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  • Tips For Dog Bite Prevention

    A common misconception is that the breed of dog determines the likelihood of getting bit. It is more dependent on the individual history and behavior of the pet. The case with most dog bites are they almost always are preventable. Dogs can feel the need to bite for a handful of reasons. Similar as you […]

  • Important Update Regarding Phone Service for 1/7/18

    Please note that we are experiencing issues today with our phone lines due to an area outage, we have a temporary contact number of (586) 444-7072. Please reach out to us at this number to speak with a team member at our location. We also have our sister locations available for phone calls at (586) […]

  • People, Pets, & Vets

    Our practice group will be participating with People, Pets, & Vets on Saturday, November 5th from 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.! The event is taking place at the Macomb Community College Center Campus: 44575 Garfield Road, Clinton Township, Michigan 48038 People, Pets, and Vets is a free educational event where people can meet local veterinarians and pet […]

  • Fourth of July Holiday Hours

    We want to wish our clients and patients a safe and Happy Holiday for the Fourth of July! Please note the following holidays hours for the hospital: Friday, July 1st 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Saturday, July 2nd 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Sunday, July 3rd – 8:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Monday, July 4th […]

  • Common Household Toxins

      Many people are already aware that chocolate is toxic to dogs and cats, but there are many more common items you may have in your house that are safe for people, but not for our pets!   Around the House: Many over the counter medications that we commonly use on ourselves can be dangerous […]

  • Radiography

    What is radiography? Radiography is the use of x-rays to take images for diagnostic purposes. When is radiography used? Radiography can be used to examine bones for fractures or other abnormalities, but is also very useful for evaluating internal organ systems for abnormalities.  For example, in coughing animals radiographs can help differentiate between infection, heart […]

  • Endoscopy

    What is endoscopy? An endoscope is a camera that is used to look directly inside tubular organs or body cavities When is endoscopy used? At Parkway we have a rigid endoscope which is used for imaging within more superficial body cavities, such as the cloaca (birds/reptiles), coelom (reptiles), or vulva (dogs).  

  • Ultrasound

    What is ultrasound? Ultrasound is a diagnostic imaging tool that allows us to look within tissues. How is ultrasound different from x-rays? X-rays show the overall size and appearance of organs and body structures, but ultrasound can show us the internal structures.  Often abnormalities found on x-rays will be investigated further using ultrasound. What animals […]

  • Echocardiography

    What is echocardiography? Echocardiography is ultrasound of the heart.  It is used to evaluate the internal structures of the heart and flow of blood through the chambers.   How is an echo different from x-rays? X-rays can show the overall size of the heart, but do not show these internal structures.  So in animals with […]

  • Dental Procedures

    Paying attention to your pet’s dental needs is a very important part of their overall health.  Bad breath is much more than just being unpleasant for you to smell, it usually signifies plaque and tartar build up, and often dental disease.  Even without the tell-tale bad breath, there could be significant, and potentially harmful, changes […]

  • Good Luck In Vermont Dr. Lee!

      The Parkway team will be saying good bye to Dr. Lee in June as she and her husband move on to new adventures in Vermont. We wish Dr. Lee the best of luck in the future and hope to have her come back to us in Michigan once they have their fill of the […]

  • Cancer and Chemotherapy

    Cancer is a frightening diagnosis for any pet owner to receive. It carries with it many thoughts and experiences that carry over from human medicine. In veterinary medicine it can be a very complex diagnosis to work through and formulate the best treatment plan for your pet. The first step is to arrive at the […]