Blog by Animal Clinic of Woodruff

Protect People and Pets from Rabies

Written on December 12th 2017.
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You may have heard a news report recently about a rabid bat killing a person. Or the warning to avoid parts of Atlanta due to a rabid cat. It can sometimes feel like people are making a big deal over a weird, rare disease. Is rabies worth all this hype and concern?

Why is the fear of rabies so in… read more

Posted in Prevention Health | Vaccinations

Tips for Holiday Travel with Pets

Written on November 16th 2017.

It’s that time of year again – the time for planning. Whether you’re figuring out costumes or plane tickets, school holidays or dinner menus, this time of year often comes with plenty of lists, plans and schedules. One thing you’ll want to make sure is on the top of your list is the care of your pet… read more

Posted in Pet Behavior

How to Help Your Dog Enjoy Halloween

Written on October 27th 2017.

While you or your children may be in count-down mode for Halloween, your dog is likely not looking forward to the day. There are several parts of Halloween that are unappealing to pets, but with a few actions on your part, you can help this holiday be less stressful and more enjoyable for the dogs i… read more

Posted in Pet Behavior | Prevention Health

What is Canine Distemper?

Written on October 5th 2017.

Distemper may sound like a behavioral condition, but it’s actually a severe illness with no known cure. Dogs, cats and ferrets can get distemper, so it’s important to have your pets vaccinated.

What is distemper?

Canine distemper is the common name for the paramyxovirus in dogs. Canine distemp… read more

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Panleukopenia: Understanding Feline Distemper

Written on September 21st 2017.

While “distemper” may sound like the way a dog person describes a cat’s personality, it’s actually the name of a highly contagious and severe illness. Cats, dogs and ferrets (as well as many types of wildlife) can get distemper, so it’s vitally important to have your pets vaccinated.

What is dist… read more

Posted in Prevention Health | Vaccinations

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