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Hazards to Look Out for When Your Pet Is around Water

Hazards to Look Out for When Your Pet Is around Water

On a hot summer day, taking a refreshing dip in a sparkling body of water is the perfect way to cool down, especially if you have a fur coat on. However, when venturing out into deeper waters, your pet can be exposed to several dangers. Before making a splash in the...

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This Fourth of July Is for the Pets

This Fourth of July Is for the Pets

In the pet world, July 4th has been a dreaded holiday, and with good reason. With sizzling hot weather, explosions going off overhead, and gastrointestinal and fire hazards lurking around delicious-smelling foods, your pet can encounter many risks. Turn your 4th of...

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4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

4 Tips to Enjoy Camping with Your Pet

Before packing up your tent and getting back to nature with your four-legged friend, check out the following tips to ensure your camping adventure goes smoothly.    #1: Take your pet on a camping trial run Have a trial run in your backyard to see how your pet...

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Is Fostering a Pet Right for You?

June is National Foster a Pet Month, so you may be extra-motivated to add a new furry companion to your household. But, do you know if fostering a pet is right for you and your family? Ask yourself the following questions before applying to be a pet foster parent....

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5 Signs of Seasonal Allergies In Pets

5 Signs of Seasonal Allergies In Pets

Pollen season is all around us, and while springtime allergens are making you sneeze and rub your watery, itchy eyes, they are wreaking havoc on your pet’s skin. Seasonal allergies appear differently in pets than people, so you should learn these five key signs that...

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Does Your Dog Have Anxiety? 

Does Your Dog Have Anxiety? 

You can likely tell when your pooch is happy, but what about when they’re anxious? In recognition of Dog Anxiety Awareness Week—May 2 to 8—our team wants to help you learn how to spot potential anxiety signs in your dog so you can help them get the support they need....

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What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

What Happens During My Pet’s Spay?

Although you know you should spay your female pet to prevent a host of medical and behavior issues, as well as unwanted puppies, you may not know what exactly happens during a spay surgery. Since World Spay Day—February 23—is approaching, let’s explain the procedure,...

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Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Your Pet

Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Your Pet

Doggy Dementia: Cognitive Dysfunction Signs in Pets As pets age, they can suffer from impaired mental function, similar to elderly people with Alzheimer’s or dementia. Many of the signs associated with cognitive dysfunction in pets are chalked up to old age. However,...

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Camping Safety Tips for Your Pet

Camping Safety Tips for Your Pet

Hit the Trails: Camping Safety for Your Pet As summer fades into fall, there’s no better time to get outdoors and enjoy a camping trip with your furry pal. Experience the delight of the changing leaves, a toasty campfire, and a fuzzy blanket keeping you warm in your...

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As a community-focused veterinarian in Grand Rapids, MI, we offer a new level of full-service veterinary medicine at our facility on Lake Drive. We strive to offer excellence and earn the title as your favorite veterinarian in Grand Rapids.

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1350 Lake Drive SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506
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