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Veterinary Blogs

Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital Veterinary Blogs

We love educating our clients, which is why we have curated and shared posts filled with helpful information regarding pet care.

Veterinary Blogs

Check out the latest educational articles and tips from the Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital team!
Librela is at PHAH!

Librela is at PHAH!

As dogs age, they are very prone to developing arthritis/degenerative joint disease. Arthritis can develop for many reasons in our pups including genetics, conformational issues, injuries/trauma, age, obesity, and many more. Look out for the following signs: Changes...

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That’s Cold!

That’s Cold!

No literally, we can get very very cold at Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital with our new CryoProbe! With temperatures reaching -70°C a cryoprobe can be used to freeze off skin growths without the need for sedation, local blocks, and anesthesia! You may ask, “What can...

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Telemedicine at Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital

Telemedicine at Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital

Are you considering telemedicine? Telemedicine is now a firmly established tool to help augment veterinary care. Peachtree Hills Animal Hospital began offering telemedicine through the TeleVet platform the summer of 2019, but the benefits were more fully realized...

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Nothing Bad Is Going To Happen

Nothing Bad Is Going To Happen

There are few things in life more exciting than bringing home your new furry family member! Dogs and cats bring a special love and affection to a home that is unmatched. We at PHAH want to ensure we help initiate the best long-term care for your pets. This means not...

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What’s the scoop on poop?

What’s the scoop on poop?

We thought it would be helpful to explain our near obsession with poop, which we also refer to as feces or stool. Our veterinarians recommend testing poop for two reasons: 1) A dog or cat has symptoms that may be attributed to intestinal parasitism.2) For routine...

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The Dreaded Tick!

The Dreaded Tick!

Have we really thought about ticks…really? These creepy little mites are everywhere! And their presence can linger longggggg after a bite. Ticks pose a large risk to pets and people because of the diseases they can transmit (Lyme, Ehrlichia, Anaplasma, Rocky Mountain...

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

As a profession we spend the 28 days of February heavily focused on our pet's dental health, which is great, but unfortunately not enough. It has been shown that periodontal disease is the number one health problem affecting small animal patients.1,2 It is even so...

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Are You Ready For ‘Kennel Cough’?

Are You Ready For ‘Kennel Cough’?

I am sure we have all heard the term ‘kennel cough’. It has become a commonly known vernacular that encompasses an infectious condition dogs most commonly get from other pups when exposed at places such as boarding, daycare, dog parks, or grooming. Even though the...

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Have You Been Watching Your Cat?

Have You Been Watching Your Cat?

Have You Been Watching Your Cat? I know this seems like a silly question, but really take a look. Does your feline friend seem to be acting differently as they have gotten older? Do they sleep more? Is their coat looking unkempt along the back? Do they not jump up on...

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What is Your Pup Chewing?!?!

What is Your Pup Chewing?!?!

Have you ever heard of the upper 4th premolar? Take a look towards the back of the mouth, at the top. That first ‘big’ tooth behind the canine is the upper 4th premolar. This carnassial tooth has many uses, but the main one is chewing. The forces placed on this tooth...

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