Pet Crossing Animal Hospital & Dental Clinic is accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association. Established in 1933, AAHA is the only accrediting body for small animal hospitals in the U.S. and Canada.
Pet Crossing is now text enabled! Text us anytime with questions, food & medication orders, or appointment requests. Just send a text message to (952) 884-8248 and one of our client care coordinators will assist you!
Pet Crossing was featured in a FOX9.com article on July 7th about our role as a safe haven for pets of domestic abuse survivors!
For nearly 20 years, Pet Crossing Animal Hospital of Bloomington has partnered with a Twin Cities women’s shelter, providing a safe haven for pets of domestic abuse survivors. According to Dr. Kate Knutson, they agree to care for the pets until the owner is back on their feet.
“It takes one huge emotional thing off their plate so they can work on getting themselves back together,” says Knutson.
To all of my Pet Crossing Friends and Family,
I will be heading back to Michigan this weekend. This was my last summer as a student worker. In less than a week I will begin year three of my veterinary education. This year marks my transition into the clinical phase of my education. Which means I no longer have summer breaks. I want to take this time to say thank you for giving me the opportunity to be a part of your fur kid’s health care team. Over the past 9+ years I learned so much and will be forever grateful. You have helped mold and shape a veterinary professional. So thank you! I have enjoyed working and learning with you and your families over the years. I have watch so many of you retire, take new jobs, welcome new family members both two legged and four. I have cried with and celebrated with you. I am so humbled and thankful for all of the opportunities. Thank you for letting me bedazzle your furry family members with pearl necklaces, glitter nail polish and bows over the years.
Let’s not forget to mention many of you have supported my efforts to save every stray cat found in Michigan! You have come up for play dates, kitten parties and snuggles to help make model “Kittizens”. Again, I thank you. I will be back to Pet Crossing for a few of my clinical rotations. Hopefully I will get to see you.
Jamie Lynn Solgat, B.S.
Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Candidate C/O 2019
Michigan State University College of Veterinary Medicine
Pet Crossing is now the proud owner of a Xoran VetCAT CT high-tech medical imaging scanner! This non-invasive advanced scanner allows us to produce 3D x-ray images of your pet’s anatomy right in our own hospital for faster diagnosis and treatment.
You can view a video from Xoran Technologies of the VetCAT CT scanner in action here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rWa_wClgrVo&feature=youtu.be
This is very exciting news, especially as there is only one other veterinary practice that has this advanced CT scanner available for their clients. We’re so excited to be able to provide gold standard, advanced diagnostics to our patients!
Pet Obesity: Causes, effects and how to fix it
Dr. Kate Knutson was interviewed on Fox 9 in May about pet obesity. The interview was followed up with a live question and answer session. We encourage our clients to watch these videos and read Dr. K’s comments on pet obesity and how it affects your pet’s health and lifespan.
The interview and text transcript of Dr. K’s comments can be viewed on the Fox 9 website here: http://www.fox9.com/news/251810747-story
The recorded video from the live question and answer session can be viewed on Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/fox9kmsp/videos/10155279454239138/
Pet Crossing is a Cat Friendly Practice. We follow the standards set by the American Association of Feline Practitioners. “The AAFP is dedicated to advancing the field of feline medicine and surgery by setting the standards of feline care through the publication of practice guidelines, position statements, and by providing continuing education.” “In the United States, there are millions more owned cats than owned dogs, yet cats visit veterinarians less frequently than dogs. Contributing to the decrease in cat visits is the stress associated with getting the cat to the veterinary practice and owners who are unaware of the need for wellness and preventive care. The Cat Friendly Practice program provides a solution to this trend.”
Pets Matter, brought to you by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA), is now a blog! Check for articles and updates on things such as pet food recalls, health, you and your vet and seasonal pet issues.
The Pet Nutrition Alliance is helping to raise awareness about the importance of proper nutrition in the lives of our pets. Discover this resource for both vets and pets!
VetSource offers home delivery of medications and supplements. Check out the Pet Crossing VetSource web page.
Petly is your pet’s story in one place! It’s fun, it’s yours, and best of all, it’s free. Photos, health information, appointment reminders and much more!
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