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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

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 »

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