Heartworm Season

Heartworm Season

Whether your pet is a couch potato or spends most of their time outside, they need to be treated monthly for heartworm. The weather is starting to warm-up here in Michigan. If you choose to administer heartworm preventative only during mosquito season, you may want to...
Spring Heart Worm Test

Spring Heart Worm Test

Spring is finally here; time to have your pet in for their annual heart worm test. Why should you have your dog or cat tested? Heart worm disease is passed on through mosquitoes, which can affect your dog whether it’s an indoor or outdoor pet. All it would take is one...
A Tired Pet is a Happy Pet

A Tired Pet is a Happy Pet

The original quote is “ A tired Lab is a happy Lab”. Since we feel all pets need exercise, we also believe that good exercise helps with good health. As you can see, the puppies in our picture are really happy. We all know that with summer heat some exercise...
Is Dew Claw Removal A Good Idea?

Is Dew Claw Removal A Good Idea?

A dog’s dew claw is like a thumb or big toe except it has no purpose. It typically grows a few inches up from the pad and does not touch the ground. We see occasional problems with torn or infected dew claws, but technically you do not need to have dew claws removed....