Recommended Dental Food and Treats

Dental care for your pet may be more important than you think. The accumulation of bacteria laden plaque above the gum line can lead to long term oral health issues. Recent studies have demonstrated there is an association between oral health issues and systemic general health issues affecting the kidney, heart and metabolic systems. Here are […]

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AAHA Dental Care Guidelines

As discussed in previous blog articles, Animal Medical Clinic has been an AAHA (American Animal Hospital Association) Accredited Hospital since 1997. We follow strict guidelines to ensure our patients receive proper dental care. Good dental care can detect dental disease that not only affects the mouth, but can also lead to more serious health problems […]

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Dental Health Month

February is Dental Health Month, which means it’s time to lavish some attention on your pet’s teeth. It’s important to take proper care of canine and feline teeth, because if left untreated, plaque and tartar buildup can progress to painful periodontal disease. The bacteria from periodontal disease can spread to other organs and cause illnesses. More than […]

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New Lab Equipment

Recently Animal Medical Clinic made an investment in new equipment to provide improved medical care for our patients.  The purchases included new lab equipment for our Indialantic and Melbourne Beach locations. The new LaserCytle Dx Analyzer provides the data needed for a more complete diagnosis because it can, analyze red blood cells, identify the reticulocytes […]

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Squirrel Appreciation Day is Tomorrow!

Squirrels get lots of attention from humans, but not always much appreciation. We tend to dwell on the stolen birdseed or the occupied attics, but squirrels have a long, mostly harmless — and often entertaining — history of living in our midst. That’s the focus of Squirrel Appreciation Day, founded in 2001 by North Carolina […]

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The History of AMC

Animal Medical Clinic was founded in 1964 by Drs. Harold Nelson and Charles Joiner.  They had been classmates and friends in veterinary school at Auburn University, where they graduated in 1960.  Harold was born and raised in the Melbourne area, and talked his friend Charlie into going into practice with him here. Everyone wondered why […]

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What makes us Different?

Animal Medical Clinic’s vision is to be the leader in primary veterinary care in South Brevard by creating a network of practices, providing high quality medical care and exceptional client service. Selecting a veterinary practice can be challenging. You have many to choose from, and there are many differences between practices. Even though it may be […]

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AAHA Accredited since 1997. Why is this Important?

What does AAHA Accreditation mean? To become AAHA-accredited, practices undergo a rigorous evaluation process to ensure they meet the AAHA Standards of Accreditation, which include the areas of patient care, diagnostic imaging, laboratory, pain management, pharmacy, safety, surgery, client service, anesthesia, contagious disease, continuing education, dentistry, examination facilities, medical records, leadership and emergency/urgent care. To maintain accredited status, hospitals undergo comprehensive on-site evaluations every three years, […]

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