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Best Dog Breeds for Kids & Families

Best Dog Breeds for Kids & Families

Is your family looking for the ideal canine companion to enhance your lives? If so, you may be wondering what the best dog breeds are for kids and families. Today our Phenix City vets share a few of our favorites. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a very serious condition that may result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to organs and even death for dogs cats and ferrets in the Phenix City area. Here, our veterinary team explains why prevention is so important.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are capable of spreading a wide variety of serious diseases and, therefore, are dangerous both to pets and people in Phenix City and across the Chattahoochee Valley. Here, our Phenix City vets explain how these external parasites thrive and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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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?

Giving your pet their annual fecal exam at your vet's office is the best chance your veterinarian has at keeping you and your pet safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly-administered fecal exams give our Phenix City vets a chance to check for intestinal parasites and infection 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 are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Phenix City vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Summerville Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Phenix City companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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