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We’re Still Open for You & Your Pets

In the wake of the COVID-19 epidemic, we’ve changed how we do business so that we can safely serve you in these challenging times. If your pet is sick or in need of urgent care, please call us. Dr. Bell is still seeing pets on an emergency basis, and we’re still scheduling non-emergency visits for […]

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Client Update: COVID-19 Changes

Dear Friends and Family: It comes with a heavy heart that we are making some changes as a result of the concerns and continued spread of COVID-19. While some may not acknowledge the seriousness of this disease, we do, and it is here—so to ensure the safety and health of our clients, their pets and […]

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Bugsy’s Bits: No Kid-neying About Litterbox Problems

So how’s yer mom n’em? Seein’ as it’s National Kidney Month, I thought I’d fix you up with some info about kidney disease and litterbox problems—especially since sometimes they go hand-in-paw. I took to a litterbox right away but I’m told some cats have “issues”, bless their hearts. When they do, it’s a usually a […]

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Parasites Are Bad in ‘Bama

Know who else loves the sunny south? Fleas, ticks and mosquitoes! Problem is, one of their favorite landing spots is your pet…and you, if they get close enough. These pests are more than just annoying: fleas can transmit tapeworm and cause hot spots and anemia, while ticks are well-known carriers of many diseases, including Lyme […]

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Winter Dental Care Deals!

When it comes to your pet’s health, we can’t stress enough how important regular dental care is. Without it, your pet is likely to develop seriously gag-worthy breath and eventually, gum disease, infection, and tooth decay or loss, which can cause terrible pain. Bacteria from periodontal disease can even make its way to your pet’s […]

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Keeping the Holidays Merry and Bright…and Safe!

The winter holidays are a joy for us humans, but our parties, decorations, and festive foods can pose serious risks for our pets. There are several safeguards you can put in place to keep your pets happy and healthy this season, including skipping the tinsel, particularly if you have cats – they’re attracted to shiny […]

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Jake’s Take: Don’t Let Your Pet Get Sacked!

So the weather’s cooler, I’m sniffin’ woodsmoke in the air and oh boy—it’s football season (ROLL TIDE!!). That means you can just relax when it comes to giving your dog heartworm meds, right? WRONG! As in lifting-your-leg-on-the-coffee-table wrong. Snacking-on-dirty-underwear wrong. Here’s the deal straight from my dog-mom Dr. Bell: if the weather stays below 32 […]

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