Friendship Springs Veterinary Care

7380 Spout Springs Road, Suite 160
Flowery Branch, GA 30542

(770)967-8387

friendshipspringsvet.com

Friendship Springs Veterinary Care serving Flowery Branch, Braselton, and Buford since 2006.

Your best friend's veterinarian and animal hospital.

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Ice or Ice Water Does Not Cause Bloat

No matter what veterinarians say, a 2007 email still makes the rounds every year that states that ice or ice water causes a dog's stomach to swell and potentia ...

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Should a Dog with MRSP be Spayed?

This is an increasingly common question, as methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus pseudintermedius (MRSP – essentially the canine version of the high-profile hum ...

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Catching worms from pets: real risk or far-fetched?

Echinococcus is a less common genus of tapeworm with two zoonotic species: E. granulosus (cystic) and E. multilocularis (alveolar). Dogs, cats and humans can c ...

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Dogs may be good for your heart

VIN News Service photos Carmen Gale walks 1-year-old Pico at least an hour a day, five days a week. A long-distance cyclist and runner, Gale believes the year ...

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Diagnostic Crotch Sniffing?

Five dogs (Labs and Golden retrievers) were trained to detect contaminated urine in scent detection boxes. When they came across a contaminated urine sample, t ...

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IMHA: Four Letters You Never Want to Meet

Your pet's immune system is an intricate machine with dozens of types of cells and hundreds of chemical messengers that allow it to determine what to fight off. ...

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