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New books at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital

We often say that prevention is the best medicine. Dr. Jason Nicholas ("Dr. J"), based in Portland, OR, really took this idea to heart. He is the founder of Preventive Vet, which he launched in...

Important Change in d-CON Rodent Poison Formula

by Kerry McKinney, DVM

Among the toxins most commonly ingested by dogs and cats are rodenticides, commonly called "rat poison," which in the US now comes in block or paste form. This year the...

My Cat Is Constipated! Or Is He?

by Jen Azofeifa, DVM

Urethral Obstruction: A Medical Emergency

It is a common assumption that if a cat is straining in the litter box, he is constipated. However, primarily in male cats, a more...

Is My Cat Sick? Signs of Illness in Cats

by Sara Barnhart, DVM

Cats are masters of hiding signs of illness or pain. They are prey animals as well as predators in the wild and have evolved the ability to hide disease, even when it is...

Fear Free at Ann Arbor Animal Hospital

by Sara Barnhart, DVM

Over the past several months, many of our staff members have become Fear Free certified. Fear Free is a program for veterinary professionals, the pet professional community,...

Reminder: Primary Care Will Be Closed on July 4th

We will be closed for routine visits on Wednesday, July 4th, for Independence Day.

The ER is unaffected and will remain open as always.

Keep Your Pets Safe and Comfortable on July 4th

With Independence Day upon us, it's time to celebrate and engage in some time-honored holiday traditions: eating, drinking and watching fireworks.

Is My Dog Showing Signs of Heat Stroke?

by Ashley Bentley, DVM

Heat stroke can have rapid onset and is a life-threatening issue for the canine patient. Any dog left in a closed-windowed car on a hot day can develop life-threatening...

"What Breed Is He, Doc?"

by Kerry McKinney, DVM

Veterinarians get that question a lot, and we can usually offer an educated guess about the parentage of an adult dog. But sometimes it’s tricky to look at a five pound ball...

Care of Newborn Puppies

In previous blogs we've touched on canine labor and possible post-whelping complications but for the sake of this post let's assume all went well and you have a new litter of pups contentedly...

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