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.
Unlike places like Tennessee and Kentucky where ticks are always a problem, Michigan has seasonal explosions of ticks. How can we help our pets deal with them?
If you suspect your cat may have ingested any part of a lily, it is imperative that you take it to a veterinarian immediately for emergency care, and tell the vet of your suspicions. If caught in time, the problems can be arrested and renal function restored; if not, permanent kidney damage can result and death becomes likely.
On December 22nd from 11-3pm Santa and his elf are taking time out of their busy schedule to visit and pose for photos with your pet! This is a fun, free event, and your photos will be posted to our Instagram account for the chance to win a free nail trim. Hope to see you there!
The brain and the spine are the command centers of the nervous system. Chiropractic care aids in keeping the spine in proper alignment and by doing so can relieve nerve pain and help increase mobility in your pet. Check out this post and our website for more about the chiropractic services we offer!
Spend time with your friends and family this Thanksgiving-not with a sick pet! Tips and reminders for keeping your pet happy and healthy while enjoying your holiday.
Advancements in both human and animal medicine have aided both in achieving better health and longer life expectancy. However, living longer also increases our chances of contracting certain illnesses and cancer is one of these. The most common types of pet cancer and other interesting facts are included in this post.
24/7 Emergency care is a big part of our business so we've decided to create a new website solely dedicated to ER. We hope this will assist owners and pets in an emergency to find us more quickly and get the information they need faster!
Few things are cuter than seeing pets dressed up for Halloween, but celebrating this holiday with your pets can pose some particular risk. This post contains tips on how to celebrate the holiday safely with your pets.
The summer months usually see the most outdoor activity of the year for both ourselves and our dogs. Your dog will look out for you, but you need to look out for him as well.
We're expecting incredibly hot conditions in Michigan within the next few days. And just like the Johnny Cash song, meteorologist call this weather phenomenon a "Ring of Fire". What does this mean for your pets? How to keep them safe and prevent heat stroke is the topic of this post.
"Take your pet to work week" is approaching (starting June 20th) and culminating in "Take your pet to work day" on June 24th. Studies show that it's beneficial for both employees and clients to see and interact with pets in the work place. Lower stress levels and higher retention are two of the many cited benefits.
If you are an avid camper, it is natural that you would want to take your dog with you, though extra planning and precautions are needed.
Pet obesity is a huge problem! Going into the summer festivities and celebrations keep in mind that every extra table scrap or treat you feed your pet can impact their quality of life. This post includes information on how to determine if your pet is overweight.
Planning to Barbecue this summer? Many of us don't realize that grilling can pose health risks to our pets. The good news is that with a little foresight, these potential problems are easily averted. Read on for tips!
Approximately 7.6 million animals enter our national shelter system each year and of this number, 3.9 million are dogs and 3.4 million are cats. Read on for more interesting facts about our shelters!
Dog bites are a real cause for concern and every year the statistics are alarming. This infographic illustrates the span of this problem, but there are steps we can all take to decrease the risk to ourselves and others. Posts throughout this week aim to raise awareness and educate on dog bite prevention
National Dog Bite Prevention Week is May 15-21st! Take care not be among the nearly 1 million Americans who require medical attention for dog bite wounds every year.
Some conscientious dog owners will attach a yellow ribbon to the leash or collar of a pet that may need some extra space. Be sure to ask before petting these animals and if walking your own dog, try to give the yellow ribboned dog plenty of room.
National Animal Preparedness Day isn't just a reminder to have a family action plan for a major disaster e.g. terrorist attack or Hurricane Katrina-like flooding, but for smaller family emergencies as well.