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INTRODUCING AN INFANT TO A RESIDENT DOG

Posted on June 11th, 2014

One of the most common questions asked of a veterinarian by an expectant parent (or grandparent) is how to introduce a new infant to the resident dog, particularly if the dog has not been exposed to infants before. Most dogs

Corneal Ulcers Petoskey

CORNEAL ULCERS

Posted on May 28th, 2014

What is a corneal ulcer?
The cornea is the clear, shiny membrane, which makes up the surface of the eyeball. It is much like a clear window. To understand a corneal ulcer, you must first understand how the cornea is

Canine Allergies Petoskey Michigan

CANINE ALLERGIES

Posted on May 28th, 2014

What are allergies, and how do they affect dogs?

One of the most common conditions affecting dogs is allergy. In the allergic state, the dog’s immune system ‘overreacts’ to foreign substances (allergens or antigens) to which it is exposed. These