Sarcoptic Mange: Save Your Dog’s Skin from Scabies

Written on October 1st 2020.
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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

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When to Seek Emergency Care

Written on September 16th 2020.

Animal Clinic of Woodruff is here for your emergency vet care needs. But we know that sometimes, it can be difficult to know whether your pet’s symptoms warrant taking them to the vet for emergency care. Here is a reference list of symptoms that can help you make the all-important decision to either… read more

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Facts about the Feline Distemper Vaccine

Written on September 2nd 2020.

In the past, “feline panleukopenia” also known as “FP” or “feline distemper, was a leading cause of death in cats. This is a highly contagious, hardy viral disease caused by the feline parovirus. Today, thanks to the widespread effectiveness of the vaccine, it is less common.

Cats can become infe… read more

Posted in Pet Health Issues | Vaccinations


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

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When is my pet a senior?

Written on January 9th 2020.

Most of us understand the difference between puppies and dogs, or kittens and cats – you sense the change in size and behavior – but the shift from pet to senior pet can be more subtle. It’s important to know when your cat or dog is senior, though, as the care and attention you give them needs to sh… read more

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