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New books at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital

Prevention is the best medicine, and these two books (one for dogs, one for cats) each contain 101 tips that may help you keep your beloved companion out of the emergency room. They also have short case studies relating to the various tips, with outcomes both humorous and tragic.

2019-01-17T17:32:32-05:00Tags: , |

“What Breed Is He, Doc?”

Veterinarians get that question a lot, and we can usually offer an educated guess about the parentage of an adult dog. But for a more definitive look into your dog's ancestry, science can provide the solution.

2019-01-17T16:56:46-05:00Tags: , , |

Care of Newborn Puppies

Your dog's labor and delivery was a success and you now have a litter of squirming little puppies. Make sure mama's needs are met (food, water, elimination) and she'll usually know how to care for her pups, but there are some things to watch out for to make sure both mom and puppers stay healthy.

2019-01-17T16:41:33-05:00Tags: , , , , |

Your Pregnant Dog: Signs of a Troubled Labor

It is an exciting time to have new puppies in the house, but your pregnant dog can experience complications before, during and after whelping. Visit your veterinarian so you know what to expect on the big day, and pay attention to the warning signs that things may not be progressing correctly.

2019-01-17T16:37:31-05:00Tags: , , |

Iris the Wonder Puppy, part 2

Iris, a Borzoi Sighthound, was everything her owner Meaghan had hoped-- until she wasn’t quite herself one evening. A life-threatening illness proved to be the culprit, and quick action and a lot of care saved Iris' life.