Preparing Pets for Emergencies

Written on August 23rd 2016.
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In August, we saw record floods in Louisiana and destructive fires in California, and appropriately, September is National Disaster Preparedness Month. It’s an ideal time, then, to think through your family’s disaster preparations – not just for your house and children, but also for your pets. Do yo… read more

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Keep Cats Cool in Summer

Written on July 22nd 2016.
Most of us think cats are pretty cool… but in Spartanburg’s hot summer months, they may not be feeling that way. Cat parents need to take special care in summer to ensure cats remain cool and don’t get overheated.
Tips to keep your cat cool
  • Provide cool places to hang out. Your ca… read more
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A No-Worry Heartworm Solution

Written on July 19th 2016.

Animal Clinic of Woodruff is now carrying Proheart 6, an injectable heartworm preventative for dogs. The key benefit of Proheart 6 is that a single injection provides 6 months of continuous heartworm prevention—meaning no more worrying about remembering to give monthly pills or chews (learn more abo… read more

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Canine Influenza in South Carolina

Written on May 12th 2016.

Canine Influenza, also known as CI or dog flu, is a highly contagious disease that can make dogs (and sometimes cats) very ill. Caused by the canine influenza virus (CIV), dog flu is a respiratory infection that causes a cough, thick nasal discharge (runny nose), and a fever. Other symptoms include … read more

Posted in Influenza | Prevention Health

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