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Our Fort Oglethorpe veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Cat Won't Eat

Cat Won't Eat

You may be alarmed if your cat has suddenly stopped eating, but should you rush your kitty to the emergency vet clinic? In today's post, our Fort Oglethorpe vets share some common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to tell if it’s an emergency situation.

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How Often Does My Dog (or Cat) Need Teeth Cleaning?

How Often Does My Dog (or Cat) Need Teeth Cleaning?

Regular dental care plays an essential role in helping your pet feel great and stay healthy. To help keep your pet's teeth and gums in tip-top shape, follow this advice from our Fort Oglethorpe vets on how often to get your cat or dog's teeth cleaned.

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Senior Dog Age: At What Age Is My Dog Considered a Senior?

Senior Dog Age: At What Age Is My Dog Considered a Senior?

Today, our Fort Oglethorpe veterinarians discuss when a dog is considered a senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care needs of an aging dog.

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Your Essential Cat Vaccination Schedule

Your Essential Cat Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinations play a critical role in keeping cats healthy throughout their lifetime. Our Fort Oglethorpe vets recommend following this vaccination schedule to help guard your kitten against a host of potentially deadly feline diseases.

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Cat Pneumonia - What You Need to Know

Cat Pneumonia - What You Need to Know

Pneumonia is an inflammation of your cat's lungs and airways that can occur due to a variety of reasons depending on the type of pneumonia your cat has. Today, our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for different types of pneumonia in cats.

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Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental Disease in Dogs

Dental problems in dogs can result in chronic pain and the development of other serious conditions. That's why caring for your dog's teeth plays a fundamental role in caring for their overall health and wellbeing. Today our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain some of the most common dental diseases in dogs. 

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How to Tell if a Cat is Pregnant

How to Tell if a Cat is Pregnant

Has your female feline friend begun to put on weight, leading you to believe she may be pregnant? Below, our Fort Oglethorpe vets share a few more clues that your cat may be pregnant, and what to do.

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How to Plan For Your Pet's Next Preventive Care Exam

How to Plan For Your Pet's Next Preventive Care Exam

Preventive care exams for pets are like 'physicals' or 'checkups' for people and help to prevent illness, provide wellness advice, and detect the earliest signs of diseases so that they can be treated as quickly and effectively as possible. Our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain...

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Fort Oglethorpe. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Fort Oglethorpe vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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The The Animal Medical Center of Fort Oglethorpe is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Fort Oglethorpe companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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