Allyson Harris, DVM

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Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Summer Safety Tips for Pets

Did you know that when we’re hot, it’s even worse for pets? Here’s a quick review of summer safety tips for your pets from Woodlawn Animal Hospital. Summer Safety Can Be Critical Noticing the signs of heat stroke can be the difference between life and death. If you notice any one of these symptoms, take

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The Adoption Option: Are You Ready for a Rescued Pet?

The Adoption Option: Are You Ready for a Rescued Pet?

The Big Hearts of People Who Adopt At Woodlawn Animal Hospital, we admire pet lovers who rescue pets or adopt a rescued pet from a shelter. Many who adopt already have pets at home, and volunteer for adoption out of generosity and compassion. We’re taking this month to recognize these special heroes with a promotion

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Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Symptoms of Lyme Disease Let’s answer your most urgent question first: what does Lyme disease look like in pets? Fever Stiff walk with an arched back Sensitivity to touch Difficulty breathing Loss of appetite Lethargy and depression Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world, but only causes symptoms in

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Pain in Your Pets: How to See It, How to Fix It

Pain in Your Pets: How to See It, How to Fix It

Pain is probably one of the most unrecognized (by owners) and therefore, under treated illnesses in pets. Pain can be extremely debilitating and detrimental to a pet’s quality of life. Animals can be stoic, even when in pain showing no typical or overt clinical signs. Owners will often mis-read behaviors their pets are exhibiting. Not

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About Your Pet’s Blood Work

About Your Pet’s Blood Work

When we request a blood work panel, which includes a complete blood count and chemistry profile, the results are among the most important data we collect to ensure the wellness and longevity of your pet. When performed in conjunction with an annual physical exam, they help ensure your pet’s quality of life. A CBC and chemistry

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Why Annual Wellness Exams Are Essential

Why Annual Wellness Exams Are Essential

Daily, we educate clients on pet vaccinations, which ones are required by law, which carry the highest priority medically, and which ones you can safely postpone for a brief period. Vaccinations cause some to neglect bringing pets in for annual physical exams. In fact, many dogs and cats we see due to serious symptoms have

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