Facts about the Feline Distemper Vaccine

Written on September 2nd 2020.
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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

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Get Ready for Holiday Boarding

Written on November 19th 2019.

It seems like as soon as that Halloween bag of candy is finished, it’s time to start planning for the end-of-year holidays. Whether that means traveling to visit family for Thanksgiving or taking a vacation during the kids’ winter break from school, now is the time to make plans to ensure your pets … read more

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It’s Tick Season: All Dogs Need Protection

Written on June 6th 2018.

With the warm temperatures we’re now experiencing in South Carolina, there’s a higher likelihood of getting tick bites. But some pet parents may think they’re dogs aren’t in danger – because they live inside or rarely leave the city. But even the most “city dog” goes in the grass sometimes – meaning… read more

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When to Worry (or Not) after Vaccinations

Written on May 11th 2018.

Vaccines are a critical part of basic pet care. They prevent disease, costly medical bills, and pet death. They reduce the spread of disease between pets and humans. And in most places, certain vaccines are required for proper pet ownership. But as with any medication, there can be side effects and … read more

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