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Spring Break for Pets

Spring Break for Pets
March 7, 2018

The flowers are appearing, the weather is warming, and it feels like spring may finally be here.

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Microchipping: Pets’ Stories

Microchipping: Pets’ Stories
February 19, 2018

A microchip is a small device implanted under your pet’s skin that stores an ID number. This number helps reunite you with your pet if you’re ever separated. Some people choose not to get microchips because they think, “My pet is not the type to run away.”

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3 Steps to Keep Pets Healthy in Winter

3 Steps to Keep Pets Healthy in Winter
February 5, 2018

It may be February, but the cold weather season is not yet over for Upstate South Carolina. As we look at another month or two of cold temperatures, ice and possibly snow, it’s important to know some tips to keep your pets healthy and happy in winter weather.

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Infectious Hepatitis in Dogs

Infectious Hepatitis in Dogs
January 26, 2018

Hepatitis means an inflammation of the liver. In pets, as in humans, the liver is an essential organ in the body. It helps digest and metabolize food, and clears the body of toxins. The liver also produces bile, which is necessary for digestion.

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A Pet Owner’s New Year’s Resolutions

A Pet Owner’s New Year’s Resolutions
January 10, 2018

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.

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Protect People and Pets from Rabies

 Protect People and Pets from Rabies
December 12, 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?

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Leptospirosis in Humans: Hurricanes Increase Risk

Leptospirosis in Humans: Hurricanes Increase Risk
November 2, 2017

On October 12, it was reported that 10 people in Puerto Rico have suspected cases of Leptospirosis. Smart dog owners might recognize this disease as one of their dogs are vaccinated against. So why are human cases being reported?

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How to Help Your Dog Enjoy Halloween

How to Help Your Dog Enjoy Halloween
October 27, 2017

While you or your children may be in count-down mode for Halloween, your dog is likely not looking forward to the day.

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