Blog by Animal Clinic of Woodruff

Do I Need to Vaccinate my Dog for Kennel Cough?

Written on August 25th 2017.
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Kennel cough is the common term for infectious tracheobronchitis, a highly contagious respiratory infection in dogs. It’s also referred to as Bordetella, because Bordetella bronchiseptica is the most common type of bacteria that causes canine kennel cough, and the vaccine to prevent kennel cough is … read more

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Employee Pet Spotlight: Arlo & Herman

Written on July 28th 2017.

Though dogs Arlo and Herman look very different, they share one important bond: they are both adored by ACOW’s receptionist, Autumn Wooten.

Arlo is a friendly, 3-year-old boxer with the sweetest puppy-dog eyes, but don’t let that fool you – he’s his mama’s fearless protector. Arlo loves horseback… read more

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Sarcoptic Mange: Save Your Dog’s Skin from Scabies

Written on June 13th 2017.

It sounds troubling, like something out of a gritty movie about the bad part of town: a dog walks by with mange, looking ragged, uncared-for and angry. Well, you’d be angry and ragged too if tiny mites caused you to lose your hair and itch severely. Thankfully, mange is not as scary as you may have … read more

Posted in Pet Health Issues

Employee Pet Spotlight: Cash

Written on May 30th 2017.

The Animal Clinic of Woodruff family was so kind to Dr. Merri and Christopher when their beloved dog Rivers passed away in early March. As many of you know, filling a heart again after a dog leaves can be challenging, and every family is on a different timeframe as to when they’re ready to welcome a… read more

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Employee Pet Spotlight: Kush

Written on April 25th 2017.

Meet Kush, a tri-color pit bull who lives with Chris Satterfield and visits the Animal Clinic of Woodruff office regularly.

At home, Kush is described as a one-of-a-kind dog who sleeps more than anything—and especially loves sleeping on the couch. When he does get up to play, his favorite game is… read more

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