Category: General Health

Call Us Today! (706) 216-8387

Signs That Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

128

Our furry pals are very expressive, and are often quite good at communicating when they want treats or food. However, they aren’t as clear when it comes to letting on that they aren’t feeling well. In some cases, signs of injuries may be obvious. However, at other times, the clues may be more subtle. Read … Read More »

Protecting Your Dog From Heartworm

157

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 »

Preventing Thrush in Horses

191

One thing that strikes fear into the heart of many horse people is the term thrush. Thrush is a severe infection that affects the frog of the hoof. This painful condition can cause serious problems, including lameness. Although there is no way to be 100% sure your horse will never get thrush, there are some … Read More »

Keeping Your Cat Healthy

39

February is National Cat Health Month! While keeping kitties healthy is something we strive to do all year long, this is a great time to discuss Fluffy’s care needs. Our feline friends need more than food, water, and shelter to stay healthy! A local Dahlonega, GA vet discusses kitty care below. Nutrition All pet products … Read More »

Mites on Snakes

141

Snakes are very beautiful, and can make wonderful pets. They’re quiet, fascinating to watch, and don’t need much space. They’re also quite low maintenance: they don’t eat every day, so your only daily chores will be spot-cleaning the cage and giving your pet fresh water. However, just like any other animal, snakes can be afflicted … Read More »

/* */