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    COVID-19 Action Plan

    Mar 14 2020

    We all need to do our part to minimize risk and exposure to coronavirus by using “social distancing” whenever possible. As a medical facility, Kimball Animal Hospital knows this very…

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    Step Away from the Clippers

    Aug 12 2019

    It took long enough, but warm weather has finally settled in.  Invariably, now that the mercury has risen, I will have an owner (or three or twenty) want to get…

  • What is Fear Free Certification and Why is it Important?

    Jun 04 2019

    Bringing your pet to the veterinarian can be stressful, for your pet and also for yourself. Whether your pet is sick or just fearful in general, the whole experience can…

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    IT’S TOO HOT. period.

    Jul 26 2017

    We’ve all been made aware of the dangers of leaving pets in a car during warm weather. However, every year we still have patients rushed through our doors after they’ve…

  • When is it more than just a bump?

    Jun 06 2017

    Next to spays, neuters, and dentals, a “lumpectomy” (from the Greek –ectomy meaning to cut out, and the English slang lump- meaning… lump.) is one of the most common surgical…

  • A Barrel of No Fun

    Apr 11 2017

    Several years ago, I saw a St. Bernard puppy named Barrel.  Now, this wasn’t his actual name.  His name has been changed to maintain patient anonymity.  Mostly because this was…

  • Strummer Rivas

    Mar 24 2017

    I’d like to thank whoever originally had him and then left him on the street. Then the people who found him and gave him his first real home. Also, the…

  • Admiral Ikey Von Wigglebutt, “Ike”

    Mar 24 2017

    Ike was rescued from Michigan Animal Rescue League when he was 3 months old. He was supposed to just be a foster pup in our home, but the minute his…

  • We’ve gone to the dogs!

    Mar 11 2017

    [vc_column_text]We’ve got some super talented new team members here at Kimball Animal Hospital. I was thinking to myself the other day, “Hey! They haven’t been properly introduced to our clients!”…

  • Oh How Soon We Forget

    Feb 15 2017

    [vc_column_text]Everybody always forgets what it’s like to have a puppy.  It’s like being one of those particular drivers every Michigan winter seems to forget that it snows, and subsequently, how to drive. …