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Welcome Dr. Nadia Roehrig!

We have a new addition to the CCAH family! We are so excited to welcome Dr. Nadia Roehrig to Compassionate Care Animal Hospital. Dr. Nadia Roehrig graduated veterinary school from Michigan State University in 2014.  Since graduation, she has practiced both general and emergency veterinary medicine.  Her special interests include education in preventative and behavioral…

What you need to know about Canine Influenza or the Dog Flu

Do you know enough about the Canine Influenza Virus (CIV or Dog Flu) to keep your dog safe? Here are some basic facts to help determine if your dog is at risk of infection: What is the dog flu? The dog flu (CIV) is NOT a gastrointestinal illness. It is a highly contagious respiratory infection that is…

CCAH is Two Years Old!

Compassionate Care Animal Hospital turns 2 years old on February 4, 2017! Two years ago, CCAH opened its doors and set out to change the way clients and patients experience veterinary care. We are so grateful for your continued and consistent support. We truly could not ask for better clients or patients. Thank you for…

What is “bloat” (also known as Gastric Dilatation Volvulus or Gastric Torsion)?

Would you know if your dog developed a life-threatening condition requiring immediate treatment? Zelda was at a boarding facility while her family was out of the country. Her caretakers recognized the signs of “bloat” and rushed her to CCAH. Because of their swift action, CCAH staff, and Dr. Kemner’s experience and surgical skills, Zelda recovered…

Why vet visits really help aging pets…it’s not what you think

Patters has been an important, loving member of her family since she was a puppy. Over the years, she has grown with the children and matured into a sweet senior dog. She is cherished more and more by the day. She has loved her family unconditionally for over a decade. Patters recently celebrated her 14th…

Does my pet have dental disease and pain?

February is National Pet Dental Health Month. Dental health is a huge part of a pet’s overall health. Dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems, which is why annual comprehensive oral exams are so important for your pet. Periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition occurring in adult dogs and…

Muzzles as a Fear Free Tool

Fear Free exams involve a multi-modal approach – including preparation at home, hospital procedures, hospital environment, medical team training, tools, and even medications. Every patient has unique needs when visiting a veterinary clinic. Some respond to voice and meeting new humans, while others need time, distance, and a lot of treats to feel at ease….

A “sticky” situation for two dogs…

Dogs love sticks. They love fetching them, running with them, and chewing them. But, as we all know, the things we love can occasionally be bad for our health. Unfortunately, this is particularly true with dogs and their beloved sticks. Take, for example, Red and Belle – whose stories we think will really “stick” with…

Does my senior pet need special care?

Do you know if your pet is a senior? Do you know that seniors have special needs? Dogs are considered seniors between 7 and 8 years of age (larger breeds age faster), while cats are considered seniors between 10 and 11 years old. Our pets’ health needs change with age. Just as with humans, with…

Announcing Fear Free Certification for Dr. Forbes

Can you imagine telling your dog, “Let’s go to the vet!” and seeing her tail wag? Or not having to pry your cat out from under the bed when he sees the cat carrier? This is our goal at Compassionate Care Animal Hospital. We use a fear free approach to veterinary care, a new initiative…

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