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August is Pet Safety Month

It’s that time of year once again when some of us are getting ready to go back to school.For others we see August as the end of summer and look forward to fall. 190 more words


Veterinary Care: Return of the Osprey

Dr. Ann Duncan is the Chief Veterinarian for the Detroit Zoological Society.

In 1998, the Detroit Zoological Society (DZS) started providing veterinary assistance as part of a collaborative effort to reintroduce ospreys, a fish-eating raptor, to southeastern Michigan. 361 more words

Detroit Zoo

Can You Get Lice From Your Pet?

Question: My cat has been diagnosed with lice, can I get it too?  What about my dog?


Answer: Great question!   Lice are flat, six-legged, wingless insects that can be seen with the naked eye. 381 more words

Keeping The Veterinary Clinic Spick and Span

Cleanliness is next to Godliness, so they say. Although I don’t know the theology surrounding sanitation, I can say that keeping a veterinary clinic clean is an important part of providing a healthy environment to keep the animals feeling well. 514 more words


Curry pea soup

Ingredients: 1 tablespoon coconut milk – 1 teaspoon chilli powder – 1 tablespoon yellow curry – 1 1/2 teaspoons ground coriander – 1 pinch turmeric – salt to taste – 2 teaspoons olive oil – 1 onion, minced – 1/2 teaspoon cumin – 4 tomatoes, chopped or paste  – medium bag fresh peas… 56 more words


Buddy, Prince of Balsamea to Die 8/5/2015

On Wednesday, August 5, 2015, The Balsamean will euthanize Buddy, Prince of Balsamea.

He chose Wednesday because there is a cord binding our hearts as three, and the third person will say goodbye to Buddy on Tuesday.  317 more words


Feline Heartworm Awareness: Prevention and Detection

I think we can say that it is officially the height of summer, folks! I’m sure I’m not the only one who feels like they are living on the surface of the sun. 437 more words