Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Eyes are incredible, yet fragile. Eye problems in dogs and cats should be looked at by a veterinarian, as they can worsen in a short amount of time.
Does your cat or dog becomes anxious at the merest thought of going to the vet? Dr. Barnhart has some tips to head off problems, starting at home. These can help to create stress free veterinary visits for both you and your pet!
Xylitol is extremely toxic to dogs and should be kept away from them at all times. Eating even a small amount can can result in life-threatening hypoglycemia.
With Thanksgiving upon us, we’d like to give you a friendly reminder that some Thanksgiving foods can be harmful to pets in your family and should be reserved for humans only.
Millions of Americans drive with their pets in the car daily. Most, especially dogs, are free to move around the vehicle, but this isn't safe. Safe travel with pets depends on them being "buckled up" just like any person.
Traveling with pets brings a variety of additional considerations and potential challenges, especially when flying. Advanced planning and preparation can prevent many unwanted surprises and make for a more enjoyable journey.
In 2018, there were 6 cases of bats with rabies in Washtenaw County. In November 2019, a pet cat tested positive for rabies in Oakland County. Be sure to have all of your dogs and cats vaccinated!
Cat declawing has been in the media recently after New York became the first state in the country to ban the surgery. Doctor Barnhart explains how declawing is done and provides six alternatives to declawing your cat.
A puppy came to us whose owners had cropped its ears at home, without anesthetic. The tragic results raised questions about the practice of ear cropping.