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.
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.
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.
March 7, 2018
The flowers are appearing, the weather is warming, and it feels like spring may finally be here.
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.”
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.
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.
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.