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Our Middle Georgia veterinarians and team share tips and advice to help you keep your pets looking and feeling great.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the veterinarian you choose has the qualifications your animal needs in order to receive the best possible care. So, what qualifications should you look for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, organ damage and even death for pets in Perry and across Middle Georgia. Here, our vets explain why, when it comes to heartworm disease prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are responsible for the spread of several serious diseases and pose a health threat to people and pets across North America. In this post, our Perry vets explain how these external parasites thrive, signs of ticks to beware of, and how to keep these parasites away from your pets and your family.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is a very common tick borne disease that is seen around the world. Here, our  Perry vets share information about Lyme disease in pets - what it is, symptoms to watch for, and how it is treated.

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

There are a number of serious but common cat illnesses that require prompt veterinary attention. Our Perry vets offer insight on signs and symptoms to be aware of if you have a cat. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Yearly fecal exams at your veterinary clinic are the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Perry vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas may be small but they can make your pet miserable! Left untreated, fleas can even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Perry vets describe the early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.

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What is Veterinary Stem Cell Therapy?

What is Veterinary Stem Cell Therapy?

Veterinary stem cell therapy can be used to help promote healing, reduce inflammation and relieve pain in pets resulting from a range of conditions including osteoarthritis.

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Looking for quality veterinary care in a warm and friendly atmosphere? Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital in Perry GA is accepting new patients! Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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