Cats are masters at hiding illness and injury. Taking your cat to the vet can reveal things about your kitty's health that may have otherwise gone unnoticed.
There has recently been a fair bit of talk about the link between pet foods and dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM). Is grain-free the problem? The FDA has some new insight.
Have your thought about your pet's teeth lately? If it's been a while since your pet had a checkup, now's the time! Pet Dental Health Month is every February.
Dogs eat frozen poop in Winter. It's disgusting and unhealthy, but here are some techniques that have helped other families to stop or prevent poop eating.
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.
Employees within our industry work very hard. We have events like Family Bowling Night as a way to say thank you.
Many of our clients are concerned about Eastern equine encephalitis (EEE) in their dog or cat. The EEE virus is spread by infected mosquitos. Dr. Taryn Clark talks about symptoms and how you and your pets can best avoid the virus.
Our techs are essential in providing continuity of care for our patients. Veterinary Technician Appreciation Week gives us a chance to repay our techs for their service.
Wellness month is a perfect chance to provide a quick refresher on what your pets need to maintain optimal health.
Seasonal allergies can make life tough for your dog. Dr. Taryn Clark shares some tips on how to spot symptoms, what you can do to deal with allergies at home, and when you should get your veterinarian involved.
They say breakfast is the most important meal of the day. We don't know whether that's true or not, but we enjoyed flapjacks and fruit smoothies with our doctors and staff before work.