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Animal Health & Wellness Tips

In our animal health blog, our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets and team share informative tips and advice to help you keep your pets, horses or large animals healthy and happy.

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Leaving a puppy alone at home for the first time: How to prepare

Leaving a puppy alone at home for the first time: How to prepare

Dogs make great companions but you can’t spend every waking hour with them. You will have to leave them to go do things like errands, work, and appointments. Our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vet will give some suggestions to make it easier to leave your puppy at home alone for the first time.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

If you are planning a vacation and are wondering how long you can leave your cat home alone. Our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets will explain how long your cat can be alone and boarding options.

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Dogs can have issues with their teeth just like their human owners. Our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets will explain the most common dental problems in dogs.

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How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

We know you'd love to stay home and snuggle with your pooch all day but it's just not feasible to be home all of the time. After all, you have work, school, and errands to take care of. So, how long can you leave your dog alone, and what they will get up to while you are gone? Our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets explain.

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Obesity In Your Pets

Obesity In Your Pets

Obesity in pets is becoming a problem for our pet population. In this post Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets will go over the cause, symptoms, and treatment for this growing problem for our pets.

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Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Hygiene

Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Hygiene

Dental problems can cause your cat significant pain, and lead to other health issues. Today, our Hattiesburg and Wiggins veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy.

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What You Need to Know About Animal Health Certificates

What You Need to Know About Animal Health Certificates

Traveling out of state with your farm animal or horse? Before you leave, you will need to ensure that you have all of the health certificates your animal needs to cross state lines. Our Hattiesburg and Wiggins vets explain.

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What Qualifications Should I Look For In A Vet?

What Qualifications Should I Look For In A Vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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Why Does My Horse Need A Coggins Test?

Why Does My Horse Need A Coggins Test?

If you have an equidae pet such as a horse, pony or donkey, Coggins testing will be an important part of their annual care. In today's post, we share some facts about Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), why Coggins testing is important for Hattiesburg and Wiggins horses, and how Coggins testing is performed. 

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