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Sings and Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

Sings and Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

When the weather gets hot it can be tempting to spend all day outside in the heat with your dog. However, heatstroke in dogs is a potentially deadly condition that you should be aware of. That's why our Ypsilanti vets are explaining the signs and symptoms of heatstroke in dogs and what you should do.

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Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

The best way to keep your pet healthy and to catch any health problems early is with routine wellness exams. These checkups give your vet the opportunity to monitor your pet's overall condition and to examine your cat or dog for early signs of diseases. In this blog, our veterinarians in Ypsilanti discuss the importance of bringing your pet in for regular wellness exams and what you can expect at your cat or dog's checkup.

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Side Effects of Pet Vaccines

Side Effects of Pet Vaccines

Every medical procedure in veterinary care comes with some level of risk (including vaccinations). In most situations, the benefits of having your pet vaccinated outweigh the associated risks. Today our vets in Ypsilanti share with you the possible side effects of having your cat or dog vaccinated and the steps you should take if your pet displays one.

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Why is My Dog Itching and Scratching? And Other Dog Skin Problems

Why is My Dog Itching and Scratching? And Other Dog Skin Problems

Signs your dog has dermatitis include itching, scratching, and licking. Today our veterinary team in Ypsilanti help you learn the reasons why your dog may be experiencing skin problems and how you can help them.

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Why should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Why should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

No matter how tempting it is to skip your indoor cat's vaccinations, routine shots are still critical to their health. Here our Ypsilanti vets explain why they are important and when your cat should get their vaccines. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Ypsilanti. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Ypsilanti vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Ypsilanti vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Ypsilanti vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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