Wags ‘N Whiskers’ Merritt Milam Provides Tips for Dog Owners at the Farmers Market for Article in PawCulture

Merritt Milam | May 2, 2017

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, recently spoke with PawCulture about taking pets to the farmer’s market. Merritt cautioned that pet owners should consider whether or not their pet is ready for the outing, especially in regards to loud noises. If this is  the case, Merritt recommends leaving your pet at home. […]

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ Merritt Milam speaks to Z Living about what to consider when leaving your dog with a holiday sitter

Merritt Milam | April 7, 2017

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, spoke with Z Living about tips for keeping pets with a sitter during the holidays. Merritt advises pet owners to visit the pet hotel or boarding facility prior to making arrangements to have pets board for the holidays. “Insist on touring the whole facility, front to […]

Our own Merritt Milam speaks to Forbes about saving money with new pets

Merritt Milam | February 2, 2017

Wags ‘n Whiskers founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, recently spoke with Forbes about ways new dog owners can save money. “Consider a pet from a rescue instead of a breeder, as these pets will usually be microchipped and vaccinated,” Merritt said. These pets may also be spayed or neutered, which can save owners hundreds […]

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ Merritt Milam Speaks to PetMD about Training Pets with Retractable Leashes

Merritt Milam | December 8, 2016

Wags ‘n Whiskers founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, recently spoke to PetMD about training pets using retractable leashes. “As a trainer, one of the biggest things I see people coming in for is loose-leash walking,” Merritt says. “It’s what everyone’s worried about, but a retractable leash teaches a dog to pull.” Instead of retractable […]

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ Merritt Milam Speaks To Sniff & Barkens About Tips For Training Older Dogs

Merritt Milam | November 30, 2016

Wags ‘n Whiskers’ founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, recently spoke with Sniff & Barkens about potential challenges and tips for training older dogs. “The main challenge with training senior dogs is that sometimes, just like people, they can be set in their ways,” Merritt said. “Some dog parents find it to be more challenging […]

Talk of Alabama: Wags ‘n Whiskers’ (Pup)kins & Pints Fundraiser

Merritt Milam | October 18, 2016

On Wednesday, October 12, 2016, Wags’ own Merritt Milam and Jill Becker, appeared on ABC 33/40’s Talk of Alabama to discuss an upcoming fundraiser benefiting Wags ‘n Whiskers Rescue. (Pup)kins & Pints will be held on October 29, 2016 from 2-6 p.m. at Cahaba Brewery. During the segment, Merritt and Jill, along with two sweet […]

Join us at (Pup)kins & Pints!

Merritt Milam | October 5, 2016

Join Wags ‘n Whiskers Comprehensive Pet Care and Wags ‘N Whiskers Rescue for a pawesome afternoon of fun, food and fur-ocious friends at Cahaba Brewing Company!

Wags ‘N Whiskers’ Merritt Milam Speaks to People Pets Regarding California’s New Pet Safety Law

Merritt Milam | October 3, 2016

On September 28, 2016, Wags ‘N Whiskers founder and head trainer, Merritt Milam, spoke with People Pets regarding recently passed legislation that allows civilians in California to rescue pets from hot cars. In the article, Merritt stresses the importance of the animal’s survival. “In the event that you come across a dog or cat in […]

Football Special

Merritt Milam | September 20, 2016

$10 off of Saturday night boarding for home SEC games! Football season is around the corner, and for Birmingham, Alabama that means most people will be traveling during the weekends to watch their favorite team play. If you’re not bringing your dog or cat along for the ride, drop them off at Wags ‘n Whiskers […]

TALK OF ALABAMA: KEEPING YOUR PETS SAFE ON THE WATER THIS SUMMER

Merritt Milam | September 6, 2016

On July 14, 2016, Wags ‘n Whiskers owner and founder, Merritt Milam, and Wags’ mascot, Enzo, appeared on ABC 33/40’s Talk of Alabama to discuss how to keep your pets safe while boating on the water and in the heat this summer. During the segment, Merritt shared water and sun safety tips, such as purchasing […]

A TRAINER’S PERSPECTIVE: HOW TO PREPARE YOUR DOG FOR A NEW BABY

Merritt Milam | June 1, 2016

On Wednesday, June 1, 2016, Wags ‘n Whiskers owner and founder, Merritt Milam, shared tips with Animal Advocates of Alabama about how to prepare your dog for the arrival of a new baby. In the article, Merritt provided six tips that families can do to make sure this transition goes smoothly. Read article.

WBRC FOX 6 NEWS “MOMMY MINUTE”: GETTING YOUR DOG READY FOR A NEW BABY

Merritt Milam | May 16, 2016

On Monday, June 6, 2016, Wags’ owner, Merritt Milam and Wags’ mascot, Enzo, will be featured on the WBRC Fox 6 News “Mommy Minute” with tips on preparing your dog for the arrival of a new baby. During the segment, Merritt will share advice and discuss simple activities that will make sure your dog is physically and mentally ready […]

WBRC FOX 6 NEWS: PREPPING FOR A NEW ARRIVAL

Merritt Milam | May 13, 2016

On Friday, May 6, 2016, Merritt Milam and Wags’ mascot, Enzo, appeared on WBRC Fox 6 News to discuss tips on preparing your dog for the arrival of a new baby. Merritt and Enzo gave pointers on how to make the process pleasant for the dog by using positive reinforcement methods, as well as preparing for […]

Wags ‘n Whiskers Instagram Sweepstakes Official Rules

Merritt Milam | May 5, 2016

WBRC Fox 6 News : Pets and Holiday Travel

Merritt Milam | December 21, 2015

A Trainer’s Perspective: Understanding — And Changing — Dog Aggression

Merritt Milam | November 30, 2015

Talk of Alabama: Wags ‘n Whiskers Partners with Hand in Paw

Merritt Milam | October 22, 2015

A TRAINER’S PERSPECTIVE: MERRITT MILAM EXPLAINS HER POSITIVE REINFORCEMENT TRAINING TECHNIQUES

Merritt Milam | September 21, 2015

TAILGATING WITH YOUR DOG: IT’S OFTEN DONE, AND IT CAN BE FUN

Merritt Milam | September 9, 2015

TALK OF ALABAMA: HEAT AWARENESS FOR YOUR PET

Merritt Milam | July 24, 2015

ABC 33/40 MIDDAY: HEAT PRECAUTIONS FOR PETS

Merritt Milam | July 24, 2015

It’s Hot Out There: Be Aware That Alabama Summers Are Dangerous For Your Animals

Merritt Milam | July 6, 2015

Talk of Alabama: Pets and Summer Travel

Merritt Milam | May 28, 2015

Talk of Alabama: Wags ‘n Whiskers in Homewood

Merritt Milam | May 28, 2015

Entrepreneur Transforms Aging Homewood Property into Modern Doggy Daycare

Merritt Milam | February 11, 2015

Wags ‘n Whiskers in Homewood holds grand opening, now open for dogs, cats

Merritt Milam | January 20, 2015

Posh Pet Place Will Open in December

Merritt Milam | November 27, 2014

Wags ’n Whiskers, ‘luxurious boarding suites’ for pets to open in downtown Homewood

Merritt Milam | November 12, 2014

Wags ‘n Whiskers plans December opening in Homewood

Merritt Milam | November 12, 2014

 

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