HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

We have all heard about heartworm tests but what about tick tests? What is this new 4dx that we keep hearing about? We have the answers! what is a heartworm test? Heartworm tests are commonplace to hear about but how often do we really talk about it? It is high time we do. Heartworms come … Continue reading HEARTWORM TEST VS 4DX: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

DOG SCARED OF FIREWORKS, SEND HELP!

Pets are very commonly scared of fireworks, just like babies. From their perspective, there a lot of very loud sounds & bright lights. They are not familiar with these sounds & lights, thus anxiety occurs. We are here to help them stay calm and enjoy the festivities with us! How do I know if my … Continue reading DOG SCARED OF FIREWORKS, SEND HELP!

MEMORIAL DAY: HONORING OUR HEROES

TODAY IS THE DAY TO REMEMBER THOSE WHO PAID THE ULTIMATE PRICE FOR OUR FREEDOM. We here, at South Memorial Animal Hospital, have a very special respect for those who have served in our armed forces & especially those who have fallen. Many of our family, friends, and even Doc Boomer himself, have served and … Continue reading MEMORIAL DAY: HONORING OUR HEROES

IT IS NATIONAL PET WEEK!

This week, May 1-7, is National Pet Week®, which is dedicated to celebrating the more than 200 million pets that enrich our lives each and every day. Find out how you can celebrate your pets – and make sure they're getting the veterinary care they need – by visiting avma.org/PetWeek. Sunday: Choose Well, Commit for … Continue reading IT IS NATIONAL PET WEEK!

DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

April is Heartworm Prevention Month! But how do you know if your dog needs it? We have found a handy flowchart to help with your decision! The short answer is YES!! EVERY SINGLE DOG NEEDS HW PREVENTION! But what if my dog is an indoor-only dog? This is a reasonable question! However, if we really … Continue reading DOES MY DOG NEED HEARTWORM PREVENTION?

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Happy Birthday Dr. Mrs. Boomer!!

All of us at SMAH would love to wish Dr. Mrs, Boomer a very happy birthday!! Dr. Alisa Boomer is the wife of Doc Dustin Boomer, our in-clinic vet! She is also a small animal vet and is our resident ultrasound & x-ray expert! A woman of many talents, she is also in charge/creator of … Continue reading Happy Birthday Dr. Mrs. Boomer!!