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.
Our Fort Oglethorpe vets understand that repeated appointments to get your puppy vaccinated and have their booster shots administered can seem inconvenient, but following your puppy's vaccination schedule during their first year is incredibly important. Here's why...
FHO can be an effective surgery for treating different forms of hip problems in dogs. In this post, our Fort Oglethorpe vets explain the hip anatomy of dogs, hip problems that could affect your canine companion, and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.
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.
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.