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Protect the Pads: Healing and Preventing Dry, Cracked Paws

Michiganders are no strangers to winter, and neither are their pets. While you’re busy lacing up your snow boots before you head outdoors, your pet waits, bare-pawed. Indeed, our pets rely on their bare paws to transport them everywhere they … Continue reading

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The Power of Prevention: Orthopedic Injuries in Pets

Human and animal athletes have more in common than you might think, including a wide variety of orthopedic injuries and problems. In both human and veterinary medicine, we are learning more and more about preventing this kind of trouble. We … Continue reading

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An Owner’s Guide to Lymphoma in Pets

Cancer comes in all shapes and forms in pets and people alike. While we use the term to describe any condition that results in an unchecked growth of cells within the body, different types of cancer can behave very differently. … Continue reading

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Options for Helping Pets with Hyperthyroidism

The endocrine system is a group of glandular organs that secrete hormones, and is responsible for regulating bodily functions such as metabolism, growth, tissue function, and reproduction. It is composed of important players, including the adrenal glands, the thyroid gland, … Continue reading

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Delicious Pumpkin Pet Treats and More

Fall has arrived, and with it comes the inevitable smorgasbord of pumpkin flavored products. Pumpkin coffee, pumpkin bread, pumpkin pasta, and pumpkin beer are widely available. There are even pumpkin spice hair and nail colors to choose from at your … Continue reading

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Life (With Pets) Is A Highway: Pet Travel Tips And Summer Getaway Ideas

It wouldn’t be summer without at least one short getaway. For many of us, leaving our pets at home when we go out of town is simply not an option, which is why we have compiled a list of our … Continue reading

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Pets And Parties: Summer Party Petiquette And Safety Tips

Barbeques and outdoor parties are a cherished part of summer for many families, and it only makes sense that we would want to include our pets in as much of our summer fun as possible. After all, pets and parties … Continue reading

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Diabetes in Pets: Are You in the Know?

With more pets leading a sedentary life and the increase in pet obesity, more dogs and cats are developing diabetes at some point in their lifetimes. This disease is an important one for pet owners to be familiar with. Do … Continue reading

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How Fluoroscopy is Helping Michigan Pets

While X-rays allow us to see inside your pet so that we can better diagnose and treat him or her, they have limitations. A technique known as fluoroscopy allows us to overcome some of the shortcomings of traditional X-rays which … Continue reading

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The Part of Pet Ownership No One Wants to Talk About: End of Life Pet Care

  When you look at your beloved family pet, the last thing you want to think about is his or her last days with you. While no one wants to think about end of life pet care, chances are that … Continue reading

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