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8 Situations Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

8 Situations Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

When your pet is ill or injured, you probably spring into a panic, thinking your four-legged friend is in dire need of veterinary care. However, while some scenarios are true emergencies, not all medical conditions need immediate treatment and can wait until the next...

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5 Heartworm Myths Debunked

5 Heartworm Myths Debunked

Here are 5 common heartworm myths in honor of National Heartworm Awareness Month. We understand that heartworm disease can be quite confusing, but our team is here to set the record straight.  Myth: Heartworm disease is not a serious concern Truth: Heartworm disease...

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What to Do if Your Pet Eats a Poison

What to Do if Your Pet Eats a Poison

March is National Pet Poison Prevention Month, and we want to help you to brush up on the steps to take if your furry pal has been in contact with a potentially toxic substance. Here is what you should do in five simple steps.   Step 1: Find the potential toxin’s...

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4 Household Items That Are Toxic to Pets

4 Household Items That Are Toxic to Pets

It's Pet Poison Prevention Month, and if you own a pet, you'll want to know about these items you probably have sitting around your home that could prove to be fatal for your pet.  Drugs. Have a headache? Pop a Tylenol. But if your pet accidentally gets into some of...

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What Are Anal Glands?

What Are Anal Glands?

Have you ever smelled an horrendous fishy odor from your four-legged friend’s hind end? This could be a sign that they are suffering from anal gland issues. Our team has answered some frequently asked questions about your furry friend's anal glands.   What are...

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The Hidden Dangers at Dog Parks

The Hidden Dangers at Dog Parks

Dog parks seem wonderful places for your pooch to stretch their legs and make new canine friends, but they hold a host of hidden dangers. Our team has put together this list of hidden dangers that you might not know about at your dog park.   #1: Canine...

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10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

10 Warning Signs of Cancer in Pets

With pets living longer than ever, there’s a higher risk of cancer development in old age. But, by knowing the cancer warning signs, you can quickly detect abnormalities. Here are ten cancer signs to watch for in your pet. #1: Abnormal or rapidly growing swellings...

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Snow and Cold Weather Safety for Cats and Dogs

Snow and Cold Weather Safety for Cats and Dogs

As winter continues to bring freezing temperatures to Burton, MI, your pet may experience some cold weather discomfort. Despite their fur coat, pets are as susceptible to cold and snow as people and can quickly succumb to frostbite, hypothermia, and other...

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Halloween Safety Tips for your Pets

Halloween Safety Tips for your Pets

The first thing to know about Halloween is that it breaks your pets’ routine – and they hate that. If you keep that in mind as you plan your celebration you'll be much happier, said Julie Bank, president and CEO of Pasadena Humane Society and SPCA, California. "Dogs...

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What is Limber Tail Syndrome in Dogs?

What is Limber Tail Syndrome in Dogs?

Limber tail syndrome in dogs When your dog is happy, his tail is likely wagging. When he’s feeling threatened or aggressive, it might be rigid. When he’s scared, he could tuck it between his hind legs. His tail helps him stay balanced when he’s moving around on land,...

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AEH is staffed with a doctor after-hours Monday through Friday and 24 hours on weekends and Holidays.

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1148 E. Bristol Rd.

Burton, MI 48529

Contact Info

Phone: (810) 238-7557
Sunday-Saturday: Open 24 Hours

Having an emergency?

If you are concerned about any symptoms that your pet may be experiencing, please call (810) 238-7557. We recommend that all concerns warrant an exam and consultation with a veterinarian.