Lab Work – What’s it for?

As veterinarians, we often wish we could just ask our patients to tell us how they have been feeling. Unfortunately, evaluating pets is much more difficult, which is why blood work is such a valuable diagnostic tool. Routine blood testing can help …

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National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month, an event designed to raise awareness about the importance of immunization, otherwise known as vaccination. Vaccines are products designed to trigger protective immune responses and prepare the immune system to fight future infections from disease-causing …

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Children and Pets

Your kids might take a break from studying facts and figures during their summer breaks, but that doesn’t mean they can’t continue to learn. Playing with pets teaches kids important life skills they can’t learn in a book. Studies show …

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Summer Safety

Summer is finally here and this “fun in the sun” season also happens to bring with it some hazards – especially for our pets. To make sure your pet’s summer season is as fun and safe as possible, Animal Medical …

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Behavior Consultations at AMC

Two of our AMC doctors, Dr. Carraway and  Dr. Bowden have a special interest in canine and feline behavior, and have done extra study in this area to help clients solve behavior problems in their pets.  Note: we can’t help you with human …

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Puppy Socialization

Socialization is important to the overall well-being of your puppy because it will provide him with the ability to develop skills to cope with new experiences in a positive way, therefore reducing your puppy’s stress. What is Socialization? Socialization is …

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Fear of Fireworks

Fireworks, picnics and other Fourth of July traditions can be great fun for people; but all of the festivities can be frightening and even dangerous for animals. Noisy fireworks and other celebrations can startle animals and cause them to run …

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