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  • Pallas Cat Day

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    You’ve heard the saying that every dog has its day. Well, we think every kitty also deserves a special day. We’re putting one very cute and mysterious cat at center stage for this one. April 23rd is Pallas Cat Day! Read on as a local vet discusses this charming (and perhaps a bit grumpy) feline. What Is A Pallas Cat? Pallas cats are a rather elusive, beautiful species of wild cats. They have fluffy coats, … Read More »

  • Dog Bite Prevention Week

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    Dog Bite Prevention Week always takes place during the second week of April. This is a pretty serious issue. Every year, roughly 4.5 people are bitten by dogs. While fortunately many of those bites do not cause serious injury, many do require medical treatment, and a small number result in severe injuries. A local veterinarian goes over some information about dog bites in this article. What Are The Statistics On Dog Bites? The figures on … Read More »

  • Does Your Dog Have Allergies?

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    Did you know that up to one in every five of our canine pals may suffer from allergies? This is actually quite similar to the numbers for allergies in humans. About one in four people are thought to have allergies. That equates to almost 100 million individuals just in the United States! In this piece, a Mt. Airy, GA veterinarian discusses dog allergies. What Are the Most Common Allergies in Dogs? Skin disorders are possibly … Read More »

  • Fun Facts About Our Feline Pals

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    Did you know that cats are among the sleepiest animals on the planet? Only a few creatures, including bats and possums, can catch more Z’s than Man’s Second Best Friend. This is perhaps not surprising: we all know that cats are, for whatever reason, very fatigued. As it turns out, these little furballs have quite a few unique special charms, aside from their napping obsessions. In this article, a local Mt. Airy, GA veterinarian reveals … Read More »

  • Veterinarian’s Tips for Senior Cat Care

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    Is your feline companion beginning to exhibit signs of age? While kitties are considered elders around the age of 11, many cats now live well into their teens or even twenties, so Fluffy may have a long retirement. You’ll probably notice modest, gradual adjustments instead of drastic ones. However, your kitty companion will require additional attention in her senior years. This article features advice from a local veterinarian on how to take care for a … Read More »

  • It’s National Prevent A Litter Month

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    Love is frequently the semi-official theme for February. As Valentine’s Day approaches, shops fill with romantic decorations like flowers and candies. However, when it comes to pets, the emphasis is actually on curbing romance: It’s Prevent A Litter Month, Spay/Neuter Month, and Feline Fix By Five Month. All three of these awareness events have the same purpose: to reduce the number of unwanted litters of puppies and kittens. A  Mt. Airy, GA veterinarian provides some … Read More »

  • Walk Your Dog Month

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    January is Walk Your Dog Month! Of course, one might argue that every single month is Walk Your Dog Month. That would not be inaccurate! Dogs should be walked on a daily basis, not just for hygiene reasons, but also for exercise and enrichment. Continue reading for advice from a local Mt. Airy, GA veterinarian on taking your canine buddy for a walk. Why Is It Important to Walk My Dog? Unless you have a … Read More »

  • Resolutions For Cats

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    New Year’s greetings to all of you! And for our whiskered, meowing patients, a Happy Mew Year on January 2nd. As we ring in the new year (and try to get used to writing 2024 on things) many people are thinking about what they want out of the coming year. It may seem like kitties just want naps, catnip, and lap space, but it turns out that our feline companions have their own to-do list … Read More »

  • Choosing Your Kitty’s Holiday Gifts

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    Do you still have a lot of holiday shopping left to do? Or are you more inclined to waiting until the last minute and getting it all done at once? It’s probably safe to say that your feline buddy will be very interested in investigating all of those bags and boxes you bring home, regardless of what’s in them. Don’t forget to pick up some things for your pet! We list lots of good gifts … Read More »

  • Common Holiday Hazards for Pets – What You Need to Know

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    The holiday season is a wonderful time filled with joy and cheer, but it’s important to remember that it can present some potential dangers for our beloved pets. While we decorate our homes and savor seasonal goodies, it’s crucial to remain vigilant about common holiday hazards that could harm our furry friends.   Read on as a local vet offers up some tips on how to keep your pets safe during the holiday season.   … Read More »