Lyme Disease in Dogs

Hello again friends of GVH! Today we are going to talk about Lyme disease in dogs. At your dog’s annual exam, we have probably a) discussed and possibly recommended a lyme vaccine, b) given a lyme vaccine booster, and/or c) done an annual “heartworm and tick-borne...

Aging in Companion Animals (Part 2)

Hello again friends of GVH! I hope you found our first blog entry on aging pets useful – I’m guessing you did if you are back for part two! Today I want to talk about lumps and bumps and brain changes. Let’s dive right in. Many dogs develop lumps and bumps as they age...

Sunday Hours Announcement

Guilford Veterinary Hospital will be closed on Sundays as of April 4, 2021 for the near future. We are hoping that this will not be long term. Unfortunately, we are experiencing staff shortages and have come to this difficult decision in order to provide the best care...

Aging in Companion Animals (Part 1)

ABOVE: Midnight and Casey doing what they do best. Hello friends of GVH, and welcome to my first blog post! My name is Dr. Muir, and I wanted to start out by talking a little bit about one of my favorite life stages — geriatric pets. I love grey muzzles — I’ve got a...

Periodontal Disease & Your Pet

Guilford Veterinary Hospital offers a 10% discount for dental procedures during the month of February. Periodontal disease is the number one health problem in small animals.  Periodontal disease includes gingivitis (inflammation or redness of the gums) and...

Why Spay Your Pet

There are many benefits to spaying your pets, but did you know that it could also be a life-saving procedure? Female dogs and cats that are not spayed have a high risk of developing something called pyometra, or an infection of the uterus. This preventable infection...