Why you won't see your dog's heartworm symptoms, till it's advanced. Read Full Article
This article provides a helpful explanation and insight on kennel cough/bordetella is, how to treat it, and how to prevent it. Take a look! Read Full Article
Steve Dale put together a wonderful article about understanding your pet and it's behaviors, especially those with anxiety and misunderstood breeds Check it out below! Read Full Article
There are many things we have in our homes that may be harmful to our furry family members. Xylitol is one of those main concerns, and it may be in things you are not aware of. This article by Dr. Nancy Kay elaborates on what xylitol is and how it may affect your pets. Read Full Article
For those of you with exotic pets and birds, the issue of a beloved pet experiencing egg binding is a very real and potentially dangerous concern. This article is very informative and can help you understand and/or prevent this from occurring. As always, if you are concerned for the well-being of your pet, please don't hesitate to call us at 231-946-3770 to set up an appointment with the doctor. Read Full Article
We have all seen many changes these past couple of months. Here at GTVH, we are doing our best to continue providing your pets with the best of care. While we are unable to have clients in the facility, we are doing a "curbside" veterinary service. Our wonderful staff will come out to your vehicle, bring your pet inside the clinic for it's medical needs, and answer and questions or concerns you may have. At this time we are doing essential appointments; which include vaccinations, health concerns, emergencies, and some surgeries. Please call us for more details at 231-946-3770.
As always, please feel free to use our online pharmacy (link can be found on home page) but keep in mind there are certain shipping delays due to Covid19. If ordering online is not a good fit for you, we can fill your prescriptions in clinic, take payment over the phone, and bring your medication straight to your vehicle.
Thank you for being understanding and patient during this time! Read Full Article
If you have ever noticed your cat chewing on a plant and wondered why, this article is for you! It talks about the reason behind this behavior as well as the risks that some household plants hold. Read Full Article
If your dog has heartworms, the symptoms won't present themselves till further down the road, which is why it is important to test them yearly. Take a look at this article to learn more! Read Full Article
Did you know Dr. Jossens is a veterinarian at our clinic that works with exotic pets? She has been doing it for over 35 years, call today to set up an appointment to make sure you're pet is happy and healthy!
During these cold winter months, it can be a little tricky keeping your exotic pet's habitat at a perfect conditon. Take a look at this article for some very helpful tips! Read Full Article
Cats and dogs age differently than people. The chart in this article breaks down how old your cat is in human years. Read Full Article
The staff at Grand Traverse Veterinary Hospital wants to make sure you and your pet receive top of the line service at our facility. To better obtain this goal, we have implemented texting reminders (if you choose to opt in) that will assist in the total care of your pet. If you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at 231-946-3770. Thank you for your patience as we utilize this new means of communication. Read Full Article
If keeping your dog mentally stimulated throughout the day is something you're interested in, check out this new post. It offers multilple ways to make sure your pet is staying busy with different "brain exercises". Read Full Article
Is your cat vaccinated against "core" diseases? Read this article to find out more. Read Full Article
Ever wonder whether or not your pet is dreaming when they let out that soft bark or you see their paws twitching while sleeping? Check out this article to learn more about it! Read Full Article
Not all dogs have the same tolerance for the cold. Check out this article for some healhty tips on keeping your dog safe and happy this season! Read Full Article
As these cold Northern Michigan winter months approach, let's not forget about our furry little friends who may be looking for a warm place to take shelter. Take a look at this article to learn more! Read Full Article
It's that time of the year in Northern MI where the days are getting chilly, the leaves are changing, and we begin to prepare for the upcoming snowy months. With these colder nights many ask if their pets are still at risk for getting ticks. The quick answer is YES! Click on the link to learn more about keeping your pet safe this fall. Read Full Article
We know what you're thinking. Is it spring yet? It won't be long (hopefully) before we are all climbing out of our houses, shorts and flip flops in tow, ready to embrace the warmth. Though springtime brings outdoor activities and sunshine, it also brings mosquitoes and heartworm, fleas and ticks, and a variety of intestinal parasites. So therefore, with the days getting longer, and the temperatures getting warmer (maybe), we've decided to compile a series of articles in regards to spring parasite testing and prevention so that you and your pet can be better protected. Today we'll start with heartworm. Read Full Article
Great news! Our lab is now still offers a Heartworm Wellness Panel at a low cost. To find a bit more about this great deal, click here! Read Full Article
Grand Traverse Veterinary Hospital has launched a new online pharmacy Read Full Article