Blog by Animal Clinic of Woodruff

Dr. Merri’s Many Pets

Written on June 7th 2019.

We know our veterinarians spent years at school learning to care for animals, and then went into business to care for them every day. We can assume they are animal lovers through and through. So, it may come also as no surprise that some vets, like our Dr. Merri Walden, have a lot of pets at home. D… read more

Posted in Employee Pet Spotlight | Employee Spotlight

Get Ready for Summer Boarding

Written on May 28th 2019.

We know that many people are in summer countdown mode, looking forward to their summer vacation plans. But as you plan out your itinerary and start your packing list, remember one important plan to make now: make sure your pets are cared for while you’re away. Animal Clinic of Woodruff offers summer… read more

Posted in Services

Surviving Summer Shedding

Written on April 30th 2019.

Many dog owners can predict the weather more by the state of their floors and furniture than by the temps outside: when the dog hair starts to pile up, it must be the start of warmer seasons. Other homeowners fight the shedding all year long. So what’s causing this mess, and how can we make it bette… read more

Posted in Pet Behavior

Dry Eye in Dogs

Written on April 9th 2019.

Is your dog blinking often? Does your dog have red eyes, or swollen tissue around the eye? Have you seen thick discharge from the eyes, or hair matting around the eyes from discharge? If you said yes to any of this, your dog may be dealing with dry eye syndrome, formally known as keratoconjunctiviti… read more

Posted in Pet Health Issues

What to Expect When your Pet Needs Surgery

Written on March 27th 2019.

If you’ve just learned your pet needs surgery – whether it’s for a routine spay or neuter, or a more complicated case – it can be a stressful time for you and your dog or cat. During this time, it’s very important to follow all of your veterinarian’s instructions to ensure the surgery is successful … read more

Posted in Pet Health Issues

All About Cat Breeds

Written on March 11th 2019.

Dog owners seem to always talk about breeds. They may always describe their dog by breed (“my Golden Retriever Sampson”) or talk about breeders like beloved stores (“the best Jack Russell breeder in South Carolina”). Breed names also offer a terminology for even non-pet-owners to help describe a dog… read more

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