Although vaccinations are essential for protecting your dog against serious illnesses, there is a small chance your pup could have a negative reaction. Here, our Fort Oglethorpe vets discuss why vaccination is important and what to watch for post-vaccination to ensure your pet's health and safety.
If your cat only stays indoors, you may be wondering why it needs to be vaccinated. Our Fort Oglethorpe vets provide insights and advice on why it’s important to have your cat vaccinated even if they are indoors.
Have you noticed your cat's eyes have started to cloud over, this may be a sign that your cat is developing cataracts in its eyes? Today, our Fort Oglethorpe vets will provide you with information on cataracts in cats and what to look out for.
Although you may think of your feline friend as big and cuddly, carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's overall health and longevity. Our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain how you can tell if you have an overweight cat.
We realize how frightening it might be to be told that your dog requires surgery. It is critical to understand that our veterinarians do not make this suggestion carelessly. Today, our Fort Oglethorpe vets discuss the surgery in dogs, types of surgery, and even dog care after surgery.
If your dog is diagnosed with kidney failure, feeding them the right diet will be essential to their ongoing treatment. For dogs with kidney disease, our Fort Oglethorpe vets often recommend a therapeutic diet featuring restricted phosphorus, sodium and protein combined with increased omega-3 fatty acids. Here's why.
Your dog or cat may be panting but that doesn't necessarily mean that their breathing is labored. Labored breathing means that your pet is struggling to breathe. Below are Fort Oglethorpe vets explaining what labored breathing in dogs and cats is and what to do if your pet is having difficulties breathing.
Ehrlichiosis is a serious tick-borne disease seen in dogs across the Southeastern and Southwestern US. Early detection and treatment are essential to prevent this condition from reaching its more severe stages. In today's post, our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain the stages, symptoms, and treatments for ehrlichiosis in dogs.