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2022 GVA photo Contest

Want to be entered to win some awesome, high-quality photos of your pets and be featured on our website, plus win some money on your account with us too?

Like our Facebook page and this post to be entered!

How to enter:

1. Must be a current client at any of our four Hospitals: Current client is defined as being seen at any of our four hospitals within the last 18 months. 


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How to Promote Wellness and Longevity In Your Devoted Dog

Every dog owner has the best of intentions when it comes to their dog’s health. It goes without saying that they want their dogs to be happy and healthy, enjoying their years to the fullest. The thing is, dog wellness is multifaceted, covering exams, vaccinations, nutrition, exercise, and mental stimulation. Because it can feel overwhelming to busy owners, critical elements of their dog’s well-being can be overlooked.


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Heartworm Awareness Month

The month of April is Heartworm Awareness month! According the the American Heartworm Society estimates that over 1 million pets in the US have heartworm, a completely preventable disease. 

No state is heartworm free. We at Georgia Veterinary Associates recommend year round heartworm and parasite prevention because it never truly get cold enough, for long enough to kill mosquitoes or other parasites. 


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10 Wonky Doggo Behaviors & The Reasons Behind Them

Doggos. Need we say more? Probably not, but we will because, sigh—aren’t they just the best? Admit it - you even love their funky smells, including that stinky breath and those paws which inexplicably smell like Frito’s. As Author of tearjerker Marley & Me, John Grogan, says, “Such short little lives our pets have to spend with us, and they spend most of it waiting for us to come home each day.” Need a tissue? We get it.


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6 Reasons Why Buying Online Pet Prescriptions Is Not Worth the Risk

We've all been there. The bills have been mounting but life continues to move on in other ways, including pets that perhaps don't feel well. And we know that veterinary services during this COVID-19 pandemic are more challenging to receive. So you're scrolling the internet and you see an ad that claims “Discount pet drugs—no prescription required”. Even we in the veterinary community understand the appeal of this, but FDA experts say it can be risky to buy drugs online from sites that tout this message and others like it.


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What Bloodwork Can Teach You About Your Pet's Health

Blood tests are an easy, safe, and relatively inexpensive way to peer inside your pets and find potential health problems. Analysis of the numbers and structure of blood cells is important in the diagnosis and monitoring of disease and infection. These tests can help us identify a problem before clinical signs or symptoms appear. But what exactly are we looking for when we do a blood draw on dogs and cats?


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