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Proper and Safe Tick Removal

July 27, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
In last week’s blog “Let’s Talk Ticks”, we discussed how ticks “quest” to find a host and that even with preventatives on, you or your pet can still pick up a tick.  This week, we are going to discuss what...
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Let’s Talk Ticks

July 19, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
If you read our previous blog, “Let’s Talk Fleas”, you will know that controlling fleas with a reliable flea medication (that is used year round) is crucial to keeping these pesky bugs out of your house.  So let’s talk ticks… Shouldn’t a...
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Let’s Talk Fleas

July 11, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
Warm weather is definitely upon us and so are all of the bugs. Did you know that the parasites that affect our pets have been active for months now? That’s right! We have been seeing fleas, ticks and heartworm disease...
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Our New Blog Design

June 20, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
When we first started our blog a few years ago, blogging was a new concept for me. The idea of keeping an online journal that everyone could read was a bit overwhelming. Our initial blog posts were educational and a...
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For the Love of the Job

June 10, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
“When I was younger, I wanted to be a vet.” “You are so lucky that you get to play with puppies and kitties all day.” “I don’t know how you do it. I could never put an animal to sleep.”...
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We Are Back!

May 31, 2017
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
I can not believe that it has been so long since our last post. Time sure does fly when you are taking care of patients…but we are back! We have a lot of exciting things coming up such as some...
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Blog: Animals in the Military

November 11, 2015
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
When it comes to animals being used in the military, there are quite a few different species of animals that have been enlisted.  Dogs, pigs, horses, camels, elephants, chickens, turkeys, pigeons, rats, dolphins, and sea lions are just a few of the many...
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Blog: What Causes Dirty Ears

November 4, 2015
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
Dirty ears in dogs and cats are a fairly common occurrence and we get many questions as a result of this.  Many people assume that a dirty ear means ear mites.  Although the vast majority of dirty ears are not due...
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Blog: Black Cats, Bats and Halloween

October 28, 2015
SouthPaw Animal Clinic
Halloween is a time of costumes, trick-or-treating, and candy. If you have you ever wondered about the history of jack-o-lanterns and witches or wondered what black cats, bats, and spiders have to do with Halloween, read on to find out more. Halloween originally...
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