Is Your Pet Ready For The Summer?

  If your pet spends time in the great outdoors, you may not give much thought to who shares that space with them but you should. Wild animals; such as deer, coyotes, skunks, bats, squirrels, and raccoons,  can pose a serious threat as they can carry a variety of diseases that can be transmitted to pets and people.   Listed…
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Heartworm Prevention for Dogs and Cats

What are heartworms? Heartworms can cause a serious disease and can sometimes be fatal in both dogs AND cats.  The good news is its 100% preventable. These are worm-like parasites that live within the heart and lungs.  They are transmitted to our pets by mosquitos. In the south east it is recommended to prevent heartworms…
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Santa’s Success!

Thank you everyone who came out to see Santa and make a donation to Campus Cats! With your help the Animal Wellness Center of Athens successfully raised over $500 dollars for this local rescue group. With this money, stray or feral cats will be able to be spayed / neutered, vaccinated, and given food and…
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Time for Pet Pictures with Santa!

It’s that time of year again! Santa is coming to town! We know it’s early, but the big man wanted to make sure all your holiday cards got sent out on time! Thus, Santa has agree to a pre Thanksgiving photo shoot for you and your furry family members! Santa and his helpers will be…
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Supporting Local Veterinarian Vs. Shopping Online

In our 24-7 world of instant gratification sometimes the smallest of tasks can seem burdensome. Online stores offer the convenience of shopping for flea, tick and heartworm medications without leaving the house or changing out of your pjs. But there are other conveniences your veterinarian can offer that online pharmacies can’t contend with. The advantage…
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Spays & Neuters Prevent More Than Puppies and Kittens!

When your pet is spayed or neutered the benefits of the procedure go beyond the burden of an unwanted litter. From helping to curb unwanted behavioral issues to reducing or eliminating the risk of certain cancers and infection. Spaying / neutering your pet can help improve their quality of life in more ways than one….
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Check out Dr. Dodds Interview!

Did you get a chance to check out the Flagpole’s 2017 Pet issue? If you did you may have noticed a familiar face featured in the article, ” Three Athens Vets Tell Flagpole What Their Job Is Really Like.” We’re proud to have had our very own Dr. Angela Dodd featured in this candid article…
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Your Pet’s Dental Health: It’s Not All about the Chompers

What’s better than kisses from our furry family? Kisses that don’t smell like you have a dragon beast instead of a cute fluffy friend!  Unfortunately, dental health is something that often gets overlooked until it’s undeniably an issue. But it’s important to remember that poor dental health can lead to problems beyond missing teeth. A…
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Happy Mew Year!

Whether you’re making a new year’s resolution to lose a few pounds or to do more charity work why not make it a family endeavor and include your furry family members? After all, you’ll be more likely to stick to your New Year’s resolution when you have a buddy to motivate you! If your resolution…
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