Mt Pleasant Pet Stories

Michael’s Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique in Daniel Island, SC

Michael’s Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique: A ‘Paws-i-tive’ Experience

Michael’s Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique, winner of Best Pet-friendly Business, may have just turned one last November, but that’s still a wealth of experience in dog years, and they are already accumulating Best Of accolades like seasoned professionals. Their staff member Courtney Larrier also won one of the best
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Adopt a Dog Concert 2020

Lowcountry Dog Magazine Brings Back the Largest Adoption Event in the Lowcountry

Lowcountry Dog Magazine’s Fourth Annual Dog Adoption Event. Photo credit Stono Tides Photography. Helping homeless dogs in the Lowcountry is a cause that drives Lowcountry Dog Magazine every day. This Sunday, September 27th at Magnolia Plantation, Lowcountry Dog Magazine is throwing their fourth annual dog adoption event this Sunday from
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Photo of Mary Beth Dew & NEville the ca for the Search and Rescue: Pets Find Their Forever Homes in Mount Pleasant article

Search and Rescue: Pets Find Their Forever Homes in Mount Pleasant

This is a story about something that happens every day but seldom makes the headlines. It is a story of how two different animals without homes were taken in by Lowcountry animal lovers and given the opportunity to live out their days with love, comfort and care. One of these
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How Service Dogs Have Aided My Recovery: Best Friend on Another Level

When it comes to thinking about dogs and family, for me, they are one and the same. As far back as my earliest memory, my family always had a canine companion within our home. My last BFF — best furry friend — was Madison, a German shorthaired pointer that we
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The Boykin Spaniel, South Carolina's State Dog

Our Beloved State Dog, the Beloved Boykin: From Field, to Home, to Hearts

There have been times I’ve been out with one of my dogs and people have asked me, “What kind of dog is that?” I’d reply that my dog is a Boykin spaniel and then engage in polite conversation, asking where they were from. The answers would be assorted — North
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Michael's Pet Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique in Daniel Island, South Carolina

Michael’s Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique

When Michael’s Barkery Pet Spa & Boutique opened on Daniel Island in November 2019, the local community of pet owners embraced the new store, appreciating access to top-quality products, professional grooming services and specialty baked goods. Located in a walkable section of the island, heading to Michael’s Barkery makes a
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Veterinary Specialty Care with locations in Mount Pleasant, SC and Summerville, SC

Veterinary Specialty Care is Open in Case of Emergency

While COVID-19 has disrupted lives and businesses across the country since March, Veterinary Specialty Care, the only locally and privately owned 24-hour emergency and specialty veterinary hospital in the Lowcountry, has remained open to help pets, strays and injured wildlife. Services include emergency care, internal medicine and surgery. For families
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Thumbnail image for Our Pets, Our Lifeline article - Neighbors social distancing during the Covid-19 Pandemic

Our Pets, Our Lifeline

Just like that the world came to a standstill. The novel COVID-19 will be viewed as one of the worst pandemics in world history, having claimed over 200,000 lives worldwide as of April 25 bringing economies to their knees and creating crippling anxieties among the masses. What we did not count
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Medical staff getting their fix from a pet therapy dog

National Therapy Animal Day

The surgery went well, your prognosis is excellent, but at the moment, recuperating in a hospital room is probably one of the last places you want to be. You’re grateful for the continuous care, yet you long to be home with your family – which for many – includes that
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A cabin at the Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary. Photos by Jeanne Taylor Photography |

Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary: A Special Shelter

Hallie Hill Animal Sanctuary in Hollywood is just that: a sanctuary providing lifelong care for the animals that come into its custody. Some animals are specially-abled – blind or deaf – and others can be considered feral and may never warm to human companionship, but that doesn’t keep the staff
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