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Things That Cats Consider Emergencies

April 01, 2021

Cats are very curious and quirky little furballs. Fluffy is also a bit moody, and can be a purring cuddlebug one minute, and a yowling drama queen the next. Read on as a Covington, GA vet lists some things that your furry friend considers dire emergencies. Getting Wet Nothing can really make a furball go full drama queen the way being bathed does. While some of our feline pals actually like water—such as the Bengal … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Exercising a Senior Dog

March 01, 2021

Is your canine pal a four-legged retiree? If so, you may need to make some adjustments to Fido’s workout routine. Your pet won’t be as agile or strong as he once was, so he’ll need a less strenuous fitness regimen than he used to. A Covington, GA vet offers some tips on exercising a senior dog below. Walks Walking is pretty much the standard exercise for Man’s Best Friend. Pay attention to Fido, and monitor … Read More »

Posted in Dog Care, General

COVID-19 Update to Our Procedures

February 10, 2021

We at Oak Hill Animal Hospital appreciate and thank all of you, our loyal clients, for sticking with us through the challenges with COVID-19.  Our goal, as it has always been, is to remain open, serving you and your precious pets.   Here is updated information about our procedures as you make plans to visit us with your pet. Appointments:  Please call to schedule an appointment for your pet.  We are also offering flex appointments so you can bring … Read More »

Bathing a Guinea Pig

February 01, 2021

Guinea pigs are becoming very popular pets, and with good reason: they’re adorable, gentle, and lots of fun. Cavies don’t need a lot of daily care, but they will need regular baths. A Covington, GA vet discusses bathing these little furballs below. Supplies It’s best to have everything that you will need ready and waiting before you begin. For shampoo, you can use Guinea pig shampoo or an unscented, unmedicated kitten shampoo. You’ll also need … Read More »

Adorable Resolutions for Puppies

January 01, 2021

Happy New Year! This probably goes without saying, but many of us are more than happy to say farewell to 2020. New Year’s Day, of course, is historically a time for people to set goals for the coming year. If you’re starting 2021 out with a puppy in your household, read on! A Covington, GA vet lists some of the things little Fido may want to achieve this year below. Score More Treats Nothing gets … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Dog Care

Christmas Holiday Season Schedule

December 18, 2020

As we approach the upcoming holiday season, we at Oak Hill Animal Hospital will be taking some time away to spend with family.  Please make note of these days and times we will be closed. Should your pet need care during these times, please contact the emergency referral clinic listed below. CHRISTMAS WEEK 12/24 – closing at 2PM 12/25 – 12/27 – closed Reopening 12/28 normal hours NEW YEAR’S WEEK 12/31/20 – closing at 2PM 1/1/21 … Read More »

Posted in Announcements

Choosing a Healthy Leopard Gecko

December 01, 2020

Are you considering adopting a Leopard gecko? These cute, colorful lizards are becoming very popular. Leopard geckos really do make great pets. They’re typically quite gentle, and they’re also naturally clean. This makes them a great choice for first-time reptile owners. Of course, when adopting a lizard, you want to choose one that is in good health. How do you tell? A Covington, GA veterinarian offers some tips on picking out a healthy lizard below. … Read More »

Caring for a Baby Bearded Dragon

November 01, 2020

Are you considering adopting a bearded dragon? These guys are actually becoming very popular, as more and more people are recognizing how cute and charming they are. You can of course always adopt an older beardie, but many people enjoy raising their pets themselves. Here, a Covington, GA vet offers advice on caring for baby beardies. Pick A Healthy Dragon Choose a beardie that is active, alert, and paying attention. It should respond to stimuli. … Read More »

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7 Things to Do Before Bringing Your Shelter Dog Home

October 01, 2020

October is Adopt A Shelter Dog Month. We love seeing dogs get second chances! Many of our most beloved and adorable patients were rescued from shelters. Of course, getting a dog is a huge event. You’ll have quite a few things to take care of before bringing Fido home. Read on as a Covington, GA vet lists some things to do before you pick Fido up.  Breed Research While all of our canine pals have … Read More »

Posted in Adoptions, Dog Care

Reasons to Love Ferrets

September 01, 2020

Have you been considering adopting a ferret? These little guys may not be right for everyone, but they do have some very loyal fans. In fact, ferrets manage to pack quite a few charms into tiny packages. A local Covington, GA vet lists some reasons to love ferrets in this article. They’re Playful Ferrets are super playful, which makes them very entertaining to watch. Make sure that your pet always has plenty of fun toys! … Read More »

Posted in Exotic Care, General

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