dogs

Dog Safety - Paw Pads on Hot Asphalt

Did You Know This Could Hurt Your Dog? – Dog Safety

Many people believe that a dog can walk on pretty much any surface, but that's NOT true! In the summertime, blacktop or asphalt can easily reach dangerous temperatures, burning the pads on your dog's feet. To [...]

Staffordshire Terrier - Grand Rapids Michigan - The Puppy Places - Dog Training and Rescue Dogs

Hamming It Up

Almost every week I volunteer at our local humane society, and today I couldn't resist sharing little Maia's mug on the blog.  This girl was hilarious and so, so sweet!!  Say CHEESE!!!

Spring is… here?

Dog Walking – Part 1

Being able to take your dog out for a evening walk can be a wonderful and relaxing thing for everyone involved. And it's exercise for us too! With a little work, and a little patience, you [...]

Aspen, labrador puppy video star, dog training videos

A Star Is Born

  Yesterday was an excellent day for those of us at The Puppy Places, since we partnered with Paws With A Cause trainers and pups to put together a series of training videos for you!   [...]

Cookie Monster

Happy Friday!  How many of you woke up to this face today?

Sneak Peek – Echo Litter of puppies

Now, we love ALL dogs, that's a GIVEN.  However, we have a special place in our heart for this momma's pups, as we have one of our own from a previous litter of puppies.  Here's momma [...]

The Puppy Places - Adopt a dog - Rescue dog - Humane Society of West Michigan

Olive – Adopt a dog – Humane Society of West Michigan

We recently discussed dog photography with our local humane society, The Humane Society of West Michigan, and after seeing all the adorable pups that need homes I couldn't help but volunteer there.  This morning was my [...]

First Aid for your Dog

Knowing first aid can save your dog's life Several easy techniques can also indicate General Health   Too few dog owners know  what to do in case of an emergency with their pet.  All pet owners should [...]

Pet Insurance – Series

Ever since Hobbes became our forever dog from the Paws with a Cause program, we've been considering pet insurance for him.  When he was with Pause, his vet visits were done at Paws with their excellent [...]