Little Paws, Big Hearts: How Volunteering with Your Pet Can Change a Life

A person volunteering with their dog.

Volunteering your time or talents to improve the lives of those in need is a worthy cause, but adding a four-legged friend to the mix takes philanthropy to the next level. Volunteering with your pet is a wonderful way to give back to your community and bond with your pet at the same time. What could be better than that?

6 Ideas for Volunteering with Your Pet

There are plenty of opportunities for you and your pet to make a positive change in your community. Depending on your pet’s personality and the amount of time you have, any of the following options might be the right fit:


Michigan Wildlife Encounters: Keeping Your Pet Safe from Wild Animals in the Fall

Dog overlooking a river in Michigan.

Michigan’s dozens of state parks, numerous lakes, and hundreds of nature preserves provide plenty of opportunities to explore Mother Nature, and when spending time in the great outdoors with your pet — whether you’re hiking the trails or just relaxing in your own backyard — it’s important to be aware of Michigan wildlife hazards for pets.

Our team at Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates wants you and your pets to thoroughly enjoy the beautiful fall season here in Michigan, so we’ve gathered a few reminders for ways to practice pet safety outdoors.


How to Prepare Your Pet for a New Baby

dog sniffing baby toes.

Welcoming a new baby into your home is an exciting time, but it’s essential to consider the impact this transition can have on your furry family members. At Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates, we understand the importance of a smooth introduction between your pet and your new baby. 

In this blog post, we’ll provide tips on preparing your pet for a new baby, whether you have a dog or a cat. We’re here to help you navigate this exciting chapter in your life and ensure a harmonious environment for everyone involved.