Category Archives: dog

5 Reasons to See a Vet

Does my pet REALLY need to see a vet? Many pet owners have asked themselves this question, either because their pet spends most of their time indoors or because they appear healthy. But the short and simple answer to this … Continue reading

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Don’t Ignore Breathing Difficulties in Short-nosed Dogs

Unfortunately, the only thing normal about noisy breathing for dogs with “pushed-in” faces is that it is an expected response to a shortened upper jaw, which creates excess soft tissue in the back of the throat. Some dogs are affected … Continue reading

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Reasons To Act More Like Your Pet

Pets aren’t always easy to take care of, and they often require a substantial time commitment (something you’re all too aware of at, say, 3 a.m., when Bing Clawsby is finally ready to go outside and do his business). But … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Safety Tips for Pet Owners

Most pets do not tolerate spicy seasonings very well or large quantities of food. Avoid giving pets a sampling of everything on the human menu. On the morning of the holiday, exercise the dog to try to wear it out … Continue reading

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Flea Vacuum

We have a “parasite extraction device” aka a “flea vacuum” that we can use on patients at Bienville Animal Medical Center. The patient is combed with a comb attached to a hose. All fleas,ticks, and dirt go into a chamber … Continue reading

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Pets & Thunderstorms

Is your pet afraid of thunder and lighting? Summer is a big season for thunderstorms, so your pet may experience some of these fears. It’s important to be prepared for them beforehand. We can recommend a variety of options for … Continue reading

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Snake Safety

Snake bites can have a variety of side effects as well as a variety of consequences, depending on the type of snake. Our pets are often curious when they’re out exploring and can sometimes cause themselves to be bitten by … Continue reading

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Heat Stroke

Heatstroke is caused by overheating and dehydration, but did you know that it could be fatal? Pets that are left outside in the sun or not given plenty of fresh water to drink are at risk. Signs of heatstroke include … Continue reading

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Laser Therapy at Bienville Animal Medical Center

This is Dr. King and her Technician, Rebecca, doing Laser Therapy on ‘Calix’. He’s being treated for a slow-healing broken bone and skin wounds.  Laser Therapy is a surgery-free, drug-free, treatment that uses a beam of laser light to deeply … Continue reading

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