Archive for the ‘News & Events’ Category
In Alaska? Come to the Willow Dog Mushers Association Symposium to be held in Willow the weekend of October 1st. Dr. Tim will be there to discuss nutrition in the sled dog. Lance Mackey will be the featured speaker and will be showcasing the movie about him called “The Great Alone.” read more
There is a disease in some Doberman Pinschers that can be undetected until too late called Occult Cardiomyopathy. Let’s learn a bit about it.
Occult cardiomyopathy (OC) is a slowly progressive heart muscle
disease that results in abnormal heart rhythms (arrhythmias)
in Doberman pinschers. read more
Diabetes mellitus (DM) in the dog. What the heck is it.
DM in the dog happens arises when the pancreas gland does not produce enough insulin which is the hormone that allows many tissues of the body to utilize blood sugar. As insulin levels fall the
blood sugar becomes elevated which leads to a myriad of side effects. read more
Ever heard of Flyball? It is quite a sport that teams of dogs compete in and Dr. Tim’s is actually sponsoring the NAFA (North American Flyball Association) National Championships in Indianapolis, Indiana this year to be held October 7-9th. read more
Corn cobs can be a serious threat to the health of your dog when eaten. Let’s learn why. read more
Soon, Glacier will be available across the country. Currently available in Alaska.
Diabetes in the cat, something we see all too frequently at the hospital. Can we get ahead of this disease? Yes, we can-it’s all about the weight. read more
Blastomycosis is a fungal disease that we see about once a month here in Marquette, Michigan and early detection is the key to beating this dreaded disease. Let’s learn a bit about it. read more
What is urinary incontinence mean for a dog? We see this at the hospital regularly, primarily in older female dogs that are leaving wet spots all over the house where they slept. Let’s learn. read more
Toxoplasmosis is an infection you can get from a microscopic parasite called Toxoplasma gondii. Although the infection generally causes a mild, symptomless illness in people with healthy immune systems, it’s risky during pregnancy because the parasite may infect the placenta and your unborn baby. read more