Pets

Rabies clinics continue this week
Cherokee County veterinarians are trying to fend off potential rabies outbreaks by offering low cost vaccinations in the area this week and through...


County veterinarians unite to offer low-cost vaccinations
Cherokee County veterinarians are trying to fend off potential rabies outbreaks by offering low cost vaccinations in the area May 1-11. Various...


Pets and Distracted Driving
With the busy summer travel season right around the corner, many families are planning to hit the road with their families - and that of course, means their four-legged...
Pet Talk: Every cat needs entertainment
Cats are curious creatures that love to run, climb, hunt and play. Providing entertainment and activities for cats keeps them healthier and helps reduce unwanted...
Pet Talk: Allergy suffers can have pets, too
Allergies are among the most chronic conditions worldwide, according to the American Academy of Allergy Asthma & Immunology. Though many of us love companion animals, some...
The Pegasus Project holds Aviation/Equine Event April 22 in Murchison
For the third year in a row, The Pegasus Project Horse Rescue will be taking part in the national celebration of ASPCA® (The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty...
Tyler Azalea Disc Dog and Disc Golf Championship Promises Family...
There’s nothing like a day at the park – except when that day is filled with jumping disc dogs, their trainers and disc golf enthusiasts. On Saturday, April 1 at 9 a.m.,...
'Doggone' good gift? Use caution when giving puppies as gifts
Pets are popular gifts around the holidays. Giving a pet as a present during the holidays can be stressful for both the giver and the pet, particularly if you’re not...
Pet Talk: Conjunctivitis
Everyone knows the annoying feeling of having something in your eye. This irritating feeling can be caused by a common eye problem known as conjunctivitis—which is...
Pet Talk: CPR and Heimlich Maneuver on Pets
Some dogs—especially puppies—will chew on nearly anything in sight. Dog and cat owners may find their curious pet chewing on shoes, furniture, and even clothing. Although...
Pet Talk: Pets With Disabilities: Deafness
Pets can experience hearing loss just like humans. Hearing loss in pets may be the result of disease, old age, or the pet may even be born deaf. No matter the cause, pets...
Pet Talk: Pets: A Positive Impact on Kids
Many people remember caring for their childhood pet and the joy they felt from developing a relationship with an animal. Although welcoming a pet into your home is a big...
Pet Talk: Degenerative Myelopathy
Degenerative myelopathy is a degenerative disease of the spinal cord that begins in older adulthood and progresses slowly until dogs are no longer able to walk unassisted....
Pet Talk: Strokes in Dogs
The effects of a canine stroke, such as sudden blindness and loss of balance, can be alarming for dog owners. Fortunately, most dogs that have strokes can recover with time...
Pet Talk: My Dog was Sprayed by a Skunk—Now What?
The awful smell caused by a skunk spray is no joke. Every dog owner knows to keep their dog away from skunks at all costs—but sometimes Fido has other plans. With warmer...