6 Tips to Protect Your Pet This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a fun and festive time, but the celebratory setting can endanger your pet if you don’t take certain precautions. Our Tamberly Animal Hospital team wants to help by offering tips to protect your pet during the holiday season. #1: Keep your pet secure during holiday celebrations Many pets are upset by [...]

A Senior Pet’s Perspective On Quality of Life

Dear Human, It’s me—Sammy, your senior pet. We’ve been best friends since I was a tiny fluff ball—boy, was I cute, if I do say so myself. But now, I’m obviously getting older—I have more silver whiskers, I’m a little slower on our walks, and sometimes I need a little help getting up the stairs. [...]

Oh, My Achy Back!

Your 4-year-old dachshund seems completely normal while they are enjoying quality couch time with you, but then they jump to the floor, and immediately start yelping. When you pick them up to determine the problem, they become more upset. You also notice that they seem to be having trouble using their hind limbs. Your poor [...]

Nowhere to Hide—Heartworm Disease and Indoor Cats

Heartworms are relentless, life-threatening parasites that affect wild mammals, dogs, ferrets, and cats—including those who live exclusively indoors. If you believe your indoor cat is low-risk for heartworm disease, consider the tiny, resilient, and ubiquitous nature of the mosquito—the primary vector (i.e., carrier) for heartworm disease. If you’ve ever marveled—or screamed—at a mosquito buzzing inside [...]

7 Pet Heat Safety Tips

Georgia’s hot and sticky summer weather is no secret, which makes safely enjoying the outdoors with your pet challenging. Our Tamberly Animal Hospital team provides these tips to help you ensure your furry pal can play safely outside and avoid heat-related injuries. #1: Change your pet’s walking route Is your pet’s favorite walking route on [...]

First Class Fido—Travel Pet-iquette for Pets by Pets

Dear fellow pets, As a jet-setting pet myself, I want to wish you bone-voyage on your upcoming travel plans. However, I must warn you—trusting a human with your summer travel itinerary almost ensures lots of turbulence, speed bumps, and wrong turns. Fortunately, the always supportive Tamberly Animal Hospital team helped me put together a survival [...]

Pawsitive Fitness For You and Your Dog

Dogs make phenomenal exercise partners because they’re always enthusiastic and never judgmental. But while your furry friend is always ready for adventure, improper exercise can lead to painful injury or a potential emergency. Here are four Fido-friendly fitness options and some tips for ensuring a safe and fun exercise experience.  Before you begin: Your dog’s [...]

Why Does My Pet Have Stinky Ears—Again?

Scratch, scratch, scratch.  Your dog’s collar tags jingle-jangle a metallic melody over the bass-like thumping of their tail—this familiar tune has kept you up half the night. You turn on the light and check on your dog, although you already know what you’ll see—and smell. You lift their ear, and are met with a familiar [...]

Puppy Socialization: An Ongoing Adventure

You know your furry pal needs plenty of positive exposure to the world around them while they’re young. But, did you know that they also need ongoing socialization to remain comfortable in new situations, such as traveling to new places, meeting unfamiliar pets, and interacting with strangers in your home? Socializing your puppy can be [...]

Providing the Best for your Pet: Professional Veterinary Dental Cleaning

Your pet’s teeth need cleaning, but you haven’t scheduled the procedure yet. Maybe you are afraid of pet anesthesia, or you feel your pet’s teeth aren’t “that” important. Many people know from experience how tooth and gum problems make life miserable, and the same goes for their pets. Pets require anesthesia for a dental cleaning, [...]

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