Unwanted Pet

Unwanted Pet

Pet overpopulation is a very large problem in this country. Our shelters are full and the only way to make room for new arrivals is to adopt the current residents or euthanize them. We have too many unwanted pets and the problem is only getting worse. Each year...
Are You Coming Home Soon?

Are You Coming Home Soon?

Growing up we all had that moment of fear when our parents dropped us off at camp, school or daycare. Will they coming back to get me? Will I have to stay here forever? This is called separation anxiety. Our pets can have this fear also. Our pets don’t ask the same...
Our Pets and Georgia Summers

Our Pets and Georgia Summers

Georgia summers are a time to get outdoors, swim, cook-out and enjoy time with family and friends. Summer is also a time of intense heat. As the temperature rises there are a couple of unique dangers for our pets. Our pets, especially our dogs, love to take walks with...
Pet Disaster Plan

Pet Disaster Plan

Weather can be very crazy and unpredictable. Living in Georgia, we have to contend with tornadoes, flooding, ice storms, and even the occasional hurricane. This means we need to be prepared throughout the year for several types of weather emergencies. This also means...
Veterinarian Education

Veterinarian Education

“My child wants to become a veterinarian. How long did you have to go to school?” Veterinarians get this question at least once a week. To answer the question, you will go to school just as long as human doctors. Schooling to become a veterinarian is very similar to...
The Problem That Just Won’t Go Away

The Problem That Just Won’t Go Away

Everyone has heard about rabies. We know about it from a neighbor that had a rabid animal in their yard or from the classic movie, Ol’ Yeller. This virus has been around since ancient times and continues to be a problem. We need to be aware of this problem today as...