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Yes, Your Pets Are Still Vulnerable to Fleas, Ticks, and Mosquitoes During Cold Weather

It’s cold outside! Most people think their pets don’t need to use flea or tick prevention during the winter. WRONG! Fleas, ticks, and mosquitoes can survive and thrive all year long in Virginia. Not only that, but your pets and home are a nice warm haven for these...

It’s No Myth: Chocolate is Toxic For Cats and Dogs

Valentine’s Day, St. Patrick’s Day, and Easter are days of celebration. Cards and chocolate are common presents. But, pets can’t read cards and they certainly shouldn’t eat chocolate. Remember to keep your chocolate desserts put away or high out of reach from your...

Why You Should Think Twice Before Feeding Your Pet a Grain-Free Diet

Nutrition is an important part of your pet’s overall health. Choosing the right food for your pet can be an overwhelming endeavor given all the choices on the market. The Grain-Free Pet Food Trend Isn’t Supported by Science Over the past few years there has been a...

What’s Up With Lyme Disease In Dogs?

Spring weather is here again, which means many people are taking their dogs out for nature walks. This is also the time of year veterinarians see an “uptick” in Lyme disease infections. Lyme Disease is Spread by Tick Bites Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria spread...

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What’s Up With Lyme Disease In Dogs?

Spring weather is here again, which means many people are taking their dogs out for nature walks. This is also the time of year veterinarians see an “uptick” in Lyme disease infections. Lyme Disease is Spread by Tick Bites Lyme disease is caused by a bacteria spread...

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It is with a heavy heart we share the news of the passing of Spotsylvania Sheriff's K9, Argo. Thank you for your service to Spotsylvania County. Our thoughts and prayers are with Argo's handler and the entire K9 force. ... See MoreSee Less

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Heartworm Awareness MonthApril 1, 2020, 7:00amSpotsylvania Animal HospitalHeartworm disease is a threat to your pets no matter where you live or travel, or what season we're in.

According to the American Heartworm Society, more than one million dogs currently have the disease. Just one bite from a mosquito is all it takes!

Here's the heart of the matter: millions of pets are vulnerable to infection - either because of gaps in protection, or because they're not on a regimen at all.

April is Heartworm Awareness Month. Annual screenings and proper prevention can keep your pets safe. When you purchase 12 doses of Interceptor Plus you will receive a $15 rebate. Schedule your heartworm screening and purchase your preventative.
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