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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 »

Preventing Thrush in Horses

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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 »

Colic In Horses

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As you may know, the word ‘colic’ tends to strike fear into the heart of any horse owner. This painful gastrointestinal issue is one of the most common—and one of the most deadly—issues our equine friends face. A Dahlonega, GA vet discusses this dangerous health issue in this article. Signs Signs of colic can vary … Read More »

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