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PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine

Atlanta, Georgia
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Fruits and vegetables might not provide adequate nutrition for your bird by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health This post is one of a series of informational posts written by Dr Randal Brue for one of our great sponsors, KAYTEE. For more information on Dr. Brue, click here. Your ... Read on »
Michael Vick's pitbulls on road to recovery by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Michael Vick's two pit bulls, Cherry and Georgia have nearly completed the rehabilitation process. The pit bulls are among 22 dogs that the Best Friends Animal Society renam ... Read on »
Pet ownership on the rise by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health 62% of all households in the U.S. own at least one pet, according to the 2009-10 National Pet Owners Survey recently released by the American Pet Products Association (APPA) ... Read on »
Seeds aren’t enough for your bird by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health This post is one of a series of informational posts written by Dr Randal Brue for one of our great sponsors,KAYTEE. For more information on Dr. Brue, see below. If you ha ... Read on »
Missing mutt reunited after 9 years and 1200 miles by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Muffy, a fluffy Australian mutt, was found 1200 miles from home in Australia, 9 years after the dog disappeared from her home in Brisbane. According to the AP: Inspectors ... Read on »
Exotic pet amnesty day in Connecticut by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Connecticut's first exotic pet amnesty day occured on July 25, a result of a woman being attacked and injured by a chimpanzee in February. Held at the Beardsley Zoo, exotic ... Read on »
Dogs who can sniff out out hypoglycemic attacks by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Dogs have been trained to sniff out drugs, explosives and even certain cancer cells. Now they are being trained to confront another disease: diabetes. Some dogs can be train ... Read on »
Pet health advice for maintaining a happy pet by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The Spectrum recently published an article of general pet health advice. While many articles focus on specific health issues, we believe that prevention is the best medicine ... Read on »
Economy tough on pets by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health We know a failing economy has been tough on us humans, but it's also tough on pets according to a recent article in the Dallas Morning News. Faced with costs for care and ... Read on »
Pet safety for Independence Day festivities by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Independence Day can be one of the most stressful days of the year for your dog or cat. To alleviate this stress, the Seattle Humane Society recommends the following (via My ... Read on »
New cancer drug for dogs receives FDA approval by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health “The new drug, Palladia, manufactured by Pfizer Animal Health Inc., has been approved to treat a type of cancer that accounts for about one in five cases of canine skin tumo ... Read on »
New "Ask a PetDoc" questions answered by Dr. Jim! by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Our own Dr. Jim has taken the time to answer your pet health and care questions. This month he tackles everything from chronically smelly dogs to cats with hyperthyroidism a ... Read on »
New "Ask a PetDoc" questions answered by Dr. Jim! by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Our own Dr. Jim has taken the time to answer your pet health and care questions. This month he tackles everything from chronically smelly dogs to cats with hyperthyroidism a ... Read on »
Woman uses cat as dumbbell, exercise partner by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health It’s all the rage in muscle beach, California, and around the country. One woman actually started using her cat for exercise when she realized what a great partner Lucky wou ... Read on »
Airline sells "pet tickets" to help boost revenues by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health The ailing economy has affected the entire airline industry, but some airlines are dealing with the hard times differently. In an attempt to generate added revenues, Southwe ... Read on »
Two-headed snakes can lead to a big payoff by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health Two-headed snakes (like the one pictured above) aren't uncommon in nature, but they are rarely seen because usually they do not survive. According to MercuryNews.com: ... Read on »
How does a down economy affect spending on your pet? by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health In a recent PetDoc.com poll we asked how a down economy affected pet spending. Consensus seems to be that it affects spending some, but not a tremendous degree. 68% of yo ... Read on »
Wallabies used as lawn mowers in Britain by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health More wallabies, marsupials native to Australia and New Zealand, are being purchased in Britain. Landowners have traditionally used sheep to graze on large areas of land to k ... Read on »
Pet sitters growing in popularity by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health When pet owners leave town, they traditionally turn to neighbors, friends, vets and boarders to take care of their pets. But recent statistics have shown that many are now t ... Read on »
EPA intensifies probe of pet flea and tick control products by PetDoc Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Posted in: Blog Posts in Pet Health According to the EPA website: The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is intensifying its evaluation of spot-on pesticide products for flea and tick control due to recen ... Read on »