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Our Douglasville veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Best Small Dogs for Apartment Living

Best Small Dogs for Apartment Living

If you are craving the companionship of a dog, but live in a small apartment, all is not lost. Many breeds of dogs adapt well to apartment living. Here, our Douglasville vets share their top 5 list of dogs that adapt well to apartment living.

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Best Dog Food for Dogs With Allergies

Best Dog Food for Dogs With Allergies

While food allergies are uncommon in dogs when they do strike the symptoms can be stressful for owners and their canine companions. Here, our Douglasville vets share the best foods to help to alleviate your dog's food allergy symptoms.

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Why does my dog keep staggering and falling over?

Why does my dog keep staggering and falling over?

If your dog is staggering like he's drunk, stumbling, or falling over, it may be the result of a variety of medical issues, including injury, stroke, poisoning, or an infection. Here, our Douglasville vets explain why you should get to a veterinary hospital right away if your dog can't stand up properly.

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Why is my cat breathing heavy?

Why is my cat breathing heavy?

While panting is common for dogs, panting or heavy breathing in cats is rare. If your cat is breathing heavy it could be a sign of an underlying health concern. Here, our Douglasville vets share a few of the reasons why cats may breathe heavily or pant, and when it's time to head to the vet.

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Heimlich Maneuver for Dogs

Heimlich Maneuver for Dogs

Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's mouth or throat and they start to choke? Here, our Douglasville emergency veterinarians share what to do in a choking emergency. 

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Pet First Aid: How to Give Pets First Aid

Pet First Aid: How to Give Pets First Aid

Pets tend to be full of energy and not necessarily the best accident avoidance. In this post, our Douglasville vets will discuss first aid for pets, and what to do if your pet ever gets into trouble.

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

Concerned dog owners often contact our Douglasville veterinary clinic asking if it's safe for their dog to eat grass. Today, our vet explains a little about why your dog eats grass and what you can do.

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What is parainfluenza in dogs?

What is parainfluenza in dogs?

Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) is a highly contagious ribonucleic acid virus that causes respiratory illness in dogs all over the world. Today, our Douglasville vets lay out the symptoms and causes of parainfluenza in dogs and how to treat it.

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Bordetella Bronchiseptica in Cats: Symptoms & Treatment

Bordetella Bronchiseptica in Cats: Symptoms & Treatment

Bordetella bronchiseptica causes upper respiratory illness in cats. It affects cats kept in large groups, such as rescue shelters and breeding facilities. Antibiotics can treat infections, and vaccines are widely available. Our Douglasville vets discuss cat bordetella and how to prevent it.

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Parvo in Puppies

Parvo in Puppies

Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys. Below, our Douglasville vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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