Michigan City Animal Hospital is heavily involved in the community helping to support our police, zoo, students, and more. To this end, we are enrolled in the Veterinary Care Charitable Fund, a program of the American Veterinary Medical Foundation (AVMF).

If you would like to learn more about the AVMF or help us provide care for a future animal in need, please visit our Donation page. All donations are tax deductible.

Thank You to our Local Police

Here at Michigan City Animal Hospital we strive to help our community anyway possible especially when it comes to service animals. The Michigan City Police Department recently put out a press release asking for community help. Due to unfortunate circumstances, the handler for K9 Officer Axel is unable to continue being his handler. A new…

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Conclusion of the 34 Dogs Rescued

I have been reflecting on all that occurred with the 35 hoarded dogs in the Michigan City home a few weeks ago (July 31, 2018). I want to again thank everyone who helped: the Michigan City dog warden and volunteers, the Michigan City Police Department, the Michigan City Fire Department, the staffs of the Michiana…

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Reuniting Wildlife

Some days it seems like all the veterinarians in LaPorte County and Michigan send us their request for wildlife orphan care. We always get excited when we can fix them up and quickly release them in the first few days or week. We want to share two such examples we were able to celebrate at…

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Petey’s Miracle

At about eight months old, Petey was abandoned at the Michiana Humane Society one night in May, 2014. This pitbull had a severe skin and eye infection. Dr. Bailey and Dr. Fairchild diagnosed Petey with Demodectic mange and began treatment. Some demodex mites are normal in the skin at the hair follicle but when a…

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Washington Park Zoo

Dr. Bailey provides medical care to many of the animals at the Washington Park Zoo. Our registered technicians enjoy having the opportunity to work with such beautiful animals. A Brief History of Washington Park Zoo In 1928, a retired circus bear named “Jake” grew unhappy and missed the attention of the public. His trainer became…

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