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When to Worry (or Not) after Vaccinations

When to Worry (or Not) after Vaccinations
May 11, 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.

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10 Steps for Successful Vet Visits

10 Steps for Successful Vet Visits
April 26, 2018

Visiting the veterinarian can be stressful for both pets and their people. From navigating crates and car rides to sitting in waiting rooms and on the examination table, there are plenty of places where problems can come up.

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Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)

 Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)
April 16, 2018

This blog continues our series on vaccinations – why your pets need them, and what diseases can they prevent? Today we’ll dive into learning about Feline Leukemia Virus, or FeLV, which is mostly prevented by a vaccine given to young kittens.

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Should I Have My Cat Declawed?

 Should I Have My Cat Declawed?
March 26, 2018

We know it’s a difficult discussion. Whether you’re a new parent to an adorable kitten or a seasoned cat owner with three older felines, you’ve probably been in heated talks about declawing cats.

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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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