From Dr. Mac’s Desk: Dixie

Meet Dixie! This little girl was brought in by a local rescue group after they were contacted by the Spalding County Animal Shelter. Unbelievably, her previous owner attempted to crop her ears with kitchen shears. As you can see from her picture, her poor ears have been disfigured and are now very infected. Otherwise, though, Dixie is [...]

By |2018-06-07T05:03:41+00:00December 14th, 2011|Daily Blog|

From Dr. Mac’s Desk: Zelda

  Around this time last year, Zelda came to see me for her annual check up. Her mom reported that she had vomited a couple of times over the two to three days prior to her visit. Her examination at that time was routine and an intestinal parasite test later revealed the presence of a parasite [...]

By |2011-12-09T16:26:20+00:00December 9th, 2011|Daily Blog|

From Dr. Vince’s Desk: Kobe

Kobe is a 6 year old Yorkie and he had to spend a lot of time with us this week. Kobe was bitten on the head by another dog on Sunday and was rushed to Southern Crescent Animal Emergency Clinic in Fayetteville. He suffered severe head trauma.  They did a fantastic job of stabilizing Kobe [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:14:07+00:00December 8th, 2011|Daily Blog|

From Dr. Mac’s Desk: Optimus

I met Optimus for the first time today after he woke up with severe lethargy, vomiting, and diarrhea this morning. His parents were extremely concerned about him as he seemed just fine when they picked him up from the breeder last night. In fact, Optimus was a present for his new mom whose birthday is tomorrow. Very worried but [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:14:15+00:00December 2nd, 2011|Daily Blog|

Pets and Holiday Foods Often Lead to Big Problems!

The Christmas holiday is one of great joy, family reunions and a lot of celebration.  But, for some pet loving families, this happy time of year quickly turns to sadness and distress because of a medical emergency.  Here are some very real stories of holiday emergencies and some tips on how to avoid a trip [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:14:17+00:00December 2nd, 2011|main-nav, News|

From Dr. Vince’s Desk: Izzy the Pit Bull Puppy

Izzy came rushing into our office this morning bleeding from her right rear leg.  Izzy is a 7 month old Pit Bull who was outside playing with her dog brothers and sister.  We are not sure what happened but something caused a 5 inch long laceration to her back leg, completely down to the bone.  [...]

By |2011-12-01T16:53:41+00:00December 1st, 2011|Daily Blog|

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