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Keeping an Aging Dog Healthy

April 15, 2019

Is your dog in or near his senior years? Older pooches are just as cute as puppies, and have a sweet temperament that is truly a joy. However, Fido will have slightly different needs as a senior than he did as a puppy. Here, a Covington, GA vet discusses keeping an older dog healthy. Suitable Exercise Fido will slow down as he ages. You definitely don’t want to overexert him. However, you don’t want to … Read More »

Celebrating Ferret Day

April 01, 2019

April 2nd is Ferret Day! These little furballs can make very fun and lovable pets! They are very playful, curious, and lovable, and have their own adorable way of keeping us smiling. If you have a pet ferret, why not take some time to spoil your furry buddy? A Conyers, GA vet offers some tips on how to do that below. Treats If there’s one thing all of our patients enjoy, it’s a yummy treat. … Read More »

Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy for Pets

March 15, 2019

One thing that has been growing in popularity in the world of veterinary medicine is cold laser therapy. This innovative process can help pets with a variety of ailments, including degenerative disc disease, wounds, and muscle or tendon injuries. However, it is most often used to help pets with chronic pain from arthritis or hip dysplasia. It’s great to see an old dog becoming more active again, or help a pet heal from an injury. … Read More »

Caring for a Pet Pig

March 01, 2019

March 1st is National Pig Day! You may have noticed that pigs are becoming quite popular as pets. These little guys, once relegated to farms, are actually quite charming and adorable, and can make great pets. However, they can be a bit of a handful, so it’s important to do some research before adopting one. A Covington, GA vet discusses some basics of pig care below. Basics Adopting a pig is a lifetime commitment. Pigs … Read More »

Caring for Your Bird’s Beak

February 15, 2019

Your bird’s beak is absolutely crucial to her health and well-being. Our feathered buddies use their beaks to play, eat, chew, and groom themselves. Keeping Polly’s beak is healthy is very important! Here, a Covington, GA vet discusses beak care. Common Problems Polly can develop several different problems with her beak. Overgrowth is a common one. This is when either the top or bottom part of a bird’s beak—usually the top—gets significantly longer than it … Read More »

6 Reasons to Adopt a Rescued Rabbit

February 01, 2019

Did you know that February is Adopt A Rescued Rabbit Month? If you’re considering getting a new pet, why not look into adopting a rabbit? Floppy is not only adorable, she also has some great characteristics! A Conyers, GA vet lists some of them below. Allergens Did you know that some people who are allergic to cats and dogs aren’t allergic to rabbits? If allergies are preventing you from adopting Fluffy and Fido, spend some … Read More »

Is Your Dog Depressed?

January 15, 2019

Has your dog seemed blue lately? Does Fido have that sad, soulful stare, and a half-hearted tail wag? Although Man’s Best Friend has a reputation for being happy, bouncy, and full of enthusiasm, this isn’t always the case. Our canine buddies are very emotional, and, just like people, can feel scared, sad, or even depressed. Here, a local Covington, GA vet discusses depression in dogs. Causes of Depression in Dogs Fido can get depressed for … Read More »

4 Super Cute Things Your Ferret Will Do This Year

January 01, 2019

Happy New Year! Are you starting out 2019 with a pet ferret in your house? These little balls of fur are very charming, and can make great animal companions. They’re also very frisky! Here, a Conyers, GA vet makes some predictions for what your ferret will be up to in the coming year. Make You Laugh Ferrets may be tiny, but they have huge personalities, and can be extremely comical to watch. Whether your adorable … Read More »

Adorable Things Your Cat Will Do Over the Holidays

December 15, 2018

The holiday season is officially here! As your calendar fills with seasonal events, your cat may also be making some plans. In this article, a Conyers, GA vet discusses Fluffy’s holiday agenda. Climb The Tree Climbing the tree is one of Fluffy’s favorite holiday traditions! However, it can also be a bit dangerous. Keep your pet in mind as you put up your tree. Hang only sturdy, non-breakable items on the lower branches, things that … Read More »

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Holidays With Small and Exotic Pets

December 01, 2018

With the holidays approaching fast, there are all sorts of adorable seasonal pet photos going around, mostly of dogs and cats. What about other pets, such as exotic pets or pocket pets? These cute animals can also join in seasonal festivities! A Covington, GA vet discusses holiday ideas for small and exotic pets below. Photos You can definitely take some super cute photos for the holidays. Put your hamster in a sleigh, or put tiny … Read More »

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