10 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pets

10 Reasons to Spay and Neuter Your Pets By Dr. Gloria Dorsey, DVM and VP Medical Services at Atlanta Humane Society When you adopt from the Atlanta Humane Society, your pet has already been spayed or neutered to prevent unwanted litters of puppies or kittens.  Spay and neuter surgeries are standard at the Atlanta Humane [...]

By | 2017-02-08T13:58:04+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Education, Spay Neuter, Tips & Advice, Wellness Hospital|

Fulfill Your New Years Resolutions

It's one week into January. You've made your resolutions. But maybe you're already starting to waver. You may be telling yourself, "Resolutions are meant to be broken." Not so! 2014 is your year. Let us help you stay strong! Here are some of the most common New Years Resolutions: 1. Lose weight. And/or get fit. [...]

Heartworm Prevention

  A colleague and I were volunteering as the emergency vets for the Atlanta Dog Jog held in Piedmont Park by the local veterinary association.  Owners and their dogs were all enjoying beautiful weather and a fun walk/jog/run in the park for charity.  By early afternoon, we had had an uneventful shift at the emergency [...]

By | 2017-02-18T13:35:48+00:00 June 3rd, 2013|Education, Wellness Hospital|

Microchipping 101

Last month the Huffington Post (link to http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/04/23/pet-microchip-family-reunited-dog_n_1446209.html) reported a story about a family who was reunited with their lost dog, “Princess,” who had escaped from their California home over six years ago – thanks to a good Samaritan and a microchip. Every year millions of pets are lost and according to statistics only 15-20% of [...]