Mountain Park Animal Hospital

5324 Five Forks Trickum Road
Lilburn, GA 30047

(770)921-2965

www.mpah.net

Secondhand Smoke around Dogs and Cats

We all know the hazards of smoking tobacco in humans and that even secondhand smoke has been shown to cause illness and death in non-smokers.  Now, Veterinary N ...

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Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF) is caused by Rickettsia rickettsii. This intracellular parasite is transmitted to dogs through the bite of an infected tick. ...

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Our Understanding of a Disease Changes over Time

The diagnosis was like slamming into a brick wall from a fast speed.Today, any veterinarian who recommends immediate euthanasia without offering any options ne ...

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Electronic Cigarettes are Toxic to Pets

Electronic cigarettes, often called e-cigs, are marketed as an alternative to cigarette smoking.  They are also referred to as personal vaporizers or electronic ...

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Fireworks Fear in Pets

Summer is full of celebrations involving fireworks. Canada has Canada Day on July 1, the USA has Independence Day on July 4, and France has Bastille Day on July ...

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MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dogs and Cats

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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