people give as to why they want a pet, but I think they (or I) maybe should think a little longer on it.

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I was in need of a little cuteness today. One of the ladies here brought in her hedgehog, Guster, awhile back and I had snapped a few shots of him… I thought maybe I could share those for a little Friday happiness.

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On our website we have Customer Ratings and Reviews. I thought it could be fun to see what the top 5 products based off ratings were each month, and figure it’s worth sharing. Who knows, you might find your new favorite product!


It’s flu season, which is a trying time for humans… but did you know that it can affect your ferret too?


Each year it’s a tradition in many homes to make resolutions for the upcoming year. Do you make resolutions? How about resolutions to do with your pets and their care? Here’s some ideas if you’d like to try out a resolution for your pet.