Each year, veterinarians across the country see scores of pet injuries during this time of the year that could easily have been avoided. Pet owners should keep in mind that pets are creatures of habit and don't appreciate the exciting things that Halloween brings.
Employees within our industry work very hard. We have events like Family Bowling Night as a way to say thank you.
Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Christmas is almost here and for many Americans—over 100 million each year—that means traveling for the holiday! Increasingly, we're also choosing to take our furry companions along with us. Here is some advice to help the trip go smoothly.
Some of the more frequent emergencies that present to our Critical Care and Emergency services are dogs and cats that have ingested things they shouldn’t have. But should you induce vomiting?
Binnie came to see us because she acted as if she had a headache. Her family's quick action saved her vision—we diagnosed her with glaucoma and immediately started treatment.
Primary Care will be closed on Thursday, November 22, for Thanksgiving. Our ER services are unaffected, as always, and remain open 24/7 for any veterinary emergencies.
The idea of getting a new puppy may be very exciting, but don't rush into it without considering the cost! This is what to expect when you bring a new pup home.
Elderly dogs that have been house trained for years may start to have stool accidents in the house for several reasons. Understanding why this happens may help you decrease the number and frequency of indoor accidents.
There is a myth that a tripod cannot or will not have a good quality of life and will not be able to be a 'dog' or 'cat'. The reality is that they can do anything a 4-legged friend can do. They can run, they can jump, navigate stairs, swim and are overall very happy animals!
In the spirit of Halloween, here are some tricks with treats you can try to make home health care tasks for your dog and cat—and you!—a little easier. We’ve been using some of these techniques at the clinic and have found that they make the procedures both rewarding for them and successful for us.
Chiropractic therapy is a minimally invasive way to improve your pet's quality of life by managing decreased range of motion of the joints and spine. It is frequently used with other alternative therapies such as acupuncture, massage and physical rehabilitation.
Everyone wants to give their dog the best of everything, right? Topping that list is usually food, but that fancy "exotic-meat-and-chickpea" dog food may be doing your dog more harm than good.
Did you know that we have a prescription hotline number for medication refills, and a drive-thru to pick up your scripts or special food orders without leaving your car?
The demands on our emergency services have increased and we recognized that we had outgrown our current space. So on September 10, we started construction on our new state-of-the-art ICU, which will bring more space and more equipment to monitor and care for our patients!
This time of year often means a lot of change in schedules, routines and activities—the days are getting shorter and the weather colder. Your 4-legged family members experience these changes right along with you. The dog trainers at PRO K-9 give some tips to help your pooch stay sane.
Marijuana seems to be in the news a lot these days, with laws changing around the country and the public's perception of it changing as well. Its presence has certainly become more common—as have instances of accidental ingestion by pets.
We will be closed for Primary Care services on Sunday, September 2nd and Monday, September 3rd, in observance of Labor Day. Our Emergency Service will remain open 24 hours, as always!
Dental disease in dogs and cats is very common, especially in older ones. It is recommended to do dental cleanings annually. If that seems often, remember that we have *our* teeth cleaned every 6 months!
It’s official: we have had our first positive case of Canine Influenza Virus (H3N2 and H3N8 virus) in Washtenaw County! The virus can be spread rapidly with direct contact (kissing, licking, nuzzling, playing), cough/sneeze, contaminated objects (dog bowls/toys/door knobs and clothing) and people.