To provide outstanding care to both patients and clients while continuously focusing on improvement. We will accomplish this care with employees who take pride in their work and treat patients, clients, and colleagues with respect; this will create an enjoyable, safe, and productive work environment.
At Magnolia Veterinary Hospital we will service our patients and clients with exceptional, quality medicine all while providing educational and compassionate care during every visit. We will focus on communication so that our clients are equipped to make the best decisions for their pet and family. Our team will center on patients and clients with a positive caring attitude and will strive to be better through ongoing education.
At Magnolia Veterinary Hospital our goal is to provide the best veterinary medical care possible with a cheerful, caring and compassionate attitude to help our patients live a long healthy life. We will always treat our patients and clients the way we would want our own pets and ourselves treated
Monday – Friday: 7:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Saturday: 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.
What You Need to Know About Ticks
The organization Pets and Parasites states that cases of Lyme disease and heartworm is higher this year because of more ticks. The increase is attributed to the dry and hot weather conditions of the last several summers. Fever, fatigue, arthritis, and infections of the skin are the most obvious indications of a tick. This parasite cannot survive without the blood of its host.
You can help reduce the likelihood of Lyme disease or heartworm by checking your pet for ticks daily. The best way to do this is to feel with your hand from head to tail as well as your pet’s underbelly, between toes, underneath the ears and armpits, and under the face and chin. Be sure to pull the tick out in a straight motion with a pair of tweezers so you don’t leave any of the body behind.
It’s also highly important to utilize a flea and tick prevention program. We can help!
Do you have plans for trick-or-treating this month? Parties? Visiting kiddos in creative costumes? As Halloween activities can often stretch through much of October, our Magnolia Veterinary Hospital veterinary staff provides these tips to help keep this fun and spooky holiday safe for furry family members, too! You can help your pet enjoy the season by being mindful of “F.E.A.R.: food, environment, attire and recovery”
If you only visit our Magnolia Veterinary Hospital when your pet is injured or sick, you’re missing the opportunity to get a complete picture of her health. The preventive care exam allows our veterinarians to detect potential health issues and begin monitoring or treating them right away. By committing to preventive care, you could extend it by months or years. It’s well worth the investment when you consider how much love and joy your pet brings into your life.
Acute moist dermatitis, more commonly known as hot spots, occurs due to a bacterial infection on your pet’s skin. Your dog or cat will naturally bite, chew, lick or scratch his skin in response to an irritant. Unfortunately for your pet, this tends to increase rather than decrease his discomfort. Anal gland disease, allergies to fleas or food ingredients, mange, tick bites, and inadequate grooming are the primary causes of hot spots in companion animals.
At Magnolia Veterinary Hospital our goal is to provide the best veterinary medical care possible with a cheerful, caring and compassionate attitude to help our patients live a long healthy life. We will always treat our patients and clients the way we would want our own pets and ourselves treated.