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Our Augusta veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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What is the typical rabbit lifespan?

What is the typical rabbit lifespan?

Welcoming a rabbit into your family and wondering how long these adorable creatures live? Fortunately, with modern veterinary care, bunnies are now living longer than ever. Our Augusta vets discuss rabbit lifespan and how to help your bunny live a long and healthy life.

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Has my cat broken their leg?

Has my cat broken their leg?

Whether your cat is a brave outdoor adventurer or a contented homebody, accidents can happen. In today's post, our Augusta emergency vets discuss signs that your cat's leg may be broken, and what to do.

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Dog Wound Care - Basic First Aid Tips

Dog Wound Care - Basic First Aid Tips

The fact is that not every dog wound needs veterinary care but it is important that your dog's injuries are treated properly to prevent infection and promote proper healing. Help your dog to heal quickly from a wound by follow these first aid tips from our Augusta vets.

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Is Your Dog Limping? Here Are Some Possible Reasons Why

Is Your Dog Limping? Here Are Some Possible Reasons Why

Concerned pet parents often bring their dogs in to see our Augusta vets because of limping. Limping can result from a number of different underlying health concerns some minor and some serious, today we look at some common causes.

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Signs of Chronic Pain in Dogs

Signs of Chronic Pain in Dogs

Dogs that suffer from chronic pain experience a serious decline in quality of life, yet the signs of chronic pain can be difficult for even the most attentive pet parents to spot. Here, our Augusta vets discuss chronic pain in dogs, the signs and treatments that can help your dog live more comfortably.

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All About Osteoarthritis in Dogs & Available Treatments

All About Osteoarthritis in Dogs & Available Treatments

Is your dog less enthusiastic about walks, avoiding stairs and playing with less enthusiasm than they used to? Osteoarthritis could be the problem. Today our Augusta vets discuss the signs of dog osteoarthritis and how this painful condition can be treated.

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Tips For Choosing The Best Dog Boarding Facility for Your Pet

Tips For Choosing The Best Dog Boarding Facility for Your Pet

Feeling anxious about leaving your four-legged friend while you're away from home? Follow these tips from our Augusta vets to help you find the best dog boarding near you to meet your pup's unique needs.

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How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding

How to Prepare Your Dog for Boarding

Never left your dog at a boarding facility before? Follow these tips from our Augusta vets to help you prepare your pup for dog boarding.

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Medical Boarding for Augusta Dogs

Medical Boarding for Augusta Dogs

At Highland Animal Hospital we understand how overwhelming it can be to find just the right place to care for your dog while you're away from home. This is especially true if your pet is unwell, recovering from an accident or surgery, or is elderly and requires extra care, but that's where medical boarding comes in.

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Hip Replacement in Dogs

Hip Replacement in Dogs

If your dog is suffering from severe hip pain, your vet may recommend a total hip replacement to help restore your pup's mobility. So how does hip replacement in dogs work? What is the recovery like? And is your dog a good candidate for hip replacement surgery? Our Augusta vets answer these questions and more.

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