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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

COVID-19 Update to Our Procedures

August 06, 2020

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 Your Iguana

August 01, 2020

Have you recently adopted an iguana? One thing you’ll need to do is make sure that Iggy gets enough bath time. This is very important! Lizards must soak to hydrate themselves, get clean, and facilitate shedding. A Covington, GA vet discusses bathing iguanas below. Pools If you have a pool, Iggy will probably want to swim in it. However, this can be dangerous. Pools aren’t easy for iguanas to climb out of. Plus, if your … Read More »

7 Ways to Celebrate Cat World Domination Day

July 01, 2020

June 24th was Cat World Domination Day! Our feline friends certainly do have a way of looking smug and superior. They’re also pretty good at wrapping us around their paws! It only seems fair to show your furry overlord a bit of extra respect on this important occasion. Read on as a local Covington, GA vet lists some ways to get your kitty’s little motor going on her special day. Toys A new toy is … Read More »

Posted in Behavior, Cat Care

Swim Safety for Dogs

June 01, 2020

Summer isn’t far off now! Lots of people enjoy cooling off with a dip on hot days. Many of our canine pals also enjoy swimming. Just be sure to put safety first! A Covington, GA vet discusses taking Fido swimming in this article. Swim Lessons Not all dogs are natural swimmers. Even learning the doggy paddle is a struggle for some pups! If Fido doesn’t know how to swim, take time to teach him. Gently … Read More »

Tips For Working From Home With Cats

May 14, 2020

Tips For Working From Home With Cats Have you suddenly found yourself working from home due to the coronavirus? If you have a kitty, it’s probably safe to say that your pet won’t mind having his or her human around more than usual. Of course, finding yourself with a feline coworker can be a bit challenging. Here are some tips from your local vet on working with a kitty. Adjust Your Screen Lock Time Cats … Read More »

Homeschooling? 6 Ways Your Pet Can Help!

May 12, 2020

Homeschooling? 6 Ways Your Pet Can Help! As the coronavirus pandemic spreads, many people are suddenly finding themselves homeschooling their kids. This unexpected change can be a bit daunting, especially if you’ve never been in a teaching or training position. One thing that has been heartwarming is seeing so many people offering assistance with this. Celebrities are streaming themselves reading childrens’ books; zoos and museums offering virtual tours; and local businesses are offering resources. As … Read More »

6 Ways Your Pet Can Help You Through The Coronavirus Pandemic

May 07, 2020

6 Ways Your Pet Can Help You Through The Coronavirus Pandemic The COVID-19 pandemic has drastically changed almost every aspect of our lives, and in a very short time. Understandably, many people are frightened and uneasy now, as lockdowns and quarantine restrictions roll out across the country. Aside from washing our hands, self-isolation and social distancing are the best things we can do to protect ourselves and our loved ones. As it turns out, people … Read More »

Animal Cams And Sites To Visit During Quarantine

May 05, 2020

Animals Cams And Sites To Visit During Quarantine Are you stuck at home? We don’t have to tell you that watching the news isn’t very relaxing right now. One of the best things you can do during this quarantine is take care of your mental health. Watching, interacting, and learning about animals is a great way to do that. And, if you’ve been thrust into the hot seat when it comes to homeschooling, animals are … Read More »

Cute Ways to Pamper a Hedgehog

May 01, 2020

Do you have a hedgehog? If so, you have a very fun and cute little pet! Hedgehogs are becoming quite popular, and with good reason. They’re not only super cute, they’re also very quiet, and are typically very gentle. Hedgie also isn’t difficult to care for. Just like any other pet, your spiky pal will need a proper diet, fresh water, a comfy cage, and regular veterinary care. But what if you want to really … Read More »

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