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Expert Advice: Vet's Corner Be a Heartworm Aware Dog Owner
Question: What are Heartworms and how do they spread?

 Mosquitos are not only a pesky annoyance of the warmer summer months, but to our pets they can be deadly. Mosquitoes all across the county can carry heartworm, which means one bite from an infected mosquito can result in heartworm disease in your dog. There […] | July 30, 2019
Expert Advice: Puppy Health Your Complete Guide to First-Year Puppy Vaccinations
When you bring that soft, sweet-smelling little ball of a puppy into your home, you know right away that she depends on you for, well, everything. It’s up to you to give her all the care she needs every day. It can be a little intimidating — she needs the best puppy food, plenty of attention, […] | July 15, 2019
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Expert Advice: General Health Vaccinations for Your Dog: The Upshot
One of the most important responsibilities you have as a dog owner is to make sure your dog is properly vaccinated to help protect against dangerous and sometimes deadly diseases. Knowing what to vaccinate for and when can be confusing, so we’ve created this guide to help you take the best care of your dog. […] | May 30, 2019
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Expert Advice: Health Can Dogs Get Measles?
If you follow the news at all, you have likely been hearing a lot about measles. With outbreaks of measles on the rise in the United States, people are understandably concerned about how this highly contagious disease could affect their families, including their dogs. This has many pet owners asking: Can dogs get measles? Fortunately, […] | April 29, 2019
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Kennel Cough in Dogs – Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention
What Is Kennel Cough? Kennel Cough (also known as canine infectious tracheobronchitis) is a highly contagious respiratory disease. Dogs commonly contract kennel cough at places where large amounts of canines congregate, such as boarding and daycare facilities, dog parks, training groups, and dog shows. Dogs can spread it to one another through airborne droplets, direct […] | January 23, 2019
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Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Flu: Symptoms, Treatment, and Prevention
When it comes to the dog flu, it’s important to always be prepared. While most cases are not fatal, the canine influenza virus can make your pup uncomfortably sick, causing him — and you — a lot of stress and time spent at the vet’s office. If you are a dog owner, you don’t need […] | July 27, 2018
Expert Advice: News Hurricane Irma Pet-Friendly Shelters
If you are anticipating Hurricane Irma hitting your area, here are resources to find pet-friendly shelters where you can seek refuge with your pets. Georgia Georgia Emergency Management - Hurricane Irma Check for updates on Hurricane Irma. Chatham County There will be no local shelters for pets during any category of hurricane. Most if not all […] | September 7, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Dog Allergies: Symptoms and Treatment
  Have you heard someone tell you that her dog has allergies? Has your veterinarian suggested that allergies could be a problem for your dog? Do you suspect that your dog has allergies? If so, then you’ve probably realized that allergies in dogs are not quite as simple as we might wish. For starters, there […] | August 24, 2017
Expert Advice: Common Conditions Can Dogs Get Colds?
  Rarely life threatening, but always irritating, the common cold is just a fact of life. But what about dogs? Do they get colds? Dogs can get infections that make them sneeze and sniffle, just like we do. However, your dog's cold symptoms could also be the result of a more serious disease.   What […] | August 23, 2017
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Expert Advice: Travel Top 10 American Cities for Dogs (and the People Who Love Them)
From our partners at Quick quiz: Do you... A. Actually enjoy being woken up each morning with a wet nose in your face? B. Walk around chatting with your dog and don't feel embarrassed? C. Have on your Galaxy S7 dozens of pictures of Humbert the Harrier, but none of your spouse, parents, or […] | July 25, 2017

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