Facts Every Pet Owner Needs to Know About Lyme Disease

Springtime is here, and pet owners and pets alike are outside enjoying the new greenery and sunshine. Harmful creatures, including ticks, are also enjoying the warm spring weather, waiting to feed on your pet and putting her at risk of becoming infected with tick-borne diseases. One of the most common diseases transmitted by ticks is [...]

Heartworm Disease: A Deadly Threat

Hot, humid South Carolina summers breed hordes of blood-thirsty mosquitoes. Their itchy bites are annoying, but did you know that mosquitoes can transmit dangerous heartworms to your furry friend? According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, South Carolina veterinarians diagnosed more than 5,000 heartworm cases in 2018. With another muggy summer in store, this dangerous [...]

8 Steps to Successfully Brushing Your Pet’s Teeth

The words “dental health” cause anxiety for many people. And, why not? Visits to the dentist are stressful. The sounds of the drills, the anticipation of pain, and the price tag can all contribute to a negative experience. So, perhaps it’s easy to understand that pet owners may have the same negative feelings about their [...]

How to Pick the Right Medical Insurance Plan for Your Pet

If you’ve ever faced a pet health emergency or unexpected illness and struggled to pay for treatment, you aren’t alone. And, the experience may have prompted you to investigate pet health insurance. But, similar to human medical insurance, pet insurance can be confusing and overwhelming. Check out our list of questions to consider before choosing [...]

Avoiding Holiday Pitfalls in Pets

Delicious treats, glittering decorations, and reunions with beloved family and friends are a few highlights of this most wonderful time of the year. Being busy with coordinating celebrations may mean your pet’s holiday plans slide to the back of your mind, but that can lead to some dangerous circumstances. Plan appropriately this season to avoid [...]

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Veterinary Technicians: What Do They Do?

Veterinary Technicians: More Than Veterinary Nurses In human medicine, there are nurses, laboratory technicians, radiology technicians, anesthetists, scrub nurses, dental hygienists, pharmacy technicians, and more who all play different parts in patient diagnostics and care. In veterinary medicine, these jobs are all combined under one title: veterinary technician.   But what exactly does a vet [...]

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