September 28 is World Rabies Day. Be sure to have all of your dogs and cats vaccinated!
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.
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.
Michigan has many joys in the warmer months, but ticks are certainly not one of them. Lyme disease, carried by ticks, is a very real threat to both humans and our pets.
Last year there was a leptospirosis outbreak in Southeast Michigan, including two cases in Washtenaw county. The majority of the cases were reported between August and November and involved investigation by three agencies, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).
Laser therapy provides a sterile, pain-free, surgery-free, drug-free treatment which is used to treat a variety of injuries, wounds, fractures, neurological conditions, numerous dermatological problems, and pain (post-surgical, neck & back). Whether your pet is rehabilitating from trauma or injury, healing from wounds, or simply aging, your companion can benefit from this holistic approach to treating pain.
Acupuncture has been practiced for a long time—estimates range from 3500-5000 years, with written records dating to the second century BC, though its origins are unclear. Despite ancient sources showing acupuncture being applied to animals, it has only started to catch on in modern veterinary medicine in the last few decades. Dr. Taryn Clark