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Barney’s Journey with Laser Therapy

In early August of this year, a sweet pup, lost and in need of care, showed up at the home of a family in our area. This wonderful family took the pup in with the hopes of uniting him with his owners. Unfortunately, on Friday, August 16th, the pup got hit by a car and needed immediate medical attention. Pell City Animal Hospital told them to bring him in! Sandi Paws Rescue, a wonderful organization that takes in strays, pulls puppies/adult dogs from shelters, provides medical care, sets up foster homes and then finds permanent homes for these fur babies, Continue Reading

Is Your Cat Getting the Care They Deserve?

When was the last time your cat saw the vet? If you can’t remember, chances are it’s been too long! If you can remember, that’s great! We hope you said it’s been in the past year (and that another yearly appointment is already scheduled!). Cats need annual wellness care just like dogs do. Yet, due to the independent nature of cats and their ability to masterfully hide illnesses, cats rarely get the wellness care they need and deserve. Additionally, the mere stress of getting cats to the vet, and the anxiety of being in an animal hospital, can all seem Continue Reading

Treating Pet Noise Phobias

Do you find yourself dreading summer and events where fireworks are included in the celebration because your pet is so traumatized by thunderstorms and fireworks? You’re not alone. During this time of year, we see a large number of dogs (and sometimes cats) with noise phobias. If these phobias aren’t addressed, they can leave pets stressed out and unhappy, and their families frustrated. If you’re worried about how your pet will react during noisy events, we recommend that you come to us to discuss treatment options. Signs of Noise Phobia in Pets To see if your pet has a serious Continue Reading