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Heart Disease Risk with Feeding Grain-Free

Thursday, July 12th, 2018

There’s a lot of controversy over pet food these days. With so many brands and so many options it can be very hard to pick one. Though the Association of American Feed Control Officials (AAFCO) does monitor food to make sure it does contain what it is supposed to, pet food is not as closely […]

How to Prepare Your Pet for Boarding

Wednesday, March 14th, 2018

Everyone loves a good vacation! A great relaxing time with friends or family or both is always what the Doctor orders. But what about your pets? Sometimes, we can’t always take our furry friends everywhere we go and that’s ok. Some people elect to have someone come to their home or take their pets to […]

Leptospirosis in Dogs – What you should know

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Leptospirosis, more commonly known as lepto, is a disease most dog owners have heard but is not one that always crosses their mind. Unfortunately, this deadly illness is on the rise throughout the country including Michigan! It is important to understand this disease and its effect not only on our animal friends but on us […]

Why a “Dental Cleaning” is More Than Just a Cleaning

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

You were just told your pet needs a dental cleaning. When you hear those words you think about what that means when you are a person but what does it mean for your pet? Veterinary dentistry is a field that many veterinarians can perform but not every veterinarian is a dental specialist. “Dentals” in pets […]

My Pet Has Bad Breath, Now What?

Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Fluffy jumps up and gives you a kiss and you notice a smell. What is that terrible smell? You then realize it’s her mouth! One of the first signs of periodontal (dental) disease that owners notice is a bad smell in the mouth. That awful rotting smell is the smell of bacteria slowly destroying the […]

10 Exercises for INdoor Cats

Monday, January 19th, 2015

A workout… for cats? The concept may sound silly at first, but veterinary experts say a little cat exercise will help your feline friend stay in shape. Enticing your dog to get active with a walk around the block or a game of fetch is a no-brainer, and a fairly common pet health practice. But when […]

INdoor Fun for Dogs

Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

In frigid temperatures it is important to be aware of how long you’re allowing your pooch to play outside. The general rule of thumb is  if it’s too cold for you to be out there, then it’s too cold for your dog to outside as well. If you can’t stay out in it, neither can […]

Yearly Exams and Why They’re Important

Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Annual visits are about more than just vaccines. At your pets yearly checkup, our doctors will check over every part of your pet to ensure they are the healthiest and happiest they can be! Why A Checkup? A yearly checkup is the best way to keep your pet as healthy as possible – because it’s […]

How to Care for Feral Cats in Winter

Tuesday, December 16th, 2014

If you or someone you know takes care of a feral cat or a feral community, please read these helpful tips about setting up appropriate and safe shelters for the winter. Included in this post you will also find tips about healthy feeding and keeping water thawed and clean. BUILDING SHELTERS FOR OUTDOOR CATS: How […]

What are HomeAgain Microchips?

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2014

What is HomeAgain? HomeAgain is an advanced lost pet recovery service dedicated to the safety and well-being of your pet. Our system is best utilized when a microchip with a unique ID number is injected between the shoulder blades of your pet, which can be done by a veterinarian if your pet is not already […]

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