Posts by Bonnie Ruszczyk

When Should You Spay or Neuter Your Pet?

One of the most common questions we receive here at Total Veterinary Care is, “When should I spay/neuter my pet?” As a responsible pet parents, we appreciate that you take this seriously and want to know how to best approach the procedure. First, let’s start with why you should have your pet spayed or neutered.…

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Keep Those Canines (and Felines) Pearly White

Everyone knows the importance of proper oral hygiene and trips to the dentist for semi-annual cleanings. Plaque buildup can cause tooth decay and gum disease which can also lead to a number of other overall health issues. This is why we all diligently brush our teeth every day and see our dentist every year. But…

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Make a Difference for Animals and Honor MLK

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As you are well aware, Martin Luther King, Jr. did much to help others and bring about attention to the rights that our fellow men and women deserve. Each year, people across the U.S. honor his legacy by volunteering and helping others on MLK day. This January 21st, we suggest you consider about using this…

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Employee Spotlight: Jamie!

Jamie Dion is a Veterinary Technician with our Buford, Georgia hospital. With an education in animal care and over a decade of professional experience, clients of TVC know that their pets are in capable hands with Jamie. “I have a love and passion for helping animals,” she says. “I’m so glad that I chose this…

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Tips for Choosing the Right Vet

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Choosing a vet to care for your four-legged best friends should not be something that you take lightly. While we hope that most pet parents will be thrilled with our care and expertise at Total Veterinary Care, we know that we may not be the perfect fit for everyone. With that in mind, we would…

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Tips for Introducing a New Pet to Your Home

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Every holiday season, there are thousands of people who receive or adopt new pets as furry (and sometimes slobbery) gifts. Excitement abounds as these fuzzballs work their way into your heart and, of course, your home. But there’s more to introducing a new pet into your home than simply buying them a bed and some…

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Decoration Dangers for Pets

Christmas trees and pets do not always mix. While older pets may be accustomed to the tradition of setting up a tree and adorning it with lights and other shiny things, many young pets may find this to be a very stimulating experience. Cats have been known to climb into Christmas trees, and dogs can…

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Employee Spotlight: Shannon!

This month’s employee spotlight features Shannon Whelpton. Shannon is a vet assistant with Total Veterinary Clinic in Cicero, New York where she serves the patients of the hospital with enthusiasm and compassion. Shannon thrives on educating pet parents on how to provide the best care for their pets. She also loves assisting with surgery, from…

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