From Dr. Mac’s Desk: Itchy Dogs, Part I: Atopy

This is Kona. Kona has been really itchy lately. She spends almost all of her time licking and chewing her paws, abdomen, and hindlegs. Over time, her skin has become red, swollen, and scabbed, and despite frequent bathing, she always gives off a foul odor. As you can imagine, this has been really frustrating for [...]

By |2012-01-26T19:46:33+00:00January 26th, 2012|Daily Blog|

From Dr. Keenan’s Desk: Sophie Beats Parvo!

Sophie is a 9 week old Pomeranian puppy we took care of last week.  She weighs all of 1 & 1/2 pounds and came in to our Fairburn office last week because she was not eating and had vomiting and diarrhea.  Sophie had yet to receive her first puppy vaccinations so Dr. John Keenan was [...]

By |2018-06-06T09:58:51+00:00January 23rd, 2012|Daily Blog|

Helping the Fayette County Humane Society

"Life is Great!  Pets Make it Better!" -- The Animal Medical Clinics of Peachtree City and Fairburn recently presented the Fayette County Humane Society with a check for over $1,000 raised from the sale of t-shirts at their clinics.  Drs. Jeff Richardson and Vince Obsitnik presented the donation to Karen Arkin, Sharon Marchisello, and Stephanie [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:13:34+00:00January 12th, 2012|News|

From Dr. Jeff’s Desk: Bonnie

Bonnie and Lageita Meet Bonnie.  She is about 6 years old.  Bonnie is a Schipperke who unfortunately spent the first 5 1/2 years of her life as a breeding dog at a Missouri puppy mill.  She was dumped at a shelter in Missouri 3 months ago but fortunately she was rescued by a [...]

By |2018-06-04T09:13:42+00:00January 6th, 2012|Daily Blog|

From Dr. Mac’s Desk: Hershey

I first met Hershey when his new family brought him in for his first puppy visit. Right away, I had some concerns due to his pale, tacky gums, bloated abdomen, and lethargic demeanor. After a thorough exam, I administered subcutaneous fluids to help with dehydration and dewormers to begin to treat the severe intestinal parasitism I [...]

By |2012-01-05T16:57:45+00:00January 5th, 2012|Daily Blog|

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