Bethel Animal Hospital

7680 Bethel Road
Gainesville, GA 30506

(470)297-5800

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Jerky Dog Treats from China may be Associated with Kidney Issues

The chicken jerky treats made in China have been associated with kidney disease for a few years. Ever since the association between these products and illness w ...

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My Neighbor Poisoned my Dog!

Of all the odd phenomena that I have witnessed in 18 years of veterinary emergency medicine, one stands out as perhaps the oddest and most annoying:  the unshak ...

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Skunky McSkunkface: Skunk Spray Can be Lethal

skunk small BigStock Everyone knows about the hazards that skunk spray poses to your nostrils: a drive on a warm summer day is often ruined for a few minutes ...

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Xylitol Toxicosis in Dogs

What is Xylitol?Xylitol is a white, crystalline sugar alcohol that is used as a sugar substitute sweetener in many products. In the United States, the use of x ...

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Pet treats: Does 'Made in USA' mean safe?

Whether the “made in China” part is responsible for the apparent problem with jerky is unproven.“Are we seeing more of these cases (of illness) from jerky tre ...

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Glaucoma in Dogs and Cats

Glaucoma is an eye disease where by the pressure within the eye becomes elevated. It can cause significant pain and lead to blindness. Dogs and cats with prima ...

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