The extra ounces on your kitty's body may make them more fun to cuddle but, that extra weight could negatively affect their long-term wellbeing and health. Here our vets in Ypsilanti discuss the ways you can tell if your cat is overweight and the reasons why they could be carrying some extra pounds.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Caring for Pets in Ypsilanti
Michigan Avenue Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.