January 9, 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 shift as they age.
November 25, 2019
Thanksgiving is the holiday of great food and lots of it. As you’re cleaning up the dishes in a festive mood, it can be tempting to share the holiday bounty with your pets. But these rich foods are not healthy – and can even be very dangerous for pets.
November 19, 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 are cared for while you’re away.
November 5, 2019
“Dog flu” is the common name for canine influenza, a highly contagious and quite serious respiratory disease that can affect dogs and sometimes cats, but never humans (human strains of flu are a different virus).
September 18, 2019
Animal Clinic of Woodruff is growing our veterinary practice near Spartanburg, and we’re excited to welcome a new veterinarian to our team, Liza Price, D.V.M.
August 20, 2019
Ah, back to school time. Some parents are thrilled to have the kids out of the house, while others might be mourning the loss of their busy home. But at least one member of the family is certainly going to have trouble with the adjustment: the family dog. When kids go back to school, your dog’s world just went from regularly adventuring with the whole pack to long hours home alone. Will your dog be terribly lonely? And if so, how can you help your dog adjust once the house empties out?
August 5, 2019
Lucky you! You just adopted a new puppy, and you’re excited to spend time getting to know and training the new family member. But as you’ll learn, not all new things come easily to puppies. One issue where you may have some trouble is socializing your puppy, or introducing him to new people, new places, and new experiences. Our vets have come up with a few tips to help you socialize a new puppy to their big world.
July 23, 2019
Animal Clinic of Woodruff is now carrying the Crotalus Atrox Toxoid (or rattlesnake vaccine for dogs). Read below to see if you should consider getting this potentially life-saving vaccine for your dog.