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Holiday Do’s and Don’ts

September 29, 2016 by

The holidays are on the horizon. This means plenty of food, friends, family, and potential wrongful ingestions for your furry family. Please continue to be mindful as this season tends to bring stress, temptation (for the foodie pets and people alike), untrained visitors, new decorations, and a little chaos for everyone. Below is a refresher […]

Senior Pet Month

September 29, 2016 by

It’s September, and that means that Senior Pet Month has once again rolled around here at OHVH. Those of us with two legs aren’t the only ones who start to slow down and have special needs as we age. With all of the advances in medical care, humans AND our pets are living longer than […]

Military Appreciation Month!

June 30, 2016 by

July is here! To help celebrate our nations Independence Day, OHVH is offering 10% off services to clients who are veterans or active military. We thank you for your service and your sacrifices! We would also like to honor all of our four-legged service members, who have a long and rich history with our military. […]

Microchip Month!

June 9, 2016 by

It’s official! Summer is here after one of our long, cold Michigan winters. Everyone is itching to spend as much time outdoors as possible, including our furry family members. Dogs and cats can’t wait to feel the grass under their paws, and will often slip away the first time we turn our backs. In fact, […]

Lyme Disease Awareness

May 6, 2016 by

  In continuation of our Parasite Prevention campaign, May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month here at Oakland Hills Veterinary Hospital. Lyme Disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and is transferred to humans as well as our dogs through the bite of infected black-legged ticks. Once these guys latch on and begin their blood […]

April is Parasite Prevention Month!

March 25, 2016 by

The grass is starting to turn green, there are little buds on the trees, and the sun stays out longer with each passing day. You know what this means: spring time is here! For us two-legged folks this marks the beginning of picnics, grilling, and all sorts of outdoor activities. For our four-legged friends though, […]

Dogs and Swimming

August 15, 2014 by

It took a while this year, but summer has finally hit Michigan. That means days are best spent by the lake or the pool and I know your dog agrees. Here are some great tips for taking your day for a swim. Know the area Is it an area where your dog allowed off leash […]

Guinea Pigs

August 7, 2014 by

Thinking about getting a Guinea Pig or have questions about the Guinea Pig you already have? At Oakland Hills Veterinary Hospital, Dr. Husman is happy to answer all your Guinea Pig questions and concerns.  Here are some helpful tips about Guinea Pigs from Dr. Husman. What should I feed my guinea pig? Guinea Pigs should […]

Traveling With Your Pet

July 31, 2014 by

It’s summer time in Michigan, and, as the “Pure Michigan” commercials will tell you, that means time to travel our beautiful state. For many of us, that means traveling with our four-legged friends as well. So, here are some helpful tips for traveling with your furry friends this summer. Talk to your veterinarian about your […]

Feline Heartworm Disease

July 17, 2014 by

Feline Heartworm Disease A disease that is sufficiently common, potentially fatal, difficult to detect, impossible to cure, and easy to prevent. Feline heartworm disease can be a significant danger to your pet cat(s). While the incidence is lower than canine heartworm disease, feline infections often go undiagnosed. Heartworm infections in cats are sometimes caused by […]