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Update: How We’re Responding to the Increased Demand for Veterinary Care

“What do you mean the next regular appointment is in three weeks? My pet is sick. Why can’t I be seen today?” Sound familiar? These are good questions and deserve an answer. Why are appointments in such short supply? Answers such as workflow changes due to COVID restrictions can only explain part of the problem. […]

We Have New Phones!

To improve our service, we have updated our phone system. As a result, the only number we can be reached at is (517) 546-1340. Please remove all other numbers in your phone that are associated with us including those ending in -2618 and -0926. Thank you for your patience as we learn how to use […]

NEW Telemedicine Service

Now for a small fee of $25 for 10 minutes, clients can speak with a doctor to answer all of their pet related questions. How it works: Give us a call with your question, we will take your credit card information and then connect you with a doctor as soon as one is available. We […]

COVID-19 Hospital Procedures

As of March 29th, Howell Animal Hospital is open to all appointments. We are continuing to operate at our regular hours of business. However, our updated COVID-19 hospital procedures will remain the same. The number of staff at the hospital has been minimized to reduce potential exposure. Because of this, we appreciate your patience as […]

Coronavirus in Animals

Overview  Coronavirus can be found in many species of animals including cats, dogs and horses. It causes different symptoms in each kind of animal and is not spread between different species. This means that an infected dog can spread the disease to another dog but cannot do so to cats or people.  Dogs In dogs, […]

Pocket Pets and Farm Animals!

Did you know that in addition to dogs and cats, Dr Fosdick will see some pocket pets, including ferrets, Guinea pigs, hamsters, rats and mice?  She will also see poultry, pigs and goats!

New Ultrasound

We have now added a new ultrasound to our practice. This allows for better image quality and detail for small animal and equine reproduction, musculoskeletal and abdomen.

Canine Influenza

There have been 70 confirmed cases of Canine Influenza in the State of Michigan, 6 in Livingston County. A vaccine is available, please contact our office for more information. Canine Influenza: Pet Owners’ Guide

West Nile Virus Update

It is not too late! West Nile Virus is in Livingston County. A horse in the Fowlerville area died from it July 21, 2017. Please update your horse’s vaccine if they were last vaccinated over 12 months ago against West Nile Virus.