Zoonotic Diseases

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 24th, 2015|Uncategorized|

In 64 million American household’s pets are a source of joy and perhaps even the key to longer, healthier lives. However, pet-owning households with young children, pregnant women, and people with weakened immune systems need to be aware that their animals can play host to disease-causing microorganisms. Humans are not likely to catch a disease [...]

Meet Our Newest Doctor, Dr. Brown!

By |2017-08-15T21:22:46+00:00September 15th, 2015|Dog, Dr. Brown, News, Veterinarian|

Dr. Kelley Brown was born and raised in the small town of Fayetteville, TN, just an hour and a half south of Nashville. She is the oldest of four children and grew up on a large family farm with several family dogs, cats, beef cattle, and horses. Dr. Brown’s favorite past-time growing up was basketball, [...]

Time to Clean Your Pet’s Ears?

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 14th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Veterinarians see a lot of patients with ear infections. In fact, it’s the second most common reason for a client visit, according to pet health insurer, VPI Pet Insurance. With ear problems prompting so many trips to the vet, should ear cleaning be a necessary part of grooming your pet? Generally, cleaning a dog’s ears [...]

Pets, Parasites, and People

By |2017-08-15T20:40:32+00:00September 3rd, 2015|Uncategorized|

Dogs and cats are not just pets. They are treated like members of the family. And like any member of your family, it’s important to keep your companion animal healthy and free of parasites. It is fairly common for a dog or cat to become infected with an internal or external parasite at some point [...]