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Pet Parasite Prevention and Treatment

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April 24, 2015, 3:31 pm

As a pet owner, it is vitally important that you protect your pets from parasites. Here are some of the more common parasites to be aware of:

1. Roundworms
Roundworms live in the intestines, depriving its host of nutrients. They can grow large enough to block the intestinal tract, and are transmitted to puppies or kittens from their mothers at birth, or shortly after. Pets can also become infected if they swallow roundworm eggs. Symptoms to be aware of include, diarrhea, vomiting, respiratory distress, ...

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March 31, 2015, 11:49 am

Did you know that as much as 75% of some pets' lives are lived while they are classified as "geriatric"? As a general rule of thumb, dogs and cats are considered senior around age seven, however with such a large variety of breeds and sizes, there isn't a single age that automatically translates to senior status. 

Being aware of when your pet is a considered a "senior" will help your pet have a long, healthy life, because you'll know when to make appropriate changes in diet, exercise, and ...

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3 Ways to Have a Pet-Friendly Valentine's Day

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February 11, 2015, 12:03 pm

Pet-friendly holiday with Mount Tabor Animal Hospital, Winston-Salem, NCValentine's Day 2015 is almost here!

We're making our own preparations here at Mount Tabor Animal Hospital, but are you ready?

Some people nailed down their Valentine's Day dinner reservations six months ago. And then there are some who will be scrambling to pick up a box of candy and a card from the gas station at 5:39 PM on February 14.

Whether you're a planner or a procrastinator, if you are a pet owner, you can take a few simple steps to make your Valentine's Day celebrations pet-friendly!

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Top 10 Winter Weather Safety Tips for Pets

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January 26, 2015, 10:57 pm

Yikes! It’s cold outside!

Although our winters here in Winston-Salem, NC tend to be relatively mild in comparison to other regions of the country, we have seen single-digit temperatures and below-zero wind chills so far this winter.

So, everyone here at Mount Tabor Animal Hospital wanted to take this opportunity to remind dog and cat owners in the Piedmont Triad to take care of your furry friends when the mercury dips! Keep your pet warm and safe this winter with tips from Mount Tabor Animal Hospital in Winston-Salem, NCMany people think that dogs and cats are impervious to cold weather ...

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Holiday Dangers to Our Pets

Mount Tabor Animal Hospital

December 5, 2014, 11:34 am

Keep your pets safe this holiday season!It's time for the holiday season!

Now, as much fun as they are for us, we need to be careful about what kind of mischief our pets are getting into. If you are concerned about keeping your pets safe this holiday season, take a moment to read a couple of the resources linked below. 

If you're ever in doubt about a potential health risk to your pet, or if you need to schedule an appointment, please give us a call: (336) 765-3974.

Top 5 Holiday Dangers to Pets

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