Leptospirosis- Are you & your pet at risk?

Jun 27, 2019
Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease that has worldwide prevalence and whose prevalence has been increasing in the southeast region over time. Leptospirosis (or ‘lepto’ for short) is spread via contaminated soil and water.  Common risk...
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Does Your Cat Need Wellness Exams?

May 20, 2019
As a veterinarian I see an apparent divide in the amount of care that dogs vs cats receive. Cats are naturally independent creatures.  Sometimes owners can misinterpret this independence as an ability to care for themselves.  Therefore,...
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‘Aye, aye, aye!’ The Case of Red Eyes in Pets

May 01, 2019
A sudden eye issue in your pet can be worrisome and frustrating. Often, pet owners wonder, “Is this serious enough to need a veterinary visit?” or “Can this wait until a more convenient time?” Causes of eye issues can be as simple as...
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Mar 19, 2019
With the warmer weather upon us, snakes are out and about (saw a black snake in my garden just the other day.) In the Upstate, the only three venomous snakes indigenous to the area are the Copperhead, Timber Rattlesnake and Carolina Pigmy...
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