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Don’t Let Anesthesia Fear Delay Dental Care

Anesthesia concerns cause many pet owners to put off dental cleanings, but those fears should be put into context when considering the overall need for essential preventive care for cats and dogs. Advanced periodontal disease not only makes eating a painful experience for the pet, but it also stresses internal organs with a constant shower of bacteria. As […]

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Five Ways to Care for Your Pet’s Teeth

Beware of Bad Breath – If a musky scent is coming from Fluffy’s mouth, don’t ignore it. This could be a warning sign that she has periodontal disease or another oral disease such as stomatitis, a common condition, especially in cats, that causes painful inflammation of the gums and mouth tissues. Other dental-health warning signs include bleeding […]

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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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Dental Success

These photos will give you an idea what a pet’s teeth look like before and after a professional dental cleaning.  Remember also that we are cleaning out the hidden pockets around the teeth too to prevent periodontal disease. Check out our behind the scenes video: https://youtu.be/_79ZWTi8acg

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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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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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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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