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Unusual Cat Eating Habits

September 01, 2022

Cats are mysterious creatures. We all know that, but did you know that their eating habits can sometimes be quite odd? Of course, all animals have their own individual quarks and ticks, which is why we love them. Read on as a vet talks about some unusual eating habits your cat may get into. Finicky Eaters, They Are Cats are known for their finicky eating habits. They simply do not like to eat what we … Read More »

Yorkie Day

August 02, 2022

It’s Yorkie Day! These cute pups may be small, but they have big personalities and some raving fans. A veterinarian turns the spotlight on these tiny, charming pooches below. Basics The Yorkie is one of the smaller breeds out there, rarely growing over 8 inches tall. Like many other small dogs, they do have some longevity: these little guys can live up to 16 years. That’s quite a lot for a dog! As far as … Read More »

How to Keep Your Dog Cool in the Summer

July 03, 2022

So you’ve got a dog. And now you’re wondering how to keep your dog cool in the summer. If you’re anything like us, you want your pet to be as comfortable and happy as possible. And who doesn’t want their pet to be happy? There are a lot of things that can affect your dog’s comfort level in the summertime. The temperature, humidity, and wind all have a big impact on how hot (or cold) … Read More »

7 Ways To Keep Your Pet From Getting Lost

June 02, 2022

It’s Lost Pet Prevention Month! This is an important topic, if a sad one. As many as one in three pets are lost or stolen at some point over the course of their lives. That’s a pretty sobering statistic. While we hope all of our patients are safe and sound at home, this is one area where it definitely pays to take some precautions. Here, a vet lists some ways to keep your beloved pet … Read More »

Is Fostering Pets Right For You?

May 02, 2022

May is National Foster Care Month! Many of our furry patients are former fosters, or foster fails. Fostering fills a crucial gap for pets that need growth, healing, training, and/or socialization before they can be put up for adoption. If you’re an animal lover, you may want to consider fostering. This can be a very rewarding and enriching experience! Of course, this isn’t going to be right for everyone. A vet lists some things to … Read More »

Dog Bite Prevention Tips

April 01, 2022

Dog Bite Prevention Week starts April 10th. This is a very important topic! According to the CDC, there are about 4.5 million dog bites in the US every year. That works out to about 1 out of every 73 people! Because many of these bites could have been avoided, this is one area where an ounce of prevention is worth several pounds of cure. A local vet lists some ways to prevent dog bites below. … Read More »

Reptile Care Tips

March 01, 2022

Are you considering adopting a reptile? Reptiles are by far the most popular exotic pet out there. A study by iDiv found that bearded dragons, ball pythons and leopard geckos were the most popular. Reptiles have some very specific care needs, though, so you’ll need to pay close attention to your pet’s health and well-being. A Covington, GA vet discusses reptile care below. Do Some Research Many reptiles have very specific heat, light, and humidity … Read More »

Senior Cat Care

February 01, 2022

Did you know that cats are considered seniors as young as age nine? Fluffy will always be a kitten at heart, of course. Many of our feline patients are now living well into their teens, so a nine-year-old kitty may still have a long retirement ahead of her. However, her needs will change as she ages. A Covington, GA vet discusses senior cat care below. Offer Kitty Comforts Fluffy may become stiff and sore in … Read More »

COVID-19 Update

January 18, 2022

We at Oak Hill Animal Hospital appreciate and thank all of you, our loyal clients, for sticking with us through the challenges with COVID-19. Our goal, as it has always been, is to remain open, serving you and your precious pets. Here is updated information about our procedures as you make plans to visit us with your pet. Appointments: Please call to schedule an appointment for your pet. We are also offering flex appointments so … Read More »

Pawesome 2022 Resolutions For People With Dogs

January 03, 2022

Happy New Year! Like many of you, we are more than happy to send 2021 on its way and turn our thoughts to the future. If you’re making resolutions, it’s safe to say that your canine buddy will be right there with you, cheering you on as you strive to reach those goals. Why not include Fido in your plans? Here, a Covington, GA vet lists some things to put on your to-do list for … Read More »

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