We will soon be THE ONLY Veterinary Hospital in the entire state of Michigan where ALL of our staff members are Officially Fear Free Certified!
We believe in AND practice the philosophy as Dr. Sophia Yin’s Low Stress Handling, and Dr. Marty Becker Fear Free Veterinary Practices.
You & Your Pet Will Love Our Fear Free Animal Hospital
Imagine this. You’re grabbed out of your home, stuffed into a box, thrown in a car, and driven to a location where you’re left in a strange room. It’s a room with weird smells, scary sounds that sporadically pierce through the walls, and eerie figures wandering about. You don’t know why the human you once trusted brought you, but you’re not sure you should trust her to help you now. We can look like monsters to them.
We’re Flexible & Compassionate So Your Pet’s Vet Visit is Low Stress
Veterinary visits with a pet that have been stressed previously may take a little more time or require more than one visit to accomplish what we want. But we will do everything we can to help your pet feel comfortable. Counter conditioning is a safe and fun method we use so the pet is not stressed while here which has been used successfully to treat some pets that we were not able to handle at the time of the first visit.
Our overall focus is keeping the patient both comfortable and feeling safe. It’s about helping pets to be healthier and happier while forming a great relationship with both patients and client.
Ask us how we can make your overall experience better! 313-882-3026
Most pets are afraid of getting their nails trimmed.
One bad experience can sometimes make it impossible to trim them.
At our practice we focus on making them comfortable with the process without stress.
Preparing Cats for a Feline-Friendly Veterinary Visit
Handling scared cats can be tricky, which is why it's essential for cat owners to learn how to keep cats feeling comfortable and safe.
Providing good health care, especially preventive health care, can allow your cats to have longer, more comfortable lives.
However, this cannot happen unless they see the veterinarian for needed care. Many cats dislike going to the veterinarian, and that starts with the difficulty of getting the cat into the carrier.
If we can make this step easier, the entire veterinary visit is usually less stressful.
CLICK HERE for tips to make your cat more comfortable for the veterinary visit.
We are a Proud member of the American Association of Feline Practitioners and have been certified as a Cat Friendly Practice. We do our very best to make sure your feline friend is comfortable and happy while here with us. We utilize a variety of gentle techniques and calming aids to help your cat feel safe at our hospital whether its a short check up or a hospital stay your cat will feel right at home.
Our Low Stress Handling and Fear Free techniques are so impressive we will be featured at the 2017 Michigan Veterinary Conference put on by the Michigan Veterinary Medical Association
So Much More Than a Pet Clinic: We Care About All Aspects of Your Pet’s Life
Sometimes your pets can be overwhelming and you are not sure how to correct training and behavioral issues at home, which can leave you frustrated and even feeling helpless. At Harvey Animal Hospital, our staff can help to empower you to take back control and create a more loving and controlled home life for your family, and your pet. For those pets requiring extensive behavioral therapy, we can can help! Dr. Coll has a special interest in Animal Behavior and Training Techniques. We can work with you and your pet to help modify unwanted behaviors.
We can discuss any concerns during your visit.
Make an appointment today!
In loving memory of a wonderful veterinarian that will be greatly missed!
Dr. Sophia Yin was a veterinarian, animal behaviorist, author, and international expert on Low Stress Handling. Her “pet-friendly” techniques for animal handling and behavior modification has shaped the new standard of care for veterinarians and pet care professionals