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Helping a New Dog or Cat Adjust to Family Life

Did you decide to adopt a new cat or dog during Quarantine? Here are some things you should consider when adding to your family and tips on helping pets adjust.

Do You Really Need Pet Insurance?

You insure your house, your car and your family. Should you insure your furry friends too? Get advice on pet insurance and how it could benefit your family.

People, Pets & Vets at Macomb Community College in Clinton Township

Educate the family about proper animal care with the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association at the Oct. 26, 2019, People, Pets & Vets event.

Dakoda the Therapy Dog Helps Walled Lake High Schoolers

Walled Lake Western High School has a new and non-traditional employee – Dakota the therapy dog. Meet Dakoda and find out how she helps students and staff.

Girl Trains Her Bird to Attack Anyone She Screams At

Tippi Hedren better watch her back. A young bird trainer has figured out how to command her pet bird to attack, making it the stuff of Hitchcock's nightmares.

Dog Parks in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor

If your pooch has tons of energy, let them run and play at one of these dog parks in metro Detroit and Ann Arbor.

Benefits of Pets for Child Development

Sure, there are messes and mouths to feed. But the benefits of pets for child development are many. Learn how cats, dogs and other critters help kids grow.
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MSU Research Reports Sagging Areas in Pandemic Teaching

A survey from Michigan State University’s Education Policy Innovation Collaborative found teachers are struggling to find students and maintain attendance during virtual school.

Michigan Science Center Welcomes New Earth. Wind. Weather. Exhibit

Detroit's science hub is set to teach kids the wonders of our planet's weather systems with its latest exhibit.

The Importance of Teaching Kids Financial Literacy

Knowing how to handle money responsibly is a key skill. An expert with Macomb County's Michigan State University Extension Center explains why and how to teach it.

Letterboxing in Metro Detroit and Ann Arbor for Families

Here's everything you need to know to get started on this unique, kid-friendly pastime. Plus, check the roundup for a few spots for letterboxing for kids.

The Pros and Cons of Exotic Pets for Kids

Thinking of expanding your family with mice, snakes or geckos? A local pet store owner weighs in on the pros and cons of exotic pets; plus things for families to consider before purchasing.