Call Whitworth Animal Clinic Today!

(256) 830-1503

View the Whitworth Animal Clinic Facebook Page! View the Whitworth Animal Clinic Blog View the Whitworth Onine Store
ePet Health Login
Category Archives: Pet Welfare

If you’re a pet owner, be sure to download the app for Animal Poison Control. It may one day save your friend’s life. Believe it or not, even tasty treats from your cabinet can put a pet’s life in serious danger. Here are some of the potential dangers that may lurk in and out of […]

Understandably, many people consider their pet to be a beloved family member. Like a child, pets demand a great deal of care and attention. You must be willing to make a serious commitment to their well-being. Here are some of the most important aspects of responsible pet ownership. Microchipping Trying to track down a lost […]

Did you know that pet owners are much more likely to bring their dogs to the vet than their cats? Yet cats have just as many potential health problems as dogs, and there’s no doubt that cats are just as loved by their owners as dogs are. Cats just have a way of appearing self-sufficient. […]

Canine distemper is a virus that your dog can catch from another dog in a number of different ways. Some of the circumstances that may lead your pet to contract canine distemper include: If your dog shows the following signs of canine distemper, it’s urgent that you see your Madison or north Alabama veterinarian immediately. It’s important […]

Most people consider their pet to be an important part of their family. Like any other family member, you want your pet to remain healthy and full of life. Getting the necessary pet vaccinations should be a top priority. Here are some important facts that you should know about pet vaccinations. Which Vaccinations Are Required […]

Keep checking It’s second nature for most cat owners to inspect and scrutinize their pet’s physical condition while grooming or snuggling. It’s always a good idea to do a routine home exam to make sure there’s nothing amiss; follow these tips to make sure your kitty is in tip-top shape. The eyes can be a […]

Dale Evans and Roy Rogers said it best, “Some trails are happy ones, Others are blue”. In order to make sure all your trails are happy, make sure to get prepared for hiking with your dog. Fitness first Just like humans, puppies and adult dogs need training to prepare for day hikes. Start with short […]

Protect your pet to avoid suffering It doesn’t take Sherlock Holmes to figure out the answer to this question. Fleas are bad and they are everywhere. In fact, worldwide there are over 2,000 species of fleas. North America is home to more than 300 varieties of the pests. It’s important to treat your pets and […]

Senior citizen at age 6 or 7—time flies It comes as a shock to some pet owners that although small dogs generally live longer, they are considered geriatric at the age of 7; and larger dogs have shorter life spans and are considered senior citizens at age 6. So if you have a geriatric canine, […]

A Growing Concern Leptospirosis, a serious bacterial disease which can affect dogs, other animals, and humans, is on the rise. Leptospirosis is common where temperatures are mild and where there are rainy seasons. In the U.S., the disease is caused by one of eight strains of the bacteria of the leptospira genus. The bacteria must […]