AnnArborAnimalHospital_February2018 Blog

April 30th is Hairball Awareness Day!

Yes, you read the title correctly: HAIRBALL Awareness Day is April 30th. It seems like there's a day for everything! So, what do we need to know about hairballs that we don't already know? They're...

Arthritis and Degenerative Joint Disease in Pets

by Cheryl Smith, DVM

Liberty Street road closure (the hospital is easily accessible off Stadium)

Please keep in mind that the hospital portion of Liberty St. is not closed. However, if you would like to avoid Liberty altogether take Stadium to Thaler to Burwood St. A2AH is on the left. Below is...

The Right Size Carrier for Your Cat

Visiting the vet can be a stressful time for your cat so make sure they are as comfortable as possible! Dr. Jess Franklin advises a carrier similar to the one in these photos; it might be labeled...


This is our second article featuring a pet with a disability, and like Lacie (the dog featured in the first story), Yogert needed to have both her eyes removed due to a painful condition called...

PAWS Event: Dogs on the Diag!

PAWS (Pets Are Wonderful Support) is a student-run organization that works in the community and with U of M students providing contact between humans and animals. We have previously published an...

Update on the Canine Flu in Chicago

In the original article on this outbreak Dr. Jess mentioned that vaccinating your dog may be effective in preventing your pet from getting the flu but more information is now available. Please read...

Spring Tips To Remember!

by Julia Levitt

Assistive Devices for Animals

We have two articles coming out this month featuring dogs that have severe disabilities. (The first, A Halo for Lacie, was published on April 5th.) Despite the odds, both these pets have recovered...

Canine Influenza Outbreak in Chicago

by Jess Franklin, DVM

A Halo for Lacie

One of the unexpected joys and great pleasures I've stumbled upon when I started working for The Ann Arbor Animal Hospital almost a year ago is in meeting patients and clients and hearing some...

April Is Heartworm Awareness Month

April is finally here after another long, cold winter, and that means it's once again Heartworm Awareness Month.

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