Fleas in the Winter?

With all the craziness of the holiday season it’s sometimes hard to remember even the most routine tasks with regard to pet health. Often times the number one treatment we see being neglected this time of year is flea, tick and heartworm prevention. Whether it’s because of a busy schedule or an overloaded, overlooked calendar,…
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Giving Thanks

In the spirit of Thanksgiving we here at Animal Wellness Center of Athens would like to take a minute and thank you for your support, confidence, and for allowing us to care for your cherished fur babies be they big, small, old or young! While we embark on the start of the holiday season and…
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Stuff The Turkey Not Your Pet!

One of the biggest difficulties facing pet owners during the holiday season is their tendency to equate food with love. It’s only natural to want to share your delicious holiday feast with your dear friends and family (fur babies included of course).  But it’s important to remember that there are lots of sneaky ingredients contained in…
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Holiday Fundraiser Success!

To all of our holiday fundraiser participants, promoters, and enthusiasts,   Thank you for a magical day and a wonderful fundraising experience. We are so happy and grateful to have had so many people from our community came out to help us help two  great non profit animal organizations.  Together we were able to raise…
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Pet Pictures with Santa

Have you heard about our pet pictures with Santa event this Saturday Nov. 5th? We’re putting on a Holiday fundraiser to benefit both Campus Cats and Pup & Cat Co.! Photo’s will be taken by a professional photographer in exchange for a donation of pet supplies (food, kitty litter, toys, treats, carriers, etc.) or a monetary…
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Keep Your Furry Friends Safe this Howl-O-Ween!

Imagine how scary Halloween would be if you didn’t know what was going on or why. Scary noises, flashing lights, and spooky costumes can make for a terrible night if you’re a dog or a cat on Halloween. Here’s a few tips to help alleviate their anxiety and ensure their safety throughout the festivities. Keep…
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Don’t Get Rattled in Athens Georgia

Thousands of pets are bitten in the US each year by venomous snakes and the majority of these are pit vipers which include copperheads, water moccasins, and rattlesnakes.  In Athens, Georgia, we have no shortage of all three.  Although rattlesnakes appear to be the most dangerous of the group, any snake bite should be considered…
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Animal Wellness Center of Athens Hosts Senior Veterinary Students from UGA

  Athens veterinarians, Dr. Angela Dodd and Dr.Lisa Stacy have hosted several senior student externs from the UGA College of Veterinary Medicine at their new practice, Animal Wellness Center of Athens.  As UGA alumni, both are honored to have the opportunity to help guide the hands and shape the minds of the next generation of…
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New Veterinary Clinic AWC Athens Opens!

The new veterinary clinic, Animal Wellness Center of Athens, with Dr. Angela Dodd and Dr. Lisa Stacy, is now open in Athens, GA! We are busy making the new space lovely for pets and their families and can’t wait to see you here! Please come by, leave us a message or visit our Facebook page….
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