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Injuries from truck bed fall an avoidable 'accident'

I (Dr. Henri Bianucci) was speaking with a veterinarian friend of mine the other day and he related a sad case to me. It was a...


Our pets can teach us a lot about life

Last Friday night, as I (Dr. Perry Jameson) arrived home from the hospital, Flipper, my 6-year-old hound mix, a Charleston Animal...


Medical care for pets a financial balancing act

Q It seems to me that the cost of medical care for pets has gone sky high. I understand that the quality of care available for...


Expert offers advice on preventing pet poisoning

Each year we sponsor an event to help local veterinarians receive the continuing education they need to keep their veterinary...


Helping pets survive, thrive through cold weather

Anyone living in the Lowcountry this winter has surely missed the typically pleasant, sunny weather to which we are accustomed. I...


Cats diagnosed with a heart murmur should be further assessed

Q My cat has recently been diagnosed with a heart murmur. Is this something to worry about and should I have it checked out...


Early detection, treatment essential with cancer

Q My 11-year-old Shih-Tzu, Lisa, has always been in perfect health. The other day I took her to my veterinarian for her annual...


Malignant melanomas are most common oral tumor found in dogs

Q My dog had a mass removed from the inside of her mouth and it is cancer. What are her chances the finding was malignant...


Treatment can quickly take care of scabies in pets

I (Henri Bianucci) was recently asked, by a concerned client, if it was OK to adopt a puppy that she suspected had mange.


Older pets can have good life with proper care

Older pets can remain a part of the family for many years. At home, I (Perry Jameson) see this in my own 14-year-old Labrador,...

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