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Hug Your Hound Day

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There’s a pretty ‘pawesome’ holiday around the corner: September 13th is Hug Your Hound Day! Of course, we love dogs of all shapes and sizes, and encourage all of you to hug your canine buddies. That said, this is a great time to put hound dogs in the spotlight. They haven’t gotten a whole lot … Read More »

Posted In Dog Care, General Care

Teaching Fido to Swim

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Do you enjoy swimming? This is a great way for you and your pup to cool off on a hot day. Many of our canine patients also enjoy the water. Swimming can actually be great for dogs. It offers a wonderful, low-impact workout, which will help keep Fido healthy. However, swimming doesn’t always come naturally … Read More »

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Pet Fire Prevention Day

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Today, July 15th, is National Pet Fire Safety Day. House fires are one of the most dangerous—not to mention terrifying—things people can experience. This is one area where an ounce of prevention can be worth several pounds of cure! Here, a Dahlonega, GA vet offers some pet fire prevention tips. Gas Knobs Do you have … Read More »

Keeping a Senior Dog Active

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Have you noticed your dog slowing down lately? It can be a bit of a shock to realize that your pet is approaching his golden years. Fido will always be the same adorable, loving companion as always. In fact, you may find that you really enjoy your canine buddy’s golden years. Senior dogs often develop … Read More »

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Pet Appreciation Week

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Pet Appreciation Week Starts June 7th. If there has ever been a time to appreciate our animal companions, it’s now. The last few months have been extremely trying! Pets have been there for us through it all, offering unconditional love and, of course, lots of cuddles. Here, a Dahlonega, GA vet lists some things you … Read More »

Protecting Your Dog From Heartworm

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April is Heartworm Awareness Month. Heartworms may not be the most pleasant topic for us to discuss, but it is important to know what they are, and why they are so dangerous. A Dahlonega, GA vet discusses heartworms in this article. Basics Heartworms are certainly aptly named. They inhabit dogs’ hearts, as well as their … Read More »

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