Rabies is still around! Many wild animals, dogs and cats die every year in Georgia from this viral infection. So far this year, rabies has been confirmed in the Atlanta area in a dog, cat, raccoons and foxes. PLEASE KEEP YOUR PET UP TO DATE ON HIS OR HER RABIES VACCINE! Click here to go [...]
It’s a common occurrence…pet owners expressing feelings of frustration, helplessness and even despair from a single symptom. Their pets itch and scratch, itch and scratch - and it is not a flea problem! Although this may not seem like a big deal, these owners suffer through sleepless nights as their pets scratch and chew and lick, all in an attempt to get some needed relief. If it’s not fleas…what can this common problem be?
Most pet owners aren’t too concerned when their pets gobble down some grass, try to eat a bone or even grab the wrapper from a candy bar. But, when their tastes turn to gravel and rocks or even plastic toys, you might have a serious problem! Why do our pets try to eat such weird stuff?
Everyone loves the summertime! But our pets can also have it rough during the extremely hot weather. Here are a few tips and a video from The Animal Medical Clinic to help keep your pet cool this summer! 1. Heat stroke, also known as heat prostration, affects hundreds to thousands of dogs every year. 2. Since dogs [...]
Preventive care, along with proper training, is the key to raising a healthy and happy puppy. To prevent many life-threatening infectious diseases, puppies require a series of several vaccinations. In addition, treatment for very common parasites is routinely given. Please click on Puppy Vaccines and Preventive Care link on the left to see our recommended puppy preventive care schedule.
Most cats that eliminate outside of their litter box do so because something about the box bothers them. This is often either a problem with the litter (substrate preference or aversion) or the location of the box (location preference). This list of suggestions can help you correct elimination problems in your cat.
Preventive care, along with proper training, is the key to raising a healthy and happy kitten. To prevent many life-threatening infectious diseases, kittens require a series of several vaccinations. In addition, treatment for very common parasites is routinely given. Please click on Kitten Vaccines and Preventive Care link on the left to see our recommended kitten preventive care schedule.
Just like people, dogs and cats benefit from an annual check-up. Your dog or cat will be thoroughly examined in an attempt to find problems in their early stages so they may be addressed before they cause illness. During these appointments, we will also discuss which vaccinations will be necessary, recommend preventive measures against fleas and ticks, recommend needed dental care, and discuss proper weight management and nutrition.