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Quality Pet Boarding

Pet Boarding Quality pet boarding can be frustrating if you don't know about Whitworth Animal Clinic. With spring and summer right around the corner, so are family trips and vacations.  with No worries! Stress problems solved when you bring your pet to Whitworth pet boarding in Madison, AL. Dr. Whitworth and [...]

By |2020-03-03T22:17:26+00:00February 28th, 2020|Pet Boarding|Comments Off on Quality Pet Boarding

Lyme Disease Transmitted by Pets

Pets and Lyme Disease Spring is almost here,  which means you and your pets will be enjoying lots of outdoor activities! Unfortunately, with higher outdoor activity comes the potential for exposure to outdoor diseases. Did you know that Lyme Disease is the most common tick-born disease found in North America? This [...]

By |2020-03-03T21:40:09+00:00February 9th, 2020|Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Lyme Disease Transmitted by Pets

Pet Dental Tips

Pet Dental Tips Pet dental tips include regular brushing with a dog-specific toothbrush and toothpaste, and so do certain toys and treats that are formulated to reduce bacteria in your pet's mouth. The American Veterinary Dental College (AVDC) emphasizes the importance of between-checkup home pet dental care for your pet’s comfort [...]

By |2020-02-04T20:03:10+00:00January 22nd, 2020|Pet Dental Care, Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Pet Dental Tips

Feline Asthma Symptoms

Feline asthma symptoms are very similar to human asthma symptoms. It is a chronic inflammation of the small passageways of a cat’s lungs. Many folks are unaware that human beings are not the only species that are susceptible to asthma. In fact, feline asthma is a serious concern for many cat [...]

By |2020-02-04T19:33:44+00:00January 17th, 2020|Allergies|Comments Off on Feline Asthma Symptoms

Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

Heartworm Prevention Heartworm prevention in the winter can sometimes be as important as in warm weather. Heartworm medicine works by killing the parasites that your pet picked up the previous month. If you stop giving it in the fall or early winter, the parasites might remain and cause an infection. Plus, [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:43:31+00:00December 30th, 2019|Pet Health Problems, Pet Wellness, Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Heartworm Prevention in the Winter

Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

Pet Health in Winter Cold weather care for your pets is a lot about common sense, but it's always good to have a friendly reminder. Winter weather in the south can be somewhat of a challenge. One day it may reach the 70's and then the next night it drops below [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:10:00+00:00December 6th, 2019|Preventative Pet Health Care|Comments Off on Cold Weather Care for Your Pets

Dogs and Chocolate

Dogs and chocolate don’t go together but that doesn’t mean they won’t eat it if found. Chocolate is toxic to dogs. With the holidays underway, it’s important to keep your dog’s away from any chocolate you have in the house. Sometimes a wrapped gift under the tree can be hidden danger [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:12:25+00:00November 30th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments

How to Stop Separation Anxiety in Dogs

Separation Anxiety in Dogs Separation anxiety in dogs is a very real illness. It’s a pet’s inflated terror over parting from its owners. Like flawless individuals, flawless animals don’t exist. The holidays can entail less time with family members, children in school all day, holiday traveling, shopping, etc. That can initiate separation [...]

By |2020-01-06T16:11:27+00:00November 5th, 2019|Pet Behavior|0 Comments

Dog Obesity – Does it Run in the Family?

Dog obesity is problematic for canines and often runs in the family! According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, there are an awful lot of fat dogs in North America. The association released a study they in 2019 based on the assessment of 1560 dogs gathered from 146 veterinary clinics and representing 41 U.S. [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:31:43+00:00October 27th, 2019|Obesity in Dogs, Pet Welfare|0 Comments

Macadamia Nut Poisoning in Dogs

Macadamia nut poisoning in dogs have symptoms of vomiting, ataxia, weakness, tremors, fever,  hypothermia, and depression. Some cases are mild and typically non-fatal, showing only a few symptoms, and resolve themselves within 48 hours. However, there are serious cases involving constant shaking, high fever, and an inability to walk. If you [...]

By |2019-11-07T19:48:39+00:00October 4th, 2019|Pet Welfare, Preventative Pet Health Care|0 Comments