Animal Ark Pet Hospital

3024 W. 12th St
Erie , PA 16505

(814)838-7387

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Parrot Nutrition

Long gone are the days when it was considered appropriate to feed pet parrots nothing but seeds and human food. Seeds are essentially junk food for birds. They ...

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Ticks: Arthropod Parasites

Ticks are skin parasites that feed on the blood of their hosts.  Ticks like motion, warm temperatures from body heat, and the carbon dioxide exhaled by mammals, ...

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Outfoxing the Foxtail

foxtail large Colin Chaves Photo courtesy of Dr. Colin Chaves This incredibly large foxtail (dubbed "King Foxtail") was brought into the clinic in a lab's ...

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Lick Granuloma

Lick granuloma (acral lick granuloma, acral lick dermatitis) is a common, stubborn skin disease that is directly caused by the dog licking an area of the body, ...

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Canine influenza expert calls for better border protection

As the H3N2 strain of canine influenza circulates beyond Chicago, Illinois and spreads to other Midwestern states — Wisconsin and Indiana among them — one exper ...

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Five Top Tips for Surviving or Avoiding the Veterinary ER

I’m the guy you don’t want to meet in the middle of the night. I am not a mugger, a thief, or a cat burglar. I am an emergency veterinarian. Most of my interac ...

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