Blog by Animal Clinic of Woodruff

Heat Stroke: Knowing Your Dog’s Had Too Much

Written on July 27th 2020.
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Playing outside with your dog is a summer tradition, but sometimes excessive fun in the hot summer sun can be too much for your pet. We’ll outline the prevention, symptoms, and initial treatment of heat stroke so that you and your dog can have a safe summer of fun together.

Heat exhaustion, also … read more

Posted in Prevention Health

Protect your Pets and Enter to Win!

Written on July 17th 2020.

As the weather warms up, so does the population of fleas and ticks ready to jump on your dog. It’s even more important now, to protect your dog, home and family – from these pests.

At Animal Clinic of Woodruff, we often recommend Bravecto, a chewable flea-and-tick preventative medicine for dogs t… read more

Posted in ACOW News

How Pets Show They Love Us

Written on February 21st 2020.

We all know we love our pets…but how do we know they love us back? For Valentine’s Day this year, we decided to ask our vets – they are educated in this, after all! – to share stories of how the know their pets love them back. These sweet stories are sure to warm your heart and remind us why we love… read more

Posted in Employee Pet Spotlight

Caring for Older Pets with Senility

Written on February 5th 2020.

Both cats and dogs can experience cognitive dysfunction syndrome (CDS) as they age. This condition is also known as canine dementia or feline dementia, as well as senility. All these terms describe a decrease in mental health due to age that can cause your pets to act differently.

Senility can st… read more

Posted in Pet Health Issues

Weight Matters More as Pets Age

Written on January 28th 2020.

Ah, January: the month when many people pledge to lose weight and exercise more. While this lifestyle change is often a good goal for humans, it is most certainly a great goal for pets – especially older pets. If you have a senior dog or cat (see our previous blog to know if your pet is a senior), i… read more

Posted in Prevention Health

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