Be Rabies Aware This September

Each year, World Rabies Day is observed on September 28. Although you should think about this disease throughout the year, Fort Mill veterinarians use this time to teach people about rabies. It’s important to understand how you and your pets can be affected. Even more importantly, you need to know how to prevent it. Here are several facts about rabies … [Read more…]

How to Care for Your Pet in Hot Weather

Even though there’s a touch of fall in the air this week, that doesn’t mean we’re finished with hot weather. We still have a good chance of very warm temperatures for at least another month. As a trusted pet hospital in York County, South Carolina, the team at Fort Mill Animal Clinic we has a hot weather guide for … [Read more…]

Where Should You Board Your Dog?

When you’re headed out of town for vacation and can’t take your dog with you, you face a tough decision: Who do you trust to take care of your pet? There are numerous kennels and dog boarding facilities out there today. In fact, this is a fast-growing sector of the pet industry. While most facilities … [Read more…]

When Should You Take Your Dog to an Emergency Vet?

Dogs are man’s best friend. If you have a dog, you want to protect it from harm at any cost. But since these faithful pals can’t exactly speak for themselves, how can we tell when they aren’t feeling well? Even more importantly, how can we tell when they’re in need of emergency medical care? At Fort … [Read more…]

What to Expect at an Emergency Vet Visit

Emergencies happen and when they do, they can be scary. This is even more so when they involve our pets. After all, they can’t tell you what hurts or what’s wrong. If you find yourself in this situation, stop and take a deep breath. You’ll need to take your pet to an emergency vet clinic. … [Read more…]

Does Your Pet Have a Food Allergy?

Last month, we told you about how seasonal allergies can affect your pet. But did you know that your pet can also have food allergies? And just like with people, an allergic reaction to food can have serious consequences for your dog or cat. Here’s what our emergency veterinarian clinic in Fort Mill, SC wants you … [Read more…]

Does Your Pet Have Seasonal Allergies?

Dog, Pet Allergies

Flowers are blooming, the weather is getting warmer, and there’s a thin film of green pollen on your car. It’s spring, and for many people that means it’s also allergy season. If you and your family members are sniffling and sneezing, there’s a good chance your pets are suffering, too. That’s right, pets can have seasonal allergies … [Read more…]

5 Ways to Protect Your Pets From Poisoning

Poison Prevention Week is March 19-25, 2017. Although we often think of this as an opportunity to prevent poisoning in humans, especially children, this observance also applies to pets. In fact, poison control hotlines for animals receive over 150,000 calls each year. The veterinarian and staff at Fort Mill Animal Clinic wants to help you … [Read more…]

3 Pet Dentistry Facts From Your Veterinarian

Did you know that February is National Pet Dental Health Month? Although you should pay attention to your pet’s teeth all year, this gives both you and your veterinarian the opportunity to focus on this topic just a little more. Fort Mill Animal Clinic cares about the total health of your pet, including its teeth … [Read more…]

5 New Year’s Resolutions for Your Pet

As 2016 draws to a close, you may be thinking about ways to improve your life next year. The act of making New Year’s Resolutions is a tradition for many people. But do you make resolutions for your pet? Fort Mill Animal Clinic wants to help make your pet’s life the best it can be. … [Read more…]