Longer, Happier Lives

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Puppy and Kitten Care

There is no more special time in the life of your pet than those first few weeks. In addition to proper immunizations and medical care, we help you reach the important milestones of housetraining, managing common behavior issues, and raising a healthy pet.

At Morris Animal Hospital, we offer a four week class for puppies 8 to 16 weeks of age. This is a great way to help your puppy learn good manners and healthy social skills. Click here to learn more about our puppy classes!
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Pain Management

At Morris Animal Hospital, alleviating pain and suffering is central to our practice philosophy. Be assured that your pet will be treated with appropriate pain medications during any medical or surgical stay, and that pain medication for use at home is always available.
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Nutrition Counseling

Almost half of the pets in this country are overweight or obese. These pets have an increased risk of cardiovascular disease, bone and joint injury, diabetes, and a host of other medical problems that can dramatically decrease your pet’s overall life span and limit his or her quality of life. We offer comprehensive nutrition evaluation and counseling to help you optimize your pet’s weight, and to help your pet live a happier and healthier life.
Nutritional Assessment Form
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Behavior Counseling

We offer in-depth consultations for problem behaviors such as house-soiling, separation anxiety, unruly and destructive behaviors, aggression, and more. Behavior consultations are scheduled with Dr. Julie Morris, who has been providing this service to the community for over twenty years.   Consultations generally last about 90 minutes.  Follow up appointments are sometimes necessary.  It is best if all interested parties attend the session, though you may wish to leave young children at home.  Please bring your pet with you.

Please note: Because behavioral consultations require us to set aside a large block of time in order to properly assess and treat your pet, we require pre-payment in order to schedule your appointment. In addition, completed behavior consultation forms must be submitted 72 hours prior to a scheduled appointment.

Ready to schedule?  Please fill out the behavior consultation form below and then give us a call at (574) 271-1909 and we’ll schedule your appointment! 
Behavior Consultation Form

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Dermatology & Diseases of the Ear

Skin and ear problems affect a great number of pets. Our doctors have special training and equipment, such as a Video Otoscope, to help provide relief for your pet while educating and involving you in managing these conditions.
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