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Cat PU Surgery For Urinary Blockages

Cat PU Surgery For Urinary Blockages

Urinary blockages are common in cats and can be life-threatening if not treated immediately. A perineal urethrostomy (PU) may be recommended as part of your cat's treatment for urinary blockages. Here, our Augusta vets explain what PU surgery in cats is and the recovery process.

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How long can you leave a dog alone?

How long can you leave a dog alone?

If you work outside of the home, chances are that your pooch is going to have to adjust to spending some time alone. But how long is too long? In today's post, our Augusta vets discuss leaving your dog home alone while you're at work.

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

Highland Animal Hospital is proud to meet the rigorous veterinary service and care requirements necessary to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Augusta vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Augusta vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Augusta vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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