Heartworm disease, heartworm tests, heartworm preventative – your animal’s yearly wellness exam always has some mention of heartworms. But what are they and why should you be concerned?
Founded in 1994, Dee’s Grooming Gallery has been commonly referred to as one of Atlanta’s premier grooming establishments. We are a professional, all breed grooming salon with a vision for creating the image you are looking for. Since dog grooming takes more than technical skill, our primary focus is to listen to what the client [...]
Long warm days. Vacation. It’s a great time to get out and about with your favorite furry family member. Just make sure you ALL have a safe and happy summer. Here are some precautions to keep your pets safe. Cars NEVER leave an animal (or kid) in a car in hot weather. The temperature rises dramatically. On an 85-degree day, the [...]
The holidays are fast approaching! Make sure it stays a festive and safe holiday season for your four-footed family members as well. Here are a few things to watch out for, to keep everyone merry. Holiday plants. Many owners worry about their pets eating poinsettias, but they are actually not very toxic, usually causing little more than [...]
It’s already January and the New Year’s resolutions have begun. Resolutions to eat healthier, lose weight and get more exercise are by far the most common promises we make to ourselves. But this year, why not include your furry companion as part of your resolution? Obesity is one of the most common problems we see as veterinarians. In [...]
Xylitol is a sweetener that is becoming more widely used in a variety of foods. It’s tasty and low-calorie – and can have serious unintended health consequences, not for you, but for your pet. In its pure form xylitol (“ZY-li-tol”) is a white crystalline powder, derived from various plants. It’s being touted as a safe sugar substitute [...]