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.
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.
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.
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.