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How to Give Your Dog a Pill

By |2018-12-04T21:15:46+00:00August 15th, 2018|Pet Wellness|

When Dr. Charles D. Whitworth, DVM says, "Give your dog this pill twice a day," don't panic. It’s no secret that most pets hate taking pills. Many will even turn away in refusal. Using a few clever tactics will help you to overcome this problem. Hot Dogs Dogs typically go [...]

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Black Mold: Danger to Your Pet

By |2018-12-05T18:56:11+00:00August 1st, 2018|Pet Welfare|

Black Mold There are plenty of hidden dangers that can jeopardize your pet’s health. Black mold can be especially harmful to cats and dogs. Because long-term mold exposure is potentially fatal, it’s important to take action as soon as possible. Use the following tips to help keep your friend safe. [...]

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Top 5 Ailments in Senior Cats (Age 7-10)

By |2018-12-05T18:59:48+00:00July 31st, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

Caring for your senior cat should always remain a top priority. As your pet ages, you’ll need to take a few extra precautions to safeguard it against certain illnesses. Let’s take a look at the top five ailments found in senior cats. Kidney Disease A feline’s kidneys aren’t much different from [...]

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Safe Vacation Travel Tips For Your Pet

By |2018-12-05T20:33:31+00:00July 16th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

Helpful Travel Tips When you have an outing this season, you may want to take your pet along with you. After all, this member of your family needs fun and relaxation, too. There are some things to keep in mind when traveling with a pet, depending upon the type of [...]

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Hot Weather Strolls

By |2018-12-05T20:35:53+00:00June 30th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

What To Do, What Not To Do in Hot Weather Summer is a great time to get outdoors and enjoy the sunshine and hot weather with your pet. Daily exercise is beneficial for your dog, but there are some safety issues to be aware of when taking that summer stroll [...]

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June is Adopt-a-Cat Month

By |2018-12-05T20:38:34+00:00June 15th, 2018|Pet Ownership|

With June being Adopt-a-Cat Month, now is the perfect time to open up your home to a new pet. An orphaned animal will be more than happy to become a part of your family. You could develop a loving friendship that lasts for a lifetime. Here are some of the key [...]

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The Health Consequences of Obesity in Your Dog

By |2018-12-05T20:41:44+00:00May 31st, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

Has your dog been slowing down lately? Can you no longer rub your pet's belly and feel the ribs and spine because of excess weight he or she has put on? Obesity is a diagnostic condition of being overweight. Being obese means there is an excess accumulation and storage of fat [...]

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Cat Companions: Does your Cat Need a Friend?

By |2018-12-05T20:45:21+00:00May 16th, 2018|Pet Welfare|

Cats are notorious loners. Yet despite their reputation, many cats thrive in and desire companionship from other animals. Companions can provide mental and physical stimulation for cats allowing them to interact socially, promoting exercise, and providing a playmate. Often companions curb destructive behavior, and if the companion is another cat, they [...]

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Your Pet’s Teeth Are a Big Deal

By |2018-12-05T20:47:32+00:00April 30th, 2018|Pet Dental Care|

Proper dental care for your pet is just as significant as quality dental care for humans. In fact, brushing your pet’s teeth on a regular basis may prevent numerous dental issues like early tooth decay, gum disease and other problems. In addition, by regularly brushing your pet’s teeth you will be [...]

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Fire Ants Are No Sunday Picnic For Pets

By |2018-12-05T20:51:55+00:00April 16th, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

When Fire Ants Attack - Your Pet’s Wellness is Important to Whitworth Animal Clinic Since their introduction from South America, fire ants have become a serious nuisance throughout the southeastern United States. Along with their ability to wreak havoc on crops, they also pose a threat to both [...]

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