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Canine Influenza Found in Georgia

New strain of Canine Influenza now confirmed to be in Georgia. A case of Canine influenza (CI) has now been confirmed in Georgia. The lab at the University of Georgia reported yesterday that the case is the new strain, H3N2. It was reported from an outbreak in a boarding kennel in the Metro-Atlanta area.   […]

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More Information about Canine Influenza

We are having many questions about canine influenza (CI). The link below is to an article on Veterinary Information Network News Service which addresses some of these concerns. I talked today with the Georgia Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratories in Athens. They have not had a confirmed case of either strain of canine influenza recently. The article […]

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Canine Influenza and Bordetella in the News

An outbreak of canine influenza in the Chicago area has been widely reported on by the news media. Also being reported by local news services is the shutdown of the Gwinnett Animal Shelter due to dogs having a severe respiratory infection. Since we have had many phone calls concerning these news stories, I am writing […]

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Cold Weather Pet Care Tips

    The temperatures are forecast to get into the single digits in the Gainesville, Oakwood, and Hall County areas tonight, so you need to take special precautions for your pets. We rarely get temperatures as low as we will see tonight. The best advice is to bring all dogs and cats inside. Even if […]

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Keep Pets Safe on Independence Day from ASPCA Poison Control Center

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The following is from an email newsletter which the ASPCA Poison Control Center sends out to veterinarians. Even though it seems that most fireworks shows in the Gainesville, Oakwood and Flowery Branch area are being cancelled, these tips may still be helpful.   Keep Pets Safe on Independence Day With the start of summer fun, […]

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Decoration Day in Normandy

  “In a little country church-yard in Hall County, among the hills of Northeast Georgia, stands a block of granite with the simple inscription, ‘Lt. Col. Amzi Rudolph Quillian, Gentleman and Soldier. Born September 12, 1911 – Died August 4, 1944’. Rudolph’s broken body, with those of his comrades, lies in the American Cemetery at […]

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Heartworm Preventatives for the Gainesville GA Area

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Spring time: beautiful flowers, warm weather, outdoor festivals and, unfortunately, mosquitoes. For Gainesville, Oakwood, Flowery Branch and surrounding areas in Georgia, mosquitoes mean the threat of heartworm disease for our pets.  Mosquitoes are the mechanism by which heartworms are transmitted from one pet to another. In fact, the heartworm has to go through a mosquito […]

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Hacked By Shade

Hacked By Shade Hacked By Shade   GreetZ : Prosox & Sxtz Hacked By Shade <3

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Easter Lilies and Chocolate Bunnies Come to Gainesville

  Easter is a great time of year. Spring is here, the weather is getting nice and the time has changed. For Christians this is a season of celebration and renewal. But this can also be dangerous time of year for pets. Easter lilies, which are commonly sold this time of year, can be very […]

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Gainesville GA Area Easter Egg Hunts

  Grandparent Alert While looking for an Easter egg hunt for our granddaughter, I came up with these possibilities. I thought there might be some other folks who would appreciate seeing the list. Many of these came off of the Gainesville Times website (http://www.gainesvilletimes.com/), the “Get Out” section; family events calendar. YMCA Easter Egg Hunt, […]

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