A Pet Owner’s New Year’s Resolutions

Written on January 10th 2018.
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The New Year is a time for reflecting on the past and looking forward to the future. It’s a time that many of us make resolutions to improve our lives, break old habits, or focus on new goals. Your friends at Animal Clinic of Woodruff thought we’d add to your consideration a list of resolutions that… read more

Posted in Prevention Health

Protect People and Pets from Rabies

Written on December 12th 2017.

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

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

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

Rabies: Stay Healthy, Stay Legal

Written on September 13th 2017.

Rabies is a horrible viral disease that can affect pets and people. While human cases of rabies in the U.S. are rare (thanks to legal requirements), it’s important to vaccinate your pets and act quickly if you suspect an infection.

What is rabies?

Rabies is a severe, incurable viral infection … read more

Posted in Prevention Health | Vaccinations

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