Exercising Your Animal: The Mutual Benefits

Exercising Your Animal: The Mutual Benefits

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The Michigan weather is getting warmer. Meaning, you can finally spend extended time outside safely with your animals. Spending time under the sun provides limitless exercise opportunities for you and your pet. These activities can benefit both you and your animal! Benefits of exercising your pet include: Decreasing yours and your pet’s chances of obesity. Obesity leads to health risks in both you and your animal such as damage to joints, heart disease, and diabetes. Improving your pet’s behavioral issues while increasing your happiness. Animals chew on items and bark more when they are bored, restless, and need attention. Exercising...

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Meet GG's Journey Author, Cheryl Phillips, at Leon & Lulu's Books & Authors

Meet GG's Journey Author, Cheryl Phillips, at Leon & Lulu's Books & Authors

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Meet local authors while celebrating reading, writing, and the state of Michigan at Leon & Lulu's Books & Authors event in Clawson, Mich.  Cheryl Phillips, author of GG’s Journey: From Lost to Loved, is excited to participate in Leon & Lulu’s Books & Authors. Phillips will be signing books and connecting with readers from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Sunday, March 24. This is the perfect opportunity to talk with Phillips about her inspiring story and to learn more about her journey with GG. Second chances and compassion is what GG’s Journey is all about. Found lying under a tree in Detroit,...

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Tips to Saving an Injured Wildlife Animal

Tips to Saving an Injured Wildlife Animal

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Helping those that cannot ask for help themselves shows compassion and advocacy. It is important to know the proper steps in rescuing an animal as you don’t want to cause them more harm than what they may already be in. Before you can assist a wildlife animal, you must first know how to identify one. A wildlife animal is an animal that lives in an area without being introduced to humans. Since wildlife animals have never known a human, you must approach one carefully and in an educated manner. A common wildlife animal in Michigan are deer. If you see...

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Reporting Animal Cruelty - We Are Their Voice

Reporting Animal Cruelty - We Are Their Voice

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Each state has its laws against animal cruelty. While two lawmakers have proposed the PACT Act, a bill that makes animal cruelty a federal felony, it has not yet passed. As a result, it is important to know your states’ laws so that you can be an advocate for animals locally. Michigan law defines animal cruelty as any of the following: Failure to provide an animal with adequate food, water, shelter or medical treatment Improperly tethering (or chaining) an animal Abandoning or causing abandonment of an animal without providing for the animal’s adequate care Cruelly beating, torturing, maiming or killing...

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Polar Vortex Edition: Keeping Your Pets Safe

Polar Vortex Edition: Keeping Your Pets Safe

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Pet safety tips from USA Today. 

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