Category: General Health

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Taking Fido to Barbecues

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Summer is just around the corner! Many people are already enjoying outdoor cooking. Chicken, burgers, ribs, brats: they all somehow taste better grilled. Our canine pals also like ‘grilling and chilling’ on hot days. Just keep an eye on Fido. There’s all sorts of ways for Man’s Best Friend to get into mischief at a … Read More »

Summer Care for Horses

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Summer is here! For those of us that are horse people, this is a great time of year. Silver gets to eat fresh grass, and roll around in the dust just after you’ve bathed him. However, you do want to take a few steps to keep your equine buddy safe and healthy in the heat. … Read More »

Signs That Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

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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

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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 »

Keeping Your Cat Healthy

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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 »

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