Health Guidelines

We have updated our office policies in order to follow the latest health guidelines. Please read our updated policies and expectations.

Best Care Tips for Dogs With Arthritis

Dr. Glenn Adcock  |  Dec 4, 2018

It is an unfortunate reality that almost all dogs eventually suffer from arthritis. Worse, dogs are usually very good at hiding the symptoms of arthritis until it becomes very painful — by which time, little can be done aside from trying to manage and mitigate the discomfort.

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Does My Pet Need to Go Organic or Non-GMO?

Does My Pet Need to Go Organic or Non-GMO?
Nov 20, 2018

As we improve our understanding of nutrition and the links between what we put into our bodies and that connection to overall health, it’s only natural that pet owners have increasingly turned their attention to what they feed their dogs and cats. 

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Essential Care for Hunting Dogs

Essential Care for Hunting Dogs
Sep 10, 2018

Of all the tools in your hunting arsenal, your most valuable one (not to mention the most loyal and loving one) is your hunting dog. And whether you take him out to retrieve ducks or flush doves, your dog needs a little extra care to keep him happy and healthy on the hunt.

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Navigating Dog Parks

Navigating Dog Parks
Aug 15, 2018

Spartanburg is a fantastic place to get outside with your dog. Whether you have a few minutes after work or a long, lazy afternoon for playing, you and your dog can find the perfect break for exercise and socialization at one of Spartanburg’s many trails

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The Wet and the Wild: Summer Swimming with Dogs

The Wet and the Wild: Summer Swimming with Dogs
Jul 22, 2018

Some of us have dogs who take to the water immediately: they jubilantly jump in, swim joyfully, and can hardly be kept out of the water. Others have dogs who will tolerate swimming when required, but generally avoid it. And then some of us have stubborn dogs who throw on the brakes near water,

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Yes, We Can Board Your Dog

Yes, We Can Board Your Dog
Jul 8, 2018

Have you ever cancelled vacation plans, or never made them in the first place, because you’re not sure what to do with your high-maintenance dog?

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How to Care for your Dog’s Skin this Summer

How to Care for your Dog’s Skin this Summer
Jun 20, 2018

Now that it’s (finally!) warmer, you’re likely spending more time outside, and so is your dog. And as you start applying sunscreen and bug spray, you may start wondering if your dog also needs this type of preventative care. So for this blog, we’re going to answer questions about summer skin care

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How (and why) to help your dog lose weight

How (and why) to help your dog lose weight
May 13, 2018

While most of our dogs were bred for sport, hunting or working in the fields, in reality, they usually spend more time napping on our couches. With their often idle lifestyles and regular access to tasty treats, it’s not surprising that 54% of American dogs are overweight or obese.

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