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Home Dental Care

Despite its differences, the mouth of a dog or cat has a lot of similarities to a human mouth.  As we eat, we release small food particles which can be used by bacteria for growth.  These bacteria form a film on the surface of the teeth called plaque.  If the plaque is not removed, it […]

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What Grade would You Rate Your Pets Teeth?

Grade 1 The first stage of periodontal disease occurs when bacteria multiply on the tooth’s surface and under the gum line forming plaque.  Eventually plaque mineralizes and hardens, becoming calculus.  Plaque, calculus, and the toxins produced by the bacteria irritate the gums causing them to become tender, swollen, and red.  This is referred to as […]

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Dental Disease is REAL

Often we forget that animals are susceptible to the same kinds of diseases as humans, and in some cases even more so. This is the case with periodontal disease. In fact, periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition affecting adult pets, despite the fact that it is almost entirely preventable. Most pets with painful […]

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Responsible Pet Owners Month

Not only is it National Pet Dental Health Month but, it is also Responsible Pet Owners Month. Including a dog or cat in your family can be incredibly rewarding, but “parenting” a happy, healthy pet is also a large commitment! Pets are companions that need love, care and devotion. Here is a list of the […]

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s a perfect time to start the year off right by providing good dental care for your pet. Dental or periodontal disease can lead to many serious health and medical issues if left untreated. And untreated dental disease can be very painful for your pet and can even […]

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Community Involvement 2017

Animal Medical Clinic believes it is important to lend a hand to our communities who have supported us. There aren’t enough words in the dictionary to describe the significance of giving back. Even the simplest acts of benevolence — the ones we think of as “random acts of kindness” or “no big deal” — are […]

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The Employees of Animal Medical Clinic

What makes AMC successful is the staff.  We have a fantastic team of: 12 Doctors – Each of our doctors have special interests and expertise in different areas of veterinarian medicine.              9 Certified Veterinary Technicians – Our Certified Veterinary Technicians assist the doctors with procedures, anesthesia and surgery prep, […]

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Continuing Education

Recently, some of our staff (Melanie, Pam, Cammie, Dr. Carraway, Kelly and Jane) went to a continuing education opportunity, The 5th Annual Gulf-Atlantic Veterinary Conference in Boca Raton, Florida. Some of the lectures they attended focused on Caring for Geriatric Patients, Hospice Care, Blood Transfusions in Dogs, Emergency Care, Nursing for Critical Patients, Canine Heatstroke […]

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