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Team Member Spotlight: Veterinary Technicians

You may wonder who assists your veterinarian when you bring your pet to our clinic. As in human medicine, doctors can’t carry out all their duties without support staff like nurses, assistants, and receptionists, who all play important roles. In veterinary medicine, we have our own support team to lend our veterinarians a helping hand. [...]

By |2019-08-29T20:37:46+00:00September 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Demystifying the Rumors About Pets and Immunizations

Many pet owners do not understand why their pets need to be vaccinated, although vaccines are essential for a pet’s good health. Vaccinated pets develop immunity and are protected against specific life-threatening, contagious diseases. When up-to-date on vaccinations, pets are highly unlikely to contract the diseases they’ve been vaccinated against, which helps to improve and [...]

By |2019-07-30T01:13:22+00:00August 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Guide to Basic Cat Care

If you are thinking of adding a new feline member to the family, you are embarking on a rewarding journey. Cats make great companions who quickly can become one of your best and most loyal friends. Keeping your feline friend healthy and happy is key to years of cherished memories. Here, learn the basic care [...]

By |2019-06-05T01:06:20+00:00June 5th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Allergies Are Not Just for People: How to Spot and Treat Allergies in Pets

All animals—especially dogs, cats, and horses—are subject to environmental and food irritants that cause seasonal and/or chronic allergies. Be a wise pet owner and learn allergy signs and symptoms so you can quickly spot your pet is in trouble. Signs of allergies in pets Dogs and cats usually exhibit chronic sneezing, wheezing, or coughing, the [...]

By |2019-04-30T19:19:15+00:00May 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Mississippi, with its warm, humid summers that breed mosquitoes in droves, is heartworm territory. Mississippi veterinary clinics treat more heartworm disease cases than clinics in almost all other states. Read on to learn the facts about protecting your pet from heartworm disease. What is heartworm disease? Heartworms, or Dirofilaria immitis, are parasitic worms that complete [...]

By |2019-03-27T20:29:43+00:00April 1st, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diagnosing Diabetes in Pets

Just like people, pets are being diagnosed with diabetes at an increased rate. It’s estimated that 1 in 300 adult dogs and 1 in 230 cats in the U.S. have diabetes. Fortunately, veterinary medicine is making huge strides in diabetes management. With proper management, pets diagnosed with this condition can live long, happy lives.   [...]

By |2018-12-23T01:45:11+00:00December 23rd, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments