Hair Today, Gone Tomorrow—Hair Loss in Pets

Is your pet suddenly losing their hair? Don’t worry—this isn’t an infomercial—but you should pay attention. Sudden hair loss in pets can signify a number of health issues that necessitate a visit to Tidmore Veterinary Hospital. The difference between pet shedding and hair loss Hair loss is a natural every day occurrence for all dogs [...]

By |2022-05-14T03:48:02+00:00May 13th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Alabama Pets

According to the American Heartworm Society, the top five states in heartworm incidence are Mississippi, Louisiana, South Carolina, Arkansas, and Alabama. While the disease is prevalent in the Cotton State, heartworms can easily be prevented. Our team at Tidmore Veterinary Hospital wants to provide information about what dangers heartworms pose for your pet, and how [...]

By |2022-04-17T17:21:22+00:00April 17th, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

5 Reasons That May Cause Pets to Cough

Coughing is a reflex that is stimulated when irritants inflame the respiratory tract, and can be caused by numerous issues. Our team at Tidmore Veterinary Hospital wants to explain some common reasons pets cough, in case your pet is affected. #1: Respiratory infections can cause pets to cough Respiratory infections caused by bacteria and viruses [...]

By |2022-01-30T19:00:59+00:00January 21st, 2022|Uncategorized|0 Comments

All Decked Out—10 Essentials for a Pet-Safe Holiday

If you don’t already have enough lists this holiday season, Tidmore Veterinary Hospital has one more. We’ve planned for your pet’s safety with this list of 10 essential supplies.  #1: Hands-free dog leash If your house resembles Grand Central Station during the holidays, you’ll want to keep a close eye on your dog. A hands-free [...]

By |2021-12-18T23:40:46+00:00December 14th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Halloween Lessons to Keep Your Pet Safe

Hugo the bloodhound, Chico the Chihuahua, and Sammy the cat are relaxing together as their owners hand out candy to trick-or-treaters. As the humans—dressed in absurd clothes in an effort to look like characters from the latest Netflix hit—huddle around the propane heater in the garage, their pets are curled up inside, reminiscing about Halloweens [...]

By |2021-10-08T04:30:06+00:00October 8th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Leptospirosis—Should My Dog Be Vaccinated?

The bacteria that cause leptospirosis thrive in warm climates, making Alabama a fitting environment for these pervasive pathogens. The leptospirosis incidence in the United States seems to be increasing, threatening your dog. A vaccine is available for dogs, but the inoculation is not considered a core vaccine (i.e., a vaccine that protects against endemic disease, [...]

By |2021-08-07T22:12:46+00:00August 7th, 2021|Uncategorized|0 Comments
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